Definition of Tontiner

1. the receiver of an annuity [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tontiner

tonsillotomy
tonsilotome
tonsilotomes
tonsilotomies
tonsilotomy
tonsils
tonsor
tonsorial
tonsors
tonsure
tonsured
tonsures
tonsuring
tontine
tontine insurance
tontiner (current term)
tontiners
tontines
tontons
tonus
tonuses
tony
too
too-careful
too-generous
too-greedy
too bad
too bad, so sad
too big for one's boots
too big for one's breeches

Literary usage of Tontiner

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1. David Balfour by Robert Louis Stevenson (1895)
"He remembers playing with the children afterward on the lawn at the back of the lawyer's house, and a battle royal that he had with a brother tontiner, ..."

2. Rural Finance And Credit Infrastructure In China by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (2004)
"Firstly, on an organisational level, one would remember that traditional tontines were based on mutual confidence between each tontiner and the organiser as ..."

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