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 for dice
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Die \Die\, n.; pl. in 1 and (usually) in 2, Dice (d[imac]s);
     in 4 & 5, Dies (d[imac]z). [OE. dee, die, F. d['e], fr. L.
     datus given, thrown, p. p. of dare to give, throw. See Date
     a point of time.]
     1. A small cube, marked on its faces with spots from one to
        six, and used in playing games by being shaken in a box
        and thrown from it. See Dice.
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     2. Any small cubical or square body.
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              Words . . . pasted upon little flat tablets or dies.
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     3. That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the
        die; hazard; chance.
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              Such is the die of war.               --Spenser.
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     4. (Arch.) That part of a pedestal included between base and
        cornice; the dado.
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     5. (Mach.)
        (a) A metal or plate (often one of a pair) so cut or
            shaped as to give a certain desired form to, or
            impress any desired device on, an object or surface,
            by pressure or by a blow; used in forging metals,
            coining, striking up sheet metal, etc.
        (b) A perforated block, commonly of hardened steel used in
            connection with a punch, for punching holes, as
            through plates, or blanks from plates, or for forming
            cups or capsules, as from sheet metal, by drawing.
        (c) A hollow internally threaded screw-cutting tool, made
            in one piece or composed of several parts, for forming
            screw threads on bolts, etc.; one of the separate
            parts which make up such a tool.
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     Cutting die (Mech.), a thin, deep steel frame, sharpened to
        a cutting edge, for cutting out articles from leather,
        cloth, paper, etc.
     The die is cast, the hazard must be run; the step is taken,
        and it is too late to draw back; the last chance is taken.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dice \dice\ (d[imac]s), n.; pl. of Die.
     Small cubes used in gaming or in determining by chance; also,
     the game played with dice. See Die, n.
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     dice coal, a kind of coal easily splitting into cubical
        fragments. --Brande & C.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dice \dice\ (d[imac]s), v. i. [imp. & p. p. diced (d[imac]st);
     p. pr. & vb. n. dicing.]
     To play games with dice.
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           I . . . diced not above seven times a week. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dice \dice\ (d[imac]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diced (d[imac]st);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Dicing.]
     1. (Cooking) To cut into small cubes; as, to slice and dice
     2. To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in
           gambling to generate random numbers [syn: die, dice]
      v 1: cut into cubes; "cube the cheese" [syn: cube, dice]
      2: play dice

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "dice":
     bird cage, bones, cashier, cast, crap game, crap shooting, craps,
     crooked dice, cube, cubes, die, form fours, ivories, ivory,
     jettison, loaded dice, make four, poker dice, quadrate, reject,
     scrap, shed, slough, square, teeth, throw away, throw out

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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