dicing


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dice

 (dīs)
n.
1. Plural of die2.
2. pl. dice also dices (used with a pl. verb) Small cubes of food.
v. diced, dic·ing, dic·es
v.intr.
To play or gamble with dice.
v.tr.
1. To win or lose (money) by gambling with dice.
2. To cut (food) into small cubes.
3. To decorate with dicelike figures.

[Middle English, alternative spelling of dys, plural of de, dys, a die; see die2.]
References in classic literature ?
I mean that my friends, officers in the guards and mousquetaires, came to keep me company and we passed the night in feasting, drinking, dicing.