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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Third \Third\, n. 1. The quotient of a unit divided by three; one of three equal parts into which anything is divided. [1913 Webster] 2. The sixtieth part of a second of time. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) The third tone of the scale; the mediant. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. (Law) The third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which, by some local laws, the widow is entitled to enjoy during her life. [1913 Webster] Major third (Mus.), an interval of two tones. Minor third (Mus.), an interval of a tone and a half. [1913 Webster]