threesome

threesome

[three-suhm]
adjective
1.
consisting of three; threefold.
2.
performed or played by three persons.
noun
3.
three forming a group.
4.
something in which three persons participate, as certain games.
5.
Golf. a match in which two players, playing alternately with one ball, compete against a third player who also plays one ball.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English thresum. See three, -some2

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threesome (ˈθriːsəm)
 
n
1.  a group of three
2.  golf a match in which a single player playing his own ball competes against two others playing alternate strokes on the same ball
3.  any game, etc, for three people
4.  (modifier) performed by three: a threesome game

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