Meaning of reversis in English:

reversis

Pronunciation /rɪˈvəːsi/

noun

Cards
  • 1A card game, particularly popular in the 19th century, in which the usual object is to avoid winning tricks.

  • 2rare Chiefly with the. The fact of taking every trick in this game. Chiefly in "to make (the) reversis".

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Mme de Sévigné's Letters. From French reversis, variant of reversi reversi.