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get euchred out of (something)

To lose something due to someone else's deception. "Euchre" is a card game that was popular in the US in the 19th century. He's no friend of mine—I got euchred out my life savings, thanks to his latest scheme.
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get euchred out of something

to get cheated out of something. (Alludes to losing in the card game euchre.) Joe's dad left him a farm, but he got euchred out of it by some city slicker real estate agent. I got euchred out often bucks by a con artist with a hard-luck story.
See also: euchre, get, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


tv. to cheat or deceive someone. Those guys’ll try to euchre you, so watch out.
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Which we had a small game, And Ah Sin took a hand: It was Euchre. The same He did not understand; But he smiled as he sat by the table, With the smile that was childlike and bland.
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