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tenter

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noun ten·ter \ˈten-tər\

Definition of tenter

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

  2. 2 archaic :  tenterhook

Origin and Etymology of tenter

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


First Known Use: 14th century


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tenter

noun ten·ter

Definition of tenter

  1. :  one who lives in or occupies a tent

1846

First Known Use of tenter

1846


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