See also: tör

English edit

Etymology edit

toe +‎ -er

Noun edit

toer (plural toers)

  1. One who toes.
    • 2010, Bill Kauffman, Bye Bye, Miss American Empire, page 241:
      No toers of lines or marchers in lockstep, dozens of other Free Staters moved to Wyoming.

Breton edit

Noun edit

toer m

  1. roofer

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Danish edit

Noun edit

toer c (singular definite toeren, plural indefinite toere)

  1. (games) A die roll of two.
    • 2001, Hans Jørgen Beck, Lona Graff, Niels Jacob Hansen, Matematik i Niende. Grundbog, Gyldendal Uddannelse, →ISBN, page 76:
      Når man kaster med én terning, er et af udfaldene en toer.
      when one throws one die, one of the possibilities is a two.
  2. (games) A playing card of two.

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Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch toer, from Old French tour. Several senses are borrowed from French tour.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /tur/, [tuːr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: toer
  • Rhymes: -ur

Noun edit

toer m (plural toeren, diminutive toertje n)

  1. turn, rotation, revolution
  2. tour, trip
  3. (Belgium) whim, urge (odd emotional action or behaviour)
    In de oorlog zijn nogal toeren gebeurd.Rather odd actions have taken place during the war.
  4. prank, stunt, trick
    De verzekering heeft ons een toer gelapt.The insurance company has played a trick on us.

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West Frisian edit

Etymology edit

Ultimately from Latin turris. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun edit

toer c (plural tuorren, diminutive tuorke)

  1. tower (tall building)
  2. (chess) rook

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See also edit

Chess pieces in West Frisian · skaakstikken (layout · text)
kening dame toer loper hynder pion

Further reading edit

  • toer (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011