Three of Swords

Card No s3


Removal, absence, delay, division, rupture, dispersion, and all that the design signifies naturally, being too simple and obvious to call for specific enumeration.

Additional Meaning

For a woman, the flight of her lover.


Mental alienation, error, loss, distraction, disorder, confusion.

Additional Reversed

A meeting with one whom the Querent has compromised; also a nun.

Three of Swords

Card No s3


Three swords piercing a heart; cloud and rain behind.



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