What does the word truce mean?

Usage examples for truce

  1. Then a truce for to- day; to- morrow, with your good leave, I enter the lists. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  2. Assassins' Truce is over! – Last Enemy by Henry Beam Piper
  3. So, piece by piece, the truce was built up. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch