- 1 1.1 [Armas/Arms] pike poner una pica en Flandes to bring off a coup 1.2 [Tauromaquia/Bullfighting] lance, goad 1.3 (para cavar) pick, pickax (inglés norteamericano/American English) pickaxe (inglés británico/British English) echar pica y pala (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial] to work one's fingers to the bone [familiar/colloquial]
- 2 [Juegos/Games] 2.1 (carta) spade ¿tienes alguna pica? do you have a spade o/or any spades? 2.2(picas femenino plural)(palo) spades
- 3 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial], (resentimiento) resentment hay mucha pica entre ellos there's a lot of resentment between them sacarle pica a algn (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to get on sb's nerves
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The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.