tour

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French tour, tourn, from the verb torner, tourner.

Noun[edit]

tour (plural tours)

  1. A journey through a particular building, estate, country, etc.
  2. A guided visit to a particular place, or virtual place.
  3. A journey through a given list of places, such as by an entertainer performing concerts.
  4. (sports, chiefly cricket and rugby) A trip taken to another country in which several matches are played.
  5. (military) A tour of duty.
  6. (obsolete) A going round; a circuit.
    • Milton
      The bird of Jove stooped from his airy tour.
  7. (obsolete) A turn; a revolution.
    the tours of the heavenly bodies
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blackmore to this entry?)
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Verb[edit]

tour (third-person singular simple present tours, present participle touring, simple past and past participle toured)

  1. (intransitive) To make a journey; as, to tour throughout a country.
  2. (transitive) To make a circuit of a place
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Etymology 2[edit]

Old French tor, French tour (tower)

Noun[edit]

tour (plural tours)

  1. (dated) A tower.

Etymology 3[edit]

See toot.

Verb[edit]

tour (third-person singular simple present tours, present participle touring, simple past and past participle toured)

  1. (obsolete) To toot a horn.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French tor, from Latin turris

Noun[edit]

tour f (plural tours)

  1. tower
    La tour de Pise est penchée. - The Tower of Pisa is leaning.
  2. (chess) rook

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French torner, tourner.

Noun[edit]

tour m (plural tours)

  1. turn, circumference
  2. go, turn
  3. walk, stroll

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin tornus.

Noun[edit]

tour m (plural tours)

  1. lathe, potter’s wheel

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Scots[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

tour (plural tours)

  1. tour

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tour (plural tours)

  1. tower

Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

  • tour, guided visit to a country, museum, etc.
  • (sports) tour, a trip to another country to play matches
  • (music) tour, a trip to other countries undertaken by a singer or musician

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