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The meaning of "not playing with a full deck"

" Not playing with a full deck "
Someone who lacks intelligence.
I asked him to meet me in Derby and he went to Denby. Sometimes I don't think he's playing with a full deck.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but more common in Britain than elsewhere.
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