Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Dis*card" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Discarding.]
1. (Card Playing) To throw out of one's hand, as superfluous cards; to lay aside (a card or cards).
2. To cast off as useless or as no longer of service; to dismiss from employment, confidence, or favor; to discharge; to turn away.
They blame the favorites, and think it nothing extraordinary that the queen should . . . resolve to discard them.
3. To put or thrust away; to reject.
A man discards the follies of boyhood.
Syn. -- To dismiss; displace; discharge; cashier.
Dis*card", v. i. (Card Playing) To make a discard.
Dis*card", n. (Card Playing) The act of discarding; also, the card or cards discarded.