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An alteration of the word triumph, which was the name of an old card game. Earliest documented use: 1823.
"How big a factor might home advantage be for Kilkenny? Potentially, it could be their trump card."
Vincent Hogan; Kilkenny v Tipperary; Irish Independent (Dublin); Jul 2, 2013.
See more usage examples of trump card in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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