Definition of Contorts

1. Verb. (third-person singular of contort) ¹



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Definition of Contorts

1. contort [v] - See also: contort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contorts

contorsion
contorsional
contort
contorted
contortedly
contortedness
contorting
contortion
contortionate
contortionism
contortionist
contortionistic
contortionists
contortions
contortive
contorts (current term)
contortuplicate
contos
contour
contour feather
contour feathers
contour interval
contour language
contour line
contour lines
contour lines of Owen
contour map
contour sheet
contour tone
contoured

Literary usage of Contorts

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1. Catullus by Gaius Valerius Catullus (1893)
"7) and offense (v. 8). — amictu: ie the toga is wrapped about the left arm to serve as a shield; cf. Pacuvius 186 R. chlamyde contorts astu ..."

2. Final Concords of the County of Lancaster: From the Original Chirographs, Or by Lancashire (England), William Farrer, Great Britain Public Record Office (1899)
"... contorts LANCASTER. 33 HENRY II. (Public Record Office, Duchy of Lane. Class xxv., A 9.) At Richmond, on the * * *, 33 Henry II. ..."

3. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1836)
"... anti secondly, to beget in them habits of in'lustry, that wIl enable them to procure the contorts of life, by what we call legitimate traffic. ..."

4. Travels Through the Low Countries: Germany, Italy and France, with Curious by John Ray (1738)
"... of which are gathered about 3000 contorts yearly ; one Cantare being equal to 1 16 pound weight ..."

5. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Peter Augustin Daniel (1874)
"Man. A frend and one that knowes you well. Fr: Who is it that contorts fo late the dead, What light is yon ? if I be not ..."

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