Montoir

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Montoir A stone used in mounting a horse; a horse block.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n montoir A horse-block; a block to step upon when mounting a horse. Also monture.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Montoir mon-twar′ a stone or block used in mounting a horse.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. monter, to mount. See Montant
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr., monter, to mount.

Usage

In literature:

He drew now upon that gift of his, represented himself as a mariner from Montoir, and told a harrowing tale of shipwreck.
"The Historical Nights' Entertainment" by Rafael Sabatini
At Montoir, near St. Nazaire, eight berths were under construction with a total length of over 3,200 feet.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
Sergeant Koenig and Corporal Shafer were the busiest men of the battery during the stay at Camp Montoir.
"The Delta of the Triple Elevens" by William Elmer Bachman
Lorraine from Montoire, Feb. 19, 1560, Imp.
"The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Henry Martyn Baird
I heard him say that he had ridden all the way from Montoire, following my master from one town to another.
"The Bright Face of Danger" by Robert Neilson Stephens
As darkness came on, preventing any further advance, the Corps found quarters in and about Montoire.
"The Franco-German War of 1870-71" by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
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