from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A red-colored card shown by a referee to a player, especially in soccer, to indicate that the player is being ejected from the game.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A card displayed by the referee when a player is sent off for a serious infringement of the rules.
  • n. Any official instructions to vacate an area.


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