card trick

card trick
a trick performed with playing cards

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  • Out of This World (card trick) — Out of This World is a card trick created by magician Paul Curry in 1942. Many performers have devised their own variations of this trick. It is often billed as the trick that fooled Winston Churchill due to a story describing how it was… …   Wikipedia

  • Twenty One Card Trick — The Twenty One Card Trick is a magic effect in which the magician deals twenty one cards onto the table, into three piles of seven cards each, and asks the spectator to think of any of the cards shown. The spectator is not supposed to tell the… …   Wikipedia

  • Blackstone's Card Trick Without Cards — is a magic trick. As the trick requires only that a card is thought of , it does not require the use of a deck of cards. Method A spectator is instructed to think of any card (other than the joker). The magician then gives the following… …   Wikipedia

  • The Circus Card Trick — is a card trick in which the magician has a card selected and returned to the deck. He then deals through the deck, turning cards face up onto the table. The magician deals the cards out, several cards past the selected card, making sure that the …   Wikipedia

  • three-card trick — noun A card sharp s play in which the victim is invited to bet on which of three cards, turned face down and deftly manipulated, is the queen (also called find the lady) • • • Main Entry: ↑three * * * ˌthree card ˈtrick 7 [three card trick three… …   Useful english dictionary

  • three card trick — Cockney Rhyming Slang Dick (penis) She couldn t keep her jazz bands off my three card trick …   English dialects glossary

  • three-card trick — /θri kad ˈtrɪk/ (say three kahd trik) noun 1. a card trick in which three cards, initially revealed to someone and placed on a small table are then moved around, after which the participant must identify where one of the cards has ended up. 2. a… …  

  • Card manipulation — (or card magic) is the illusion of magic using a deck of playing cards. Card magic is commonplace in magic performances, especially in close up magic or parlor magic and street magic.cite book last = Wilson first = Mark title = Mark Wilson s… …   Wikipedia

  • Spelling Bee (card trick) — The Spelling Bee also known as Cards That Know Their Names, is a magic effect with cards where the magician uses thirteen cards. He then spells out cards one at a time, moving a card from the top of the packet to the bottom for each letter. For… …   Wikipedia

  • card — card1 [kärd] n. [ME carde < OFr carte < ML carta, card, paper < L charta, leaf of paper, tablet < Gr chartēs, layer of papyrus; prob. < Egypt] 1. a flat, stiff piece of thick paper or thin pasteboard, usually rectangular, as a) any …   English World dictionary

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