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tour·ney

 (to͝or′nē, tûr′-)
intr.v. tour·neyed, tour·ney·ing, tour·neys
To compete in a tournament.
n. pl. tour·neys
A tournament.

[Middle English torneien, from Old French torneier, from Vulgar Latin *tornizāre, to turn around, from Latin tornāre, to turn in a lathe; see turn.]

tourney

(ˈtʊənɪ; ˈtɔː-) medieval history
n
(Historical Terms) a knightly tournament
vb
(Historical Terms) (intr) to engage in a tourney
[C13: from Old French torneier, from Vulgar Latin tornidiāre (unattested) to turn constantly, from Latin tornāre to turn (in a lathe); see tournament]
ˈtourneyer n

tour•ney

(ˈtʊər ni, ˈtɜr-)
n.
1. a tournament.
v.i.
2. to contend or engage in a tournament.
[1300–50; (v.) Middle English < Old French torneier < Vulgar Latin *tornidiāre to wheel, keep turning < Latin tornus tour; compare turn]

tourney


Past participle: tourneyed
Gerund: tourneying

Imperative
tourney
tourney
Present
I tourney
you tourney
he/she/it tourneys
we tourney
you tourney
they tourney
Preterite
I tourneyed
you tourneyed
he/she/it tourneyed
we tourneyed
you tourneyed
they tourneyed
Present Continuous
I am tourneying
you are tourneying
he/she/it is tourneying
we are tourneying
you are tourneying
they are tourneying
Present Perfect
I have tourneyed
you have tourneyed
he/she/it has tourneyed
we have tourneyed
you have tourneyed
they have tourneyed
Past Continuous
I was tourneying
you were tourneying
he/she/it was tourneying
we were tourneying
you were tourneying
they were tourneying
Past Perfect
I had tourneyed
you had tourneyed
he/she/it had tourneyed
we had tourneyed
you had tourneyed
they had tourneyed
Future
I will tourney
you will tourney
he/she/it will tourney
we will tourney
you will tourney
they will tourney
Future Perfect
I will have tourneyed
you will have tourneyed
he/she/it will have tourneyed
we will have tourneyed
you will have tourneyed
they will have tourneyed
Future Continuous
I will be tourneying
you will be tourneying
he/she/it will be tourneying
we will be tourneying
you will be tourneying
they will be tourneying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tourneying
you have been tourneying
he/she/it has been tourneying
we have been tourneying
you have been tourneying
they have been tourneying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tourneying
you will have been tourneying
he/she/it will have been tourneying
we will have been tourneying
you will have been tourneying
they will have been tourneying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tourneying
you had been tourneying
he/she/it had been tourneying
we had been tourneying
you had been tourneying
they had been tourneying
Conditional
I would tourney
you would tourney
he/she/it would tourney
we would tourney
you would tourney
they would tourney
Past Conditional
I would have tourneyed
you would have tourneyed
he/she/it would have tourneyed
we would have tourneyed
you would have tourneyed
they would have tourneyed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tourney - a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winnertourney - a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
contest, competition - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
World Cup - a soccer tournament held every four years between national soccer teams to determine a world champion
elimination tournament - a tournament in which losers are eliminated in successive rounds
open - a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play
round robin - a tournament in which every contestant plays every other contestant
Verb1.tourney - engage in a tourneytourney - engage in a tourney      
fight, struggle, contend - be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"

tourney

noun
Any competition or test of opposing wills likened to the sport in which knights fought with lances:
Translations

tourney

[ˈtʊənɪ] N (Hist) → torneo m

tourney

n (Hist, US Sport) → Turnier nt
References in classic literature ?
Would to God,'' said the Lady Rowena, ``he were here safely arrived, and able to bear arms in the approaching tourney, in which the chivalry of this land are expected to display their address and valour.
They closed with him and by force got him back to bed, and when he had become a little calm, addressing the curate, he said to him, "Of a truth, Senor Archbishop Turpin, it is a great disgrace for us who call ourselves the Twelve Peers, so carelessly to allow the knights of the Court to gain the victory in this tourney, we the adventurers having carried off the honour on the three former days.
By the sight of yon golden arrow won at the Sheriff's tourney, you are she on whom I bestowed it, and none other than Maid Marian
Now the King had gone that day to Finsbury Field, where the tourney was soon to be held, in order to look over the lists and see some of his picked men whom he expected to win against all comers.
And as they ate and drank, the Queen told them further of the tourney to be held at Finsbury Field, and of how she desired them to wear her colors and shoot for her.
stated that his decision, arrived at after a close and careful study of the work of both teams, was that Houndsditch Wednesday had rather less chance in the forthcoming tourney than a stuffed rat in the Battersea Dogs' Home.
said he in so stern a voice that the man of law shrunk affrighted, "I am no false knight, as thou knowest full well, but have even held my place in the press and the tourney.
I had a turn with them upon the sea when they came over to Winchelsea and the good queen with her ladies sat upon the cliffs looking down at us, as if it had been joust or tourney.
Now upon New Year's Day, when the service was done, the barons rode unto the field, some to joust, and some to tourney, and so it happened that Sir Ector rode unto the jousts, and with him rode Sir Kay his son, and young Arthur that was his nourished brother.
For justs, and tourneys, and barriers; the glories of them are chiefly in the chariots, wherein the challengers make their entry; especially if they be drawn with strange beasts: as lions, bears, camels, and the like; or in the devices of their entrance; or in the bravery of their liveries; or in the goodly furniture of their horses and armor.
The swelling biceps, the coat straining at its buttons over the chest, the air of conscious conviction of the supereminence of the male in the cosmogony of creation, even a calm display of bow legs as subduing and enchanting agents in the gentle tourneys of Cupid--these were the approved arms and ammunition of the Clover Leaf gallants.
He also commended the support and encouragement by Husain Al-Musallam, First Vice President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), to Kuwaiti swimmers in the Asian tourney which increased their spirits and determination to achieve better results.