crown and anchor

noun

: chuck-a-luck played with three dice having faces bearing a crown, an anchor, and the four aces and with a cloth or board marked with similar figures on which the players place their bets

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crown and anchor was in 1902

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“Crown and anchor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20and%20anchor. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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