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three

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  • Three — (thr[=e]), a. [OE. [thorn]re, [thorn]reo, [thorn]ri, AS. [thorn]r[=i], masc., [thorn]re[ o], fem. and neut.; akin to OFries. thre, OS. thria, threa, D. drie, G. drei, OHG. dr[=i], Icel. [thorn]r[=i]r, Dan. & Sw. tre, Goth. [thorn]reis, Lith. trys …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Three — Three, n. 1. The number greater by a unit than two; three units or objects. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii. [1913 Webster] {Rule of three}. (Arith.) See under {Rule}, n. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Three Rs — (pronounced three ars ), can refer to: * Animal testing, an abbreviation for, reduce, replace, refine * The three Rs, a widely used abbreviation for the basic elements of a primary school curriculum: reading, ’riting (writing), and ’rithmetic… …   Wikipedia

  • three — noun Etymology: Middle English, from three, adjective, from Old English thrīe (masculine), thrēo (feminine & neuter); akin to Old High German drī three, Latin tres, Greek treis Date: before 12th century 1. see number table 2. the third in a set… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Three Fs — The Three Fs were a series of demands first issued by the Tenant Right League in their campaign for land reform in Ireland from the 1850s. They were* Fair rent * Free sale * Fixity of tenureMany historians argue that their absence contributed… …   Wikipedia

  • three R's — noun plural Etymology: from the facetiously used phrase reading, riting, and rithmetic Date: 1828 1. the fundamentals taught in elementary school; especially reading, writing, and arithmetic 2. the fundamental skills in a field of endeavor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Three Little Pigs — is a fairy tale featuring talking animals. Published versions of the story date back to the late 18th century, but the story is thought to be much older. The phrases used in the story, and the various morals which can be drawn from it, have… …   Wikipedia

  • Three Dog Night — Background information Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S. Genres …   Wikipedia

  • Three Sisters — may be:Theatre* Three Sisters (play), a play by Anton Chekhov ** Three Sisters (film), a 1970 film adaptation ** Tri Sestry (film), a Russian 1994 film adaptationAustralia*Three Sisters (Australia), a rock formation near Katoomba, NSW *The Three… …   Wikipedia

  • Three-peat — is a portmanteau of the words three and repeat , which has been trademarked for commercial use by basketball coach Pat Riley. It is used either as a verb or noun used in American sports to refer to winning a third championship in a row.Origin and …   Wikipedia

  • Three 6 Mafia — Juicy J (front) DJ Paul (back) live 2004. Background information Also known as Triple 6 Mafia …   Wikipedia


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