I've stumbled upon a very peculiar phrase in a comic I'm currently reading; here's the screenshot.

As can be seen, just before exiting the train some gangsta guy quips "Sixty tray, all day" to a young woman.

What does he mean, exactly?

As far as my poor knowledge of the gangsta slang permits, I suppose that "tray" has something to do with "three" — but then again, what's a "sixty-three"? Is it a quantity of something, or a sexual position, or a widely-known chapter of some penal code? I'm at my wit's end.

Trying to google the phrase in search of context leads me nowhere, for all exact quotes refer to the comic itself.

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    We'd need a lot of context, like the entire graphic novel and the author and all that to really guess what is intended. Maybe the guy talks funny. That said, if '63' is the right interpretation of 'sixty-tray', since they mention 'Clark and Lake', a stop on the Green line on Chicago's L, 63rd is the end street for the Green line going to the south side.I don't know what he means by 'all day'. – Mitch Jun 14 at 22:16
  • @Mitch Later on the characters mention Vice Lords, so I guess you are right about Chicago. As for the comic, it`s «100 bullets», issue #1, page 5. – hidefromkgb Jun 14 at 22:29
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    63rd Street in Chicago used to mark the turf of a gang originally known (to my knowledge) as the Blackstone Rangers, then Black P Stone Nation, El Rukn, etc. Hope that helps. – Robusto Jun 14 at 22:54
  • I had a look at some more of 100 Bullets online, I believe that I understood about two frames in three properly. If you're not familiar with Chicago and its gang dialect I think that most of the novel is going to pass you by. – BoldBen Jun 15 at 6:31
  • Trey (usually spelled that way) is (mainly US urban) slang for 'three'. – Michael Harvey Jun 15 at 7:42

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