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{n: draw} a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
"he got a pair of kings in the draw"

{n: monte, four-card monte, three-card monte} a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of the will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time

{n: old maid} a card game using a pack of cards from which one queen has been removed; players match cards and the player holding the unmatched queen at the end of the game is the loser (or `old maid')

{n: pack of cards, deck of cards, deck} a pack of 52 playing cards

{n: pinochle, pinocle, penuchle, bezique} a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist

{n: piquet} a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards

{n: playing card} one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games

{n: suit} playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color
"a flush is five cards in the same suit"
"in bridge you must follow suit"
"what suit is trumps?"

{n: whist, long whist, short whist} a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six

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