Little Joe

noun

Definition of Little Joe

: a throw of four in the game of craps

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First Known Use of Little Joe

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Little Joe was in 1886

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“Little Joe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Little%20Joe. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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