ace of diamonds

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Ace of diamonds


ace of diamonds (plural aces of diamonds)

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    • 1823, Encyclopaedia Britannica, V7, The Dioptrical Paradox, p.245
      Its effect is, that a print, or an ornamented drawing, with any object, such as an ace of diamonds. etc. in the centre F, (fig 6.) will be seen as the ace of clubs when it is placed in the machine ABCD, and viewed through a single glass only contained in the tube E.