daus

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Noun[edit]

daus

  1. plural form of dau

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dauss, from Old French dous, deus, deuz.

Noun[edit]

daus m (genitive singular dauss, nominative plural dausar)

  1. the side of a die marked two (in dice games, especially backgammon)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Origin uncertain, but possibly from daus (1), derived from the notion that two was a bad number to get, or perhaps because there are two buttocks and the two eyes on the two-eyed side of some dice may have resembled buttocks.

Noun[edit]

daus m (genitive singular dauss, nominative plural dausar)

  1. buttocks, arse
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