Where does the "whist" card game come from?
Whist is a classic English trick-taking card game which was widely played in the 18th and 19th centuries.Whist is a descendant of the 16th-century game of trump or ruff. Whist replaced the popular variant of trump known as ruff and honours. The game takes its name from the 17th Century whist meaning quiet, silent, attentive, which is the root of the modern wistful
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