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terce

[ turs ]
/ tɜrs /
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noun Ecclesiastical.
a variant of tierce (def. 3).
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terce

tierce

/ (tɜːs) /

noun
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.

Word Origin for terce

a variant of tierce
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