Reference Entry

dice

Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801
dice

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[ME]

Originally—and still in the USA—a gambler would throw two dice but one die. This singular form is now

Reference Entry.  147 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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