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Doctored Dice


Loaded dice.

To doctor the accounts. To falsify them. They are ill (so far as you are concerned) and you falsify them to make them look better. The allusion is to drugging wine, beer, etc., and to adulteration generally.

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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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