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Meaning of TOURNEY

Pronunciation:  'tûrnee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
  2. [v]  engage in a tourney
 

TOURNEY is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: tournament
 
 See Also: competition, contest, elimination tournament, fight, open, round robin, struggle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tour"ney\, n. [OF. tornei, tornoi, F. tournoi, fr. OF.
    torneier, tornoier, tournoier, to tit, to tourney, F.
    tournoyer to turn round and round. See {Turn}, v. t.]
    A tournament. --Bacon.
    
          At tilt or tourney or like warlike game. --Spenser.
    
          We hold a tourney here to-morrow morn, And there is
          scantly time for half the work.          --Tennyson.
    
    
  2. \Tour"ney\, v. i. [Cf.OF. torneier. See {Tourney}, n. ]
    To perform in tournaments; to tilt.
    
          Well could he tourney, and in lists debate. --Spenser.
    
    
 

 

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