dortour

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French dortour (modern dortoir), from Latin dormitorium (dormitory).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dortour (plural dortours)

  1. (historical) A bedroom or dormitory, especially in a monastery.
    1819, ”Yet, if the Israelite will advantage the Church by giving me somewhat over to the building of our dortour, I will take it on my conscience to aid him in the matter of his daughter.” — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe



Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dormitorium (dormitory).

Noun[edit]

dortour m (oblique plural dortours, nominative singular dortours, nominative plural dortour)

  1. dormitory (room designed as sleeping quarters)

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