chuck–a–luck

noun \ˈchəkəˌlək\
variants: less commonly

chuck–luck

Definition of chuck–a–luck

  1. :  a banking game played with three dice in which players bet that a certain number will appear on one or more of the dice, that the sum of the three dice will make a certain number, or that all three dice will turn up alike —called also birdcage — compare raffle

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Origin and Etymology of chuck–a–luck

probably from 3chuck (throw) + connective -a- + luck


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