crown and anchor


Definition of crown and anchor

: 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

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First Known Use of crown and anchor

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Crown and anchor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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