American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Three times.
- adv. In a threefold quantity or degree.
- adv. Archaic Extremely; greatly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Three times.
- Hence, in a general sense, repeatedly; emphatically; fully.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Three times.
- adv. In a threefold manner or degree; repeatedly; very.
- adv. three times
- From Middle English thries, from earlier thrie (from Old English þrīga) + adverbial -s. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English thries, adverbial genitive of thrie, from Old English thrīga; see trei- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“NSW, traditionally the bread basket of Aussie cricket, are the T20 champions, but Victoria won the title thrice in succession before the last edition.”
“Flashing twice means "I'm waiting for you;" and thrice translates to "I am home!”
“So what chance does Scot Ross have running against incumbent Doug LaFollette (Robert's first cousin thrice removed) in the fall Democratic primary for Secretary of State?”
“After watching the young woman frown after I told her my name thrice, I spelled it out for her: Steve.”
“So if winning thrice is a trend, what is winning four times?”
“And I say in the book, Grant would no more use the word thrice than Huck Finn would say the Lord ` s prayer.”
“The word thrice repeated rose softly on the night air, but struck like a hammer upon the ears of the man who, in studying the brain, had found himself often and inextricably entangled in the religions and mysteries of the East.”
“Upon the lowest platform he halted and lifted up his hands as in greeting, whereon up went painted shield and glittering spear and from the stalwart warriors rose a lusty shout, a word thrice repeated.”
“I saw Alixe's lips frame my name thrice, though no word came forth, and my heart was bursting to cry out and clasp her to my breast.”
“He merely repeated the name thrice, but it gave her a moment of keen apprehension.”
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