from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the bids in skat, in which the trump is turned up, as distinguished from solo, in which it is declared. See skat. Also tourné.


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  • There are thousands upon thousands of middle-managers feeling threatened by the potential of layoffs who are probably taking psychological refuge in the NCAA tournee.

    "Somebody said that we're not in President Obama's Final Four..."

  • Et bien le jeu est vendu avec une guitare speciale qu'on branche a la place de la manette et la tu demarres ta tournee ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Enthousiaste berichten op Internet over recente optredens in Engeland stemmen hoopvol voor de Nederlandse tournee, volgende week.

    The Fall

  • Aan het eind van een korte Amerikaanse tournee gingen de bandleden tijdens een optreden in New York met Smith in gevecht; de zanger zelf werd nog gearresteerd omdat hij zijn vriendin en Fall-toetseniste Julia Nagle letsel toegebracht zou hebben.

    The Fall

  • Sarah a en un succes prodigieux; toute notre belle jeunesse en a eu la tete tournee, sans la trouver fort jolie, toutes les principantes et les divinites du temple l'ont recherchee avec une grande emulation.

    George Selwyn: His Letters and His Life

  • They had indefinite and primitive ideas of doing their hair, and they were certainly _mal tournee_; but Elfrida saw that she made an impression on them -- that they would remember her and talk of her; and seeing that, other things became less noteworthy.

    A Daughter of To-Day

  • Here they met Heymann, who had just concluded a triumphantly successful tournee of the European capitals.

    Edward MacDowell

  • "Il y a vingt et cinq ans passez qu'il ne me fut monstre une coupe de terre, tournee et esmaillee d'une telle beaute que ... deslors, sans avoir esgard que je n'avois nulle connoissance des terres argileuses, je me mis a chercher les emaux, comme un homme qui taste en tenebres."

    Self help; with illustrations of conduct and perseverance

  • The queen and princesses made the grande tournee through the rooms, and then mingled with the guests; all formal etiquette was now laid aside, and a gay and unembarrassed conversation might be carried on till the beginning of the concert.

    Frederick the Great and His Family

  • After a very successful two weeks tournee across the southern part of Europe Vader is ready for the UK and Scandinavia!!!


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