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terce

[turs] /tɜrs/
noun, Ecclesiastical
1.
tierce (def 3).
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terce

/tɜːs/
noun
1.
(mainly RC Church) the third of the seven canonical hours of the divine office, originally fixed at the third hour of the day, about 9 a.m.
Word Origin
a variant of tierce
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