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tourney


noun, plural tour·neys.

  1. a tournament.

verb (used without object), tour·neyed, tour·ney·ing.

  1. to contend or engage in a tournament.

noun

  1. a knightly tournament

verb

  1. (intr) to engage in a tourney
v.

c.1300, from Old French tornei (mid-12c.), from torneier “to joust, tilt,” literally “turn around,” from Vulgar Latin *tornizare, from Latin tornare “to turn” (see turn (v.)). The noun also is attested from c.1300.

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