dicing

[ dahy-sing ]
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noun
  1. gambling or playing with dice.

  2. ornamentation, especially of leather, with squares or diamonds.

Origin of dicing

1
late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at dice, -ing1

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How to use dicing in a sentence

  • At the foot of the inn signpost beggars squatted—here a leper whining monotonously, there lustier vagrants dicing for supper.

    The Path of the King | John Buchan
  • But Lavinia, it appeared, was going to watch the dicing at Richard's table: she vowed she should bring him monstrous good luck.

    The Black Moth | Georgette Heyer