ambsace (AYM-zays) noun, also amesace[found on A.Word.A.Day *** Image ToyVault.com]
1. The double ace, the lowest throw of the dice with one spot showing uppermost on both dice.
2. The smallest amount of anything.
3. Bad luck.
[From Middle English ambes as, from Old French, from Latin ambas (both) + as (aces).]
"O noble, prudent folk in happier case!
Your dice-box doth not tumble out ambsace ..."
Geoffrey Chaucer; The Man of Law's Tale; The Canterbury Tales; 1380.