[ too-rel ]

  1. a turret.

Origin of tourelle

1300–50; Middle English <Old French; see tower1, -elle

Words Nearby tourelle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use tourelle in a sentence

  • Though I am the first to admit that she has found more than her match, for once, in Monsieur de tourelle.

    Moscow | Fred Whishaw
  • At No. 61 we come upon a farm dating from 1782, la Vacherie de la tourelle.

    Historic Paris | Jetta S. Wolff
  • Amid the dead and dying around they found Paul de tourelle dozing, but Sasha had disappeared.

    Moscow | Fred Whishaw
  • One tourelle is particularly sharp and fine, and does not seem to have sustained the slightest injury from time.

    Barn and the Pyrenees | Louisa Stuart Costello
  • Be wise, Monsieur de tourelle, and take your departure in peace.

    Moscow | Fred Whishaw