tempory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Syncyopic form of temporary.

Adjective[edit]

tempory

  1. Misspelling of temporary.
    • 1839: The Parliament at Westminster, The Parliamentary Debates, volume 50, pages 152–153
      But to re-enact a temporary law, your Lordships not knowing from this Bill how that tempory law will act, is in opposition to the presumption that, being a tempory law, it is not a law to be re-enacted, or to be re-enacted in its original state.
    • 1859, John Walker, A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language
      Place where the watch or guard is set; a tempory prison for offenders previous to their being brought before the magistrate, now called a Station-house.