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Oxford dictionary definition of the word dice:
noun (plural same )
1a small cube with each side having a different number of spots on it, ranging from one to six, thrown and used in gambling and other games involving chance. See also die2.
[mass noun] a game played with dice.
2small cubes of food:
cut the meat into dice
1 [no object] (often as noun dicing) play or gamble with dice.
(dice with) take risks with; run the risk of:
his side continue to dice with disaster
you are dicing with an unknown problem
2 [with object] cut (food or other matter) into small cubes:
dice the peppers
(as adjective diced)
3 [with object] Australian informal, dated reject or abandon:
he’d better behave, or I’ll dice him
[ 1940s: extended use of dice ‘gamble away’]
dice with death
take serious risks.
informal, chiefly North American used to refuse a request or indicate that there is no chance of success.
roll (or throw) of the dice
a risky attempt to do or achieve something:
the merger was their last roll of the dice, and it failed miserably
Middle English: from Old French des, plural of de (see die2)
Historically, dice is the plural of die, but in modern standard English dice is both the singular and the plural:
throw the dice
could mean a reference to either one or more than one dice.