playing card

Definitions of playing card
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n one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games

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crib
the cards discarded by players at cribbage
ace
one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
club
a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it
deuce, two
one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
diamond
a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it
draw
a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
court card, face card, picture card
one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face
gaming card
one of a set of cards used in gambling games
heart
a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it
hole card
(poker) a playing card dealt face down and not revealed until the showdown
joker
a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester
singleton
the playing card that is the only card in a suit held in a bridge hand as initially dealt
spade
a playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it
spot
a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value
stopper
(bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit
suit
playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color
three, trey
one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
trump, trump card
a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
wild card
a playing card whose value can be determined by the person who holds it
ace of clubs
the ace in the club suit
ace of diamonds
the ace in the diamond suit
ace of hearts
the ace in the heart suit
ace of spades
the ace in the spade suit; sometimes taken as a portent of death
eight, eight-spot
one of four playing cards in a deck with eight pips on the face
five, five-spot
a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips
four, four-spot
a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
jack, knave
one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
king
one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
major suit
(bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts
minor suit
( bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs
nine, nine-spot
one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face
queen
one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen
seven, seven-spot
one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
six, six-spot
a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
ten, ten-spot
one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
trump
(card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
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card
one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes

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