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Deuce Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    deuce n
  1. a tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game
  2. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number [syn: two, 2, II]
  3. a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say" [syn: devil, dickens]
  4. one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
Deuce Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Deuce \Deuce\, n. [Cf. LL. dusius, Armor, dus, te[^u]z, phantom, specter; Gael. taibhs, taibhse, apparition, ghost; or fr. OF. deus God, fr. L. deus (cf. Deity).] The devil; a demon. [A euphemism, written also deuse.] [Low]
Deuce Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Deuce \Deuce\ (d[=u]s), n. [F. deux two, OF. deus, fr. L. duo. See Two.]
  1. (Gaming) Two; a card or a die with two spots; as, the deuce of hearts.
  2. (Tennis) A condition of the score beginning whenever each side has won three strokes in the same game (also reckoned ``40 all''), and reverted to as often as a tie is made until one of the sides secures two successive strokes following a tie or deuce, which decides the game.
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  • Deuce: Deuce, derived from French, refers to the number two . Deuce may also refer to: People : Deuce McAllister , an American football player for the ...
  • Deuce (song): "Deuce" is a song written by Kiss bassist /vocalist Gene Simmons that first appeared on Kiss' eponymous 1974 debut album . ...
  • Deuce (band): Deuce were a British pop group that found success in the mid 1990s. A two male, two female quartet , they released four Top 30 singles ...
  • Deuce (play): Deuce is a play by Terrence McNally . The Broadway production, directed by Michael Blakemore , starred Angela Lansbury as blue collar ...
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  • The Deuce: The Deuce is the name of the double-decker bus line serving Las Vegas operated by RTC Transit . These buses went into service on October ...
  • Deuce (Korn DVD): Deuce is the second DVD by the American nu metal band, Korn . It was released on June 11, 2002 - the same day as band's fifth studio ...
  • Deuce (Rory Gallagher album): Deuce is the second solo album by Rory Gallagher , released in 1971. organised sound, Deuce was an effort by Gallagher to capture the ...

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