Search Constraints

Etymology tur Remove constraint Etymology: tur
Number of results to display per page

Search Results

1. thūre n.

6 quotations in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
An aromatic gum resin used medicinally, frankincense, olibanum; male thure; cortex thure, the bark of frankincense.

2. tǒur n.(1)

223 quotations in 10 senses
Sense / Definition
(a) A building characterized by height, often free-standing; a tower; also fig.; heigh tour; water tour; (b) such a building used as a fortress, stronghold, or defensive structure; also fig.; also…

3. thurrok n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
(a) The hold or bilge of a ship; also fig.; (b) in place names [see Smith PNElem.2.217].

4. Turk n.

25 quotations in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
(a) A member of the Ottoman Empire, a Turk; pl. Turks; also, Seljuk Turks [quot. ?a1425 Mandev.(2)]; also applied indiscriminately to the Muslim inhabitants of Asia Minor; (b) with ref. to the period…

5. tempter(e n.

Additional spellings: temptere
9 quotations in 2 senses
Sense / Definition
One who tests the quality of bread or ale, an assayer.

6. turnẹ̄pe n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
The turnip plant (Brassica rapa).

7. tǒurel n.

9 quotations in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
(a) A turret; also in fig. context; (b) as surname.

8. turn(e n.

Additional spellings: turne
85 quotations in 12 senses
Sense / Definition
A turn, rotation, or revolution about an axis or center; welkenes turn, the turning of the heavens.