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Wordnet 3.0

ADVERB (1)

1. three times;
- Example: "I called you thrice last night"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thrice \Thrice\ (thr[imac]s), adv. [OE. thries; thrie thrice (AS. [thorn]riga, [thorn]riwa) + -s, the adverbal suffix. See Three, and -wards.] 1. Three times. "Thrice in vain." --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Verily I say unto thee. That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. --Matt. xxvi. 34. [1913 Webster] 2. In a threefold manner or degree; repeatedly; very. [1913 Webster] Thrice noble lord, let me entreat of you To pardon me. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel just. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: Thrice is often used, generally with an intensive force, to form compounds which are usually of obvious meaning; as, in thrice-blessed, thrice-favored, thrice-hallowed, thrice-happy, thrice-told, and the like. [1913 Webster]




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