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 for terce
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Terce \Terce\, n.
     See Tierce.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  terce
      n 1: the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m. [syn: terce,
           tierce]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  TERCE, law of Scotland. A life-rent competent by law to widows who have not 
  accepted of special provisions in the third part of the heritable subjects 
  in which the husband died infeft. 
       2. The terce takes place only where the marriage has subsisted for a 
  year and day, or where a child has been born alive of it. No terce is due 
  out of lands in which the husband was not infeft, unless in case of a 
  fraudulent omission. Cr. 423, Sec. 28; St. 2, 6, 16. The terce is not 
  limited to lands, but extends to teinds, and to servitudes and other burdens 
  affecting lands. Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. B. 2, t. 9, s. 26, 27; Burge on the 
  Confl. of Laws, 429 to 435. 
  
  

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