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thrice

[thrahys] /θraɪs/
adverb
1.
three times, as in succession; on three occasions or in three ways.
2.
in threefold quantity or degree.
3.
very; extremely.
Origin of thrice
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English thries, equivalent to obsolete thrie thrice (Old English thrīga) + -s -s1
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thrice

/θraɪs/
adverb
1.
three times
2.
in threefold degree
3.
(archaic) greatly
Word Origin
Old English thrīwa, thrīga; see three
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Word Origin and History for thrice
adv.

c.1200, from Old English þriga, þriwa "thrice" (from þrie "three;" see three) + adverbial genitive -es, changed to -ce c.1600 to reflect voiceless pronunciation.

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