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amesace

[eymz-eys, amz-]
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ambsace

or ames·ace

[eymz-eys, amz-]
noun Archaic.
  1. the lowest throw at dice, the double ace.
  2. bad luck; misfortune.
  3. the smallest amount or distance.
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Origin of ambsace

1250–1300; Middle English ambes as < Old French < Latin ambas both + as unit; see ace
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British Dictionary definitions for amesace

amesace

noun
  1. a variant spelling of ambsace
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ambsace

amesace

noun
  1. double ace, the lowest throw at dice
  2. bad luck
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Word Origin

C13: from Old French ambes as, both aces; as from Latin: unit
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