Origin of thrice
Examples from the Web for thrice
Those people have now been thrice betrayed--by Mubarak, by Morsi, and yesterday by the military.
Seriously, the Tea Party favorite has thrice run for a Delaware Senate seat and lost.Christine Quinn’s Lackluster Book Debut & More Political-Memoir Flops|Brandy Zadrozny|June 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thrice married and twice divorced, Tony exemplified a certain Hollywood archetype.The Beautiful Bromance Between Filmmakers Tony Scott and Ridley Scott|Chris Lee|August 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Driven off thrice with gun-shots, would she make another try to feed or free her captive young one?Lobo, Rag and Vixen|Ernest Seton-Thompson
This process may be repeated twice or thrice, to obtain a very good bistre.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
In half an hour nearly fifteen hundred buckets were at work, and thrice that number of volunteers were lending their aid.The Gold Hunter's Adventures|William H. Thomes
Glancing over it idly, he caught the name, twice or thrice repeated, of the town where Judge Priest lived.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
The despair of unrequited love was thrice intensified by jealousy.Robert Orange|John Oliver Hobbes
British Dictionary definitions for thrice
Word Origin for thrice
Word Origin and History for thrice
c.1200, from Old English þriga, þriwa "thrice" (from þrie "three;" see three) + adverbial genitive -es, changed to -ce c.1600 to reflect voiceless pronunciation.