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visiting card

calling card (def 1).
Origin of visiting card
First recorded in 1775-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Somehow the old English and the reverendness of the visiting card did not go well with the rounded corners and the gilt edge.

    Sanders of the River Edgar Wallace
  • If only they would let me go and leave my visiting card with Emperor William!

  • There isn't a paper, a letter, or even a visiting card on him.

    The Paradise Mystery J. S. Fletcher
  • The servant came in and gave the old doctor a visiting card.

    The Road to the Open Arthur Schnitzler
  • The least formal, of formal invitations, is when a lady sends or leaves her own visiting card with the invitation upon it.

    Our Deportment John H. Young
  • And he showed his son the visiting card which he was still holding in his hand.

    The Road to the Open Arthur Schnitzler
  • Sylvester hurried into Kent's office, to return a moment later with a visiting card.

    The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • Then it struck me for the first time that on his visiting card he only has Dr. jur.

    A Young Girl's Diary An Anonymous Young Girl
  • No well-trained maid ever extends her hand to receive a visiting card.

    The Etiquette of To-day Edith B. Ordway
  • So at last I wrote one on my visiting card, holding it so she could not read it.

    Bab: A Sub-Deb Mary Roberts Rinehart
British Dictionary definitions for visiting card

visiting card

another term for calling card
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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