(US) three, esp. in craps dice; thus the game of craps.
|Sailor Beware! I i: You know I’m busted. You cleaned me out yourself last night playin’ acey-deucey.|
|Orig. Hbk of Harlem Jive 52: An ace-deuce means three; and a tray and a solo means four.|
|Word for the Wise 31 Aug. [US radio script] A three is known as both acey-deucey and bad news.|
|‘The Lang. of Craps’ CasinoTips.org [Internet] THREE: ‘Craps,’ ‘ace-deuce,’ ‘ace caught a deuce,’ ‘winner on the dark side,’ ‘three craps three, the indicator,’ ‘small ace deuce, can’t produce,’ ‘the other side of eleven’s tummy.’.|