trey

[ trey ]
/ treɪ /

noun

a playing card or a die having three pips.

Nearby words

  1. trevor,
  2. trevor nunn,
  3. trevor, william,
  4. trevor-roper,
  5. trews,
  6. treyf,
  7. trez-tine,
  8. trf,
  9. trh,
  10. tri-

Origin of trey

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French trei(s) < Latin trēs three

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British Dictionary definitions for trey

trey

/ (treɪ) /

noun

any card or dice throw with three spots

Word Origin for trey

C14: from Old French treis three, from Latin trēs

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Word Origin and History for trey

trey

n.

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).

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