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tourney

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intransitive verb tour·ney \ˈtu̇r-nē, ˈtər- also ˈtȯr-\

Definition of tourney

tourneyed

tourneying

  1. :  to perform in a tournament



Origin and Etymology of tourney

Middle English, from Anglo-French torneier, to twist, whirl around, fight, tourney, from tur, tourn turning, circuit


First Known Use: 14th century


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tourney

noun tour·ney

Definition of tourney

plural

tourneys



Examples of tourney in a sentence

  1. <progressed to the final round of the tennis tourney>



14th Century

First Known Use of tourney

14th century

Rhymes with tourney


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