Definition of faro :
A gambling game at cardds, in whiich all the other players play against the dealer or banker, staking their money upon the order in which the cards will lie and be dealt from the pack.
game (part of speech: noun)
hearts, old maid, billiards, shuffleboard, solitaire, skat, chess, stud poker, draughts, snooker, draw poker, horseshoes, baccarat, pinochle, canasta, gin, gin rummy, Chinese checkers, parcheesi, bridge, mah-jongg, blackjack, checkers, backgammon, dominoes, hopscotch, blind man's bluff, penny ante, poker, tiddlywinks, marbles, seven-up, game, cribbage, quoits, keno, contract bridge, rummy, straight poker, patience, rum, whist, euchre
- I was glad to hear that after my escape he had no longer considered me a partner in the faro bank. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- They went to the boudoir- the company had risen from the faro- table, and, one after another, had most of them departed. - "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]", Maria Edgeworth.
- Rayder walked to the faro table where Amos sat with his back to him putting down twenty dollar gold pieces on the money. - "Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew", Robert McReynolds.