To burn a card

Definition of To burn a card

(Casino Gambling) to take one or more cards from the top of the deck and put it in the discard pile, without using it in the deal. This practise is used to reduce the likelihood that a player can discern the value of any cards dealt, by viewing the top card (which may be marked) before the deal. Used especialy in Blackjack.

See also: Burn

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To bring up
To bring up (any one) with a round turn
To bring up by hand
To bring up the rear
To bring up with a round turn
To bristle up
To broach to
To brush aside
To brush away
To brush up
To brustle up
To buckle to
To build a chapel
to bum around
To bundle off
To bundle one's self up
To bundle up
To bung up
To burn
To burn a bowl
-To burn a card-
To burn daylight
To burn in effigy
To burn one's fingers
To burn out
To burn the midnight oil
To burn up
To bury the hatchet
To buy again
To buy gapeseed
To buy in
To buy off
To buy on credit
To buy out
To buy the refusal
To call (any one) names
To call a bond
To call a party
To call back
To call down
To call for
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