Dortour

The dormitory in a monastery.

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  • Dortour — Dor tour, Dorture Dor ture, n. [F. dortoir, fr. L. dormitorium.] A dormitory. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dortour — noun /ˈdɔːtʊə/ A bedroom or dormitory, especially in a monastery. , 1819: ”Yet, if the Israelite will advantage the Church by giving me somewhat over to the building of our dortour, I will take it on my conscience to aid him in the matter of his… …   Wiktionary

  • dortour — dor·tour …   English syllables

  • dortour — noun see dorter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dorture — Dortour Dor tour, Dorture Dor ture, n. [F. dortoir, fr. L. dormitorium.] A dormitory. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dorter — /dawr teuhr/, n. a dormitory, esp. in a monastery. Also, dortour. [1250 1300; ME dortour < OF < L dormitorium DORMITORY] * * * …   Universalium

  • rere-dorter — ˈri(ə)r+| noun Etymology: Middle English rere dortour, from rere + dorter, dortour dorter : a latrine situated at the rear of a medieval convent or monastery …   Useful english dictionary

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