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tourney

noun tour·ney \ ˈtu̇r-nē , ˈtər- also ˈtȯr- \
Updated on: 18 Jan 2018

Definition of tourney

plural tourneys

Examples of tourney in a Sentence

  1. progressed to the final round of the tennis tourney

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First Known Use of tourney

14th century


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tourney

verb

Definition of tourney

tourneyed; tourneying
intransitive verb
: 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



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