Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Middle English forms of tortoise.

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Examples

  • April 7, 2010 at 6:15 am lubbit lub tortu : tortu lub lubbit = happi race.

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  • There were no rural areas to go to in Vietnam for 5 years when McCain was tortu - ... nevermind

    Bill Bonds Himself Emotionally To Obama On Readiness, Hope

  • Cheney provided "philosophical guidance" for tortu ...

    11/21/2005

  • First, the geographical: he now faced the most tortu-ous terrain he had ever seen.

    Emperor of Ansalon

  • On and upward the steps mounted, twisting tortu - ously towards their goal, until at last they came to the chamber, full of blinding light, many-coloured and scintillating, which did not penetrate outwards at all-but remained confined to the room which housed it.

    The Weird of the White Wolf

  • We had dined on soup _à la tortu_, (made of pig's feet,) of which

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, February 1844 Volume 23, Number 2

  • Le membre du Diable est long enuiron la moitié d'vne aulne, de mediocre grosseur, rouge, obscur, & tortu, fort rude & comme piquant. —

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • Erymanthima haec uastificam abiecit beluam, haec e Tartarea tenebrica abstractum plaga40 tricipitem adduxit Hydra generatum canem, haec interemit tortu multiplicabili draconem, auriferam optutu adseruantem arborem. multa alia uictrix nostra lustrauit manus, nec quisquam e nostris spolia cepit laudibus.

    From Sophocles

  • "It'll be at the end of the season, and it'll be like the 'šlag na tortu'," or, like a cherry atop a dessert, she said.

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  • Augmented reality is on its way Ricky Gervais's Golden Globes gig splits the critics | Paul MacInnes Tourist killed by 'dinosaur-sized' shark off South African beach irct. the international rehabilitation council for tortu …. reporting to the global advocacy manager, you will ….

    The Guardian World News

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