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  1. tournnoun

    A circuit made by a medieval English sheriff to the courts of his shire

  2. tournnoun

    spinning wheel


  1. Tourn

    The tourn (tour, turn) was the bi-annual inspection of the hundreds of his shire made by the sheriff in medieval England. During it he would preside over the especially full meetings of the hundred court (more normally three-weekly) which met during the tourn at Easter and Michaelmas.

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  1. Tournnoun

    a spinning wheel

  2. Tournnoun

    the sheriff's turn, or court


  1. Tourn

    The tourn was the circuit made by the sheriff in medieval England to the hundreds of his shire. Here he would preside over the hundred court. This court normally met every three weeks, but during the tourn, at Easter and Michaelmas there were especially full meetings. These meetings were also known as 'views of frankpledge', because the sheriff was supposed to look into the frankpledge or frith-borh system.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tourn in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tourn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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