Tourniquet

Tour"ni*quet

(?), n. [F., fr. tourner to turn.] (Surg.) An instrument for arresting hemorrhage. It consists essentially of a pad or compress upon which pressure is made by a band which is tightened by a screw or other means.
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Tour`nois"

(?), n. [F., belonging to Tours in France.] A former French money of account worth 20 sous, or a franc. It was thus called in distinction from the Paris livre, which contained 25 sous.
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Tour*nure"

(?), n. [F., fr. tourner to turn.]
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1. Turn; contour; figure.
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2. Any device used by women to expand the skirt of a dress below the waist; a bustle.
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Touse

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Touze

(touz) }, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Toused (touzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Tousing.] [OE. tosen. 64. See tease, and cf. Tose, Toze.] To pull; to haul; to tear; to worry. [Prov. Eng.] Shak.
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As a bear, whom angry curs have touzed.
Spenser.
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