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Bridge Terms

  Gambling Style  Usually refers to an aggressive 3 NoTrump bid when you have a solid long minor and nothing else. With a little help from partner you just might make it.

  Standard Lead  The specific card called for from a hand, like 4th from your longest, and strongest or top of a doubleton.

  Killing the Dummy  When the defenders take out dummy's entry card early on so that even if Declarer can set up Dummy's suit they cannot get back to it. Sometimes you give them 1 trick to kill the entry to 3 later tricks.

  Incubator  When you're short a trick you call for the Incubator so you can "Hatch One".

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