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English definition of “spade”

spade

noun (CARD)    /speɪd/
spades [plural or U] one of the four suits in playing cards, which has one or more black symbols like a pointed leaf with a short stem: the Ace/Queen of spadesPlaying cards [C] a playing card from the suit of spades: Don't you have any spades?Playing cards
(Definition of spade noun (CARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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