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- n. A circuit made by a medieval English sheriff to the courts of his shire
- n. spinning wheel
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spinning wheel.
- n. The sheriff's turn, or court.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of turn.
- n. In English law, the turn or circuit formerly made by a sheriff twice every year for the purpose of holding in each hundred the great courtleet of the county. The tourn long ago fell into disuse.
- n. A spinning-wheel.
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