Definition of Craps

1. Noun. Expressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot.

Exact synonyms: Snake Eyes
Generic synonyms: 2, Deuce, Ii, Two

2. Noun. A gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice.
Generic synonyms: Gambling Game, Game Of Chance
Specialized synonyms: Crap Game, Crap Shooting, Crapshoot
Terms within: Cast, Roll
Examples of category: Natural
Language type: Plural, Plural Form

Definition of Craps

1. n. A gambling game with dice.

Definition of Craps

1. Noun. (plural of crap) ¹

2. Noun. (pluralonly) a game of gambling, or chance, where the players "roll" or throw dice to make scores and avoid crap ¹

3. Noun. (pluralonly slang vulgar) diarrhea. ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of crap) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Craps

1. crap [v] - See also: crap

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Literary usage of Craps

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals and Court of by South Carolina Court of Appeals, Abraham Nott, South Carolina Court of Errors (1848)
"Witness says he gave his note of $400 to craps for his land, from which he took $90 00 blacksmith account ; craps then gave the note to John C. Geiger to ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"Morrison, 00 US 108, 24 L. Ed. 764. craps. The game of "craps" or ... The game of "craps" Is played by one man taking two dice and throwing them on the ..."

3. An Exposure of the Arts and Miseries of Gambling: Designed Especially as a by Jonathan Harrington Green (1847)
"craps. knowledge of the game, will, by this cheat, beat men who are old and scientific players. The gambler will pay the utmost attention to get these dice ..."

4. Community Life and Civic Problems by Howard Copeland. Hill (1922)
"The death of the father, for example, often leaves the family so BOYS PLAYING craps A frequent result of the lack of proper home care. unprovided for that ..."

5. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"TALLOW-craps, The refuse or cracklings of tallow or hog's lard, after being rendered. TALLOW-HUED, Pale, wan. TAN, To beat. " I'll tan your hide. ..."

6. The Digest of Canadian Criminal Case Law: Comprising the Reported Cases on by George Edward McCrossan, Samuel Davies Schultz, Andrew Miller Harper (1908)
"Two of the witnesses for the defence said that a game of "craps" (played with dice) was going on at the same time, but in another room; and another witness ..."

7. The American Cotton Industry: A Study of Work and Workers by Thomas M. Young (1903)
"... of ' benders' cotton—Finance—Anomalous transport charges—Bad packing —Character of the plantation negro—' craps'—Negro wages and budgets—Superstition of ..."

8. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals and Court of by South Carolina Court of Appeals, Abraham Nott, South Carolina Court of Errors (1848)
"Witness says he gave his note of $400 to craps for his land, from which he took $90 00 blacksmith account ; craps then gave the note to John C. Geiger to ..."

9. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"Morrison, 00 US 108, 24 L. Ed. 764. craps. The game of "craps" or ... The game of "craps" Is played by one man taking two dice and throwing them on the ..."

10. An Exposure of the Arts and Miseries of Gambling: Designed Especially as a by Jonathan Harrington Green (1847)
"craps. knowledge of the game, will, by this cheat, beat men who are old and scientific players. The gambler will pay the utmost attention to get these dice ..."

11. Community Life and Civic Problems by Howard Copeland. Hill (1922)
"The death of the father, for example, often leaves the family so BOYS PLAYING craps A frequent result of the lack of proper home care. unprovided for that ..."

12. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"TALLOW-craps, The refuse or cracklings of tallow or hog's lard, after being rendered. TALLOW-HUED, Pale, wan. TAN, To beat. " I'll tan your hide. ..."

13. The Digest of Canadian Criminal Case Law: Comprising the Reported Cases on by George Edward McCrossan, Samuel Davies Schultz, Andrew Miller Harper (1908)
"Two of the witnesses for the defence said that a game of "craps" (played with dice) was going on at the same time, but in another room; and another witness ..."

14. The American Cotton Industry: A Study of Work and Workers by Thomas M. Young (1903)
"... of ' benders' cotton—Finance—Anomalous transport charges—Bad packing —Character of the plantation negro—' craps'—Negro wages and budgets—Superstition of ..."

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