Loaded dice
Load Load, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Loading}. Loaden is obsolete, and laden belongs to lade.] 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as a ship; hence, to add weight to, so as to oppress or embarrass; to heap upon. [1913 Webster]

I strive all in vain to load the cart. --Gascoigne. [1913 Webster]

I have loaden me with many spoils. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Those honors deep and broad, wherewith Your majesty loads our house. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To adulterate or drug; as, to load wine. [Cant] [1913 Webster]

3. To magnetize. [Obs.] --Prior. [1913 Webster]

{Loaded dice}, dice with one side made heavier than the others, so that the number on the opposite side will come up oftenest. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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