Definitions for visiting card

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calling card, visiting card, card(noun)

    a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited

Wiktionary

  1. visiting card(Noun)

    A written card which identifies the bearer, presented for introduction when attending a business meeting or formal social gathering.

Freebase

  1. Visiting card

    A visiting card, also known as a calling card, is a small paper card with one's name printed on it, and often bearing an artistic design. In 18th century Europe the footmen of aristocrats and royalty would deliver these first European visiting cards to the servants of their prospective hosts solemnly introducing the arrival of their owners.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia:

    It is so sad to hear that Nikolai Nikolaevich Vasiliev has died. We all find it hard that he’s not alive. Friends write to us, but many letters don’t reach us… We remember the old days, visiting our hospital. I guess no one goes to the graves of our injured ones now nearly everyone was taken away from Tsarskoe. Do you remember Lukyanov he was so pitiful and sweet, always playing with our bracelets like a baby. His visiting card was in my album, but unfortunately the album was left behind at Tsarskoe. Just now I’m writing in our bedroom. On the writing desk are pictures of our beloved hospital…All in all, the times we went to visit the hospital were awfully good. We often reminisce about our visits to the hospital, the evening chats on the telephone, and everything, everything….

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