Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck
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.
About the Deck
Pivotal and canonical, this deck defined a new pattern that would be followed up to the present.
Designed by A.E. Waite and Illustrated by Pamela Colman Smith. England, 1911.
Meaning of Knight of Wands from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck
Departure, absence, flight, emigration. A dark young man, friendly. Change of residence.
Rupture, division, interruption, discord.
According to Many Schools of Thought
Papus's Divinatory Meanings
A dark young man. A friend.
A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings
A bad card; according to some readings, alienation.
For a woman, marriage, but probably frustrated.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings
Departure, Separation, Disunion
Rupture, Discord, Quarrel.