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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alpue, Alpieu (Alpu),
 
in the game of Basset, doubling the stake on a winning card.   1
       
“What pity ’tis those conquering eyes
Which all the world subdue,
Should, while the lover gazing dies.
Be only on alpue.”
       
Etherege: Basset.
 


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