In card games, a meld is a set of matching cards, typically three or more, that earn a player points and/or allow him to deplete his hand. Melds typically come in sequences of ascending cards belonging to the same suit known as runs ( ) or sets/groups of cards of identical rank ( ). Other ones may be marriage (e.g. K♥ and Q♥) and bezique (Q♠ and J♦).
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