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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of three equal parts of a divisible whole; The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one; The third canonical hour.

Usage examples (25)
  • My lord parried gracefully in tierce, and chuckled softly to himself.
  • Sequences of 3-8 cards are called tierce, quart, quint, sixième, septième and huitième respectively.
  • Carte and tierce was his life, and a carte was his death.
  • The average price of a tierce of rice (600lbs.) is from 3l. for more
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