face card


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Synonyms for face card

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

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combine a royal face card with a pop-art portrait, redesigning it to create a new interpretation of its appearance.
The testing order with the smiley face card, the girl's face card, or Bjerrum tangent screen was randomized.
A-Q suited or Q-10suited are still premium hands and fall into the suited gapped card category but if you don't have a face card then you have to seriously consider whether or not you want to get involved
Everyone can always tell when I have a pair of face cards in poker because I rub them together and make kissing noises.
Face cards (Kings, Queens, and Jacks) are counted as ten points.
There are also 12 pairs of ribs in most humans, 12 face cards in a deck, and 12 people have walked on the moon.
from overturned torchieres and face cards made a mad dash for
A deck of cards could also be used to skew the odds, by using choices such as face cards and aces versus non-face cards (odds are 4:9) or hearts, spades and diamonds versus clovers (odds are 3:1), depending on how many choices you have.
Hanes' dartboard has a traditional layout, but features face cards on the outer ring, lower cards on the inner ring, and a Joker as the double bull's eye.
Cards 2 through 10 are worth their face value, and face cards (jack, queen, king) are also worth 10.
Taking it in is like watching a blackjack player motioning to hit while holding two face cards.
If other efforts fail, the face cards in the deck bring out the heavy ammunition, such as fake consumer groups, blaming bureaucrats or big government, or referring to opponents as un-American, communists, socialists or other damaging names.
Mencken biographer William Manchester spoke: 'Only about a hundred persons turned out, and the face cards in the Baltimore deck were largely missing.
When a delegation representing the five tribes met with White House officials in March, everyone sitting around that table understood who held the aces and face cards.