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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Definitions for ambsace

  1. The smallest amount or distance.
  2. The lowest throw at dice, the double ace (two ones.)
  3. Bad luck; misfortune.

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Citations for ambsace
"Sleeping is thick arras or ambsace, like an alcatraz across water." Brian Teare, Sight Map: Poems
"We're within ambsace of being done." Jo Ann Ferguson, A Phantom Affair
Origin of ambsace
1250-1300
Ambsace stems from the Old French ambes as, "both aces."