Queen of Cups

Card No c13


Good, fair woman; honest, devoted woman, who will do service to the Querent; loving intelligence, and hence the gift of vision; success, happiness, pleasure; also wisdom, virtue; a perfect spouse and a good mother.

Additional Meaning

Sometimes denotes a woman of equivocal character. ( 1. Having two or more equally applicable meanings; capable of double or multiple interpretation; ambiguous; uncertain.)
(2. Capable of being ascribed to different motives, or of signifying opposite feelings, purposes, or characters; deserving to be suspected.)
(3. Uncertain, as an indication or sign; doubtful, incongruous.)


The accounts vary; good woman; otherwise, distinguished woman but one not to be trusted; perverse woman; vice, dishonour, depravity.

Additional Reversed

A rich marriage for a man and a distinguished one for a woman.

Queen of Cups

Card No c13


Beautiful, fair, dreamy--as one who sees visions in a cup. This is, however, only one of her aspects; she sees, but she also acts, and her activity feeds her dream.



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