Definition of TIERCE

variant of terce


noun \ˈtirs\

Definition of TIERCE

obsolete :  third 2
:  a sequence of three playing cards of the same suit

Origin of TIERCE

Middle English terce, tierce, from Anglo-French, from feminine of terz, adjective, third, from Latin tertius — more at third
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Game Terms

bezique, carom, convention, crap, euchre, gambit, monte, parlay

Rhymes with TIERCE


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