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turm

(tɜːm)
n
(Military) archaic poetic a troop of horsemen

Turm

 troop of horsemen, specifically 30 to 32 men, 1483.
Examples: turm of horsemen, 1533; of horse and wings, 1671.
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OF Terms Text As Speaking Justice CASES Data Turms Lavel Data Shullman (2004) 10 2002 Yes Yes Roberts (2005) 28 1980-2003 Yes Yes Phillips 35 1963-1965, Yes Yes (2010) 2004-2007 Phillips (2009) 57 2004-2009 Yes Yes Yes Sullivan & 170 1958-1960, Yes Yes Canty (2015) 2010-2012 Johnson et al.
Israeli forces suppressed a peaceful demonstration and an olive tree planting event marking the United Nation's International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in the village of Turms Ayya, north of Ramallah, assaulting Palestinians and firing tear gas canisters towards them.
What that order actually involved would become clear during the following years: night-vision viewfinders for tanks with thermal and laser capacities, called "Turms", produced by a company from within the Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica.
His mum Nuala says: "I was told I was a fussy mother with a very fussy child, but I knew there was something wrong with Alan." As the camera is allowed in to Alan's life to show how he gets by, it turms out he is very sensitive, eager to please and affectionate.
432), coupled with the relative accessibility, from this Swiss domicile, of the French(-speaking) world--and especially of contemporary literature in French: as he explains to Lou Andreas-Salome, 'Die Lage meines alten Turms bringts mit sich, dass vor allem franzosische Bucher zu mir kamen: es ist des Staunens kein Ende uber alles, was jetzt von dort kommt.' (44)
Kathryn Starkey fragt in ihrer Untersuchung des Multilingualismus in Wolfram von Eschenbachs Willehalm, ob die vieisprachige Welt, die mit der biblischen Zerstorung des Turms von Babel entstanden ist, im Text mehr als ein Fluch oder ein Segen bewertet wird.
The vehicle is fitted with the same Galileo Avionica Turms (Tank Universal Reconfigurable Modular Systems) fire control system as the service's 120 mm-armed Ariete tank.
The calling card left on the bridge is BUBS, PHO and TURMS, last time it was INCH.
Holderlin calls his stanzas "Pictures of Bebenhausen," and the first "picture" is entitled "Art and Nature," describing a most Gassian setting, a setting in which nature has become art: Heute dein einsames Tal durchstreifend, o trautestes Kloster, Fand ich im Walde zunachst jenen verodeten Grund, Dem du die machtigen Quadern verdankst und was dir zum Schmuckeu Deines gegliederten Turms alles der Meister verliehn.
The course had a good mix of jumps with a few tricky turms. "I didn't put any studs in his shoes because I felt it was all straightforward around flat fields.