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Straight as a die

Posted by Henry on July 18, 2004

In Reply to: Definition and where it came frrom? posted by Kelly Bassett on July 18, 2004

: "Straight as a Dime"

"Straight as a die" means honest or loyal. My dictionary, the Concise Oxford Dictionary, says that die is the singular of dice. A die should be fair and not subject to other influences. It also occurs in the phrase "the die is cast".

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