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Synonyms for card

a person who is appealingly odd or curious

a person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter

Synonyms for card

one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes

a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures)

thin cardboard, usually rectangular

a witty amusing person who makes jokes

a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited

(golf) a record of scores (as in golf)

a list of dishes available at a restaurant

(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat

a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

separate the fibers of

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ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor

References in classic literature ?
So far, we have spoken before these two, because it was as well that the merits of the cards should not rest solely between you and me.
With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card again.
I think that I shall hunt up some others who may be equally bored, and see if we cannot find enough for a game of cards.
Seeing that they were all blank leaves from this place to the end, I lifted the volume by the back, and, as a last measure of precaution, shook it so as to dislodge any loose papers or cards which might have escaped my notice between the leaves.
Dorothy read the card aloud, spelling out the big words with some difficulty; and this is what she read:
Julian took the card, and, bowing, handed it to his aunt.
The card, the fatal card, was gone from the pages of Ruskin, and he guessed what had happened.
Sarah sat down to her typewriter and slipped a card between the rollers.
Now since the card question, everything I said or did had the power of annoying Cluny.
When we find him again, his mustachios and the title of Colonel on his card are the only relics of his military profession.
Sabin was idly sketching something on the back of his menu card.
About a week or ten days after Miss Verinder had left us, one of my clerks entered the private room at my office, with a card in his hand, and informed me that a gentleman was below, who wanted to speak to me.
Sometimes the world's wife has so many daughters, that her card reads rather like a Miscellaneous Lot at an Auction; comprising Mrs Tapkins, Miss Tapkins, Miss Frederica Tapkins, Miss Antonina Tapkins, Miss Malvina Tapkins, and Miss Euphemia Tapkins; at the same time, the same lady leaves the card of Mrs Henry George Alfred Swoshle, NEE Tapkins; also, a card, Mrs Tapkins at Home, Wednesdays, Music, Portland Place.
said the doctor, in an awful voice, producing a card, and retiring into an angle of the passage, 'my name is Slammer, Doctor Slammer, sir--97th Regiment--Chatham Barracks--my card, Sir, my card.
He never took a dice-box in his hand, or held a card, but he was plucked, pigeoned, and cleaned out completely.