terce

noun, often capitalized
\ˈtərs \
variants: or less commonly \ ˈtirs \

Definition of terce 

: the third of the canonical hours

First Known Use of terce

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for terce

Middle English, third, terce — more at tierce entry 1

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