(bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid
- auktionsbridge [ spel ]
- [ spel ]
be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
- "He contracted a chill"
- "She came down with pneumonia"
- "He contracted with pneumonia"
- "The heat contracted the woollen garment"
- "The garment contracted in the dryer"