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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The third part of anything; specifically, the third part of the grain growing on a tenant's land at his death, in some places due to the lord as a heriot. Bailey, 1731. Also in plural.
  • noun A custom practised at the English universities, where two thirds of the original price is allowed by the upholsterers to students for household goods returned to them within the year.
  • noun Same as riding.

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  • verb Present participle of third.

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