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court card

(in a pack of playing cards) a king, queen, or jack of any suit
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"Tarot Correspondences" provides comprehensive correspondence tables for court cards, majors, minors, and the four suits, making this instructive compendium an essential reference and resource that is unreservedly recommended to tarot student, professional tarot readers, spiritual seekers, or magical practitioners.
The so-called "court cards" remained in use for several years and being a good inch shorter than those used abroad, they did much to hold back the development of the home postcard manufacturing industry.
This square is sometimes called semimagic (the diagonals don't "sum" to the constant) but can be considered as a generalization of the old problem of arranging the 16 court cards so that each row and each column contains one of each suit and one of each value.
Bicycle Silver Steampunk cards: From the shining, embossed tuck to the metallic look on the court cards, the Silver Steampunk deck is evocative of its namesake's affinity toward gleaming cogs and intricate gear.
(5) Tarot further distinguished itself by possessing four court cards per suit instead of three.