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abbreviation (on continental lorries)
Transports Internationaux Routiers
Word Origin
French: International Road Transport
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  • tir, in like manner, in its derivative tireachd, the act of pursuing.

    Elements of Gaelic Grammar Alexander Stewart
  • She walk'd as if tir'd, and leaving the mare at the entrance, follow'd me into the cave.

    The Splendid Spur Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  • Let-er-shake if it warnts to—it works harder than I do, and will get tir'd byme-by.

  • There is no one in all tir na n-Og who is able to take her life but her own husband.

  • In 1599 and 1600, a rebellion was headed in Ireland by tir Owen.

    Guy Fawkes Thomas Lathbury

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