Definition of Card trick
1. Noun. A trick performed with playing cards.
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Literary usage of Card trick
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1. An Englishwoman in the Philippines by Campbell Dauncey (1906)
"... to our astonishment, one of them produced a pack of greasy cards and pieces of money and began the three-card trick 1 We drove to the Muelle Loney, ..."
2. Chymical, Natural, and Physical Magic: Intended for the Instruction and by George William Septimus Piesse (1865)
"... dark and crush sugar-candy between the teeth, the mouth will he seen full of electric light. 20. To Reveal a Person's Thoughts: an excellent card trick. ..."
3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1900)
"Postal card trick. 4-15. Programme, Ring, and Envelope Trick. 4-16. ... Cigarette and card trick. 5-26. Ornithological Labyrinth of Perplexity. 5-28. ..."
4. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1914)
"In this case the prisoners, two confederates engaged in what is known as the three card trick, a game in which a player having shewn three cards places them ..."
5. The English Revolution of the Twentieth Century: A Prospective History by Henry Lazarus (1897)
"Only the other day a train-thief, practising his three-card trick for sundry pence, ... About the same time a huge city thief does the three-card trick for ..."
6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1901)
"But the perfect operator may be admired for his perfection; Houdin would be admirable while performing the three-card trick. No lesser man than Dumas would ..."