tirant

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tirant

  1. present participle of tirar

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

tirant m ‎(plural tirants)

  1. (nautical) draft, draught
  2. drawstring

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Verb[edit]

tirant

  1. present participle of tirer

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

tirant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of tirō

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tyrannus, which gave the nominative singular form tirans, from which the oblique singular tirant was constructed, under the assumption the -s suffix had replaced -ts.

Noun[edit]

tirant m ‎(oblique plural tirans, nominative singular tirans, nominative plural tirant)

  1. tyrant
    • 13th century, Unknown, La Vie de Saint Laurent, page 5, column 1, line 7:
      car il voloit le felon tirant

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