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Six. Six thrice or three dice

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Everything or nothing. “Cæsar aut nullus.” The Greeks and Romans used to play with three dice. The highest throw was three sixes, and the lowest three aces. The aces were left blank, and three aces were calledthree dice.” (See CÆsar.)

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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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