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Difference between Four kings and Three kings

four kings, thethe playing-cards bearing the representation of a king:

  • Just turn over the cards, one by one, until the four kings turn up, all together.

Cf.: history of the Four Kings, the(arch., also: books of the Four Kings, the) a pack of playing cards:

  • Freddy is up at Oxford, but Uncle says … all he seems to be studying is the History of the Four Kings.

three kings, the—(the Bible) the Wise Men who came from the East to worship the new-born Christ:

  • The angel may be the one who helped the Three Kings to return home.