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Card game   /kɑrd geɪm/   Listen
Card game

A game played with playing cards.  Synonym: cards.

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"Card game" Quotes from Famous Books

... card players, observe the gaze of anguish on the outpost. He dashes ahead, grabs two facing seats and sits in one with a face contorted with anxiety for fear that the others will be too late to join him. As soon as a card game is started there are always a half dozen other men who watch it, following every play with painful scrutiny. It seems that watching other people play cards is the most absorbing amusement known to ...
— Plum Pudding - Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended & Seasoned • Christopher Morley

... kill did not interfere with Elkins' card-playing ability for he played a good game; and as if the Fates were with him it was Hopalong's night off as far as poker was concerned, for his customary good luck was not in evidence. That instinctive feeling which singles out two duellists in a card game was soon experienced by the others, who were careful, as became good players, to avoid being caught between them; in consequence, when the game broke up, Elkins had most of Hopalong's money. At one period of his life Elkins ...
— Bar-20 Days • Clarence E. Mulford

... a headache next morning for an evening's card game. You surely don't know much, Bob! But look at this statement and tell me ...
— The Girl From Keller's - Sadie's Conquest • Harold Bindloss

... all was confusion. A card game was broken up and guests of the house assisted their host and hostess in doing all manner of unnecessary things. Droom gave the commands which sooner or later resolved themselves into excited, wrathy demands upon the telephone operator, calls for a certain ...
— Jane Cable • George Barr McCutcheon

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