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- A doctor has suggested me Combiflam trice a day for five days for a liquid problem discharge in my breast. Is it fine?
- What are some amazing pictures one has to see trice to understand?
- If the value of each letter in the alphabet series is made trice of its serial number then L-H+O=?
… No, trice is not a mispelling of thrice (or twice, hard to tell).
Ali Cengiz’s answer to How do I say thank you in Turkish?
teşekkür ederim /teʃe’kjuːr ederəm/.
(easier way for English speakers; “two sugar a dream” sounds understandable when read in a trice.)
Harish Aditham’s answer to If you could change any one event of Indian history, what would that be and why?
It turns a city into a graveyard in the wink of an eye, and makes a peasant wench a princess in a trice.
James Tapper’s answer to Why did Nigel Farage quit as the leader of UKIP?
Reading someone’s argument and picking holes in it can be done in a trice.
And of course,
Michael Masiello’s answer to What are books that were written before the Internet?
The internet has been around for a trice of time. People have been reading and writing since the dawn of history.
a brief space of time : instant —used chiefly in the phrase in a trice
< Middle English trise, literally, pull, from trisen
cf. trice : to haul up or in and lash or secure (something, such as a sail) with a small rope
The Magister’s usage prompted this:
Robert Shaus: Only person I’ve seen use the word, trice. Great.
Michael Masiello: Well, Shakespeare did, too. But not on Quora. He missed out on Quora.
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