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    Definition:
    Tour - (n.) A tower.
    Tour - (v. t.) A going round; a circuit; hence, a journey in a circuit; a prolonged circuitous journey; a comprehensive excursion; as, the tour of Europe; the tour of France or England.
    Tour - (v. t.) A turn; a revolution; as, the tours of the heavenly bodies.
    Tour - (v. t.) anything done successively, or by regular order; a turn; as, a tour of duty.
    Tour - (v. i.) To make a tourm; as, to tour throught a country.
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    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 machinery.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Tour - n. 1 a journey from place to place as a holiday; sightseeing excursion. B a walk round; inspection (made a tour of the garden). 2 spell of duty on military or diplomatic service. 3 series of performances, matches, etc., at different places. v. 1 (usu. Foll. By through) make a tour. 2 make a tour of (a country etc.). on tour (esp. Of a team, theatre company, etc.) Touring. [latin: related to *turn]
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    Contour - n. 1 outline. 2 (in full contour line) line on a map joining points of equal altitude. v. Mark with contour lines. [italian contornare draw in outline]
    Detour - n. Divergence from a usual route; roundabout course. [french: related to *turn]
    Entourage - n. People attending an important person. [french]
    Grand tour - n. Hist. Cultural tour of europe.
    Mystery tour - n. Pleasure trip to an unspecified destination.
    Tour de force - n. (pl. Tours de force) outstanding feat or performance. [french]
    Tourer - n. Car or caravan for touring in.
    Tourism - n. Commercial organization and operation of holidays.
    Tourist - n. 1 holiday-maker, esp. Abroad (often attrib.: tourist season). 2 member of a touring sports team.
    Tourist class - n. Lowest class of passenger accommodation in a ship, aircraft, etc.
    Touristy - adj. Usu. Derog. Appealing to or visited by many tourists.
    Tourmaline - n. Mineral of various colours used as a gemstone. [french from sinhalese]
    Tournament - n. 1 large contest of many rounds (chess tournament). 2 display of military exercises etc. (royal tournament). 3 hist. Pageant with jousting. [french: related to *tourney]
    Tournedos - n. (pl. Same) small round thick cut from a fillet of beef. [french]
    Tourney - n. (pl. -s) tournament. v. (-eys, -eyed) take part in a tournament. [french: related to *turn]
    Tourniquet - n. Device for stopping the flow of blood through an artery by constriction. [french]
    Tour operator - n. Travel agent specializing in package holidays.

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