Meaning of craps

craps

Pronunciation: (kraps), [key]
— n. (usually used with a sing. v.)
  1. a game in which two dice are thrown and in which a first throw of 7 or 11 wins, a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses, and a first throw of 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, or 10 can be won only by throwing the same number again before throwing a 7.
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