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noun
one of the conventional set of 52 cards in four suits, as diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs, used in playing various games of chance and skill.
one of any set or pack of cards used in playing games.
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Origin of playing card

First recorded in 1535–45
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British Dictionary definitions for playing card

playing card

noun
one of a pack of 52 rectangular stiff cards, used for playing a variety of games, each card having one or more symbols of the same kind (diamonds, hearts, clubs, or spades) on the face, but an identical design on the reverseSee also suit (def. 4)
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