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#122151 - 02/05/04 03:13 PM ambsace Joined: Jan 2001
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Date: Wed Jul 24 00:01:05 EDT 2002
ambsace (AYM-zays) noun, also amesace
1. The double ace, the lowest throw of the dice with one spot showing uppermost on both dice.
2. The smallest amount of anything.
3. Bad luck.
[From Middle English ambes as, from Old French, from Latin ambas (both) + as (aces).]
"O noble, prudent folk in happier case!
Your dice-box doth not tumble out ambsace ..."
Geoffrey Chaucer, The Man of Law's Tale, The Canterbury Tales, 1380.
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