travers

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French travers, breadth, extent from side. See traverse.

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travers (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) across; athwart
    • Lord Berners
      The earl [] caused [] high trees to be hewn down, and laid travers one over another.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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Noun[edit]

travers m (plural travers)

  1. outside (the external part of)
  2. wide side (the side of which the width is measured)
  3. (historical) border toll

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