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proper noun 
  1. A sixteenth-century gambling card game about which little is known.
    • (circa, 1521) John Skelton, Speke, parrot,
    • : Of cardys he ys chefe cardynall.
    • 1532 November 30, Privy Purse Expences of King Henry VIII, 30 Novembre 1532,
    • : Itm the laste day delived unto the kings grace whiche his grace lost at pope July game wt my lady marquess and m Weston xvj cor
    • (circa, 1596) Sir John Harington, A Treatise on Playe, in Nugae antiquae (1804),
    • : Pope Julio (if I fail not in the name, and sure I am that there is a game of the cards after his name) was a great and wary player, a great vertue in a man of his profession
Etymology: Unknown. Presumably named after w:Pope Julius II, Pope Julius II, the Warrior Pope.


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