- a playing card or a die having three pips.
Origin of trey
Related Words for treythreesome, triumvirate, trilogy, troika, triad, leash, triple, trinity, trine, triplet, triangle, triplicate, triptych, trey, ternion, three, triune, triunity
Examples from the Web for trey
Contemporary Examples of trey
He fell short, taking in less than half that amount, but his haul was enough to scare his primary opponent, Trey Grayson.Rand Paul’s Daddy Issues
July 28, 2014
Trey was born on a cold February morning the same week Nelson Mandela walked out of a South African prison after 26 years.
Trey and his girlfriend hurried to his car parked on the street and left.
That was the deal the lawyer worked out: a plea of guilty in exchange for the record being expunged if Trey stayed out of trouble.
As Trey grew older, his hunger for a father seemed to be the driving force of his young life.
Historical Examples of trey
He shuffled, buried a trey, and gave me an ace-down, duck-up.The Slizzers
Why don't you change the trey of hearts to the place that suits you?The Courage of Marge O'Doone
James Oliver Curwood
When Trey told her that he had no idea where her brother was, she believed him.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town
Presently Portlaw began in a babyish-irritated voice: "I've buried the deuce and trey of diamonds, and blocked myself—"The Firing Line
Robert W. Chambers
It seemed a true and honest die, for it came up now an ace, now trey; now six, now deuce.Claim Number One
George W. (George Washington) Ogden
- any card or dice throw with three spots
Word Origin for trey
late 14c., "card, die, or domino with three spots," from Old French treis, oblique case of treie "three," from Latin tria (neuter) "three" (see three).