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Tercet Definition

(or Triplet) A stanza comprising of three lines e.g. The Old Familiar Faces by Charles Lamb.


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Other Tercet Definition

[n] the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

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digit, figure

Misc. Definitions

\Ter"cet\, n. [F., fr. It. terzetto, dim. of terzo, third, L. tertius. See {Tierce}, and cf. {Terzetto}.]
1. (Mus.) A triplet. --Hiles.
2. (Poetry) A triplet; a group of three lines.

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