Proper name in slang uses
(US) dice, or the game of craps.
|Arizona Republican (Phoenix, AZ) 9 Aug. 7/2: He produced the cuboid ivories called Mississippi marbles by some and Alabama gold balls by others.|
|AS II:3 146: A certain game of dice, formerly ‘crap,’ now enjoys distinction under such names as ‘Mississippi marbles,’ ‘African golf,’ and ‘Senegambian cricket’.‘The Current Expansion of Sl.’ in|
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).|
|‘Animated Dominoes, Dice’ at Old and Sold [Internet] Some crap-shooting terms fade but a few have proved durable: Mississippi marbles: dice.|
see mud n. (2a)
(US) illicitly distilled, ‘bootleg’ bourbon.