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  • n. Plural form of calling-card.

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Examples

  • Moo prints beautiful little calling-cards for kids and the young-at-heart.

    Boing Boing: September 17, 2006 - September 23, 2006 Archives

  • A companion to Crafty Screenwriting with a particularly UK perspective is William Smethurt's Writing for Television, which offers a lot of assistance to writers crafting their calling-cards, and advice on how to get them out there.

    Writing: Crafty TV Writing - Book Review

  • This just in: BellSouth isn't making money off of its payphones anymore -- between 1-800-COLLECT and cellular phones, the only people using payphones anymore are crack-dealers with stolen calling-cards.

    Boing Boing: February 4, 2001 - February 10, 2001 Archives

  • Mrs. Smith hired a Chinese servant, and tried to teach him how to receive calling-cards.

    More Toasts

  • It is not customary for a bachelor to use "At Home" cards as a woman does, nor to invite his friends by writing a date and Music at four on his calling-cards in place of an invitation.

    The Book of Good Manners; a Guide to Polite Usage for All Social Functions

  • Then, a long mirror in a dull-red mahogany frame, and a table of mahogany so refined that no one would ever dream of using it for anything more useful than calling-cards.

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • Supremo, their airmen would pay inconvenient visits to the town, and from the clouds would drop their steel calling-cards on the King and

    Italy at War and the Allies in the West

  • And I tell you that these army officers and the bedizened women, with their wine and cigarettes, with their devil's calling-cards and their jewels, with their hell-lighted talk of the sacrilegious follies of socialism and art and horse-racing, O my brothers, it was all but a cloak for looking upon one another to lust after one another.

    Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

  • Sometimes they were silly, and cracked inane and obvious jokes in ridicule of the grandest objects they had come so far to see; sometimes they were detestable and left their insignificant calling-cards or their unimportant names where nobody could ever have any object in reading them; sometimes they were pathetic and helpless and had to have assistance; sometimes they were amusing; hardly ever did they seem entirely human.

    The Mountains

  • And I see that he has finally provided himself with calling-cards.

    With the Procession

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