Origin of trice1
Definition for trice (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), triced, tric·ing. Nautical.
Origin of trice2
Related formsun·triced, adjective
Definition for trice (3 of 3)
Origin of -trice
Examples from the Web for trice
Then he put out the light, settled himself squarely on his back and in a trice was snoring.
In a trice the three women were chatting away like a group of old neighbours!An Engagement of Convenience|Louis Zangwill
And still as fast as he drew near, 'Twas wonderful to view, How in a trice the turnpike men Their gates wide open threw.Graded Poetry: Second Year|Various
And in a trice he was off, as Sally supposed, on his mission.Jolly Sally Pendleton|Laura Jean Libbey
There was a mad stampede and in a trice the street was empty.The Panchronicon|Harold Steele Mackaye