Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who shares in a tontine.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He remembers playing with the children afterwards on the lawn at the back of the lawyer's house, and a battle-royal that he had with a brother tontiner who had kicked his shins.

    The Wrong Box

  • He remembers playing with the children afterwards on the lawn at the back of the lawyer’s house, and a battle – royal that he had with a brother tontiner who had kicked his shins.

    The Wrong Box

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