A piece of thick, stiff paper or thin pasteboard, in particular one used for writing or printing on. A small rectangular piece of plastic issued by a bank, containing personal data in a machine-readable form and used chiefly to obtain cash or credit. A playing card. A person regarded as odd or amusing. A program of events at a racetrack. A toothed implement or machine used to comb and clean raw fibers before spinning. Write (something) on a card, especially for indexing. Check the identity card of (someone), in particular as evidence of legal drinking age. (in golf and other sports) score (a certain number of points on a scorecard). Comb and clean (raw wool, hemp fibers, or similar material) with a sharp-toothed instrument in order to disentangle the fibers before spinning. Cardinal.