What does POCH stand for?
What does POCH mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: POCH.
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What does POCH mean?
- Poch, Pochen or Pochspiel (French: Poque) is a very old card game, which is recorded as early as 1441 in Strasbourg. Poch is considered one of the forerunners of poker, a game that developed in America in the 19th century. An etymological relationship between the game names is also assumed. Games related to Poch are the French Glic and Nain Jaune and the English Pope Joan. Other forerunners of poker and possible relatives of the game are the English game, Brag, from the 16th century and the French Brelan (later Bouillotte) and Belle, Flux et Trente-et-Un.Pochen is also another name for the card game Tippen.