trey

trey 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 (Cf. three)).

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  • Trey — Trey, n. [OF. treis three, F. trois, L. tres. See {Three}, and cf. {Tray trip}.] Three, at cards, dice, or dominoes; a card, die, or domino of three spots or pips. [1913 Webster] Seven is my chance and thine is cinq and trey. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trey — [trā] n. [ME < OFr trei, treis < L tres,THREE] 1. a playing card with three spots 2. the side of a die bearing three spots, or a throw of the dice totaling three …   English World dictionary

  • Trey — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Trey imagesize= caption= pronunciation=Tray gender = meaning =Third to come region = origin = related names = Tray footnotes = Trey is the anglicised spelling of tre , the Italian word for the number three .Trey… …   Wikipedia

  • Trey — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Trey (homonymie). Trey Une vue d ensemble de la commune serait la bienvenue Administration Pays Suisse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • trey — Pronounced thri with an accent. A teenage boy from Greece. Only used in the calling of a person. Hey, trey, come have a look at this …   Dictionary of american slang

  • trey — /treɪ/ (say tray) noun 1. a playing card or a die having three pips. 2. Also, trey bit, tray bit. Colloquial (formerly) a threepenny piece; threepence. {Middle English, from Old French trei(s), from Latin trēs three} …   Australian English dictionary

  • trey — noun (plural treys) Etymology: Middle English treye, treis, from Anglo French trei, treis three, from Latin tres more at three Date: 14th century 1. the side of a die or domino that has three spots 2. a card numbered three or having three main… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trey — /tray/, n. a playing card or a die having three pips. [1350 1400; ME < MF trei(s) < L tres THREE] * * * …   Universalium

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