Word of the Day Archive
Sunday July 31, 2011
1. The smallest amount or distance.
2. The lowest throw at dice, the double ace (two ones.)
3. Bad luck; misfortune.
"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
Ambsace stems from the Old French ambes as, "both aces."