Definition of Tensons
1. tenson [n] - See also: tenson
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Literary usage of Tensons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1839)
"ON THE tensons, AND THE COURTS OF LOVE. " Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace, high triumphs hold, With store of ladies, ..."
2. The Philadelphia Monthly Magazine by Isaac Clarkson Snowden, B. R. Evans (1828)
"tensons were frequently exhibited before the great and the fair, ... They appointed a tribunal, which, having heard the tensons of the most renowned ..."
3. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1845)
"It was in the tensons, or pleas before the celebrated tribunals in which amatory ... These tensons were dialogues in alternate couplets, in which they ..."
4. History of Provençal Poetry by Claude Charles Fauriel (1860)
"This does not prove that there were not really tensons of this kind, but this could only have been by way of exception. Everything authorizes us to suppose, ..."