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cardholder

[kahrd-hohl-der] /ˈkɑrdˌhoʊl dər/
noun
1.
a registered member of an organization, especially of a union or a political party, who has been issued a card in evidence of membership.
2.
a person who has a borrower's card from a library.
3.
a person to whom a credit card or bank card is issued.
4.
(on a typewriter) either of a pair of devices able to be raised to hold stiff objects, as envelopes or cards, in place for typing.
Origin of cardholder
1650-1660
First recorded in 1650-60; card1 + holder
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  • A picture can be so fastened to the panel as to form a good letter or cardholder.

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British Dictionary definitions for cardholder

cardholder

/ˈkɑːdˌhəʊldə/
noun
1.
a person who owns a credit or debit card
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