an organ stop sounding two octaves and a major third above the pitch of the diapason.
(in piquet) a sequence of three cards of the same suit.
You might sink an additional trio or tierce if the three points gained would cause you to fail to win the cards.
the third of eight standard parrying positions.
He reduced the number of useful guards to four and named them, ‘prima, seconda, terza and quarta ‘corresponding somewhat to our modern prime, second, tierce and quarte.’
a former measure of wine equal to one third of a pipe, usually equivalent to 35 gallons (about 156 liters).