ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor
a witty amusing person who makes jokes
one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited
a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures)
a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
a card certifying the identity of the bearer
(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat
a list of dishes available at a restaurant
(golf) a record of scores (as in golf)
separate the fibers of
A piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a card of invitation; pl. a game played with cards.
A published note, containing a brief statement, explanation, request, expression of thanks, or the like; as, to put a card in the newspapers. also, a printed programme, and (fig.), an attraction or inducement; as, this will be a good card for the last day of the fair.
A paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the dial or face of the mariner's compass.
A perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for warp threads, making part of the jacquard apparatus of a loom. see jacquard.
An indicator card. see under indicator.
To play at cards; to game.
An instrument for disentangling and arranging the fibers of cotton, wool, flax, etc.; or for cleaning and smoothing the hair of animals;
A roll or sliver of fiber (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.
To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding; as, to card wool; to card a horse.
To clean or clear, as if by using a card.
To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.