: a high craggy hill

Word History


Middle English, from Old English torr

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tor was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Tor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tor. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


: a high rocky hill

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