See also: toisé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French toise.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

toise (plural toises)

  1. (historical) A former French unit of length, corresponding to about 1.949 metres.
    • 1997, Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon:
      [] the greater its speed, the less visible it grows, until at around a Thousand Toises per Minute, it vanishes entirely []

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French teise (cognate with Italian tesa), from Latin tēnsa (bracchia) (outstretched (arms)), from tendō (stretch).

NounEdit

toise f (plural toises)

  1. (historical) toise (former French unit of length)
  2. height gauge
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

toise

  1. inflection of toiser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

toise f (genitive singular toise, nominative plural toisí)

  1. Alternative form of tomhas (measure, gauge; guess, riddle)
  2. size, measure, measurement
  3. dimension

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
toise thoise dtoise
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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