[ eymz-eys, amz- ]
/ ˈeɪmzˌeɪs, ˈæmz- /
the lowest throw at dice, the double ace.
bad luck; misfortune.
the smallest amount or distance.
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Origin of ambsace
First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English ambes as, from Old French, from Latin ambas “both” + as “unit (of money, weight, etc)”; see ace
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British Dictionary definitions for ambsace
/ (ˈeɪmzˌeɪs, ˈæmz-) /
double ace, the lowest throw at dice
Word Origin for ambsace
C13: from Old French ambes as, both aces; as from Latin: unit
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