ace

Part of speech: noun

A single spot on a card or die; a unit; particle.

Part of speech: noun

A military airman who has destroyed five enemies.

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Usage examples "ace":

  1. Have you ever asked for one card when you wanted to fill a royal flush and happened to pick out the necessary ace? - "A Damsel in Distress", Pelham Grenville Wodehouse.
  2. The King is the Cornish army, yonder: the Ace is my pistol here, which I hold. - "The Splendid Spur", Arthur T. Quiller Couch.
  3. " I pay King and Ace only," he called out imperturbably, as he turned up a Queen. - "The Nest of the Sparrowhawk", Baroness Orczy.