court card definition

  • noun:
    • 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.
    • A postcard measuring more or less 4·75″ × 3·5″, used mainly in the United Kingdom circa 1894–1902.
    • just like Coat card.
    • A corruption of coat-card (which see).
    • one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing an image of a face
    • The higher-value “face” cards in a deck of playing cards; in a regular 52-card deck, particularly anyone regarding the jacks (a.k.a. knaves), queens, or kings.
    • A postcard measuring more or less 4·75″ × 3·5″, used mainly in the uk circa 1894–1902.
    • Same as Coat card.
    • A corruption of coat-card (which see).
    • one of many twelve cards in a deck bearing a photo of a face

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