What does the word trice mean?

Usage examples for trice

  1. An adventure, an anecdote, a scene, a rapid glance, a detail, suggests a literary or artistic creation; but the organic form does not appear in a trice. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  2. With a motion like a cat he sprang into the necessary garment which nestled limply on the floor by the bed, and was at the window in a trice. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  3. " Why, of course I am, sir," was the reply, immensely pleased; and in a trice the farmer returned with a foam- capped jug and a glass. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford