He makes heretical suggestions about calling a “truce” in the culture wars.
The last soldier died only seconds before the truce as officers continued to waste “inferior” lives till the last gasp.
No matter which candidate scores more Ws in his column on Nov. 6, will a truce truly be called by the next day?
If there is no truce, how can Israel claim any kind of victory—or at least prevent Hamas from claiming the same?
A “truce” in the war on drugs, experts opined, may be just around the corner.
On the 3d of September, a British armed brig anchored near the buccaneers' retreat, and sent a flag of truce ashore.
We will have to hoist a flag of truce and take them out on this vessel.
The truce of mourning—you were quite safe so long as it lasted; Moore and I made sure of that.
She's flying the White Ensign and an admiral's pennant, and, yes, a flag of truce.
The next summer the truce for a year ended, after lasting until the Pythian games.
early 13c., triws, variant of trewes, originally plural of trewe "faith, assurance of faith, covenant, treaty," from Old English treow "faith, treaty," from Proto-Germanic *trewwo (cf. Old Frisian triuwe, Middle Dutch trouwe, Dutch trouw, Old High German triuwa, German treue, Gothic triggwa "faith, faithfulness"). Related to Old English treowe "faithful" (see true).
The Germanic word was borrowed into Late Latin as tregua, hence French trève, Italian tregua. Trucial States, the pre-1971 name of the United Arab Emirates, is attested from 1891, in reference to the 1835 maritime truce between Britain and the Arab sheiks of Oman.