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Definition of "tonsor" []

  • A barber. (noun)

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Use "tonsor" in a sentence
  • "For this the city, the critics, and the fop, Dally the hour away in tonsor's shop; For this the gossip takes her daily route, And wears your threshold and your patience out; For this we leave the parson in the lurch,"
  • "The wily tonsor bowed, sighed, and smiled, as, with a voice even softer than ordinary, he wished the youth a good evening; and they parted, Quentin to his quarters, and Oliver to attend the King."
  • "“And pray, worthy Seignior,” said the royal tonsor, looking at him from under his eyelids, “what might your reason be for calling the muster roll on such occasions?”"