Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: tristram
IPA transcription: [tɹ'ɪstɹəm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Tristan, Tristram
    Meaning: (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
Usage examples
  • I am Sir Tristram de Liones.
  • What is his name? said Sir Tristram.
  • Whereby ask ye it? said Sir Tristram.
  • Then said Sir Tristram: Heard ye anything of me?
  • Abide, said Sir Tristram, and I shall redress it.
  • So then Sir Tristram gat the chapel and kept it mightily.
  • Jesu defend! said Sir Tristram, for I was but late a prisoner.
  • And then Sir Tristram was received worshipfully with procession.
  • Sir, said Sir Tristram, I will go to the field and do what I may.
  • That is truth, said Sir Tristram, I understand thy valiantness well.