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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A group of three persons or things.
  • n. An activity involving three people, especially a golf match in which one player competes against two others who alternate their play.
  • adj. Consisting of or performed by three.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A group of three people.
  • n. An instance of sexual activity involving three people.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Triple; danced by three persons.
  • n. In golf, a match in which one player, playing his own ball, plays against two opponents with one ball, each opponent playing alternate strokes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. three people considered as a unit
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

Etymologies

three +‎ -some (Wiktionary)

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