Definition of Tentier
1. tentie [adj] - See also: tentie
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tentier
Literary usage of Tentier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Spectator (The)by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison (1836)
"... which in some m( sure is owing to their being placed in rooms ш the street, where, to the great offence of chaste a tentier cars, they learn ribaldry, ..."
2. The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on by Robert Burns, James Currie (1835)
"But by that health, I've got a share o't, And by that life I'm promised mair o't, My hale and weel I'll tak и' care o'tA tentier way : Then farewell folly, ..."
3. English Surnames: Their Sources and Significations by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1889)
"... or ' Philip le tentier,' which I have come across in three separate records, represent the old French title for the same occupation, but I believe they ..."