three

(redirected from three-year-old)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

three

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of two and one and is a prime number
2. a numeral, 3, III, (iii), representing this number
3. the amount or quantity that is one greater than two
4. something representing, represented by, or consisting of three units such as a playing card with three symbols on it
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

three

symbolizes good luck; most holy of all numbers. [World Culture: Jobes, 1563–1566]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mairs then brought the curtain down on the programme by combining with three-year-old bay gelding Courageous to get the better of the three-year-olds and upward by 1-A1/2 lengths.
As volunteers kept the fans in check, a three-year-old girl accompanied with her tried to squeeze their way to the front of the stage.
Calobaquib added that the suspect requested that he be given multiple guns with ammunition and while authorities were negotiating with Bustamante, he suddenly stabbed his three-year-old grandnephew.
The other fancied horses who obliged all and sundry included three-year-old filly She Is Rawal and three-year-old colt Sarai Norang.
According to detail, one Hafiz Ullah of Balo area, District Nowshera, was sleeping alone with his children when the roof of their house suddenly caved in, resulting killing of three-year-old Anwar and five-year-old Zakir got head injuries.
Yesterday Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim revealed that the three-year-old girl believed to have been murdered by her uncle on June 18 at Taman Kepong here, was stabbed 59 times on several parts of her body.
Delmonte's three-year-old son was hit in the left leg and was rushed to the Quezon City General Hospital for treatment.
Class session for the three-year-old program and the four-year-old program will be from 8:15-11:15 a.m.
Enable, a three-year-old filly trained in Britain, has won the Arc, her seventh victory from eight appearances in a gruelling season and her fifth Group 1.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 10 (ANI): The three-year-old boy, who was kidnapped from Navi Mumbai's Vashi