face card

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  1. the king, queen, or jack of playing cards.

Origin of face card

First recorded in 1665–75

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British Dictionary definitions for face card

face card

  1. (in a pack of playing cards) a king, queen, or jack of any suit: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): court card

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