tower etymology

English word tower comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) *torrian

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Detailed word origin of tower

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*torrian Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
torrien Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
tower English (eng) (intransitive) To be high or lofty; to soar.. (intransitive) To be very tall.. (obsolete, transitive) To soar into.