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You couldn't get a clue during the clue mating season in a field full of horny clues if you smeared your body with clue musk and did the clue mating dance.
Edward Flaherty
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Etymology

From French tarot, from [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] tarocco. Compare tarock.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
tarot

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A card game played in various different variations.
  2. Any of the set of 78 playing-cards (divided into five suits, including one of permanent trumps).

Quotations

  • 1987, Hans Hahn, “Logic, Mathematics, and Knowledge,” in Unified Science, Brian McGuiness ed.
    [...] it is not that I cannot convince him, but that I must refuse to go on talking with him, just as I shall refuse to go on playing tarot with a partner who insists on taking my fool with the moon.
  • 1996, Jan Potocki, The Manuscript Found in Saragossa [1]
    They took me to her and then we all came back to the portal, where we started playing tarot.
    As we were engrossed in this game, which requires quite a lot of attention, a well-dressed man appeared and seemed to examine us all closely, first one then another.
  • 2001, Donald Davidson, Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation [2]
    In explaining what it is to play tarot we could not leave out of account the rules that define the game; [...]

Translations


Croatian

Etymology

From French tarot, from [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:hr:Template:lang:it derivations]] tarocchi.

Noun

tarot m. sg.

  1. tarot (card game)

French

Noun

tarot m. (plural tarots)

  1. tarot

Homonyms

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