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Throw, subst. a cast of dice or of a bowl in gaming: “abate t. at novum,” LLL V, 2, 547. “if Hercules and Lichas play at dice, the greater t. may turn from the weaker hand,” Merch. II, 1, 33. Metaphorically: like to a bowl upon a subtle ground, I have tumbled past the t. (in praising Coriolanus) Cor. V, 2, 21. “you can fool no more money out of me at this t.” Tw. V, 45 (by this device, by this trick).
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