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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of trice.


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  • I had him fast and triced in the blanket with a rope yarn.


  • More than one convict's dereliction was shunted off on me, and was paid for by me in the dungeon on bread and water, or in being triced up by the thumbs on my tiptoes for long hours, each hour of which was longer than the memory of any life I have ever lived.

    Chapter 2

  • Had he not seen them, on occasion, triced up to the palm-trees of the Meringe compound and their backs lashed to ribbons by the white-gods?


  • He had been triced up and lashed till he fainted had been revived and lashed again.


  • From the veranda Sheldon egged him on to strike with strength, till the two triced savages screamed and howled while the blood oozed down their backs.

    Chapter 2

  • He toiled in hell, escaped more than once, was triced up and lashed until he fainted then was thrown in the dungeon for ninety days.

    “I am only a wild girl, and I am afraid of the world....”

  • Huggins ordered him to be triced up, and the other obeyed him, and handcuffed the man over a pole for two days and a night.

    Ralph Rashleigh

  • He triced up the mainsail, stirred up his fainthearted crew, and got out the sweeps, i.e. one old oar and four paddles, and with this assistance we solemnly trudged away from danger at a pace that nothing slower than a Thames dumb barge, going against stream, could possibly overhaul.

    Travels in West Africa

  • I'll remember you, my lad, thinks I, and the day'll come when I'll have you triced up and flogged to ribbons.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • I triced up the main-tack, and stowed the headsails unaided.

    The Riddle of the Sands


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