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Definitions of TORTOISE
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- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
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- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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n. [French, Latin] A reptile inclosed in a case formed by two leathery or scaly shields, and having horny jaws in the place of teeth;-in ancient warfare, a position of defence assumed by the soldiers, each man stooping and raising his buckler over his head, so as to form a covering over the whole line like a tortoise shell.