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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.

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]

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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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.
92) Compte du habillement fait au Terce de Dragons du Maestre de Camp Mathias Perez, Ath, 2/1683, AGRB, SEG, libro 97.
We prayed seven times a day--vigils, lauds, terce, sext, none, vespers, and compline--in addition to daily Eucharist.
Les classements relatifs aux mathematiques et a la science sont basees sur une combinaison d'evaluations internationales, notamment l'enquete PISA de l'OCDE, les tests TIMMS, et ceux de TERCE effectues en Amerique latine.
Un total de 75 (30,2%) eran primigestantes, mientras que 72 (29,0%) cursaban con su segundo embarazo, 41 (16,5%) en el terce ro, 51 (20,6%) entre el 4[grados] y el 6[grados], y las restantes 9 (3,6%) entre el 7[grados] y 10[grados].
Asi, los resultados de la mayoria de los paises participantes en el TERCE muestran mejoras significativas, a excepcion de un grupo menor que presenta puntaje promedio, en algunas de las pruebas y areas evaluadas, de forma significativa menor (Organizacion de las Naciones Unidas para la Educacion Cientifica y Cultural.
Also, on ordinary ferial days, the Office for prime, terce, sext, and none may be prayed in the workroom if this is deemed appropriate.
The octavo fragments, for example, have only the incipits to the hymns and collects--at least for the three Short Hours that survive (Prime, Terce, and None)--whereas STC 15898 (and the Lambeth Palace reprint of STC 15875) gives the collects in full but supplies only the incipits when the hymns are repeated.