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diced | viced |

As a verb diced

is (dice).

As an adjective viced is

(obsolete) vicious; corrupt.




  • (dice)

  • dice


    (wikipedia dice)


  • (uncountable) Gaming with one or more dice.
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  • * 1972 , (translation), Einstein: The Life and Times , Avon Books
  • I, at any rate, am convinced that He is not playing at dice .
    (Original: Jedenfalls bin ich überzeugt, dass der Alte nicht würfelt. December 4, 1926. Albert Einstein. Born-Einstein Letters. Trans. Irene Born. New York: Walker and Company, 1971.)
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  • * 1980 , Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, “The Winner Takes It All”, Super Trouper , Polar Music
  • The gods may throw a dice / Their minds as cold as ice
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  • That which has been diced.
  • Cut onions, carrots and celery into medium dice .
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  • Usage notes

    * The game of dice' is singular. Thus in "'''Dice''' is a game played with ' dice ," the first occurrence is singular, the second occurrence is plural. * Otherwise, the singular usage is considered incorrect by many authorities. However, it should be noted that The New Oxford Dictionary of English'', Judy Pearsall, Patrick Hanks (1998) states that “In modern standard English, the singular die (rather than dice''') is uncommon. ' Dice is used for both the singular and the plural.” * Die is predominant among tabletop gamers.

    Derived terms

    * dicey * no dice * percentile dice * roll the dice


  • To play dice.
  • * (rfdate) (Shakespeare)
  • I diced not above seven times a week.
  • * 1999 , (George RR Martin), A Clash of Kings , Bantam 2011, p. 407:
  • Tyrion found Timmett dicing with his Burned Men in the barracks.
  • To cut into small cubes.
  • To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
  • Derived terms

    * dice with death




    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) vicious; corrupt
  • (Shakespeare)
    (Webster 1913)