card

Some playing cards

Meanings

Noun

Verb

  • To check IDs, especially against a minimum age requirement.
  • To play cards.
  • To make (a stated score), as recorded on a scoring card.
  • To use a carding device to disentangle the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
  • To scrape or tear someone’s flesh using a metal comb, as a form of torture.
  • To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding.
  • To clean or clear, as if by using a card.
  • To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.

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