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[siks-spot] /ˈsɪksˌspɒt/
a playing card or the upward face of a die bearing six pips.
a domino one half of which bears six pips.
Origin of six-spot
First recorded in 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • On some of the boards the numbers were indicated by playing-cards, from ace to six-spot, tacked down.

  • A king of diamonds showed first, then a ten-spot and a six-spot of the same suit.

    Crooked Trails and Straight William MacLeod Raine
  • Camillo Bill's next card was an ace, Claw paired his jack and Brent drew a six-spot.

    Snowdrift James B. Hendryx
  • The “hole” card was not promising—it was only a six-spot; but, backing his luck, Smith bet high on it.

    'Me-Smith' Caroline Lockhart
  • Had the obstructive card been a six-spot of clubs instead of a seven-spot, victory was mine.

    The Boss of Little Arcady Harry Leon Wilson

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