Turnbroach to Turret

(Turn"broach`) n. A turnspit. [Obs.] " One that was her turnbroach." Beau. & Fl.

(Turn"-buc`kle) n. (Mech.) (a) A loop or sleeve with a screw thread at one end and a swivel at the other, — used for tightening a rod, stay, etc. (b) A gravitating catch, as for fastening a shutter, the end of a chain, or a hasp.

Turnbull's blue
(Turn"bull's blue`) (Chem.) The double cyanide of ferrous and ferric iron, a dark blue amorphous substance having a coppery luster, used in dyeing, calico printing, etc. Cf. Prussian blue, under Prussian.

(Turn"coat`) n. One who forsakes his party or his principles; a renegade; an apostate.

He is a turncoat, he was not true to his profession.

(Tur"nep) n. (Bot.) See Turnip. [Obs.]

(Turn"er) n.

1. One who turns; especially, one whose occupation is to form articles with a lathe.

2. (Zoöl.) A variety of pigeon; a tumbler.

(||Tur"ner) n. [G.] A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.

(Tur"ner*ite) n. [So called from the English chemist and mineralogist, C. H. Turner.] (Min.) A variety of monazite.

(Turn"er*y) n. [Cf. F. tournerie.]

1. The art of fashioning solid bodies into cylindrical or other forms by means of a lathe.

2. Things or forms made by a turner, or in the lathe.

Chairs of wood, the seats triangular, the backs, arms, and legs loaded with turnery.

(Tur"ney) n. & v. Tourney. [Obs.] Chaucer. "In open turney." Spenser. Milton.

(||Turn"hal`le) n. [G., from turnen to exercise gymnastics + halle hall.] A building used as a school of gymnastics.

(||Tur`ni*ci*mor"phæ) n. pl. [NL. See Turnix, and -morphous.] (Zoöl.) A division of birds including Turnix and allied genera, resembling quails in appearance but differing from them anatomically.

(Turn"ing) n.

1. The act of one who, or that which, turns; also, a winding; a bending course; a fiexure; a meander.

Through paths and turnings often trod by day.

2. The place of a turn; an angle or corner, as of a road.

It is preached at every turning.

3. Deviation from the way or proper course. Harmar.

4. Turnery, or the shaping of solid substances into various by means of a lathe and cutting tools.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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