Definitions of Tarot

  1. any of a set of ( usually 72) cards that include 22 cards representing virtues and vices and death and fortune etc.; used by fortunetellers
  2. A game of cards; - called also taroc.

Usage examples for Tarot

  1. Yes, this cross, reversed like the figure of the Hanged Man in the old- fashioned Tarot card deck, signifies that the priest Melchisedek must die in the Old Man- that is, man affected by original sin- and live again the Christ, to be powerful with the power of the Incarnate Word which died for us. – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
  2. The Tarot of Mother Nature revolves before us, revealing her mystic meanings to the soul. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.
  3. Touching as it did upon mysteries hitherto veiled from public ken, it set the civilized world agog, hoping and questioning, studying the secrets of the Tarot and seeking to divine the hidden significance of the word of power, Yod- he- vau- he. – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer