/kahrd"hohl'deuhr/, n.
1. a registered member of an organization, esp. of a union or a political party, who has been issued a card in evidence of membership.
2. a person who has a borrower's card from a library.
3. a person to whom a credit card or bank card is issued.
4. (on a typewriter) either of a pair of devices able to be raised to hold stiff objects, as envelopes or cards, in place for typing.
[1650-60; CARD1 + HOLDER]

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