The study of words or phrases that have specific and established meanings in the context of poker.

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Is there a comprehensive source for poker terminology?

I've been playing for years at small cash games and in casinos, but not online. Yet I'm seeing a fair amount of terminology and abbreviations I haven't seen before. While "Hero" and "Villain" are ...
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What is a 'wet board'?

What is a 'Wet board'? First time I saw it was on this SE thread and it's not in the terminology thread either.
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What is a straddle bet?

I've seen this term used in various questions, but have no idea what it means, so could someone please define or explain it for me please?