Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old Italian game of cards. There are seventy-eight cards in the pack: four suits of fourteen cards each, twenty-one independent cards or ‘tarots, which distinguish thin game from all others, and one card called the ‘matto’ or ‘fool,’ from the figure which it bears. Beautifully illuminated packs of these cards are to be found in Italian collections.
“The combinations in your mind are so few, that, as in a game of only three cards, there is no skill in the playing; while in my nature, as in that game called tarocco, there are half-a-dozen packs mixed up together, and the address required to play them is considerable. ”
“tarocchi" (plural of tarocco) ` a game played with 78 cards painted with suns, moons, devils and monks. ”
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A list of playing card games employing fewer cards than the typical 52-card deck.
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