Visiting card
Visiting Vis"it*ing, a. & vb. n. from {Visit}. [1913 Webster]

{Visiting ant}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Driver ant}, under {Driver}.

{Visiting book}, a book in which a record of visits received, made, and to be made, is kept. --Thackeray.

{Visiting card}. See under {Card}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Visiting card — Visiting cards also known as calling cards first appeared in China in the 15th century, and in Europe in the 17th century. The footmen of aristocrats and of royalty would deliver these first European visiting cards to the servants of their… …   Wikipedia

  • Visiting card — Card Card (k[aum]rd), n. [F. carte, fr. L. charta paper, Gr. ? a leaf of paper. Cf. {Chart}.] 1. A piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a card of invitation; pl. a game… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • visiting card — n a small card with their name on it which people gave to someone they visited, in the past American Equivalent: calling card …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • visiting card — n. CALLING CARD * * * …   Universalium

  • visiting card — visiting ,card noun count BRITISH a CALLING CARD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • visiting card — n. CALLING CARD …   English World dictionary

  • visiting card — noun a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited • Syn: ↑calling card, ↑card • Hypernyms: ↑greeting, ↑salutation * * * noun, pl ⋯ cards [count] Brit : ↑calling card 2 * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • visiting card — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms visiting card : singular visiting card plural visiting cards British a small card with your name printed on it that people left in the past with people who they visited …   English dictionary

  • visiting card —    traces of urine or faeces left in a public place    Left by domestic pets:     He s left his visiting card. (Ross, 1956, of a dog)    See also pay a visit …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • visiting card — noun Date: 1774 a small card presented when visiting that bears the name and sometimes the address of the visitor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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