a game played with three dice at which the players bet that a certain number will come up on one die, that the three dice will total a certain number, or that the total will be an odd number, even number, a high number, or a low number.
- Also chuck-luck [chuhk-luhk]. /ˈtʃʌkˌlʌk/.
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How to use chuck-a-luck in a sentence
You remember how he cleaned out them Maumee Muskrats at chuck-a-luck last pay-day?Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6) | John McElroy
chuck-a-luck, sweat-cloth, and every species of device for swindling are resorted to by the baser sort.
At the other end of the table a party of gamblers, with twenty or thirty spectators, were indulging in "chuck-a-luck."Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field | Thomas W. Knox
I've often told him that if he'd leave chuck-a-luck alone and save his money he'd be able to dress better'n Gen. Grant.Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6) | John McElroy
They lay for you with sole-leather pies, and chuck-a-luck boards and 40-rod whisky, and aid.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6) | John McElroy