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trey

 (trā)
n. pl. treys
A card, die, or domino with three pips.

[Middle English treye, from Old French treie, from Latin tria, neuter of trēs, three; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]
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trey

(treɪ)
n
(Card Games) any card or dice throw with three spots
[C14: from Old French treis three, from Latin trēs]
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trey

(treɪ)

n.
a playing card or a die having three pips.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French trei(s) < Latin trēs three]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trey - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and onetrey - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.trey - one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
playing card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
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Daylight showed four queens and an ace; MacDonald four jacks and an ace; and Kearns four kings and a trey. Kearns reached forward with an encircling movement of his arm and drew the pot in to him, his arm shaking as he did so.
Rediscovering his stroke, Belasco nailed four treys as the Realtors whipped the Paranaque Patriots, 100-87, on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory at Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City.
Josh Steinhaus led a Wildcat volley of 3-pointers that had five different shooters banging down treys as Libertyville opened up a 25-15 lead with 3:42 left in the first half.
Stephen Siruma hit four treys in his 14 markers, Jessie Collado scored 12 anchored on two triples and Jay-R Taganas had one trey in his 10-point output while adding 10 rebounds.
More important, she commanded the Crusaders' attention, allowing her to kick out the ball to outside shooters for uncontested treys.
With top gun Jeff Viernes struggling, Alvarez carried the fight early, hitting six treys, before teammates Bong Quinto and Jhaymo Eguilos finished off the Crusaders, combining for nine of their team's last 11 points.
Collecting 8 treys including 7 in the first half, No.
The Indians' rally was sparked by Grafton's ability to knock down perimeter shots as senior Miguel Valle and sophomore Mark Bradshaw each had a pair of clutch treys in the final five minutes to spark the Indians' 20-3 run.
Parks made six treys with his last two helping Alab weather a late surge by Mono.
Javelona, the former National U standout who won a UAAP title in 2004, fired 11 points, including three treys in the first period to set the tone for Alab, before Urbiztondo, hit a couple of late treys that finished off the Heat, who lost all four meetings with Alab this season.
Kasten would score two more treys in the second while teammates Rachael Kell and Sabrina Kollbaum would score one apiece.