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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trice /ˈtraɪs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trice v. t.  [Written also trise.]
 1. To pull; to haul; to drag; to pull away. [Obs.]
    Out of his seat I will him trice.   --Chaucer.
 2. Naut. To haul and tie up by means of a rope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trice, n.  A very short time; an instant; a moment; -- now used only in the phrase in a trice. “With a trice.” --Turbervile. On a trice.”
    A man shall make his fortune in a trice.   --Young.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the
          heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a
          flash" [syn: blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant,
           jiffy, split second, twinkling, wink, New York
      v 1: raise with a line; "trice a window shade" [syn: trice up]
      2: hoist up or in and lash or secure with a small rope [syn: trice