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1. Triple: "treble reason for loving as well as working while it is day" (George Eliot).
2. Music Relating to or having the highest part, voice, or range.
3. High-pitched; shrill.
1. Music
a. The highest part, voice, instrument, or range.
b. A singer or player that performs this part.
2. A high, shrill sound or voice.
tr. & intr.v. treb·led, treb·ling, treb·les
To make or become triple.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin triplum, from Latin, neuter of triplus, triple; see triple.]

treb′le·ness n.
treb′ly (trĕb′lē) adv.
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[ˈtreblɪ] ADVtres veces
it is trebly dangerous toes tres veces más peligroso ...


advdreifach; the child was trebly dear to himer liebte das Kind dreimal mehr


(ˈtrebl) noun, adjective
(something that is) three times as much, many etc as something else, or as the normal. He earns treble what I do.
to make, or become, three times as much. He trebled his earnings; His income has trebled.
ˈtrebly adverb
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I could now see that I had been trebly in the wrong--wrong in hastily and cruelly suspecting an innocent woman; wrong in communicating my suspicions (without an attempt to verify them previously) to another person; wrong in accepting the flighty inferences and conclusions of Miserrimus Dexter as if they had been solid truths.
You have been kind to us, dear Miss Henley, as you are kind to all; but to me your sympathy has been trebly dear, for it has brought with it a consolation and pleasure that you but little imagine.
For my part, I must do my best to save this fellow's trebly worthless life; Jim, you get me a basin.
After allowing a moment of stillness to enforce his discipline, the voice of the singer was heard, in low, murmuring syllables, gradually stealing on the ear, until it filled the narrow vault with sounds rendered trebly thrilling by the feeble and tremulous utterance produced by his debility.
With those words, she looked round at Frank, standing trebly helpless in a corner of the summer-house.
But it ready is doubly and trebly hard to have crowds and multitudes of people turning up after him (I could have forgiven him), to take Ladybird's affections away from me.
At times, as the fire lowered, or as the horizon cleared, the outline of the mountain, on the other side of the lake, might be traced by its undulations; but its shadow was cast, wide and dense, on the bosom of the water, rendering the darkness in that direction trebly deep.
Dramatic as was the moment it was suddenly rendered trebly so by the noisy opening of the doors leading to The Hall of Chiefs.
Then (and then only) the truth broke on her mind, trebly revealed to her in your words, your voice, and your look.
As she sat at the cabin breakfast-table that morning, in her quaintly-made sailing dress of old-fashioned nankeen--her inbred childishness of manner contrasting delightfully with the blooming maturity of her form--the man must have been trebly armed indeed in the modern philosophy who could have denied that the first of a woman's rights is the right of being beautiful; and the foremost of a woman's merits, the merit of being young!
This immovability of face, and the habit of taking a pinch of snuff before he gave an answer, made him trebly oracular to Mr.
The butler felt trebly an Englishman as he filled the foaming glass.