birthday card etymology

English word birthday card comes from English card, English birthday

Detailed word origin of birthday card

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card English (eng) (computing) A removable electronic device that may be inserted into a powered electronic device to provide additional capability.. (cricket) A tabular presentation of the key statistics of an innings or match: batsmen’s scores and how they were dismissed, extras, total score and bowling figures.. (dated) A printed programme.. (dated) A published note, containing a brief statement, [...]
birthday English (eng) (intransitive, informal) To celebrate one's birthday. The anniversary of the day on which someone is born. [From 1570s]. The anniversary of the day on which something is created.. The date on which someone is born or something is created, more commonly called birthdate or date of birth.
birthday card English (eng) A greeting card given to someone to celebrate his or her birthday.

Words with the same origin as birthday card

Descendants of card