trey

noun \ ˈtrā \

Definition of trey

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

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Origin and Etymology of trey

Middle English treye, treis, from Anglo-French trei, treis three, from Latin tres — more at three


TREY Defined for English Language Learners

trey

noun

Definition of trey for English Language Learners

  • basketball : a shot that is worth three points

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


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