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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. tonsure: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tonsure: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tonsure: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tonsure: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tonsure: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tonsure: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. tonsure: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tonsure: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. tonsure: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tonsure: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tonsure: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. tonsure: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. tonsure: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. tonsure: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. tonsure: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Tonsure (brand), Tonsure: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Tonsure: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. tonsure: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. tonsure: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Tonsure: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. tonsure: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Tonsure: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  23. tonsure: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. tonsure: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  25. tonsure: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. tonsure: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. tonsure: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. tonsure: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. tonsure: Worthless Word For The Day [home, info]
  30. Tonsure: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. TONSURE: The Britannia Lexicon (Middle Ages Glossary) [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tonsure: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tonsure: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tonsure: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tonsure: Botanical Terms [home, info]

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noun:  shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order
noun:  the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head
verb:  shave the head of a newly inducted monk

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