Update : January 15, 2021
A deck of cards has 52 cards.
There are four suits :
- Clubs (Black)
- Diamonds (Red)
- Hearts (Red)
- Spades (Black)
Each suit has 13 cards : One (or Ace), Two (or Deuce), Three (or Trey), Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Jack (or Knave), Queen, King.
Grapevine says that
- the four suits correspond to the four seasons or four quarters
- the 13 cards in a suit correspond to the number of weeks in a quarter
- the 52 cards in a deck correspond to the number of weeks in a year
- the two colors correspond to Ying and Yang