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loaded dice

noun phrase

Dice of which the weight distribution has been altered so that the roll is predictable (1781+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Ask the dark and deep Sakuni, where is now his low device, Wherefore wields he not his weapon as he wields the loaded dice?

    Maha-bharata Anonymous
  • So may a fellow with loaded dice throw sixes, and be too much for me.

    The Virginians William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Call to mind the scheme deceitful, deep Sakuni's dark device, Cheating us of fame and empire by the trick of loaded dice!

    Maha-bharata Anonymous
  • Fate played with him with loaded dice; he would lose always.

  • Talk of loaded dice, or any of the sure-thing gambling devices!

    Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson
  • Many a greenhorn may have heard of loaded dice, and so on; but very few know that there is such a thing as the Doctor Dice-box.

    The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4 George W. M. Reynolds
  • Doctors, loaded dice that will run but two or three chances—they put the doctors upon him; they cheated him with loaded dice.

  • It existed also among the Romans, as proved by the 'cogged' or loaded dice dug up at Herculaneum.

  • We knew we were playing a game of war with loaded dice, but soldiers must not inquire too curiously into their orders.

    Francezka Molly Elliot Seawell
  • He might gamble with loaded dice in the City, and people would applaud him as cleverer and shrewder than his opponents.

    The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy

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