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Definitions of dice

  1. cut into cubes; " cube the cheese"
  2. small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers
  3. play dice
  4. Small cubes used in gaming or in determining by chance; also, the game played with dice. See Die, n.
  5. To play games with dice.
  6. To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
  7. Small cubes marked on the sides with one to six spots; used in games of chance.
  8. To play with dice.
  9. Pl. of DIE, for gaming.
  10. Cubes, usually of bone or ivory, marked on each side with black spots, from one to six.
  11. A game played with dice.
  12. Of Die, a game with diee.
  13. of Die
  14. Small cubes used in play.
  15. The die is cast, everything is hazarded; the last chance is taken or offered.

Usage examples for dice

  1. Can he not see, the dice are cast? – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  2. Each of two players has fifteen men, known as black and white, and each should have his own dice- box. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  3. Let your goods be divided by lot or by dice, how it falls you may never complain; But the sea- king himself takes no part in the lots- he considers the honour his gain. – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  4. We are dots on a pair of dice. – FreeChildrenStories.com Collection by Daniel Errico
  5. Fiftly, he obiecteth customes of lying in bed, and of dining: namely that ten persons, more or lesse, men and women be altogether in the same bed, and that they eat their meat lying in bed: and that in the meane time they do nothing but play at dice or at tables. – The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe by Richard Hakluyt
  6. Landgrave William was not far from right when he added, in his quaint style, after recalling this well- known reply, " Your grace will observe, therefore, that when the abbot has dice in his pocket, the convent will play." – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. I want the dice and the box for casting lots. – The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins
  8. Besides, by being told, Christian fights, as it were, with loaded dice. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
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