amesace

[ eymz-eys, amz- ]
/ ˈeɪmzˌeɪs, ˈæmz- /

noun


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ambsace

or ames·ace

[ eymz-eys, amz- ]
/ ˈeɪmzˌeɪs, ˈæmz- /

noun Archaic.

the lowest throw at dice, the double ace.
bad luck; misfortune.
the smallest amount or distance.

Origin of ambsace

1250–1300; Middle English ambes as < Old French < Latin ambas both + as unit; see ace

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British Dictionary definitions for amesace

amesace

/ (ˈeɪmzˌeɪs, ˈæmz-) /

noun

a variant spelling of ambsace

ambsace

amesace

/ (ˈeɪmzˌeɪs, ˈæmz-) /

noun

double ace, the lowest throw at dice
bad luck

Word Origin for ambsace

C13: from Old French ambes as, both aces; as from Latin: unit

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