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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun dice
Small cubes used in gaming or in determining by chance; also, the game played with dice. See Die (n.)
verb dice
To play games with dice.
verb dice
Senses
  1. [Cooking] To cut into small cubes; as, to slice and dice carrots.
  2. To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
  2. Play dice
  3. Cut into cubes
Wiktionary
  • Middle English dys, plural of dy.
  • The voiceless /s/ was most likely retained because the word felt like a collective term rather than a plural form (compare pence). The spelling dice is a result of the pronunciation.
  • See die Etymology 2.
  1. (uncountable) Gaming with one or more dice.
  2. (countable, proscribed by some; standard in British English) A die.
  3. (uncountable, formerly countable, cooking) That which has been diced.
    Cut onions, carrots and celery into medium .

From the noun.

    dice was also found in the following language(s): Interlingua, Italian, Latin, Spanish, and Tarantino

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Dice U.S.
      White 90.83% 64.26%
      African American 5.28% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.35% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.35% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.74% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.45% 16.26%

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    Fun Facts about the name Dice

    • How Popular is the name Dice? As a last name Dice was the 9,587th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Dice first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dice is Wednesday, March 31st, 1880.
    • How unique is the name Dice? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dice. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Dice: Your name in reverse order is Ecid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Deic. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Dice? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,391 people with the last name Dice.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dice? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Dice as their last name.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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