- Anything discarded.
- A discarded playing card in a card game.
Etymology: Old French descarter, to scatter, for more usual escarter (French écarter), Vulgar Latin
- (transitive) to throw away, to reject
- exquartare, to quarter out, to remove portions. Although early associated with card play, it doesn't derive from card.
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