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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A king, queen, or jack of a deck of playing cards. Also called picture card.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A playing card which has a picture on it (usually Jack, Queen or King, but can include Ace or Joker).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one of a pack of playing cards on which a human face is represented; the king, queen, or jack.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A playing-card on which there is a face; the king, queen, or knave of any suit of cards; a court-card.

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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