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terce

in Scotland, an obsolete term for a one-third life rent in her husband's property given to a wife.

TERCE, law of Scotland. A life-rent competent by law to widows who have not accepted of special provisions in the third part of the heritable subjects in which the husband died infeft.
     2. The terce takes place only where the marriage has subsisted for a year and day, or where a child has been born alive of it. No terce is due out of lands in which the husband was not infeft, unless in case of a fraudulent omission. Cr. 423, Sec. 28; St. 2, 6, 16. The terce is not limited to lands, but extends to teinds, and to servitudes and other burdens affecting lands. Ersk. Pr. L. Scot. B. 2, t. 9, s. 26, 27; Burge on the Confl. of Laws, 429 to 435.

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On the page of miniatures for Prime, William depicts the judgments by Annas, Caiphas, Pilate, and Herod [Figure 7]; the judgment of Pilate is depicted on the page of miniatures for the hour of Terce [Figure 8].
2) SERCE y TERCE son estudios de logro de aprendizaje a gran escala aplicados en 2006 y 2013 respectivamente, enmarcados en las acciones de la Oficina Regional de Educacion de la UNESCO para America Latina y el Caribe (OREALC/UNESCO Santiago), de los que participan un total de 15 paises (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Republica Dominicana y Uruguay) mas el estado mexicano de Nuevo Leon (Mexico).
With these two sources the fragment shares the verse texts for Terce, Sext, and Nones.
It received its fullest and liveliest treatment in an elaborate version performed at Rouen cathedral at terce on the feast of the Circumcision.
530, the rule of Saint Benedict specified when to "recite the hours": the Lauds, the prime, the terce, the sext, the none, the vespers, and the complin in the waking hours, and two more at night - the vigils and the matins.
Este sera su terce Mundial estuvo como titular en Italia '90 y USA '94.
At terce, Sunday, 31 July 1411, Ginevra gave birth to a very attractive baby boy whom we had baptized on 4 August.
In the first category, music specific to the day, we would put the hymn and Magnificat of Vespers, the psalms of Vespers and Terce (probably in fabordon), villancicos and processional hymns, the litany on Rogation days, the Salve Regina during Lent, the Te Deum laudamus when it was needed, and any required items from the Mass Ordinary of the day.
Benedict had set forth that there should be seven times for prayer, at the seven canonical hours: laud, prime, terce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline.
Aside from their daily performance of the Divine Office, the sisters read selections from the martyrology every day after Terce, plus, weekly at refectory, the Rule of St.