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acey-deucy

[ ey-see-doo-see, -dyoo- ]
/ ˈeɪ siˈdu si, -ˈdyu- /
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noun
a form of backgammon in which a player, upon rolling a 1–2, moves 3 and then is allowed to name and play any doublet and to roll again.
adjective
Slang. A-OK; great.
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Origin of acey-deucy

First recorded in 1920–25; ace + -y2 + deuce1 + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for acey-deucy

acey-deucy
/ (ˈeɪsɪˈdjuːsɪ) /

noun
a form of backgammon
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