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

  • n. A prepaid card or a credit card that can be used to pay for telephone calls. Also called calling card.

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  • n. Alternative term for telephone card

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

  • n. a card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls


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  • I took with me my mother's cash card and her phone card and all her available money, and my own new credit card and cheques, and also a zipped bag containing the things I'd borrowed ten days earlier from Emily - helmet, padded jacket, jodhpur boots - that my mother hadn't yet returned to her.

    To The Hilt

  • Malice, thought Hamish, inserting a phone card and dialling the number, gives the graf fi ti writer a certain vicious insight into what might hurt most.

    Death of a Scriptwriter


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