Achatour - (n.) Purveyor; acater.
Avauntour - (n.) A boaster.
Bistouries - (pl. ) of Bistoury
Bistoury - (n.) A surgical instrument consisting of a slender knife,
either straight or curved, generally used by introducing it beneath the
part to be divided, and cutting towards the surface.
Bittor Bittour - (n.) The bittern.
Contour - (n.) The outline of a figure or body, or the line or lines
representing such an outline; the line that bounds; periphery.
Contour - (n.) The outline of a horizontal section of the ground, or of
works of fortification.
Contourne' - (a.) Turned in a direction which is not the usual one; --
said of an animal turned to the sinister which is usually turned to the
dexter, or the like.
Contourniated - (a.) Having furrowed edges, as if turned in a lathe.
Countour - (n.) Alt. of Countourhouse
Countourhouse - (n.) A merchant's office; a countinghouse.
Detour - (n.) A turning; a circuitous route; a deviation from a direct
course; as, the detours of the Mississippi.
Dortour - (n.) Alt. of Dorture
Faitour - (n.) A doer or actor; particularly, an evil doer; a scoundrel.
Faytour - (n.) See Faitour.
Flatour - (n.) A flatterer.
Genitourinary - (a.) See Urogenital.
Gestour - (n.) A reciter of gests or legendary tales; a story-teller.
Limitour - (n.) See Limiter, 2.
Putour - (n.) A keeper of a brothel; a procurer.
Riotour - (n.) A rioter.
Stour - (n.) A battle or tumult; encounter; combat; disturbance; passion.
Stour - (a.) Tall; strong; stern.
Toured - (imp. & p. p.) of Tour
Touring - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tour
Touraco - (n.) Same as Turacou.
Tourbillion - (n.) An ornamental firework which turns round, when in the
air, so as to form a scroll of fire.
Tourist - (n.) One who makes a tour, or performs a journey in a circuit.
Tourmaline - (n.) A mineral occurring usually in three-sided or six-sided
prisms terminated by rhombohedral or scalenohedral planes. Black
tourmaline (schorl) is the most common variety, but there are also
other varieties, as the blue (indicolite), red (rubellite), also green,
brown, and white. The red and green varieties when transparent are
valued as jewels.
Tourn - (n.) A spinning wheel.
Tourn - (n.) The sheriff's turn, or court.
Tournament - (n.) A mock fight, or warlike game, formerly in great favor,
in which a number of combatants were engaged, as an exhibition of their
address and bravery; hence, figuratively, a real battle.
Tournament - (n.) Any contest of skill in which there are many
contestents for championship; as, a chess tournament.
Tournery - (n.) Work turned on a lathe; turnery.
Tourney - (v. t.) A tournament.
Tourney - (n.) To perform in tournaments; to tilt.
Tourniquet - (n.) An instrument for arresting hemorrhage. It consists
essentially of a pad or compress upon which pressure is made by a band
which is tightened by a screw or other means.
Tournois - (n.) A former French money of account worth 20 sous, or a
franc. It was thus called in distinction from the Paris livre, which
contained 25 sous.
Tournure - (n.) Turn; contour; figure.
Tournure - (n.) Any device used by women to expand the skirt of a dress
below the waist; a bustle.
Trajetour - (n.) Alt. of Trajetry
Treachetour - (n.) Alt. of Treachour
Tregetour - (n.) A juggler who produces illusions by the use of elaborate