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1) Ace (1 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...from as, the Latin unit of weight. (Italian, asso; French and Spanish, as.) 1 Within an ace. Within a shave. An ace is the lowest numeral, and he who wins within...

2) ace. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...more enemy aircraft. 5. An expert in a given field. Top-notch; first-rate. Inflected forms: aced, acˇing, acˇes1. To serve an ace against in racket games. 2. To hit...

3) ace. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Exceptionally good of its kind: banner, blue-ribbon, brag, capital, champion, excellent, fine1, first-class, first-rate, prime, quality, splendid, superb, superior,...

4) ACE inhibitor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ACE inhibitor, (a´se´e´, as) (KEY) or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (an´jeoten´sin) (KEY) , drug used to reduce elevated blood pressure (see hypertension),...

5) ace. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...meaning the unreturnable service, is Standard, unlike golf s, meaning a hole in one, to ace someone or something, meaning to win decisively (usually with one stroke...

6) ace in the hole. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...ace in the hole A hidden advantage or resource kept in reserve until needed: The coach was certain that his new trick play would turn out to be his ace in the hole....

7) Can'ace (3 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of all roots. Chaucer never finished the tale, but probably he meant to marry Can ace to some knight who would be able to overthrow her two brothers, Cam balo and...

8) ACE inhibitor. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of a class of drugs that cause vasodilation and are used to treat hypertension and heart failure. a(ngiotensin) c(onverting) e(nzyme) inhibitor....

9) 50. Ace Shaw. Masters, Edgar Lee. 1916. Spoon River Anthology
...Practicing law, banking, or anything else. For everything is chance. 5 Nevertheless Seest thou a man diligent in business? He shall stand before Kings!...

10) Dence-ace. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A throw of two dice, o e showing one spot and the other showing two spots. 1...

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