The “Best in Class”…is the gambit…

In this case, the gambit was an independent clause introducing the “Best in Class” for our entry at the “Pie baking contest”.

gambit \ GAM-bit \
noun:
1. A remark made to open or redirect a conversation.
2. Chess . An opening in which a player seeks to obtain some advantage by sacrificing a pawn or piece.
3. Any maneuver by which one seeks to gain an advantage.

Origin: Gambit is primarily a term used in chess. It came from the Italian idiom gambetto meaning “to trip up.”

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Posted on May 31, 2012, in Word-of-the-Day and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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