Definition of Tenour
1. Noun. (alternative spelling of tenor) ¹
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Definition of Tenour
1. tenor [n -S] - See also: tenor
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenour
Literary usage of Tenour
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, Council of Safety (Conn.)., James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1877)
"... and that they further proceed to receive of the Treasurer the bills of public credit bro't in on the loans of the old and new tenour, and to separate ..."
2. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Council of Safety (Conn.), Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1876)
"... Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That out of each of the said taxes the sum of nine thousand pounds new tenour, in each respective year ..."
3. The Historie of the Kirk of Scotland: Containing a Supplement of the by John Row, William Row (1842)
"... in the year of God 1620, yee fall confider the tenour ... in the words following : The tenour of " Our Soveraigne Lord ..."
4. Year Books of the Reign of King Edward the Third by Alfred John Horwood, Luke Owen Pike (1896)
"... shall be a Borough for ever within the bounds defined in Robert's charter, which, however, are not set out. Bishop tenour of another charter from Bishop ..."
5. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"After the meeting I was moved to write a few lines, to be sent amongst friends; the tenour whereof was thus; ' Dear friends^ ' MY love is to you all in the ..."
6. The Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould (1877)
"Baronius, disliking the tenour and temper of his letter to Stephen of Rome, cut his name out of the Sacred Kalendar of the West. ..."