plural noun Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
dice, especially as used in the game of craps.
Where Did African American Vernacular English Come From?AAVE is unfairly stigmatized and sometimes labeled "bad English." But, the grammar is actually as complex as Standard American English (SAE), possibly even more so, and with different rules.
Origin of African dominoes
An Americanism dating back to 1920–25
This term refers to the supposed popularity of craps and other dice games among black people.
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