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- n. Plural form of card.
- n. card game
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- n. a game played with playing cards
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Tarot cards were originally just **playing cards** for card games.
A game at cards; in a more refined dialect, _old-coat-and-jerkin_; called also _five cards_.
That, madam, must be your part; you must take a house and see company; in a little while you may keep an assembly, and play at cards as high as you can; and almost all the money that is won must be put into the box, which you must call _paying for the cards_; though it is indeed paying for your candles, your cloaths, your lodgings, and, in short, everything you have.
Only gay men are that sensitive and emotional and straight men don’t give birthday cards or Valentine’s Day cards ”
Once they were all seated by their name cards around the hollow rectangle table, Randa addressed them.
The come-ons are everywhere in this show, from the vaguely Oceanic color scheme on the doomed airliner to the very CTU-like font choice in the title cards, which tell you the names of characters and what day and hour this is.
The title cards provide some excellent prose, observations on life more than descriptions of the action.
It's like a big neon sign, telling the viewer to pay attention, emphasizing what the title cards in the trailer are emphasizing: this isn't myth or just your imagination.
The title cards are officially the best part of the show.
'Fringe': Loving the title cards if not the characters | EW.com
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