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Examples from the Web for terce
Between breakfast and Terce John carried out this intention.The Christian
The choir commence the chanting of the psalms of terce and sext.
In the monastery church the monks were chanting "terce" to an empty nave.God Wills It!
William Stearns Davis
Now I hear the bell for terce--go forth, my son, and prove your vocation.The House of Walderne
A. D. Crake
The middle between them both is 50 degrees and a terce in latitude.
- mainly RC Church the third of the seven canonical hours of the divine office, originally fixed at the third hour of the day, about 9 a.m.
a variant of tierce
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