turner

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1turn·er

noun \ˈtər-nər\

Definition of TURNER

:  one that turns or is used for turning <a pancake turner>; especially :  a person who forms articles with a lathe

First Known Use of TURNER

13th century

Rhymes with TURNER

2tur·ner

noun \ˈtər-nər, ˈtr-\

Definition of TURNER

:  a member of a turnverein :  gymnast

Origin of TURNER

German, from turnen to perform gymnastic exercises, from Old High German turnēn to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare — more at turn
First Known Use: 1854

Tur·ner

biographical name \ˈtər-nər\

Definition of TURNER

Frederick Jackson 1861–1932 Am. hist.

Turner

biographical name

Definition of TURNER

J(oseph) M(allord) W(illiam) 1775–1851 Eng. painter

Turner

biographical name

Definition of TURNER

Nat 1800–1831 Am. slave insurrectionist

Turner

biographical name

Definition of TURNER

Ted 1938– Robert Edward Turner III Am. television executive

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