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calling card

calling card

noun

: a plastic card that allows a person to charge telephone calls to an account

: a small card presented when making a formal visit to someone that has the name and sometimes the address of the visitor

Full Definition of CALLING CARD

2
:  a sign or evidence that someone or something is or has been present; broadly :  an identifying mark
3
:  a card displaying a number that can be used to charge telephone calls to a single account regardless of where the calls are placed

First Known Use of CALLING CARD

1846

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