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Meaning of THRICE

Pronunciation:  thrIs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  three times; "I called you thrice last night"
 

THRICE is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thrice\, adv. [OE. thries; thrie thrice (AS.
[thorn]riga, [thorn]riwa) + -s, the adverbal suffix. See
{Three}, and {-wards}.]
1. Three times. ``Thrice in vain.'' --Spenser.

         Verily I say unto thee. That this night, before the
         cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. --Matt. xxvi.
                                               34.

2. In a threefold manner or degree; repeatedly; very.

         Thrice noble lord, let me entreat of you To pardon
         me.                                   --Shak.

         Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel just.
                                               --Shak.

Note: Thrice is often used, generally with an intensive
      force, to form compounds which are usually of obvious
      meaning; as, in thrice-blessed, thrice-favored,
      thrice-hallowed, thrice-happy, thrice-told, and the
      like.

 

 

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