Posted by Henry on November 28, 2003
In Reply to: Ace up your sleeve posted by Sax on November 28, 2003
: This sounds like a card player's phrase, but what does it mean, please? And when did they start using it? Thanks very much - Sax
A cheat in a card game would conceal an ace up his sleeve. He would then be able to use this hidden card to win a trick or a round whenever he chose to.