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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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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.
Different patterns are discussed in the book along with the change in the style of the court cards.
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.