1. A trick-taking card game for two players that is played with a special deck of 64 cards consisting of the 7, 8, 9, 10, J, Q, K, and A cards from two different decks.
2. The combination of the queen of spades and the jack of diamonds in this game, worth 40 points.
[Alteration of French bésigue, from or akin to Italian bazzica, a kind of card game, perhaps from bazza, trump card (of unknown origin), or from bazzicare, to frequent, haunt (of unknown origin).]
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