ambsace

noun

ambs·​ace ˈām-ˌzās How to pronounce ambsace (audio)
archaic
: the lowest throw at dice
also : something worthless or unlucky

Word History

Etymology

Middle English ambes as, from Anglo-French, from ambes both + as aces

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ambsace was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Ambsace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambsace. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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