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1. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
2. being one more than two Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
3. One more than two; two and one. Webster Dictionary DB
4. The number greater by a unit than two; three units or objects. Webster Dictionary DB
5. A symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii. Webster Dictionary DB
6. Denoting the sum of two and one. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
7. The sum of two and one; the sign for three units, as 3 or iii. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
8. The number three. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
9. Two and one. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
10. thr[=e], adj. and n. two and one.--adj. THREE'-COR'NERED, having three corners or angles: (bot.) having three prominent longitudinal angles, as a stem.--n. THREE'-DECK'ER, ship of war carrying guns on three decks: an old-fashioned pulpit.--adjs. THREE'FOLD, folded thrice: thrice repeated: consisting of three; THREE'-FOOT, measuring three feet, or having three feet; THREE'-LEAFED, -LEAVED (bot.), having three distinct leaflets: having the leaves arranged in threes; THREE'-LOBED (bot.), having three lobes; THREE'-MAN (Shak.), worked by three men.--n. THREE'-MAS'TER, a ship with three masts.--adjs. THREE'-NERVED, having three nerves: (bot.) having three distinct nerves running longitudinally without branching, as a leaf; THREE'-NOOKED (Shak.), three-cornered; THREE'-PART'ED, consisting of three parts: (bot.) divided into three parts down to the base, as a leaf.--n. THREEPENCE (thr[=e]'pens, coll. thrip'ens), three pennies: a silver coin of the value of threepence.--adj. THREE'PENNY, worth threepence: of little worth: mean, vulgar.--ns. THREE'-PER-CENTS., bonds or other securities paying three per cent. interest, esp. a portion of the consolidated debt of Great Britain; THREE'-PILE (Shak.), the finest kind of velvet.--adjs. THREE'-PILED, set with a thick pile, as velvet: (Shak.) of the best quality: (Shak.) piled one on another; THREE'PLY, having three plies or folds; THREE'SCORE, three times a score, sixty (also n.); THREE'-SID'ED, having three sides; THREE'SOME, triple; THREE'-SUIT'ED, having but three suits of clothes; THREE'-VALVED, consisting of, or opening with, three valves.--THREE F'S, free sale, fixity of tenure, fair rent--the three demands of the Irish Land League; THREE R'S (see R); THREE TIMES THREE, three cheers thrice repeated. [A.S. þreó, þrý, þír; Ice. þrír, Gael. tri, Goth. threis, Ger. drei, L. tres, Gr. treis, Sans. tri.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
11. One more than two, 3, iii; t. times t., t. cheers thrice repeated; the t. F s, free sale, fixity of tenure, fair rent, (demands of Irish Land League); the t. R\'s, reading, writing, arithmetic; RULE of t.; t.-decker, warvessel with t. gun-decks, t.-storeyed pulpit; t.-handed, with t. hands, played by t. persons, as t.-h. euchre; t.-master, vessel esp. schooner with t. masts; three pence, sum of t. pence; threepenny (bit) (same pron.), coin worth t. pence; (the) t.-per-cents, (government) bonds bearing that interest; t.-ply, of t. strands, webs, or thicknesses; t.-quarter (s), (a.) of t. fourths of normal size or numbers, (of portrait) going down to hips, showing t. fourths of face, (n.) any of 3 or 4 players behind HALF-backs; threescore, (age of) sixty. Hence threefold a. & adv. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
12. (of contest &c.) between t. parties each fighting &c. for himself; t. halfpence, 1 1/2d.; T. in One, the Trinity; t.-legged race, of couples each having a right& left leg tied together; t.-pair, (of room) up t. pair of stairs (usu. t.-p. back or front). Concise Oxford Dictionary
13. n. The sum of two and one ;-a symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii. Cabinet Dictionary

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