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(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) the hobby of collecting cigarette cards
[C20: from French carte card + -o- + -phily from Greek philos loving]
carˈtophilist, ˈcartophile n
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the collecting of cigarette or chewing gum cards depicting famous people, baseball players, etc.See also: Collections and Collecting
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