dice cup

  1. a container, usually cylindrical and open at the top, in which dice are shaken to give them a random position and from which they are then thrown or rolled.

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How to use dice cup in a sentence

  • He was sitting at his bench with a dice cup in his eye, apparently looking into the digestive economy of the watch.

    Remarks | Bill Nye
  • Squint-eye picked up the dice cup and rattled its occupants.

    Local Color | Irvin S. Cobb
  • I shuddered as the dice cup passed from hand to hand, at the thought that I was the stake.

    Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
  • Here—he shoved the dice cup into Gash Turtles grasp—you be playin with the bones, sorter careless.

    Local Color | Irvin S. Cobb
  • "Let's throw for this before we talk," interposed Ricardo, holding the purse in one hand and a dice cup in the other.