What is CARDS?

In criminal law. Small papers or pasteboards of an oblong or rectangular shape, on which are printed figures or points, used in playing certain games. See Estes v. State, 2 Humph. (Tenn.) 496; Commonwealth v. Arnold, 4 Pick. (Mass.) 201; State v. Herryford, 19 Mo. 377; State v. Lewis, 12 Wis. 434.

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