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visiting card

noun
1.
calling card (def 1).
Origin of visiting card
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-85
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  • "I'm afraid we'll have to ask for her visiting card the next time she calls," says he.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • No well-trained maid ever extends her hand to receive a visiting card.

    The Etiquette of To-day Edith B. Ordway
  • "And when old Crabtree dropped that visiting card," added Dick.

    The Rover Boys in the Air

    Edward Stratemeyer
  • “From Colonel Jervis, sir,” replied the man, handing him a visiting card.

    Valerie Frederick Marryat
  • "Here it is," replied the notary, handing her a visiting card.

    Zibeline, Complete Phillipe de Massa
  • Admission was by presentation of a visiting card on a certain day.

  • Before him walks a servant, holding aloft his visiting card.

    Changing China William Gascoyne-Cecil
  • If only they would let me go and leave my visiting card with Emperor William!

  • The servant came in and gave the old doctor a visiting card.

    The Road to the Open Arthur Schnitzler
  • And he showed his son the visiting card which he was still holding in his hand.

    The Road to the Open Arthur Schnitzler
British Dictionary definitions for visiting card

visiting card

noun
1.
another term for calling card
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