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Ambesʹ-as

or Ambes-ace. Two aces, the lowest throw in dice; figuratively, bad luck. (Latin, ambo-asses, both or two aces.)

“I had rather be in this choice than throw ames-ace for my life.”—All’s Well, etc., ii. 3.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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