trey


trey

noun \ˈtrā\

basketball : a shot that is worth three points

: a playing card with the number 3 or a symbol repeated three times on it

plural treys

Full Definition of TREY

1
:  the side of a die or domino that has three spots
2
:  a card numbered three or having three main pips
3
:  a shot in basketball that counts for three points

Origin of TREY

Middle English treye, treis, from Anglo-French trei, treis three, from Latin tres — more at three
First Known Use: 14th century

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