Dibs

or Dibbs. Money.(Compare tips, gifts to schoolboys; and diobolus. Compare also dot with tot, jot, and yod.)

The huckle-bones of sheep used for gambling purposes are called dibbs; and Locke speaks of stones used for the same game, which he calls dibstones.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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