from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A variation of backgammon.
- noun A card game in which two cards are dealt face up and a player bets whether the rank of the next card will be between the ranks of the two cards.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Alteration of ace + deuce.]
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There are hundreds of variations of poker, and I must have played a large chunk of them: five card stud, blackjack, acey-deucy, high-low.
The acey-deucy games continued, until the next flight.
They bet and raised, ate and drank, and from that point on resumed playing such games as high-low, acey-deucy, Chicago, Omaha, Texas hold ’em, anaconda and a couple of other deviant strains in poker’s line of ancestry.
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