die (n.) Old form(s): Dye
one of a pair of dice
MND V.i.299[Demetrius to all, of Bottom as Pyramus] No die, but an ace for him; for he is but one
R3 V.iv.10[King Richard to Catesby] I have set my life upon a cast, / And I will stand the hazard of the die
Tim V.iv.34[Second Senator to Alcibiades] by the hazard of the spotted die / Let die the spotted [first instance]
WT IV.iii.26[Autolycus alone] With die and drab I purchased this caparison [i.e. with gaming]
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