Definition of Tierce

Tierce n. means: A position in thrusting or parrying in which the wrist and nails are turned downward.

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Tierce n. means: A position in thrusting or parrying in which the wrist and nails are turned downward.

Meaning of Tierce

Tierce (n.) means: A position in thrusting or parrying in which the wrist and nails are turned downward.

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Tierce (n.): A sequence of three playing cards of the same suit. Tierce of ace, king, queen, is called tierce-major.

Tierce-major (n.): See Tierce, 4.

Terce (n.): See Tierce.

Tierce (n.): The third tone of the scale. See Mediant.

Caroteel (n.): A tierce or cask for dried fruits, etc., usually about 700 lbs.

Tierce (a.): Divided into three equal parts of three different tinctures; -- said of an escutcheon.

Tierce (n.): A position in thrusting or parrying in which the wrist and nails are turned downward.

Leash (n.): A brace and a half; a tierce; three; three creatures of any kind, especially greyhounds, foxes, bucks, and hares; hence, the number three in general.

Diurnal (a.): A small volume containing the daily service for the "little hours," viz., prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline.

Tierce (n.): A cask larger than a barrel, and smaller than a hogshead or a puncheon, in which salt provisions, rice, etc., are packed for shipment.

Point (n.): A movement executed with the saber or foil; as, tierce point.

Tierce (n.): The third hour of the day, or nine a. m,; one of the canonical hours; also, the service appointed for that hour.

Quart (n.): In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf. Tierce, 4.

Tierce (n.): A cask whose content is one third of a pipe; that is, forty-two wine gallons; also, a liquid measure of forty-two wine, or thirty-five imperial, gallons.

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Meaning of Barrels

Barrels means: A round wooden cask usually used for storage. Barrel makers were coopers. It was common for a ships to have barrel makers on board. The following are some other standard barrel/cask sizes: Puncheon = either 84 or 120 gallons (depending on the goods being shipped) Butt= 108 gallons ( a cask capable of holding twice that of a hogshead) Hogshead =63 gallons Barrel = between 31-42 gallons Tierce= 42 gallons Kilderkin =18 gallons Firkin =9 gallons Rundlet = anywhere between 3 and 20 gallons (most often 14.5 gallons) (Measurement are in US standards, for conversion: 1 US gallon =3.785 liters or 0.833 British gallon.)

Meaning of Hogshead

Hogshead means: A large cask usually used for shipping wine and spirits or other liquids or dry goods. In the Americas, Hogsheads were used frequently in the transportation of tobacco and sugar cane. The tobacco hogshead used in colonial times was very large. The standardized hogshead measured 48 inches long and 30 inches in diameter at the head. Fully packed with tobacco, it weighed about 1000 pounds. The following are some other standard barrel/cask sizes: Puncheon = either 84 or 120 gallons (depending on the goods being shipped) Butt= 108 gallons ( a cask capable of holding twice that of a hogshead) Hogshead =63 gallons Barrel = between 31-42 gallons Tierce= 42 gallons Kilderkin =18 gallons Firkin =9 gallons Rundlet = anywhere between 3 and 20 gallons (most often 14.5 gallons) (Measurement are in US standards, for conversion: 1 US gallon =3.785 liters or 0.833 British gallon.) So next time sing 15 men on a dead man's chest, yo ho ho and a hogshead of rum!

Meaning of Tierce

Tierce means: A sequence of three playing cards of the same suit. Tierce of ace, king, queen, is called tierce-major.

Meaning of Tierce-major

Tierce-major means: See Tierce, 4.

Meaning of Terce

Terce means: See Tierce.

Meaning of Tierce

Tierce means: The third tone of the scale. See Mediant.

Meaning of Caroteel

Caroteel means: A tierce or cask for dried fruits, etc., usually about 700 lbs.

Meaning of Tierce

Tierce means: Divided into three equal parts of three different tinctures; -- said of an escutcheon.

Meaning of Tierce

Tierce means: A position in thrusting or parrying in which the wrist and nails are turned downward.

Meaning of Leash

Leash means: A brace and a half; a tierce; three; three creatures of any kind, especially greyhounds, foxes, bucks, and hares; hence, the number three in general.

Meaning of Diurnal

Diurnal means: A small volume containing the daily service for the "little hours," viz., prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline.

Meaning of Tierce

Tierce means: A cask larger than a barrel, and smaller than a hogshead or a puncheon, in which salt provisions, rice, etc., are packed for shipment.

Meaning of Point

Point means: A movement executed with the saber or foil; as, tierce point.

Meaning of Tierce

Tierce means: The third hour of the day, or nine a. m,; one of the canonical hours; also, the service appointed for that hour.

Meaning of Quart

Quart means: In cards, four successive cards of the same suit. Cf. Tierce, 4.

Meaning of Tierce

Tierce means: A cask whose content is one third of a pipe; that is, forty-two wine gallons; also, a liquid measure of forty-two wine, or thirty-five imperial, gallons.

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