Definition of Card trick

1. Noun. A trick performed with playing cards.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Card Trick

card counters
card counting
card game
card games
card key
card keys
card player
card punch
card punches
card shark
card sharp
card sharper
card stock
card table
card tart
card trick (current term)
cardboard box
cardboard boxes

Literary usage of Card trick

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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