Definition for DIE

DIE, n.1 [plur. Dice. Fr. ; It. dado; Sp. and Port. id.; Arm. diçz; Ir. disle.]

  1. A small cube, marked on its faces with numbers from one to six, used in gaming, by being thrown from a box. He ventured his all on the cast of a die.
  2. Any cubic body; a flat tablet. – Watts.
  3. In architecture, the cubical part of the pedestal, between its base and cornice.
  4. Hazard; chance. Such is the die of war. – Spenser.

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