v. t.1.To do or perform for the third time.
2.(Gun.) To examine, as the thickness of the metal at the muzzle of a gun; or, in general, to examine the thickness of, as ordnance, in order to ascertain its strength.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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