Origin of triceMiddle English trisen ; from MDu, to pull, hoist ; from trise, windlass, roller
Origin of trice< at a trice, with one pull
transitive verbtriced, tric·ing, tric·es Nautical
Origin of triceFrom Middle English (at a) trise, at one pull, from trisen, to hoist, from Middle Dutch tr&imacron;sen, from tr&imacron;se, pulley. V., from Middle English trisen.
(third-person singular simple present trices, present participle tricing, simple past and past participle triced)