Card playing term referring to a deck of playing cards that has been tampered with in order to affect the outcome of the game. The term is used because such decks are said to have been found to be cooler (in actual temperature) than the immediate surroundings due to someone introducing them from the outside.
The scumbag has been known to use a cold deck.
by Bro April 20, 2006
(n) In poker, a deck of cards that a player feels is not yielding an average number of playable hands.
"I'm not sure if it's a cold deck or I suck, but I can't win a hand tonight!"
by Coell May 13, 2005
(n) A stacked deck used by a card mechanic or card cheat.
by AlphaJohn November 11, 2005
To secretly replace the real deck in a card game with a stacked one.
John cold-decked the poker game.
by exces6 January 9, 2005
(verb) In computers or related technology, running an executable or object program developed for and by another kind of system without modification. So called because prior to more advanced media, computer programs were mostly punched into and stored on card decks, and different computers usually had differing instruction sets instead of copying Intel.
This computer can cold deck anything in current or recent production.
by StarryGordon October 7, 2021