A case of four flush, circa 1910
Card available here.
A four flush is a poker hand that is one card short of being a full flush. A four flusher is a person who makes empty boasts or bluffs when holding a four flush. By the 1880s, the term was used more generally to describe a welcher, piker, blowhard or braggart. Do you know any four flushers?
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