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vis·it·ing card

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calling card, visiting card, cardnoun

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

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  1. visiting cardnoun

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

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  1. Visiting card

    A visiting card, also known as a calling card, is a small card used for social purposes. Before the 18th century, visitors making social calls left handwritten notes at the home of friends who were not at home. By the 1760s, the upper classes in France and Italy were leaving printed visiting cards decorated with images on one side and a blank space for hand-writing a note on the other. The style quickly spread across Europe and to the United States. As printing technology improved, elaborate color designs became increasingly popular. However, by the late 1800s, simpler styles became more common.By the 19th century, men and women needed personalized calling or visiting cards to maintain their social status or to move up in society. These small cards, about the size of a modern-day business card, usually featured the name of the owner, and sometimes an address. Calling cards were left at homes, sent to individuals, or exchanged in person for various social purposes. Knowing and following calling card “rules” signaled one's status and intentions.

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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visiting card in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visiting card in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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