Then came a most exasperating moment, when I hugged the ground so close that my body felt no thicker than a playing card.
A dictionary is then given for examination, after which a lady inserts in it, at any page, a playing card.
In Bavarian cant a playing card is karzerweg—the road to prison.
His Grace thereupon angrily seized a playing card from the table where he was engaged in gambling, and complied with the request.
It was neither a visiting nor a playing card, but one bearing a photographic portrait of a peculiar nature.
One of his most sensational feats was for his assistant to hold a playing card, the three of hearts, horizontally.
The cards are told as follows: First, the ‘playing card;’ second, the suit; third, the number or picture.