What does the word euchre mean?

Usage examples for euchre

  1. I've played many a game of euchre with him in which he cheated me out of money that I'd be glad to have now; and I'm satisfied that he does not know of any change in me. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  2. Euchre was the game generally played; he was well able to hold his hand, and seldom lost. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  3. It was plain to Melicent that she had taken advantage of having fat Miss Bloomdale for a partner, who went to euchre parties only to show her hands and rings. – At Fault by Kate Chopin