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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Card \Card\, n. [F. carde teasel, the head of a thistle, card, from L. carduus, cardus, thistle, fr. carere to card.] [1913 Webster] 1. An instrument for disentangling and arranging the fibers of cotton, wool, flax, etc.; or for cleaning and smoothing the hair of animals; -- usually consisting of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather fastened to a back. [1913 Webster] 2. A roll or sliver of fiber (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine. [1913 Webster] Card clothing, strips of wire-toothed card used for covering the cylinders of carding machines. [1913 Webster]