A service forming part of the Divine Office of the Western Christian Church, traditionally said (or chanted) at the third hour of the day (i.e., 9 a.m.).
More example sentences
- The Order of Service for Noonday may be used (with appropriate choices from the options for lessons and collects) for terce, sext, or none.
late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin tertia, feminine of tertius 'third'. Compare with tierce.
Definition of terce in:
- The British & World English dictionary