Definition of Card game

1. Noun. A game played with playing cards.

Definition of Card game

1. Noun. Any of very many games played with playing cards. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Card Game

card catalog
card catalogue
card counter
card counters
card counting
card game (current term)
card games
card key
card keys
card player
card punch
card punches
card shark
card sharp
card sharper
card stock
card table
card tart
card trick

Literary usage of Card game

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"At the two-handed five-card game, when neither can come in the play is at an end; .... At the six-card game or in crib, with another S then would be three ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1874)
"A new and interesting card game, forming a complete chronological record of the principal events in Did and New Testament history. ..."

3. The Household Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Daily Wants by Alexander V. Hamilton (1873)
"All the cards are played out in this game, as in the six-card game, ... Four-handed cribbage is simply the five-card game played by four persons, ..."

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