After the Maccaban turmoils the inhabitants seem to have deserted the tell.
Longfellow's main vocation was away from the turmoils of the hour.
But the queen was in no hurry for that lady's return, knowing well what turmoils she was apt to bring in her train.
His fame has gone before him in this region, remote as it is from the turmoils of the world.
The turmoils of civil war in France had now left Corsica to her own pursuits for many months.
It is not every man who can wrest vast wealth from the turmoils of a “Black Friday.”
His reasons, some of them, were forcible; he liked the quiet of the wilderness, away from the turmoils of the envious white race.
Living at Poitiers Radegund was close to the scene of these turmoils.
Without doubt it had its squabbles, its turmoils, its excitements.
For the few days that remained to him in this world, he might be well contented to abandon the turmoils and troubles of life.
1520s, perhaps an alteration of Middle French tremouille "mill hopper," in reference to the hopper's constant motion to and fro, from Latin trimodia "vessel containing three modii," from modius, a Roman dry measure, related to modus "measure." Attested earlier in English as a verb (1510s), though this now is obsolete.