Knight of Wands

Card No w12


Departure, absence, flight, emigration. A dark young man, friendly. Change of residence.

Additional Meaning

A bad card; according to some readings, alienation.


Rupture, division, interruption, discord.

Additional Reversed

For a woman, marriage, but probably frustrated.

Knight of Wands

Card No w12


He is shewn as if upon a journey, armed with a short wand, and although mailed is not on a warlike errand. He is passing mounds or pyramids. The motion of the horse is a key to the character of its rider, and suggests the precipitate mood, or things connected therewith.



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