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tenter

noun ten·ter \ ˈten-tər \

Definition of tenter

1 : a frame or endless track with hooks or clips along two sides that is used for drying and stretching cloth
2 archaic : tenterhook

Origin and Etymology of tenter

Middle English teyntur, probably from Medieval Latin tentura, from tenta tent frame, tent


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tenter

noun

Definition of tenter

: one who lives in or occupies a tent

First Known Use of tenter

1846

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