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  • noun A cardsharp.


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  • One of the few cowboy epics that stood out was one about a cowardly cardshark entitled "Maverick."

    "Doom and Gloom" Begins? Steve Hulett 2006

  • She watched while his mind cooly riffled plans and probabilities with the speed of a cardshark setting up a gull.

    Pawns and Symbols Majliss Larson 2000

  • And it finally dawned on me that he was a freelance professional -- a player -- a cardshark.

    Changed Man and the King of Words Card, Orson Scott 1979

  • Bertha hooks up with union organizer Big Bill Shelly (David Carradine), and the pair lead a series of high-stakes train robberies, accompanied by New York cardshark Rake (Barry Primus) and faithful family friend Von (Bernie Casey). DVD News and Reviews 2009


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