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Definition of the noun ace of spades

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noun

  1. the ace in the spade suit; sometimes taken as a portent of death
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: ace = one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face

Alternative definition of the noun ace of spades

noun

  1. &lit, The playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip

Places

  1. Ace of Spades is a Venue in Sacramento.
  2. The Ace of Spades roundabout is a road junction in Hook in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. It is situated at the junction of the A243 Hook Road and the A3 Road, known as the Portsmouth Road, as well as the conclusion of the A309 Kingston Bypass.

Group

Ace of Spades is a musical group.

  • album: "WILD TRIBE"

Character

Ace of Spades is the name of five fictional characters from DC Comics.

Music

  1. "Ace of Spades" is a song by English rock band Motörhead, released in 1980 as a single and the title track to the album Ace of Spades. The song spent 12 weeks in the United Kingdom Singles Chart, peaking at No. 15.
  2. "Ace of Spades" is the fourth album by the British heavy metal band Motörhead. Released on 8 November 1980, it peaked at No. 4 on the UK album charts and reached Gold status by March 1981. It was preceded by the release of the title track as a single on 27 October, which peaked in the UK singles chart at No. 15 in early November. It was the debut release of the band in North America, with Mercury Records handling distribution in the region.
  3. "Ace of Spades" is a musical album of Motörhead.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  4. "Ace of Spades" is a musical single of Motörhead.
    • released on (34 years ago)
  5. "Ace of Spades" is a musical single of Sex Slaves.
    • released in

Writings

"Ace of Spades" is a book by David Matthews.

  • genres: Sociology, Biography
  • subjects: African-American studies, Jewish Studies, United States of America

Films

  1. "Ace of Spades" is a 1925 American Western film serial directed by Henry MacRae. The film is considered to be lost.
  2. "Ace Of Spades" is a film, directed by Dennis Simmons.
    • genre: Drama
    • released in

Game

"Ace of Spades" is a sandbox building and FPS game, originally developed by Ben Aksoy for the PC and released in 2011 as a beta version. In late 2012, RuneScape developer Jagex took over development of the game, making it payware on Steam and updating its gameplay.

  • mode: Multiplayer video game
  • released on
  • official website: www.ace-spades.com

Miscellanea

Ace of spades: At least in English-speaking countries, the ace of spades is traditionally seen as the highest card in the deck of playing cards, although the actual value of the card varies from game to game. In popular old legend and folklore, it is also known as the "death card.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ace of Spades

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Google previewThe Oracle of Love (2003)

How to Use Ordinary Playing Cards to Answer Your Relationship Questions, Predict Your Romantic Future, and Find Your Soul Mate by Lee Ann Richards

NOTE The Ace of Spades is a handful. When we acknowledge its extremes and integrate its power, we become confident, emotionally independent. and self- reliant. But when we fail to own our strength, we sentence ourselves to a lifetime of ...

Google previewGame Design Foundations (2009)

by Roger Pedersen

The ace of spades is the highest card. If the last card (seventh card) is a community card, it cannot be used as a “hole” card. Chicago Low plays exactly like Seven-Card Stud except that the player with the lowest spade in the “hole” splits the ...

Google previewCombinatorics and Graph Theory (2000)

by John M. Harris, Jeffry L. Hirst, Michael J. Mossinghoff

Suppose the ace of spades is the most desirable card in the deck (it certainly is in American Western movies), and we would like to know the number of five -card hands that include this card. The answer is the number of ways to select four ...

Google previewThe Best Australian Essays 2010 (2010)

by Robert Drewe

The ace of spades is the highest card in the deck, and is also the death card, used as such by American troops during the war in Vietnam. When an artist places this card in a painting, the viewer does well to take notice. And when a publisher ...

Google previewGypsy Dream Dictionary (1999)

by Raymond Buckland

or a scandal (ace of spades).

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (1903)

A Comprehensive Library of Human Belief and Practice in the Mysteries of Life by Cora Linn Morrison Daniels, Charles McClellan Stevens

Ace of Spades — Face up, death; face down, death of someone not very dear to you. King of Spades — Face up, a hypocrite, a man of religious pretensions, or a sanctimonious lawyer, is trying to do you an ill turn; face down, those that seek to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superstitions (2012)

by Richard Webster

The ace of spades has always been considered the unluckiest card, as it signifies death. In 692, the Earl of Stair used the nine of diamonds to signal the massacre of Glencoe. As a result, it became known as “the curse of Scotland.” You are ...

Google previewAn Ethnologic Dictionary of the Navaho Language (1910)

is, the ace; as ésbada, the ace of spades; as basd6s, ace of clubs, and so on for the other spots. al dos ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley

Ace of Spades. Admired. Ace of Spades. 1. A widow.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Native Music (2005)

More Than a Century of Recordings from Wax Cylinder to the Internet by Brian Wright-McLeod

w/ Kathy Lynn "Ace of Spades (alt. version)/Hidden Charms" [Swan 1966] "Batman Theme/Alone" [Swan 1966] "Ace of Spades/The Fuzz" ...

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