I would have doubled and trebled the settlement, to have gained you; I would, by heavens!
If the distance be trebled, then the intensity will be decreased 1/9.
The population of England has trebled since then, and we have seen the poor-rates rise to the enormous sum of seven millions.
Reigate has been trebled in size, and Redhill has been created by the railway.
The rate was doubled, trebled and quadrupled as the number of sheets increased.
Had her poor little room doubled its size and trebled its furniture?
During the last quarter-century the exports have trebled in value, while the imports have increased by only about 484 per cent.
With trebled foreboding she opened her door softly, and went towards his.
I say trebled, for my powder and the percussion combined have more than trebled the velocities.
Then the white population of the station doubled and trebled itself.
late 14c., "three times, triple," from Old French treble (12c.), from Latin triplus (see triple).
early 14c., "to multiply by three," from Old French trebler, from treble (see treble (adj.)). Related: Trebled; trebling.
"highest part in music, soprano," mid-14c., from Anglo-French treble, Old French treble (see treble (adj.)). In early contrapuntal music, the chief melody was in the tenor, and the treble was the "third" part above it (after the alto).