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tierce (n.)

old unit of liquid measure equal to one-third of a pipe (42 gallons), 1530s, from Anglo-French ters, Old French tierce (11c.). used in the sense "one-third" in various ways, from Latin tertia, fem. of tertius "a third," from PIE *tri-tyo-, from root *trei- (see three). Also used in Middle English for "a third part" (late 15c.), "the third hour of the canonical day" (ending at 9 a.m.), late 14c., and, in astronomy and geometry, "sixtieth part of a second of an arc."

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Definitions of tierce

tierce (n.)
the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.;
Synonyms: terce
tierce (n.)
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one;
Synonyms: three / " / iii / trio / threesome / leash / troika / triad / trine / trinity / ternary / ternion / triplet / tercet / terzetto / trey / deuce-ace
tierce (n.)
one of three equal parts of a divisible whole;
Synonyms: one-third / third
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