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  • n. Plural form of cardplayer.


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  • Washington also shared with Mary an affinity for cards—she was reputed “one of the best cardplayers in Philadelphia”—and their contests filled quiet hours at home.

    Robert Morris

  • Nick glanced sideways at the cardplayers and at the women floating on cushions in the pool or lying on beach chairs.

    Rain Gods

  • One of the cardplayers brought a white-painted iron chair from the lawn for Nick to sit in; another went inside the house and returned with a manila folder in his hand.

    Rain Gods

  • Not that I really recall the weather or the cardplayers.


  • The cardplayers, the lovers who dally, he sees the king in an ermine cloak with his fortune stashed in hogshead drums.


  • George the Waiter paid and left and soon the cardplayers came in, blinking in the smoke, the high-stakes poker players, they played till four, five in the morning, chips massed in the pot and a guy named Walls sitting by the door.


  • About cardplayers I used to know and about the seating arrangement they maintained at their weekly game, for nearly half a century.

    Falling Man

  • He was watching the cardplayers and noting the details of move and countermove but also watching her and feeling this, the sense of being here with them.

    Falling Man

  • Three of the cardplayers were called by last name only, Dockery, Rumsey, Hovanis, and two by first name, Demetrius and Keith.

    Falling Man

  • These were just cardplayers, with maybe a cowboy or two mixed in.

    Telegraph Days


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