deuce-ace

noun
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
Syn:
three, ↑3, ↑III, ↑trio, ↑threesome, ↑tierce, ↑leash, ↑troika, ↑triad, ↑trine, ↑trinity, ↑ternary, ↑ternion, ↑triplet, ↑tercet, ↑terzetto, ↑trey
Hypernyms: ↑digit, ↑figure

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Middle French deus as, from Old French, from deus two, deuce + as ace
1. : a throw of dice of two and one
2. archaic : bad luck : low condition

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deuceˈ-ace noun
1. A throw of two dice turning up deuce and ace
2. Bad luck
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Main Entry:deuce

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deuce-ace «DOOS AYS, DYOOS-», noun.
1. a low throw with dice, of deuce and ace.
2. Figurative. bad luck.

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