dortour

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɔː(ɹ)tʊə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

dortour (plural dortours)

  1. Alternative form of dorter
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe:
      ”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.”

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dormītōrium (dormitory).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. dormitory (room designed as sleeping quarters)

Descendants[edit]