court card

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Synonyms for court card

one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face

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Their unique design includes a debonair Joker sporting a cane and top hat (modeled after Cohen); an elegant woman gazing out from the Ace of Spades; and lifelike Court cards licensed from Fournier in Villarreal de Alava, Spain.
Eight of Diamonds and several Court cards of any suit : A social gathering
The postcards produced in the 1880s were known as Court cards, and developed into the ones we are familiar with today.
Games of rummy and bridge ease long evenings of boredom and tarot, that mysterious card game of predictions which makes many people uneasy, are all functional within a world of court cards, knaves aces and so on.
The 56 minor arcana cards are fore-runners of a modern deck of 52 playing cards and consist of four suits containing 10 numbered cards plus four court cards in each suit.