Definition of Dice box
1. Noun. A small container (open at one end) in which dice are shaken by hand and from which they are thrown.
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Literary usage of Dice box
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1. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"... that we fancy very few parents, even now, would like to see their children much addicted either to the dice-box or the theatre. ..."
2. Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments by Addison (1797)
"... and a fox-chace or a cricket-ball; a hunting-match or a dice-box, are not only able to ... dicebox ..."
3. The Critic: Or, a Tragedy Rehearsed : a Dramatic Piece in Two Acts by Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1848)
"... out the dice-box.. Cox. [Aside.] I've no objection at all to dice. I lost one pound, seventeen and sixpence, at last Barnet Races, to a very gentlemanly ..."
4. Mathematical Questions and Solutions by W. J. C. Miller (1891)
"A cubical die, of side a, lies at the bottom of a cylindrical dice-box, of radius r. The dots or pips being symmetrically arranged on their several sides ..."
5. The English Illustrated Magazine (1900)
"Dropping his chin upon his hand, he rubbed it softly ; then, reaching out, he took up the dice-box again, and let fall the dice into ..."