Meaning of DEADMAN'S HAND in English

DEADMAN'S HAND

noun

1.

a. or deadman's thumb : male orchis

b. : male fern

c. also deadman's toe : a palmately branching seaweed ( Laminaria digitata )

2. : a poker hand with two pairs either aces and eights or jacks and eights

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