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English noun: trice

1. trice (time) a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)


SamplesIf I had the chance I'd do it in a flash.


Synonymsblink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, New York minute, split second, twinkling, wink


Broader (hypernym)bit, minute, mo, moment, second


English verb: trice

1. trice (contact) raise with a line


SamplesTrice a window shade.


Synonymstrice up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise

2. trice (contact) hoist up or in and lash or secure with a small rope


Synonymstrice up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hoist, lift, wind









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