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dice cup

a container, usually cylindrical and open at the top, in which dice are shaken to give them a random position and from which they are then thrown or rolled. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Without speaking, when the dice cup came around to him, he doubled the already doubled stakes.

    Wolf Breed Jackson Gregory
  • Squint-eye picked up the dice cup and rattled its occupants.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • I shuddered as the dice cup passed from hand to hand, at the thought that I was the stake.

    Balsamo, The Magician Alexander Dumas
  • "Let's throw for this before we talk," interposed Ricardo, holding the purse in one hand and a dice cup in the other.

  • Here—he shoved the dice cup into Gash Turtles grasp—you be playin with the bones, sorter careless.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • He was sitting at his bench with a dice cup in his eye, apparently looking into the digestive economy of the watch.

    Remarks Bill Nye

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