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terce

 (tûrs) also tierce (tîrs)
n.
1. The third of the seven canonical hours. No longer in liturgical use.
2. The time of day appointed for this service, usually the third hour after sunrise.
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terce

(tɜːs) or

tierce

n
(Roman Catholic Church) chiefly RC Church the third of the seven canonical hours of the divine office, originally fixed at the third hour of the day, about 9 a.m.
[a variant of tierce]
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terce

(tɜrs)

n.
the third of the seven canonical hours.
[1350–1400; Middle English terse, tierce tierce]
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Noun1.terce - the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
canonical hour - (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer
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The alternatim performance of liturgical items at First Vespers, Matins, Lauds, Terce, the Mass, and Second Vespers, and maybe also Compline required on a principal feast day the performance of some one hundred separate organ versets.
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One afternoon, from behind the desk, Edie handed Tom a towel, looking straight at his green eyes, whites streaked red from the night before, and asked, "You've been here a month, but you haven't been to Stred Terce yet, have you?"
The De Brailes Hours would have guided Susannah through a day of prayers marked by the eight canonical hours--Matins, Prime, Terce, Sext, None, Vespers, and Compline.