a playing card or a die having three pips.

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French trei(s) < Latin trēs three Unabridged
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trey (treɪ)
any card or dice throw with three spots
[C14: from Old French treis three, from Latin trēs]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., "card, die, or domino with three spots," from O.Fr. treis, oblique case of treie "three," from L. tria (neut.) "three" (see three).
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Example sentences for trey
She survives and begins a relationship with trey that leads him to start using drugs.
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