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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TREBLE

Have I, do you think, a desire to double and treble my own fault in the eye of the world?

And Miss Nancy with the treble ruffles in her hand now appeared.

You might treble that, and say a hundred and fifty, yet not be far from the truth.

Moved by an automatic impulse, the lad placed one finger on a treble key.

She was the leading first treble, a small lady with a sharp, shrill voice.

In this way the patentee can quite often double or treble the receipts from his invention.

"Treble the number, and you may save bloodshed," was Sir John's advice.

If we had provisions I should say they would not take it in treble that time.

He struck a note up in the treble, then whirled round on his stool.

All this was to be supplied by treble exertion on the part of our troops.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "three times, triple," from Old French treble (12c.), from Latin triplus (see triple).

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