Talk:discard

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http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/discard says that discard is from card playing, citing dis + card. But the exact opposite is stated on this page. Which is correct? 110.174.14.219 05:09, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

  • It is indeed from dis- + card, according to all my sources. The earliest uses of the word are in card games senses. Changed accordingly. Ƿidsiþ 10:49, 11 October 2012 (UTC)