deuce


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deuce

1. 
a. a playing card or dice with two pips or spots; two
b. a throw of two in dice
2. Tennis a tied score (in tennis 40-all) that requires one player to gain two successive points to win the game
References in classic literature ?
Why the deuce are young men of family taught Latin?
"The deuce! it is a very cold one, my dear friend," said Aramis.
But oh, deuce take their cursed, envenomed tongues!' I muttered, in the bitterness of my soul.
Debda powered the Russians with 10 points built on four deuces.
I was in the Triple Deuce business again in a big way.
107 in Gunter's well-established "Naval Fighters" series, albeit incongruously placed as a "fighter," the "Deuce" hauled out hulks of shot-down Hueys and Frogs that might have otherwise remained where they landed for many years.
The Deuce is not in any overt sense a libertarian show.
I watched Deuce do the same thing on multiple evenings, which confirmed that was where I needed to set the trap.
The Deuce star and producer Maggie Gyllenhaal defended resuming production on the HBO series despite co-star James Franco being accused by several women of sexually inappropriate and exploitative behaviour.
The boys' father, Sid LaCotts I, died at 39 from a heart attack while duck hunting, so Deuce and his younger brother Bart learned their trade primarily from their grandfather, Clarence Elmer "Tippy" Lacotts.
And his investment in Deuce - the brainchild of the former tennis director at Gosling Sports Park, Matt Willcocks - represents the first time Murray has backed a tennisspecific business.