trey

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trey one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    • n trey the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trey Three, at cards, dice, or dominoes; a card, die, or domino of three spots or pips. "Seven is my chance and thine is cinq and trey ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trey A card or die with three spots. Also tray.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Trey the third branch of a deer's antler.
    • n Trey trā (Shak.) a three at cards or dice: a card or die of three spots.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. treis, three, F. trois, L. tres,. See Three, and cf. Tray-trip
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. treis—L. tres, three.

Usage

In literature:

One pot of eight hundred dollars was won by a pair of treys on a showdown.
"Burning Daylight" by Jack London
She intended, at the last drawing, to risk all her savings on the different combinations of her treasured trey.
"The Two Brothers" by Honore de Balzac
I do not smoke, I can't play billiards, and I do not know a trey of diamonds from a silver salver.
"A House-Boat on the Styx" by John Kendrick Bangs
Then it was that the famous trey turned up.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
A seven, four, six, five and a trey of clubs.
"The Statesmen Snowbound" by Robert Fitzgerald
Following the services our next work was a trip to Vilcey-sur-Trey, some four kilometers away, at the eastern approach of Death Valley.
"The Greater Love" by George T. McCarthy
Dey reads four trey.
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
Trey, five: make the trey-point in your own table.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Some of us git the deuces an' treys, an' some git the aces.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
It seemed a true and honest die, for it came up now an ace, now trey; now six, now deuce.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
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In poetry:

A Celuy que pluys eyme en mounde,
Of alle tho that I have founde
Carissima,
Saluz od treye amour,
With grace and joye and alle honoure,
Dulcissima.
"Lines from Love Letters" by Anonymous British

In news:

Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone.
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Matt Stone, Trey Parker & Robert Lopez Chat About Book of Mormon .
Hangout Beach Fest Artist Trey Anastasio and his band Phish Hit the Road this Summer.
Six of Ellenburg's treys were in the first half, but the Bruins still managed to lead 37-36 at halftime.
What Did Trey Songz Do To This Woman.
The $5 million Steamboat Springs home belonging to Trey Parker and Matt Stone features "green" building techniques.
Trey Bruce Discusses His New Duo Project, King's Bullet .
Trey Burke 's never really been into hiding his feelings.
This is Trey Burke 's team.
Trey Burke scored 19 points and freshman Nik Stauskas added 12 to lead No.
Bob Stoops announced Wednesday the reinstatement of suspended Sooners Trey Franks, Quentin Hayes and Jaz Reynolds.
TREY SONGZ TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE TRAILER.
Trey Grayson picked up the endorsement of the Conservatives of America.
View full size Trey Zeigler.
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In science:

Bottom vertices of this twain will be called side vertices of this m-trey.
Assembling Lie Algebras from Lieons
Center vertices of an m-trey are a center vertices of any containing it compatible tee-family. A 1-trey will be called simply a trey.
Assembling Lie Algebras from Lieons
In this case the center vertex ek of this trey is a center vertex of Φ by one of basic properties of treys in contradiction with the hypothesis of the lemma.
Assembling Lie Algebras from Lieons
Therefore, the center of ϑ is a side point of a trey ⊤ ⊂ Φ, which contains ∧.
Assembling Lie Algebras from Lieons
A direct check by paying attention to the basic property of treys.
Assembling Lie Algebras from Lieons
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