from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Gentle heat; moderate warmth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Gentle heat; moderate warmth; tepidness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun archaic
lukewarmness, tepidness, moderate warmth.
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The lodge is employed in winter to retain the heat within itself, and exclude the cold air; nor is it wonderful that, in the progress of years, the term tepor, or tepe, should become the only one by which a lodge is known.
So in relation to the Latin word tepor, warmth, and the Sioux word tepe, a lodge.
The tepor of her politeness was like a blow between the eyes, and he peered blindly into her face in vain for some sign of the girl he knew.
Pro repente multi et scripti et editi tepente, Taubnero et Kreb - sio probaotibus. £t tepor solet tem Zephyro, craam, cuius - co* ines est, veri tribui, ut III.
ouaque maternus rupit hiulca tepor, protinus implumis conuertit ad aethera nidos5
Quanta quippe mala ex conjuratione proveniant ex ipsa poterit diffinitione perpendi, quæ talis est — communia tumor plebis, timor regni, tepor sacerdotii. "—