trey

play
noun \ˈtrā\

Definition of trey

plural

treys

  1. 1 :  the side of a die or domino that has three spots

  2. 2 :  a card numbered three or having three main pips

  3. 3 :  a shot in basketball that counts for three points

Origin and Etymology of trey

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


First Known Use: 14th century


TREY Defined for English Language Learners

trey

play
noun \ˈtrā\

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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