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.
Verily I say unto thee. That this night, before the
cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. --Matt. xxvi.
2. In a threefold manner or degree; repeatedly; very.
Thrice noble lord, let me entreat of you
To pardon me. --Shak.
Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel just.
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