tonsor

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Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

tonsor ‎(plural tonsors)

  1. (obsolete) A barber.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tondeō ‎(shear, shave) +‎ -sor ‎(agentive suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tōnsor m ‎(genitive tōnsōris); third declension

  1. a hair cutter, barber
  2. one who prunes or clips plants

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tōnsor tōnsōrēs
genitive tōnsōris tōnsōrum
dative tōnsōrī tōnsōribus
accusative tōnsōrem tōnsōrēs
ablative tōnsōre tōnsōribus
vocative tōnsor tōnsōrēs

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