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Terce \Terce\, n. See Tierce.


n. The third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.


n. the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m. [syn: tierce]


Tercé is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.

Usage examples of "terce".

You must take me to Almery or return my money, to the sum of forty-five terces.

Watching the folk eat and drink, Cugel was unfavorably reminded of the fare which had sustained him across the Pale Rugates, and he gave no further thought to his terces.

The third hour, terce, meant no more, in lay affairs, than the middle of the morning, something vaguely earlier than sext, which is noon.

At this time, were I to owe Twango ten thousand terces for a long series of excellent meals, my last thoughts would be happy ones!

Teuda led her along empty corridors hewn out of stone past the chapel to the tiny library where, in the hours between Terce and Nones, she was allowed to read.

Weamish, so I believe, will allow me to reveal that last week he earned almost three hundred terces, and the week before as much again.

Item: three pastries of mince with herbs, at three terces each, to a total of nine terces.

If the supervisor earns three hundred terces a week, I can quickly discharge my account.

They earn ten to fifteen terces a day on the average, from which the costs of board, lodging and incidentals are deducted.

As supervisor you will see to their safety and comfort, at a salary of ten terces per day.

Twango ten thousand terces for a long series of excellent meals, my last thoughts would be happy ones!

Twango hovers always at thirty or forty terces, it might as well be ten thousand!

After all, he took my good terces and gave me cases of dried mud in exchange!

I think I understand the game and I will risk two, no three, terces, and I hereby bet one discrete, solid and whole terce on the first sally.

Cugel lost eleven terces, and drank two mugs of the local beer: a pungent liquid brewed from acorns, bittermoss and black sausage.