Definitions for "Opening lead"
Keywords:  dummy, trick, lho, blindly, led
The first card led by defenders in the play stage. Unlike other leads, the dummy is not uncovered yet at the time of lead, so the opening lead is made "blindly", and often has a crucial impact to the outcome of the deal.
The first card played in the first play series. Also see lead
the lead to the first trick, made by the player to declarer's left before the dummy is exposed