Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of turn.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Arthur and Emma had stayed the night in the nearby garrison town, and Barbara left early to go back to London with then '- She would do some shopping, and be back by the tirne the day's work was done.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • "There're going to be a lot of unhappy people by the tirne it's over."

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • The very fact that Beadie had been so quickly on hand at a tirne like this had also set a few alarm bells ringing.

    Boiling a frog

  • You ever get capped ir, action, your family will mourn you for an indecent length of tirne.

    Cat & Mouse

  • He had just outdone the Legendary Charles Whitman, and this was only the beginning of his prime-tirne exposure.

    Cat & Mouse

  • At one tirne, politically correct Pennsylvania Railroad execs had wanted the warriors fully clothed.

    Cat & Mouse

  • Nugkui of course warned him that it was a waste of tirne talking to the black giant, but this only intrigued Cristoforo all the more, as Diko had expected.

    Pastwatch, the Redemtion of Christopher Columbus

  • The novelty of the two Australians made up for this, because by that tirne they were living strictly from day to day.

    A Town Like Alice

  • He was already the favourite painter of his tirne, he now became the most illustrious.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • He entered the Society of Jesus at Mannheim on 26 Sept., 1745, and after completing his studies taught the humanities for some tirne at Aschaffenburg.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

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