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visiting card

calling card (def 1).
Origin of visiting card
1775-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Historical Examples
  • Mr. Albert Edward Sassoon, I have the pleasure of returning your visiting-card!

    The Salamander Owen Johnson
  • There were only five or six of them, you could set them all down on a visiting-card.

  • He put his visiting-card in the beast's mouth and paddled swiftly back.

  • She was only unprepared for an example of her own visiting-card.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • THE next day a clerk entered Mr. Lismore's private room at the office, and presented a visiting-card.

    Little Novels Wilkie Collins
  • At this moment the servant entered, and presented a visiting-card to the Princess.

    The Fortunes Of Glencore Charles James Lever
  • Give them your name on your visiting-card and they'll ask you by and by what your real name is.

    Mushroom Town Oliver Onions
  • It consisted simply of a visiting-card, in an envelope with an English postmark.

  • He scribbled things in pencil on a visiting-card, and sent it on board the big gray monster, by a nice low-necked sailor.

    Set in Silver Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  • There were only five or six of them; you could set them all down on a visiting-card.

    What Is Man? And Other Stories Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for visiting-card

visiting card

another term for calling card
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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