thrice, adv. [OE. thries; thrie thrice (AS. , ) + -s, the adverbal suffix. See Three, and -wards.].
Three times. Spenser. [1913 Webster]
"Verily I say unto thee. That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice."
In a threefold manner or degree; repeatedly; very. [1913 Webster]
"Thrice is often used, generally with an intensive force, to form compounds which are usually of obvious meaning; as, in thrice-blessed, thrice-favored, thrice-hallowed, thrice-happy, thrice-told, and the like."
"Thrice noble lord, let me entreat of you To pardon me."
"Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel just."
triplication, triplicity, trebleness, trine, treble, triple, tern, ternary, triplicate, threefold, trilogistic, third, trinal, trine, three times, three fold, thrice, in the third place, thirdly, trebly.