earlier binochle < Ger dial. (Swiss) binokel < Fr binocle, pince-nez (< ModL binoculus, binoculars: see binocular), taken as synonym for bésigue, bezique, wrongly identified with besicles, spectacles (prob. because the game is played with a double deck)
Example sentences containing 'pinochle'
There's some line about the worms playing pinochle in your snout.