Tierces sentence example

tierces
  • It is usually sold in " tierces," that is, casks containing about 'o cwt.
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  • The dried or " finished " soda-ash is ground to a pretty fine powder and is packed into wooden casks or " tierces," holding from io to about 20 cwt.
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  • The next interesting point is that these bells typically have very quiet tierces - look at the intensity profiles compared with those at Tewkesbury.
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  • It does affect the timbre - bells with a major tierce have a clearly different quality than those with minor tierces.
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  • One suspects these major tierces in older bells occur through accident rather than design.
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