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Card Names - Players sometimes given creative colloquial names to cards.  Also see History of Bridge

Name by rank

Ace

Bullet, One Spot, Bull, Seed, Sharp Top (also see 4)

King

Cowboy, Monarch

Queen

Lady, Mop Squeezer, Stenographer

Jack

Fishhook (also see 7), Jake, Jackson , Johnny, Valet, Boy

10

Dime

9

Neener, Nina Ross, Quinine, Pothook, Pusher

8

Ocho, Snowman, Pusher

7

Salmon, Fishhook (also see Jack)

6

Sax

5

Fever, Nickel, Pedro

4

Sharp Top (also see Ace), Sore Spot

3

Trey, Crab

2

Duck, Deuce

Name by value

10

Big Casino

Q

Black Maria, Calamity Jane

2

Curse of Mexico, Little Casino

9

Curse of Scotland

4

Devil's Bedpost

K

Alexander

K

David

K

Julius Caesar, Man with the Axe, One Eyed King

K

Charles, King without the Moustache, Suicide King

Q

Rachael

Q

Pallas

Q

Argine

Q

Judith

J

La Hire, One Eyed Jack

J

Hector

J

Ogier, One Eyed Jack

J

Judas, Lancelot

K, Q, J

The Hebrews

K, Q, J

The Greeks

K, K, J

The Romans

Q

Molly Hogan

A, K, Q, J

Tickets, Picture Cards, Nuts

A, K, Q, J, 10

Honors

A, K  Primary Honors
Q, J, 10

Secondary Honors

K, Q, J

Middle Honors

Pips

Tram Tickets, White Card, Yarborough, Peewee, Spot, Baby, Junk, Rags

A

Puppy Foot

A

Pigs Eye

A

Tax Card

Face Cards

Rembrandt, Court/Coat Card

9 8 7

Spot, Pusher

K J 9 7, etc

Cheese, Moth Eaten

Spades

Swords

Clubs

Clovers, Acorns

Diamonds

Tiles

Hearts

Cups

Tarrot:
 
Suit in Playing Cards Clubs Hearts Diamonds Spades
Astrological Representation Fire Water Earth Air
1 New beginning Love Prosperity Triumph
2 Strength Partnerships Movement Friendship
3 Dreams into reality Fruition Establishment Strife
4 Satisfaction Familiarity Stability Respite
5 Obstacles Reassessment Material Worries Fulfill
6 Victory Memories Generosity A Battle Won
7 Determination Choices Taking Care Foresight
8 Activity Captivation Reward End Of Adversity
9 Strength Goodwill Dormancy  Martyrdom
10 A Burden Love Security Ruin

 

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