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  • n. The higher-value “face” cards in a deck of playing cards; in an ordinary 52-card deck, namely any one of the jacks (a.k.a. knaves), queens, or kings.
  • n. A postcard measuring approximately 4·75″ × 3·5″, in use mainly in the United Kingdom circa 1894–1902.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as Coat card.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A corruption of coat-card (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face


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