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Card trick   /kɑrd trɪk/   Listen
Card trick

noun
1.
A trick performed with playing cards.






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"Card trick" Quotes from Famous Books



... and then there is the Holy Ghost to finally supply all omissions, and clear up all difficulties. Now to our mind this is simply intellectual thimble-rigging. Or rather does it not suggest the three-card trick? One card is useless, two cards are unsafe, but with three cards to shuffle you are almost sure to win. Dr. Newman gets his God through intuition; he maintains that the existence of God is a primary fact of consciousness, and entirely declines the impossible task of ...
— Arrows of Freethought • George W. Foote



Words linked to "Card trick" :   thaumaturgy, deception, conjuration, trick, illusion, legerdemain, conjuring trick, magic trick, magic



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