Definition of Tenzons
1. tenzon [n] - See also: tenzon
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Literary usage of Tenzons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Troubadours: Their Loves and Their Lyrics; with Remarks on Their by John Rutherford (1873)
"There were also tenzons in which the poets disputed on the excellence of ... tenzons on subjects such as those just mentioned were mere exercises of wit. ..."
2. Knight's Quarterly Magazine by Charles Knight (1824)
"We have tenzons between various Troubadours, the most eminent for genius or rank ; yet even these abound in personalities, and display in general much more ..."
3. Knight's Quarterly Magazine by Charles Knight (1824)
"We have tenzons between various Troubadours, the most eminent for genius or rank; yet even these abound in personalities, and display in general much ..."
4. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1872)
"... sometimes to be encountered even in the South—that form the substance of not a few tenzons and ser- ventes. We give one specimen. ..."
5. Die Deutschen Frauen in Dem Mittelalter by Karl Weinhold (1897)
"... allein es zeigt sich, dass sie nicht in Saft und Blut überging. Keines dieser Gedichte kann sich den geistreichen provenzalischen tenzons zur Seite ..."
6. Paris Past & Present by Henry Haynie (1902)
"... with their songs, tenzons, stories and comedies. But as there was not enough of Troubadours to supply the demand, they engaged other persons to present ..."