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Topic: CARDS

Date: 1700-1800
Origin: dis- + CARD15

discard

1 verb
     
dis‧card1
1 [transitive] to get rid of something [= throw away]:
Discard any old cleaning materials.
discarded paper
2 [intransitive and transitive]DGC to put down unwanted cards in a card game
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