thrice

[ thrahys ]
/ θraɪs /

adverb

three times, as in succession; on three occasions or in three ways.
in threefold quantity or degree.
very; extremely.

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Origin of thrice

1150–1200; Middle English thries, equivalent to obsolete thrie thrice (Old English thrīga) + -s-s1
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British Dictionary definitions for thrice

thrice
/ (θraɪs) /

adverb

three times
in threefold degree
archaic greatly

Word Origin for thrice

Old English thrīwa, thrīga; see three
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