Definition of Trice up

1. Verb. Raise with a line. "Trice a window shade"

Exact synonyms: Trice
Generic synonyms: Bring Up, Elevate, Get Up, Lift, Raise



2. Verb. Hoist up or in and lash or secure with a small rope.
Exact synonyms: Trice
Generic synonyms: Hoist, Lift, Wind

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trice Up

tricarbimides
tricarbonyl
tricarbonyls
tricarboxylic
tricarboxylic acid
tricarboxylic acid cycle
tricarboxylic acids
tricars
tricast
tricasts
tricategories
tricategory
trication
trications
trice
trice up (current term)
triced
tricellular
tricenarian
tricenarians
tricenary
tricennial
tricentenary
tricentennial
tricentennials
tricep
tricephalus
triceps
triceps brachii
triceps bursa

Literary usage of Trice up

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1. The Sailor's Handy Book and Yachtsman's Manual Adapted for the Use of the by Edward Francis Qualtrough (1881)
"A. trice up the tack of the main-sail, take in the jib, slack and trice up ... A. Haul the head-sails down, slack and trice up bobstay, trice up the tack of ..."

2. Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1877)
"(pause)—trice up ! Lay out and loose I * And when ready, Tend the lifts and braces ! Stand by ! ... trice up? LAY our AND MEND! ..."

3. A Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1880)
"trice up I the order to raise the heels of the studding-sail-booms before the men lie out on the yards in furling or reefing. ..."

4. Fore and Aft Seamanship for Yachtsmen: With Names of Ropes, Sails, and Spars (1878)
"trice up the tack and ease down throat and peal halliards -, down foresail ... A. trice up the tack of the mainsail, take in the jib, slack and trice up the ..."

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