down card


Definition of down card

  1. 1 :  a card dealt face down in any card game in which certain other cards are dealt face up

  2. 2 :  a card that is part of a player's hand but is left face down on the table while the other cards are exposed

  3. 3 :  hole card

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to cast off or become cast off

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