time or rhythm characterized by three beats to the measure with an accent on the first beat.
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Origin of triple time
First recorded in 1655–65
Also called triple measure, triplex.
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Examples from the Web for triple measure
Many objections, too, were made to the introduction of "triple-time" tunes.Sabbath in Puritan New England|Alice Morse Earle
British Dictionary definitions for triple measure
musical time with three beats in each bar
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