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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ambes’-as
 
or Ambes-ace. Two aces, the lowest throw in dice; figuratively, bad luck. (Latin, ambo-asses, both or two aces.)   1
        “I had rather be in this choice than throw ames-ace for my life.”—All’s Well, etc., ii. 3.
 


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