Definition of Terce

1. Noun. The third canonical hour; about 9 a.m..

Exact synonyms: Tierce
Generic synonyms: Canonical Hour



Definition of Terce

1. n. See Tierce.

Definition of Terce

1. Noun. The third canonical hour; about 9 a.m. ¹

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Definition of Terce

1. tierce [n -S] - See also: tierce

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terce (current term)
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Literary usage of Terce

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1. The Scots Law Times by Scotland Land Court (1893)
"They agree that the net annual value for purposes of terce over that ... It provides that in any action raised for determining terce, if there is more than ..."

2. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1824)
"since an adjudication is no better than a legal disposition, till seisin proceed on it From this doctrine, it follows, that no terce is due out of lands in ..."

3. A Handbook of Husband and Wife According to the Law of Scotland by Frederick Parker Walton (1893)
"Personal bonds bearing interest, and bonds secluding executors are not liable in terce, because though heritable they are not feudal, and the condition of ..."

4. Principles of the Law of Scotland by John Erskine, George Moir (1881)
"Neither rights of reversion,(i) superiority, (&) nor patronage,(Q fall under the terce; for none of these have fixed profits, and so are not proper subjects ..."

5. Manual of the Law of Scotland by John Hill Burton (1847)
"Where a special provision has been granted by the husband, either before or after the marriage, it is understood to supersede the terce, unless the right ..."

6. The Law of Wills and Succession as Administered in Scotland: Including by John M'Laren (1894)
"From what estate terce is claimable. Residential subjects, securities, and real burdens. vests absolutely by survivance, and cannot be defeated by any act ..."

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