Definition of triple:
three-fold, triune, two-fold, common chord, ternion, by three, leash, trine, terzetto, twofold, multiple, trey, three-bagger, triunity, double, group, tierce, triumvirate, deuce-ace, treble, threefold, ternary, triplex, trinity, soprano, dual, tercet, three-base hit.
- three (part of speech: noun)
- triplication (part of speech: noun)
- triple (part of speech: adjective)
England, France, and Holland formed a triple alliance, the basis of which was that the House of Hanover should be guaranteed in England, and the House of Orleans in France, should the young King, Louis the Fifteenth, die without issue.- "A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4)", Justin McCarthy.
- "The Cardinal's Snuff-Box", Henry Harland.
Without going into details, I may say that it defined the position of Great Britain towards the Triple Alliance, and fore- shadowed the policy which this country would pursue in the event of the French fleet gaining a complete ascendancy over that of Italy in the Mediterranean.- "Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes", Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.