four-spot [fawr-spot, fohr-] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a playing card or the upward face of a die bearing four pips; a domino, one half of which bears four pips.

Origin of four-spot First recorded in 1875–80 Examples from the Web for four-spot Historical Examples of four-spot

  • A lightning change can be made from a five-spot to a four-spot while swinging the card.

    The Boy Mechanic, Book 2


  • True as steel, he was; stuck to me through my four-spot like th’ bark to a tree.

    Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist

    Alexander Berkman

  • Koukou drew, passed a four-spot to the Hetman, gave himself a five.


    Pierre Benoit

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