plural -s
\ ˈkārt , -​e-​ \ Scottish
: a game of cards
usually used in plural
obsolete : chart, map
the distance … when measured on the carte does not exceed 90 milesTobias Smollett

Word History


Middle English, charter, playing card, from Middle French

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“Carte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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