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54214 t T is the twentieth letter of the English Alphabet, and a close consonant. It represents a close ...
54215 ta AZ'ERIT,'TA,
54216 tabard TAB'ARD, n. A short gown; a herald's coat. [Not used in the U. States.]
54217 tabarder TAB'ARDER, n. One who wears a tabard.
54218 tabasheer TABASHEER, n. A persian word signifying a concretion found in the joints of the bamboo, said by ...
54219 tabbied TAB'BIED, pp. Watered; made wavy.
54220 tabby TAB'BY, a. [See the Noun.] Brinded; brindled; diversified in color; as a tabby cat.TAB'BY, n.1. ...
54221 tabbying TAB'BYING, n. The passing of stuffs under a calendar to give them a wavy appearance.
54222 tabefaction TABEFAC'TION, n. [L. tabeo, to waste, and facio, to make. See Tabefy.] A wasting away; a gradual ...
54223 tabefy TAB'EFY, v.i. [Heb. to pine] To consume; to waste gradually; to lose flesh. [Little used.]
54224 taberd TABERD. [See Tabard.]
54225 tabernacle TAB'ERNACLE, n. [L. tabernaculum, a tent, from taberna, a shop or shed, from tabula, a board; or ...
54226 tabernacular TABERNAC'ULAR, a. Latticed.
54227 tabid TAB'ID, a. [L. tabidus, from tabeo, to waste.] Wasted by disease; consumptive. In tabid persons, ...
54228 tabidness TAB'IDNESS, n. State of being wasted by disease; consumptiveness.
54229 tablature TAB'LATURE, n. [from table.] Painting on walls and ceilings; a single piece comprehended in one ...
54231 table-bed TA'BLE-BED, n. [table and bed.] A bed in the form of a table.
54232 table-beer TA'BLE-BEER, n. [table and beer.] Beer for the table, or for common use; small beer.
54233 table-book TA'BLE-BOOK, n. [table and book.] A book on which any thing is engraved or written without ink. ...
54234 table-cloth TA'BLE-CLOTH, n. [table and cloth.] A cloth for covering a table, particularly for spreading on a ...
54235 table-land TA'BLE-LAND, n. [table and land.] Elevated flat land.
54236 table-man TA'BLE-MAN, n. [table and man.] A man at draughts; a piece of wood.
54237 table-talk TA'BLE-TALK, n. [table and talk.] Conversation at table or at meals. He improves by the ...
54230 table TA'BLE, n. [L. tabula.]1. A flat surface of some extent, or a thing that has a flat surface; as a ...
54238 tabled TA'BLED, pp. Formed into a table.
54239 tabler TA'BLER, n. One who boards.
54240 tables TA'BLES, n. plu. A board used for backgammon.
54241 tablet TAB'LET, n. A small table or flat surface.1. Something flat on which to write, paint, draw or ...
54242 tabling TA'BLING, ppr. Boarding; forming into a table; letting one timber into another by scores.TA'BLING, ...
54243 taboo TABOO', n. In the isles of the Pacific, a word denoting prohibition or religious interdict, which ...
54244 tabor TA'BOR, n. [Eng. tap.] A small drum used as an accompaniment to a pipe or fife.TA'BOR, v.i. To ...
54245 taborer TA'BORER, n. One who beats the tabor.
54246 taboret TAB'ORET, n. [from tabor.] A small tabor.
54247 taborin TAB'ORIN, n. A tabor; a small drum.
54248 tabrere TAB'RERE, n. A taborer.
54249 tabret TAB'RET, n. [See Tabor.] A tabor. 1 Sam.18.
54250 tabular TAB'ULAR, a. [L. tabularis, from tabula, table.]1. In the form of a table; having a flat or square ...
54251 tabulate TAB'ULATE, v.t. To reduce to tables or synopses.1. To shape with a flat surface.
54252 tabulated TAB'ULATED, pp. Having a flat or square flat surface; as a tabulated diamond.
54253 tacamahac TACAMAHAC', n. A tree of a sweet fragrance, planted in gardens as an ornament. It is of the genus ...
54254 tacamahaca TACAMAHAC'A
54255 tace TA'CE, from L. taceo, a term used in Italian music, directing to be silent.
54256 tacet TA'CET, in music, is used when a vocal or instrumental part is to be silent during a whole ...
54257 tach TACH
54258 tache TACHE, n. [See Tack.] Something used for taking hold or holding; a catch; a loop; a button. It ...
54259 tachygraphy TACHYG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. quick, and to write.] The art or practice of quick writing. [We now use ...
54260 tacit TAC'IT, a. [L. tacitus, from taceo, to be silent, that is, to stop, or to close. See Tack.] ...
54261 tacitly TAC'ITLY, adv. Silently; by implication; without words; as, he tacitly assented.
54262 taciturn TAC'ITURN, a. [L. taciturnus.] Habitually silent; not free to converse; not apt to talk or speak.
54263 taciturnity TACITURN'ITY, n. [L. taciturnitas, from taceo, to be silent.] Habitual silence or reserve in ...
54264 tack TACK, v.t. [Gr. to set,place, ordain.]1. To fasten; to attach. In the solemn or grave style, this ...
54265 tacker TACK'ER, n. One who tacks or makes an addition.
54266 tacket TACK'ET, n. A small nail.
54267 tacking TACK'ING, ppr. Changing a ship's course.
54268 tackle TACK'LE, n.1. A machine for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and blocks, ...
54269 tackled TACK'LED, pp. Harnessed; seized.1. Made of ropes tacked together. My man shall Bring thee cords, ...
54270 tackling TACK'LING, ppr. Harnessing; putting on harness; seizing; falling on.TACK'LING, n. Furniture of the ...
54271 tacksman TACKS'MAN, n. One who holds a tack or lease of land from another; a tenant or lessee. [Local.]
54272 tact TACT, n. [L. tactus, from tango, [for tago,] to touch.]1. Touch; feeling; formerly, the stroke in ...
54273 tactic TAC'TIC
54274 tactical TAC'TICAL, a. [See Tactics.] Pertaining to the art of military and naval dispositions for battle, ...
54275 tactician TACTI'CIAN, n. [See Tactics.] One versed in tactics.
54276 tactics TAC'TICS, n. [Gr. to set, to appoint.] See Tack.]1. The science and art of disposing military and ...
54277 tactil TAC'TIL, a. [L. tactilis, from tango,to touch.] Tangible; susceptible of touch; that may be felt; ...
54278 tactile TAC'TILE
54279 tactility TACTIL'ITY, n. Tangibleness; perceptibility of touch.
54280 taction TAC'TION, n. [L. tactio, tango, to touch.] The act of touching; touch.
54281 tad-pole TAD-POLE, n. [L. pullus, young.] A frog in its first state from the spawn; a porwiggle.
54282 tadorna TADOR'NA, n. A name of the shel-drake, vulpanser, or borough-duck.
54283 tafelspath TAF'ELSPATH, n. A lamellar mineral of a yellowish grey or rose white, forming masses of prisms ...
54284 tafferel TAF'FEREL, n. The upper part of a ship's stern, which is flat like a table on the top, and ...
54285 taffeta TAF'FETA, n. A fine smooth stuff of silk, having usually a remarkable gloss. Taffetas are of all ...
54287 tag-sore TAG-SORE, n. A disease in sheep.
54288 tag-tail TAG-TAIL, n. [tag and tail.] A worm which has its tail of another color.
54286 tag TAG, n. [L. digitus.]1. A metallic point put to the end of a string.2. Something mean and paltry; ...
54289 tail TAIL, n.1. The part of an animal which terminates its body behind. In many quadrupeds, the tail ...
54290 tailage TA'ILAGE
54291 tailed TA'ILED, a. Having a tail.
54292 tailings TA'ILINGS, n. plu. [from tail.] The lighter parts of grain blown to one end of the heap in ...
54293 tailor TA'ILOR, n. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments.TA'ILOR, v.i. To practice ...
54294 tailoress TA'ILORESS, n. a female who makes garments for men.
54295 tailoring TA'ILORING, n. The business of a tailor.
54296 taint TAINT, v.t. [L. tingo; Gr. to dye, literally to dip, primarily to thrust, the sense of L. tango; ...
54297 tainted TA'INTED, pp. Impregnated with something noxious, disagreeable to the senses or poisonous; ...
54298 taintfree TA'INTFREE, a. [taint and free.] Free from taint or guilt.
54299 tainting TA'INTING, ppr. Impregnating with something foul or poisonous; infecting; corrupting; staining.
54300 taintless TA'INTLESS, a. Free from taint or infection; pure.
54301 tainture TA'INTURE, n. [L. tinctura.] Taint; tinge; defilement; stain; spot. [Not much used.]
54302 tajacu TAJACU
54303 tajassu TAJASSU, n. The peccary or Mexican hog.
54304 take TAKE, v.t. pret. took; pp. taken. [L. doceo. This word seems to be allied to think, for we say, I ...
54305 taken TAKEN, ta'kn. pp. of take. Received; caught; apprehended; captivated, &c.
54306 taker TA'KER, n. One that takes or receives; one who catches or apprehends.1. One that subdues and ...
54307 taking TA'KING, ppr. Receiving; catching; getting possession; apprehending.1. a. Alluring; ...
54308 takingness TA'KINGNESS, n. The quality of pleasing.
54309 talapoin TALAPOIN', n. In Siam, a priest, or one devoted to religion; also, a species of monkey.
54310 talbot TAL'BOT, n. A sort of dog, noted for his quick scent and eager pursuit of game. [The figure of a ...
54311 talc TALC n. A species of magnesian earth, consisting of broad flat smooth lamins or plates, unctuous ...
54312 talck TALCK
54313 talckite TALCK'ITE, n. A species of talck of a loose form.
54314 talckous TALCK'OUS, a. Talcky. [But talcous or talckous is ill formed.]
54315 talcky TALCK'Y, a. Like talck; consisting of talck; as a talcky feel; a talcky substance.1. Containing ...
54316 tale TALE, n. [See Tell.] A story; a narrative; the rehearsal of a series of events or adventures, ...
54317 talebearer TA'LEBEARER, n. [tale and bear.] A person who officiously tells tales; one who impertinently ...
54318 talebearing TA'LEBEARING, a. Officiously communicating information.TA'LEBEARING, n. The act of informing ...
54319 taleful TA'LEFUL, a. Abounding with stories.
54320 talent TAL'ENT, n. [L. talentum; Gr. to bear, allied to L. tollo. The word is said to have originally ...
54321 talented TAL'ENTED, a. Furnished with talents; possessing skill or talents.
54322 tales TA'LES, n. [L. talis, plu. tales.] In law, tales de circumstantibus, spectators in court, from ...
54323 taleteller TA'LETELLER, n. One who tells tales or stories.Talionis, lex talionis, [L.] in law, the law of ...
54324 talisman TAL'ISMAN, n. 1. A magical figure cut or engraved under certain superstitious observances of the ...
54325 talismanic TALISMAN'IC, a. Magical; having the properties of a talisman or preservative against evils by ...
54326 talk TALK, v.i. tauk.1. To converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more ...
54327 talkative TALKATIVE, a. tauk'ativ. Given to much talking; full of prate; loquacious; garrulous. One of the ...
54328 talkativeness TALKATIVENESS, n. tauk'ativness. Loquacity; garrulity; the practice or habit of speaking much in ...
54329 talker TALKER, n. tauk'er. One who talks; also, a loquacious person, male or female; a prattler.1. A ...
54330 talking TALKING, ppr. tauk'ing. Conversing; speaking in familiar conversation. Matt.17.1. a. Given to ...
54331 tall TALL, a. [Eng. dally; L. tollo.]1. High in stature; long and comparatively slender; applied to a ...
54332 tallage TAL'LAGE
54333 talliage TAL'LIAGE, n. Literally, a share; hence, a tax or toll.
54334 tallness TALL'NESS, n. Highth of stature. [See Tall.]
54336 tallow-candle TAL'LOW-CANDLE, n. A candle made of tallow.
54337 tallow-chandler TAL'LOW-CH`ANDLER, n. One whose occupation is to make, or to make and sell tallow candles.
54338 tallow-faced TAL'LOW-FACED, a. Having a sickly complexion; pale.
54335 tallow TAL'LOW, n. A sort of animal fat, particularly that which is obtained from animals of the sheep ...
54339 tallowed TAL'LOWED, pp. Greased or smeared with tallow.1. Made fat; filled with tallow.
54340 tallower TAL'LOWER, n. An animal disposed to form tallow internally.
54341 tallowing TAL'LOWING, ppr. Greasing with tallow.1. Causing to gather tallow; a term in ...
54342 tallowish TAL'LOWISH, a. Having the properties or nature of tallow.
54343 tallowy TAL'LOWY, a. Greasy, having the qualities of tallow.
54344 tally TAL'LY, n.1. A piece of wood on which notches or scores are cut, as the marks of number. In ...
54345 tallying TAL'LYING, ppr. Fitting to each other; making to correspond.1. Agreeing; corresponding.2. ...
54346 tallyman TAL'LYMAN, n. [tally and man.] One who sells for weekly payment.1. One who keeps the tally, or ...
54347 talmud TAL'MUD, n. The body of the Hebrew laws, traditions and explanations; or the book that contains ...
54348 talmudic TAL'MUDIC
54349 talmudical TALMU'DICAL, a. Pertaining to the Talmud; contained in the Talmud; as Talmudic fables.
54350 talmudist TAL'MUDIST, n. One versed in the Talmud.
54351 talmudistic TALMUDIST'IC, a. Pertaining to the Talmud; resembling the Talmud.
54352 talon TAL'ON, n.1. The claw of a fowl.2. In architecture, a kind of molding, concave at the bottom, and ...
54353 talus TA'LUS, n. [L. talus, the ankle.] In anatomy, the astragalus, or that bone of the foot which is ...
54354 tamable TA'MABLE, a. [from tame.] That may be tamed; capable of being reclaimed from wildness or savage ...
54355 tamableness TA'MABLENESS, n. The quality of being tamable.
54356 tamarin TAM'ARIN, n. A small monkey of South America, with large ears; the great eared monkey, (Simia ...
54357 tamarind TAM'ARIND, n. A tree, a native of the East Indies, and of Arabia and Egypt. It is cultivated in ...
54358 tamarinds TAM'ARINDS, n. plu. The preserved seed-pods of the tamarind, which abound with an acid pulp.
54359 tamarisk TAM'ARISK, n. A tree or shrub of the genus Tamarix, of several species.
54360 tambac TAM'BAC, n. A mixture of gold and copper, which the people value more highly than gold itself.
54361 tambor TAM'BOR, n.1. A small drum, used by the Biscayans as an accompaniment to the flageolet.2. In ...
54362 tamborin TAM'BORIN, n.1. A small Drum.2. A lively French dance, formerly in vogue in operas.
54363 tame TAME, a.1. That has lost its native wildness and shyness; mild; accustomed to man; domestic; as a ...
54364 tamed TA'MED, pp. Reclaimed from wildness; domesticated; made gentle; subdued.
54365 tameless TA'MELESS, a. Wild; untamed; untamable. [Not much used.]
54366 tamely TA'MELY, adv. With unresisting submission; meanly; servilely; without manifesting spirit; as, to ...
54367 tameness TA'MENESS, n. The quality of being tame or gentle; a state of domestication.1. Unresisting ...
54368 tamer TA'MER,n. One that tames or subdues;one that reclaims from wildness.
54369 taming TA'MING, ppr. Reclaiming from a wild state; civilizing; subduing.
54370 taminy TAM'INY
54371 tamkin TAM'KIN, n. A stopper. [See Tampion.]
54372 tammy TAM'MY n. A woolen stuff.
54373 tamper TAM'PER, v.i. To meddle; to be busy; to try little experiments;, as to tamper with a disease.1. ...
54374 tampering TAM'PERING, ppr. Meddling; dealing; practicing secretly.TAM'PERING, n. The act of meddling or ...
54375 tamping TAMP'ING, n. [allied probably to tame, dam, stem, stamp, &c.]The matter that is driven into the ...
54376 tampion TAM'PION
54377 tampoe TAM'POE, n. A fruit of the East Indies, somewhat resembling an apple. It is eaten by the ...
54378 tamtam TAM'TAM, n. A large flat drum used by the Hindoos.
54380 tan-pit TAN'-PIT, n. [tan and pit.] A bark pit; a vat in which hides are laid in tan.
54381 tan-vat TAN'-VAT, n. [tan and vat.] A vat in which hides are steeped in liquor with tan.
54379 tan TAN, v.t. 1. In the arts, to convert animal skins into leather by steeping them in an infusion of ...
54382 tang TANG, n. [Gr. rancor; rancid.]1. A strong taste; particularly, a taste of something extraneous to ...
54383 tangent TAN'GENT, n. [L. tangens, touching. See Touch.]In geometry, a right line which touches a curve, ...
54384 tangibility TANGIBIL'ITY, n. [from tangible.] The quality of being perceptible to the touch or sense of ...
54385 tangible TAN'GIBLE, a. [from L. tango, to touch.]1. Perceptible by the touch; tactile.2. That may be ...
54386 tangle TAN'GLE, v.t.1. To implicate; to unite or knit together confusedly; to interweave or interlock, as ...
54387 tanist TAN'IST, n. [Gr. a lord, to be powerful or able; L. teneo.]Among the descendants of the Celts in ...
54388 tanistry TAN'ISTRY, n. In Ireland, a tenure of lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, and to ...
54389 tank TANK, n. A large bason or cistern; a reservoir of water.
54391 tankard-turnep TANK'ARD-TURNEP, n. A sort of turnep that stands high above the ground.
54390 tankard TANK'ARD, n. A large vessel for liquors, or a drinking vessel, with a cover. Marius was the first ...
54392 tanling TAN'LING, n. One tanned or scorched by the heat of the sun.
54393 tanned TAN'NED, pp. [from tan.] converted into leather. [See Tan.]1. Darkened by the rays of the sun.
54394 tanner TAN'NER, n. One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan.
54395 tannery TAN'NERY, n. The house and apparatus for tanning.
54396 tanniers TAN'NIERS, n. A variety of the arum esculentum, an esculent root.
54397 tannin TAN'NIN, n. The chimical name of that astringent substance contained in vegetables, particularly ...
54398 tanning TAN'NING, ppr. Converting raw hides into leather.
54399 tanrec TAN'REC, n. A quadruped of the Indies, larger than a rat.
54400 tansy TAN'SY, n. s as z. [L. tanacetum.] A plant of the genus Tanacetum, of many species. It is ...
54401 tant TANT, n. A small spider with two eyes and eight long legs, and of an elegant scarlet color.
54402 tantalism TAN'TALISM, n. [See Tantalize.] The punishment of Tantalus, a teasing or tormenting by the hope or ...
54403 tantalite TAN'TALITE, n. The ore of tantalum or columbium, a newly discovered metal. It is an iron black ...
54404 tantalization TANTALIZA'TION, n. The act of tantalizing.
54405 tantalize TAN'TALIZE, v.t. [from Tantalus, in fable, who was condemned for his crimes to perpetual hunger and ...
54406 tantalized TAN'TALIZED, pp. Teased or tormented by the disappointment of the hope of good.
54407 tantalizer TAN'TALIZER, n. One that tantalizes.
54408 tantalizing TAN'TALIZING, ppr. Teasing or tormenting by presenting to the view some unattainable good.
54409 tantalum TAN'TALUM, n. Columbium, the metal obtained from tantalite, newly discovered.
54410 tantamount TANT'AMOUNT, a. [L. tantus, so much, and amount.] Equal; equivalent in value or signification; as ...
54411 tantivy TAN'TIVY, adv. [L. tanta vi.] To ride tantivy, is to ride with great speed.
54412 tantling TANT'LING, n. [See Tantalize.] One seized with the hope of pleasure unattainable.
54413 tap TAP, v.t. To strike with something small, or to strike a very gentle blow; to touch gently; as, to ...
54415 tape-worm TA'PE-WORM, n. [tape and worm.] A worm bred in the human intestines or bowels. The body is ...
54414 tape TAPE, n. A narrow fillet or band; a narrow piece of woven work, used for strings and the like; as ...
54416 taper TA'PER, n. A small wax candle; a small lighted wax candle, or a small light. Get me a taper in my ...
54417 tapering TA'PERING, ppr. Making gradually smaller.1. a. Becoming regularly smaller in diameter towards one ...
54418 taperness TA'PERNESS, n. The state of being taper.
54419 tapestry TAP'ESTRY, n. [L. tapes, tapestry.] A kind of woven hangings of wool and silk, often enriched with ...
54420 tapet TA'PET, n. [supra.] Worked or figured stuff.
54421 tapeti TAPETI, n. An American animal of the hare kind.
54422 tapir TA'PIR, n. A quadruped of S. America, about 6 feet long and 3 l/2 high, resembling a hog in shape, ...
54423 tapis TA'PIS, n. Tapestry. Upon the tapis, under consideration, or on the table.
54424 tapped TAP'PED, pp. Broached; opened.
54425 tapping TAP'PING, ppr. Broaching; opening for the discharge of a fluid.
54426 tapster TAP'STER, n. One whose business is to draw ale or other liquor.
54428 tar-water T`AR-WATER, n. [tar and water.] A cold infusion of tar, used as a medicine.
54427 tar T`AR, n. [Eng. tare, in commerce.]1. A thick resinous substance of a dark brown or black color, ...
54429 tarabe TARA'BE, n. A large parrot with a red head.
54430 tarantula TARAN'TULA, n. A species of spider, the Aranea tarantula, so called, it is said, from Tarentum in ...
54431 tarantulate TARAN'TULATE, v.t. To excite or govern emotions by music.
54432 taraquira TAR'AQUIRA, n. A species of American lizard.
54433 tararean TARA'REAN, a. Pertaining to Tartary, in Asia.Tartaric acid, the acid of tartar.
54434 tarareous TARA'REOUS, a. Hellish; pertaining to Tartarus.
54435 tardation TARDA'TION, n. [L. tardo. See Tardy.] The act of retarding or delaying. [Not used. We use for ...
54436 tardigrade T`ARDIGRADE
54437 tardigradous T`ARDIGRADOUS, a. [L. tardigradus; tardus, slow, and gradus, step.]Slow-paced; moving or stepping ...
54438 tardily T`ARDILY, adv. [from tardy.] Slowly; with slow pace or motion.
54439 tardiness T`ARDINESS, n. [from tardy.] Slowness; or the slowness of motion or pace.1. Unwillingness; ...
54440 tardity T`ARDITY, n. [L. tarditas.] Slowness; tardiness. [Not used.]
54442 tardy-gaited T`ARDY-GAITED, a. [tardy and gait.] Slow-paced; having a slow step or pace. The mellow horn ...
54441 tardy T`ARDY, a. [L. tardus.]1. Slow; with a slow pace or motion. And check the tardy flight of time.2. ...
54443 tare TARE, n. [I know not the origin of this word. See the next word.]1. A weed that grows among corn. ...
54444 tared TA'RED, pp. Having the tare ascertained and marked.
54445 targe T`ARGE, for target, is obsolete.
54446 target T`ARGET, n.1. A shield or buckler of a small kind, used as a defensive weapon in war.2. A mark ...
54447 targeted T`ARGETED, a. Furnished or armed with a target.
54448 targeteer T`ARGETEE'R, n. One armed with a target.
54449 targum T`ARGUM, n. A translation or paraphrase of the sacred Scriptures in the Chaldee language or ...
54450 targumist T`ARGUMIST, n. The writer of a Targum.
54451 tarif TAR'IF, n.1. Properly, a list or table of goods with the duties or customs to be paid for the ...
54452 tarin TAR'IN, n. A bird of the genus Fringilla, kept in cages for its beauty and fine notes; the ...
54453 taring TA'RING, ppr. Ascertaining or marking the amount of tare.
54454 tarn T`ARN, n. A bog, a marsh; a fen.
54455 tarnish T`ARNISH, v.t.1. To sully; to soil by an alteration induced by the air, or by dust and the like; to ...
54456 tarnished T`ARNISHED, pp. Sullied; having lost its brightness by oxydation, or by some alteration induced by ...
54457 tarnishing T`ARNISHING, pp. Sullying; losing brightness.
54458 tarpaulin T`ARPAU'LIN, n. [from tar.] A piece of canvas well daubed with tar, and used to cover the hatchways ...
54459 tarrace TAR'RACE
54460 tarragon TAR'RAGON, n. A plant of the genus Artemisia, (A. dracunculus,) celebrated for perfuming vinegar ...
54461 tarrass TAR'RASS
54462 tarred T`ARRED, pp. Smeared with tar.
54463 tarriance TAR'RIANCE, n. [from tarry.] A tarrying; delay; lateness. [Not in use.]
54464 tarrier TAR'RIER, n. A dog. [See Terrier.]1. [from tarry.] One who tarries or delays.
54465 tarring T`ARRING, ppr. Smearing with tar.
54466 tarrock TAR'ROCK, n. A sea fowl of the genus Larus or gull kind, the L. tridactylus. It is of the size of ...
54467 tarry TAR'RY, v.i. [L. taurus, a bull.]1. To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge. Tarry all night and ...
54468 tarrying TAR'RYING, ppr. Staying; delaying.TAR'RYING, n. Delay. Ps.40.[This word is in respectable use.]
54469 tarsel T`ARSEL, n. A kind of hawk.
54470 tarsus T`ARSUS, n. That part of the foot to which the leg is articulated, the front of which is called ...
54471 tart T`ART, a.1. Acid; sharp to the taste; acidulous; as a tart apple.2. Sharp; keen; severe; as a ...
54472 tartan T`ARTAN, n. A small coasting vessel with one mast and a bowsprit, and the principal sail, which is ...
54473 tartar T`ARTAR, n.1. An acid concrete salt, formed from wines completely fermented, and adhering to the ...
54474 tartarean TARTA'REAN
54475 tartareous TARTA'REOUS, a. Consisting of tartar; resembling tartar, or partaking of its properties.
54476 tartaric TARTAR'IC
54477 tartarin T`ARTARIN, n. [from tartar.] Fixed vegetable alkali or potash.
54478 tartarinated T`ARTARINATED, a. Combined with tartarin.
54479 tartarize T`ARTARIZE, v.t. To impregnate with tartar; to refine by means of the salt of tartar.
54480 tartarized T`ARTARIZED, pp. Impregnated with tartar; refined by tartar.
54481 tartarizing T`ARTARIZING, ppr. Impregnating with tartar; refining by means of the salt of tartar.
54482 tartarous T`ARTAROUS, a. Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities.
54483 tartarum T`ARTARUM, n. A preparation of tartar, called petrified tartar.
54484 tartish T`ARTISH, a. [from tart.] Somewhat tart.
54485 tartly T`ARTLY, adv. Sharply; with acidity.1. Sharply; with poignancy; severely; as, to reply or rebuke ...
54486 tartness T`ARTNESS, n. Acidity; sharpness to the taste; as the tartness of wine or fruit.1. Sharpness of ...
54487 tartrateartrite T`ARTRATE`ARTRITE, n. [from tartar.] A salt formed by the combination of tartarous or tartaric ...
54488 tartuffish T`ARTUFFISH, a. Precise; formal. [Not in use.]
54489 task T`ASK, n.1. Business imposed by another, often a definite quantity or amount of labor. Each man ...
54490 tasked T`ASKED, pp. Required to perform something.
54491 tasker T`ASKER, n. One that imposes a task.
54492 tasking T`ASKING, ppr. Imposing a task on; requiring to perform.
54493 taskmaster T`ASKMASTER, n. [task and master.] One who imposes a task, or burdens with labor. Sinful ...
54494 tassel TAS'SEL, n.1. A sort of pendant ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to curtains and the ...
54495 tasseled TAS'SELED, a. Furnished or adorned with tassels; as the tasseled horn.
54496 tasses TAS'SES, n. plu. Armor for the thighs; appendages to the ancient corslet, consisting of skirts of ...
54497 tastable TASTABLE, a. [from taste.] That may be tasted; savory; relishing.
54498 taste TASTE, v.t.1. To perceive by means of the tongue; to have a certain sensation in consequence of ...
54499 tasted TASTED, pp. Perceived by the organs of taste; experienced.
54500 tasteful TASTEFUL, a. Having a high relish; savory; as tasteful herbs.1. Having good taste.
54501 tastefully TASTEFULLY, adv. With good taste.
54502 tasteless TASTELESS, a. Having no taste; insipid; as tasteless fruit.1. Having no power of giving pleasure; ...
54503 tastelessness TASTELESSNESS, n. Want of taste or relish; insipidness; as the tastelessness of fruit.1. Want of ...
54504 taster TASTER, n. One who tastes.1. One who first tastes food or liquor. Thy tutor be thy taster, e'er ...
54505 tastily TASTILY, adv. With good taste.
54506 tasting TASTING, ppr. Perceiving by the tongue.1. Trying; experiencing; enjoying or suffering.TASTING, n. ...
54507 tasty TASTY, a. Having a good taste, or nice perception of excellence; applied to persons; as a tasty ...
54508 tatter TAT'TER, v.t. To rend or tear into rags. [Not used except in the participle.]TAT'TER, n. A rag, ...
54509 tatterdemalion TATTERDEMA'LION, n. A ragged fellow.
54510 tattered TAT'TERED, pp. or a. Rent; torn; hanging in rags; as a tattered garment. Where wav'd the tatter'd ...
54511 tattle TAT'TLE, v.i.1. To prate; to talk idly; to use many words with little meaning. Excuse it by the ...
54512 tattler TAT'TLER, n. One who tattles; an idle talker; one that tells tales.
54513 tattling TAT'TLING, ppr. Talking idly; telling tales.1. a. Given to idle talk; apt to tell tales.
54514 tattoo TATTOO', n. [Eng. tap.] A beat of drum at night, giving notice to soldiers to retreat, or to ...
54515 tattooed TATTOO'ED, pp. Marked by stained lines and figures on the body.
54516 tattooing TATTOO'ING, ppr. Marking with various figures by stained lines.
54517 tau TAU, n. The toad fish of Carolina, a species of Gadus.(G.tau.)1. A species of beetle; also, a ...
54518 taught TAUGHT, a. taut. [from the root of tight.] Stretched; not slack.TAUGHT, pret. and pp. of teach. ...
54519 taunt T`AUNT, v.t.1. To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid. When I had at my ...
54520 taunted T`AUNTED, pp. Upbraided with sarcastic or severe words.
54521 taunter T`AUNTER, n. One who taunts, reproaches or upbraids with sarcastic or censorious reflections.
54522 taunting T`AUNTING, ppr. Treating with severe reflections; upbraiding.
54523 tauntingly T`AUNTINGLY, adv. With bitter and sarcastic words; insultingly; scoffingly.
54524 tauricornous TAUR'ICORNOUS, a. [L. taurus, a bull, and cornu, horn.]Having horns like a bull.
54525 tauriform TAUR'IFORM, a. [L. taurus, a bull, and form.]Having the form of a bull.
54526 taurus TAUR'US, n. [L.] The bull; one of the twelve signs of the zodiac, and the second in order, or that ...
54527 tautologic TAUTOLOG'IC
54528 tautological TAUTOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Tautology.] Repeating the same thing; having the same signification; as a ...
54529 tautologist TAUTOL'OGIST, n. One who uses different words or phrases in succession to express the same sense.
54530 tautologize TAUTOL'OGIZE, v.i. To repeat the same thing in different words.
54531 tautology TAUTOL'OGY, n. [Gr. the same, and word or expression.]A repetition of the same meaning in different ...
54533 tavern-haunter TAV'ERN-H`AUNTER, n. [tavern and haunt.] One who frequents taverns; one who spends his time and ...
54534 tavern-keeper TAV'ERN-KEEPER, n. One who keeps a tavern. In the United States, one who is licensed to sell ...
54535 tavern-man TAV'ERN-MAN, n. [tavern and man.] The keeper of a tavern. [Not in use.]1. A tippler.
54532 tavern TAV'ERN, n. [L. taberna; tab, the root of table, a board.]A house licensed to see liquors in small ...
54536 taverner TAV'ERNER
54537 taverning TAV'ERNING, n. A feasting at taverns.
54538 taw TAW, v.t. To dress white leather or alum leather; to dress and prepare skins in white, as the ...
54539 tawdrily TAW'DRILY, adv. In a tawdry manner.
54540 tawdriness TAW'DRINESS, n. [from tawdry.] Tinsel in dress; excessive finery; ostentatious finery without ...
54541 tawdry TAW'DRY, a. Very fine and showy in colors without taste or elegance; having an excess of showy ...
54542 tawed TAW'ED, pp. Dressed and made white, as leather.
54543 tawer TAW'ER, n. A dresser of white leather.
54544 tawing TAW'ING, ppr. Dressing, as white leather.TAW'ING, n. The art and operation of preparing skins and ...
54545 tawny TAW'NY, a. Of a yellowish dark color, like things tanned, or persons who are sun-burnt; as a tawny ...
54546 tax TAX, n. [L. taxo, to tax.]1. A rate or sum of money assessed on the person or property of a ...
54547 taxable TAX'ABLE, a. That may be taxed; liable by law to the assessment of taxes; as taxable estate. By ...
54548 taxation TAXA'TION, n. [L. taxatio.] A taxing; the act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes on the ...
54549 taxed TAX'ED, pp. Rated; assessed; accused.
54550 taxer TAX'ER, n. One who taxes.1. In Cambridge, two officers chosen yearly to see the true gauge of ...
54551 taxiarch TAX'IARCH, n. [Gr. order, and chief.] An Athenian military officer commanding a taxis or ...
54552 taxidermy TAX'IDERMY, n. [Gr. order, and skin.] The art of preparing and preserving specimens of animals.
54553 taxing TAX'ING, ppr. Imposing a tax; assessing, as a bill of cost; accusing.TAX'ING, n. The act of laying ...
54554 taxonomy TAXON'OMY, n. [Gr. order, and law.] Classification; a term used by a French author to denote the ...
54556 tea-board TE'A-BOARD, n. [tea and board.] A board to put tea furniture on.
54557 tea-canister TE'A-CANISTER, n. [tea and canister.] A canister or box in which tea is kept.
54558 tea-cup TE'A-CUP, n. [tea and cup.] A small cup in which tea is drank.
54559 tea-drinker TE'A-DRINKER, n. [tea and drinker.] One who drinks much tea.
54560 tea-plant TE'A-PLANT, n. The tea-tree.
54561 tea-pot TE'A-POT, n. [tea and pot.] A vessel with a spout, in which tea is made, and from which it is ...
54562 tea-saucer TE'A-SAUCER, n. [tea and saucer.] A small saucer in which a tea-cup is set.
54563 tea-spoon TE'A-SPOON, n. [tea and spoon.] A small spoon used in drinking tea and coffee.
54564 tea-table TE'A-TABLE, n. [tea and table.] A table on which tea furniture is set, or at which tea is drank.
54565 tea-tree TE'A-TREE, n. [tea and tree.] The tree or plant that produces the leaves which are imported and ...
54555 tea TEA, n.1. The leaves of the tea-tree as dried and imported. There are several kinds of tea, as ...
54566 teach TEACH, v.t. pret. and pp. taught. [L. doceo; dico, dicto, and both these and the Gr. to show, may ...
54567 teachable TE'ACHABLE, a. That may be taught; apt to learn; also, readily receiving instruction; docile. We ...
54568 teachableness TE'ACHABLENESS, n. The quality of being capable of receiving instruction; more generally, a ...
54569 teacher TE'ACHER, n. One who teaches or instructs.1. An instructor; a preceptor; a tutor; one whose ...
54570 teaching TE'ACHING, ppr. Instructing; informing.TE'ACHING, n. The act or business of instructing.1. ...
54571 tead TEAD
54572 teague TEAGUE, n. teeg. An Irishman; in contempt.
54573 teak TEAK
54574 teal TEAL, n. An aquatic fowl of the genus Anas, the smallest of the duck kind.
54576 team-work TE'AM-WORK, n. [team and work.] Work done by a team, as distinguished from personal labor.
54575 team TEAM, n.1. Two or more horses, oxen or other beasts harnessed together to the same vehicle for ...
54577 teamster TE'AMSTER, n. [team and ster.] One who drives a team.
54579 tear-falling TE'AR-FALLING, a. [tear and fall.] Shedding tears; tender; as tear-falling pity.
54578 tear TEAR, n.1. Tears are the limpid fluid secreted by the lacrymal gland, and appearing in the eyes, or ...
54580 tearer TEARER, n. One who tears or rends any thing.1. One that rages or raves with violence.
54581 tearful TE'ARFUL, a. [tear and full.] Abounding with tears; weeping; shedding tears; as tearful eyes.
54582 tearing TEARING, ppr. [from tear, to rend.] Rending; pulling apart; lacerating; violent; raging.
54583 tearless TE'ARLESS, a. Shedding no tears; without tears; unfeeling.
54584 tease TEASE, v.t. s as z.1. To comb or card, as wool or flax.2. To scratch, as cloth in dressing, for ...
54585 teased TE'ASED, pp. Carded.1. Vexed; irritated or annoyed.
54586 teasel TE'ASEL, n. tee'zl. A plant of the genus Dipsacus, one kind of which bears a large burr which is ...
54587 teaseler TE'ASELER, n. One who uses the teasel for raising a nap on cloth.
54588 teaser TE'ASER, n. One that teases or vexes.
54589 teasing TE'ASING, ppr. Combing; carding; scratching for the purpose of raising a nap; vexing with ...
54590 teat TEAT
54591 teathe TEATHE, n. The soil or fertility left on lands by feeding them. [Local.]TEATHE, v.t. To feed and ...
54592 techily TECH'ILY, adv. [from techy, so written for touchy.]Peevishly; fretfully; forwardly.
54593 techiness TECH'INESS, n. Peevishness; fretfulness.
54594 technical TECH'NICAL, a. [L. technicus; Gr. art, artifice; to fabricate, make or prepare.]1. Pertaining to ...
54595 technicality TECHNICAL'ITY, n. The quality or state of being technical or peculiar to the arts.
54596 technically TECH'NICALLY, adv. In a technical manner; according to the signification of terms of art or the ...
54597 technicalness TECH'NICALNESS
54598 technics TECH'NICS, n. The doctrine of arts in general; such branches of learning as respect the arts.
54599 technological TECHNOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Technology.]1. Pertaining to technology.2. Pertaining to the arts; as ...
54600 technologist TECHNOL'OGIST, n. One who discourses or treats of arts, or of the terms of art.
54601 technology TECHNOL'OGY, n. [Gr. art, and word or discourse.]1. A description of arts; or a treatise on the ...
54602 techy TECH'Y, a. [so written for touchy.] Peevish; fretful; irritable. [More correctly touchy.]
54603 tecnnic TECN'NIC
54604 tectonic TECTON'IC, a. [Gr. to fabricate.] Pertaining to building.
54605 ted TED, v.t. A spread; tedu, to distend. Among farmers, to spread; to turn new mowed grass from the ...
54606 tedded TED'DED, pp. Spread from the swath; as tedded grass.
54607 tedder TED'DER, n.1. A rope or chain by which an animal is tied that he may feed on the ground to the ...
54608 tede TEDE, n. [L. toeda.] A torch; a flambeau. [Not in use.]
54609 tedious TE'DIOUS, a. [L. toedium.]1. Wearisome; tiresome from continuance, prolixity, or slowness which ...
54610 tediously TE'DIOUSLY, adv. In such a manner as to weary.
54611 tediousnes TE'DIOUSNES, n. Wearisomeness by length of continuance or by prolixity; as the tediousness of an ...
54612 tedium TE'DIUM, n. [L. toedium.] Irksomeness; wearisomeness.
54613 teek TEEK, n. A tree of the East Indies, which furnishes an abundance of ship timber. The generic name ...
54614 teem TEEM, v.i.1. To bring forth,as young. If she must teem, Create her child of spleen--2. To be ...
54615 teemer TEE'MER, n. One that brings forth young.
54616 teemful TEE'MFUL, a. Pregnant; prolific.1. Brimful.
54617 teeming TEE'MING, ppr. Producing young.
54618 teemless TEE'MLESS, a. Not fruitful or prolific; barren; as the teemless earth.
54619 teen TEEN, n. [infra.] Grief; sorrow. [Not in use.]TEEN, v.t. To excite; to provoke., [Not in use.]
54620 teens TEENS, n. [from teen, ten.] The years of one's age reckoned by the termination teen. These years ...
54621 teeth TEETH, plu. of tooth, which see.In the teeth, directly; in direct opposition; in front. Nor strive ...
54622 teething TEE'THING, ppr. Breeding teeth; undergoing dentition.TEE'THING, n. The operation or process of the ...
54623 tegular TEG'ULAR, a. [L. tegula, a tile, from tego, to cover or make close.] Pertaining to a tile; ...
54624 tegularly TEG'ULARLY, adv. In the manner of tiles on a roof.
54625 tegument TEG'UMENT, n. [L. tegumentum, from tego, to cover.]A cover or covering; seldom used except in ...
54626 teh-hee TEH-HEE, v.i. To laugh. [A cant word.]
54627 tehhee TEH'HEE, a sound made in laughing.
54629 teil-tree TEIL-TREE, n. [L. tilia.] The lime tree, otherwise called the linden.
54628 teil TEIL
54630 teint TEINT, n. [L. tingo, to dye.] Color; tinge. [See Tint.]
54631 telary TEL'ARY, a. [L. tela, a web.] Pertaining to a web.1. Spinning webs; as a telary spider. [Little ...
54632 telegraph TEL'EGRAPH, n. [Gr. at a distance, and to write.] A machine for communicating intelligence from a ...
54633 telegraphic TELEGRAPH'IC, a. Pertaining to the telegraph; made by a telegraph; as telegraphic movements or ...
54634 teleology TELEOL'OGY, n. [Gr. end, and discourse.] The science of the final causes of things.
54636 telescope-shell TEL'ESCOPE-SHELL, n. In conchology, a species of turbo with place, striated and numerous spires.
54635 telescope TEL'ESCOPE, n. [Gr. end, or at a distance, probably the latter, and to see.] An optical ...
54637 telescopic TELESCOP'IC
54638 telescopical TELESCOP'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a telescope; performed by a telescope; as a telescopic view.1. ...
54639 telesia TELE'SIA, n. Sapphire.
54640 telesm TEL'ESM, n. A kind of amulet or magical charm.
54641 telesmatic TELESMAT'IC
54642 telesmatical TELESMAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to telesms; magical.
54643 telestic TELES'TIC, n. [Gr. end, and a verse.] A poem in which the final letters of the lines make a name.
54645 tell-tale TELL'-TALE, a. Telling tales; babbling.TELL'-TALE, n. [tell and tale.] One who officiously ...
54644 tell TELL, v.t. pret. and pp. told. [L. telum; L.appello and peal, L. pello.]1. To utter; to express in ...
54646 teller TELL'ER, n. One that tells, relates or communicates the knowledge of something.1. One who ...
54647 tellinite TEL'LINITE, n. [from tellina, a genus of testaceous animals.]Petrified or fossil shells of the ...
54648 tellurate TEL'LURATE, n. A compound of tellurium and a base.
54649 tellureted TEL'LURETED, a. Tellureted hydrogen is hydrogen combined with tellurium in a gaseous form.
54650 tellurium TELLU'RIUM, n. A metal recently discovered by Klaproth, combined with gold and silver in the ores, ...
54651 temachis TEM'ACHIS, n. [Gr. a piece.] A genus of fossils of the class of gypsums, softer than others, and ...
54652 temerarious TEMERA'RIOUS, a. [L. temerarius; from the root of time, tempest, which see. The sense is rushing or ...
54653 temerariously TEMERA'RIOUSLY, adv. Rashly; with excess of boldness.
54654 temerity TEMER'ITY, n. [L. temeritas; properly a rushing forward.]1. Rashness; unreasonable contempt of ...
54655 temin TEM'IN, n. A money of account in Algiers, equivalent to 2 carubes, or 29 aspers, about 34 cents, ...
54656 temper TEM'PER, v.t. [L. tempero, to mix or moderate]1. To mix so that one part qualifies the other; to ...
54657 temperament TEM'PERAMENT, n. [L. temperamentum.]1. Constitution; state with respect to the predominance of any ...
54658 temperamental TEMPERAMENT'AL, a. Constitutional. [Not much used.]
54659 temperance TEM'PERANCE, n. [L. temperantia, from tempero.]1. Moderation; particularly, habitual moderation in ...
54660 temperate TEM'PERATE, a. [L. temperatus.] Moderate; not excessive; as temperate heat; a temperate climate; ...
54661 temperately TEM'PERATELY, adv. Moderately; without excess or extravagance.1. Calmly; without violence of ...
54662 temperateness TEM'PERATENESS, n. Moderation; freedom from excess; as the temperateness of the weather or of a ...
54663 temperative TEM'PERATIVE, a. Having the power or quality of tempering.
54664 temperature TEM'PERATURE, n. [L. temperature.]1. In physics, the state of a body with regard to heat or cold, ...
54665 tempered TEM'PERED, pp. Duly mixed or modified; reduced to a proper state; softened; allayed; hardened.1. ...
54666 tempering TEM'PERING, ppr. Mixing and qualifying; qualifying by mixture; softening; mollifying; reducing to ...
54668 tempest-beaten TEM'PEST-BEATEN, a. [tempest and beat.]Beaten or shattered with storms.
54669 tempest-tost TEM'PEST-TOST, a. [tempest and tost.] Tossed or driven about by tempests.
54667 tempest TEM'PEST, n. [L. tempestas; tempus, time, season. The primary sense of tempus, time, is a falling, ...
54670 tempestivity TEMPESTIV'ITY, n. [L. tempestivus.] Seasonableness. [Not in use.]
54671 tempestuous TEMPEST'UOUS, a.1. Very story; turbulent; rough with wind; as tempestuous weather; a tempestuous ...
54672 tempestuously TEMPEST'UOUSLY, adv. With great violence of wind or great commotion; turbulently.
54673 tempestuousness TEMPEST'UOUSNESS, n. Storminess; the state of being tempestuous or disturbed by violent winds; as ...
54674 templar TEM'PLAR, n. [from the Temple, a house near the Thames, which originally belonged to the knights ...
54675 temple TEM'PLE, n. [L. templum.]1. A public edifice erected in honor of some deity. Among pagans, a ...
54676 templet TEM'PLET, n. A piece of timber in a building; as a templet under a girder.
54677 temporal TEM'PORAL, a. [L. temporalis, from tempus, time.]1. Pertaining to this life or this world or the ...
54678 temporalities TEMPORAL'ITIES
54679 temporally TEM'PORALLY, adv. With respect to time or this life only.
54680 temporalness TEM'PORALNESS, n. Worldliness. [Not used.]
54681 temporals TEM'PORALS, n. Secular possessions; revenues of an ecclesiastic proceeding from lands, tenements, ...
54682 temporalty TEM'PORALTY, n. The laity; secular people. [Little used.]1. Secular possessions. [See ...
54683 temporaneous TEMPORA'NEOUS, a. Temporary. [Little used.]
54684 temporarily TEM'PORARILY, adv. For a time only; not perpetually.
54685 temporariness TEM'PORARINESS, n. [from temporary.] The state of being temporary; opposed to perpetuity.
54686 temporary TEM'PORARY, a. [L. temporarius.] Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited ...
54687 temporization TEMPORIZA'TION, n. The act of temporizing.
54688 temporize TEM'PORIZE, v.i. [L. tempus, time.]1. To comply with the time or occasion; to humor or yield to ...
54689 temporizer TEM'PORIZER, n. One who yields to the time, or complies with the prevailing opinions, fashions or ...
54690 temporizing TEM'PORIZING, ppr. Complying with the time, or with the prevailing humors and opinions of men; ...
54691 tempt TEMPT, v.t. [L. tento; teneo; Gr. the primary sense is to strain, urge, press.]1. To incite or ...
54692 temptable TEMPT'ABLE, a. Liable to be tempted.
54693 temptation TEMPTA'TION, n. The act of tempting; enticement to evil by arguments, by flattery, or by the offer ...
54694 tempted TEMPT'ED, pp. Enticed to evil; provoked; tried.
54695 tempter TEMPT'ER, n. One that solicits or entices to evil. Those who are bent to do wickedly, will never ...
54696 tempting TEMPT'ING, ppr. Enticing to evil; trying.1. a. Adapted to entice or allure; attractive; as ...
54697 temptingly TEMPT'INGLY, adv. In a manner to entice to evil; so as to allure.
54698 temptress TEMPT'RESS, n. A female who entices.
54699 temsebread TEMSEBREAD
54700 temsed-bread TEM'SED-BREAD, n. Bread made of flour better sifted than common flour. [I know not where this ...
54701 temulence TEM'ULENCE
54702 temulency TEM'ULENCY, n. [L. temulentia.] Intoxication; inebriation; drunkenness. [Not used.]
54703 temulent TEM'ULENT, a. [L. temulentus.] Intoxicated. [Not in use.]
54704 temulentive TEM'ULENTIVE, a. Drunken; in a state of inebriation. [Not in use.]
54705 ten TEN, a. [L. decem.]1. Twice five; nine and one. With twice ten sail I cross'd the Phrygian sea.2. ...
54706 tenable TEN'ABLE, a. [L. teneo, to hold. See Tenant.]That may be held, maintained or defended against an ...
54707 tenacious TENA'CIOUS, a. [L. tenax, from teneo, to hold.]1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined ...
54708 tenaciously TENA'CIOUSLY, adv. With a disposition to hold fast what is possessed.1. Adhesively.2. ...
54709 tenaciousness TENA'CIOUSNESS, n. The quality of holding fast; unwillingness to quit, resign or let go; as a ...
54710 tenacity TENAC'ITY, n. [L. tenacitas, from teneo, to hold.]1. Adhesiveness; that quality of bodies which ...
54711 tenacy TEN'ACY, n. Tenaciousness. [Not in use.]
54712 tenail TENA'IL, n. [L. teneo, to hold.] In fortification, an outwork consisting of two parallel sides ...
54713 tenaillon TEN'AILLON, n. In fortification, tenaillons are works constructed on each side of the ravelins, ...
54714 tenancy TEN'ANCY, n. [L. tenens.] In law, a holding or possession of lands or tenements; tenure; as ...
54715 tenant TEN'ANT, n. [L. teneo; Gr. to strain, stretch, extend.]1. A person holding land or other real ...
54716 tenantable TEN'ANTABLE, a. Fit to be rented; in a state of repair suitable for a tenant.
54717 tenanted TEN'ANTED, pp. Held by a tenant.
54718 tenanting TEN'ANTING, ppr. Holding as a tenant.
54719 tenantless TEN'ANTLESS, a. Having no tenant; unoccupied; as a tenantless mansion.
54720 tenantry TEN'ANTRY, n. The body of tenants; as the tenantry of a manor or a kingdom.1. Tenancy. [Not in ...
54721 tench TENCH, n. [L. tinca.] A fish of the genus Cyprinus, found in ponds and rivers.
54722 tend TEND, v.t. [contracted from attend, L. attendo; ad and tendo, to stretch.]1. To watch; to guard; ...
54723 tendance TEND'ANCE, n. Attendance; state of expectation.1. Persons attending.2. Act of waiting; ...
54724 tended TEND'ED, pp. Attended; taken care of; nursed; as an infant, or a sick person.
54725 tendency TEND'ENCY, n. [from tend; L. tendens, tending.] Drift; direction or course towards any place, ...
54727 tender-hearted TEN'DER-HE`ARTED, a. [tender and heart.]1. Having great sensibility; susceptible of impressions or ...
54728 tender-heartedness TENDER-HE`ARTEDNESS, n. Susceptibility of the softer passions.
54726 tender TEND'ER, n. [from tend.] One that attends or takes care of; a nurse.1. A small vessel employed to ...
54729 tendered TEND'ERED, pp. Offered for acceptance.
54730 tendering TEND'ERING, ppr. Offering for acceptance.
54731 tenderling TEN'DERLING, n. A fondling; one made tender by too much kindness.1. The first horns of a deer.
54732 tenderloin TEN'DERLOIN, n. A tender part of flesh in the hind quarter of beef.
54733 tenderly TEN'DERLY, adv. With tenderness; mildly; gently; softly; in a manner not to injure or give pain. ...
54734 tenderness TEN'DERNESS, n. The state of being tender or easily broken, bruised or injured; softness; ...
54735 tending TEND'ING, ppr. Having a certain direction; taking care of.TEND'ING, n. In seaman's language, a ...
54736 tendinous TEN'DINOUS, a. [L. tendines, tendons, from tendo, to stretch.]1. Pertaining to a tendon; partaking ...
54737 tendment TEND'MENT, n. Attendance; care.
54738 tendon TEN'DON, n. [L. tendo; teneo, tendo.] In anatomy, a hard insensible cord or bundle of fibers, by ...
54739 tendrac TEN'DRAC, n. An animal of the hedgehog kind, found in the E. Indies.
54740 tendril TEN'DRIL, n. A clasp or clasper of a vine or other climbing or creeping plant; a filiform spiral ...
54741 tenebrious TENE'BRIOUS, a. [L. tenebrosus, from tenebroe, darkness.]Dark; gloomy.
54742 tenebrosity TENEBROS'ITY, n. Darkness; gloom.
54743 tenebrous TEN'EBROUS
54744 tenebrousness TENE'BROUSNESS
54745 tenement TEN'EMENT, n. [Low L. tenementum, from teneo, to hold.]1. In common acceptation, a house; a ...
54746 tenemental TENEMENT'AL, a. Pertaining to tenanted lands; that is or may be held by tenants. Tenemental lands ...
54747 tenementary TENEMENT'ARY, a. That is or may be leased; held by tenants.
54748 tenerity TENER'ITY, n. Tenderness. [Not in use.]
54749 tenesmus TENES'MUS, n. [L. literally a straining or stretching.]A painful, ineffectual and repeated effort, ...
54750 tenet TEN'ET, n. [L. tenet, he holds.] Any opinion, principle, dogma or doctrine which a person believes ...
54751 tenfold TEN'FOLD, a. [ten and fold.] Ten times more. Fire kindled into tenfold rage.
54752 tennantite TEN'NANTITE, n. [from Tennant.] A subspecies of gray copper; a mineral of a lead color, or iron ...
54753 tennis TEN'NIS, n. A play in which a ball is driven continually or kept in motion by rackets.TEN'NIS, v.t. ...
54754 tenon TEN'ON, n. [L. teneo, to hold.] In building and cabinet work, the end of a piece of timber, which ...
54755 tenor TEN'OR, n. [L. tenor, from teneo, to hold.]1. Continued run or currency; whole course or strain. ...
54756 tense TENSE, a. tens. [L. tensus, from tendo, to stretch.] Stretched; strained to stiffness; rigid; not ...
54757 tenseness TENSENESS, n. tens'ness. The state of being tense or stretched to stiffness; stiffness; opposed to ...
54758 tensible TENS'IBLE, a. Capable of being extended.
54759 tensile TENS'ILE, a. Capable of extension.
54760 tension TEN'SION, n. [L. tensio, tendo.]1. The act of stretching or straining; as the tension of the ...
54761 tensive TENS'IVE, a. Giving the sensation of tension, stiffness or contraction; as a tensive pain.
54762 tensor TENS'OR, n. In anatomy, a muscle that extends or stretches a part.
54763 tensure TENSURE, the same as tension, and not used.
54764 tent TENT, n. [L. tentorium, from tendo, to stretch.]1. A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of ...
54765 tentacle TEN'TACLE, n. [L. tentacula.] A filiform process or organ, simple or branched, on the bodies of ...
54766 tentage TENT'AGE, n. An encampment. [Unusual.]
54767 tentation TENTA'TION, n. [L. tentatio; tento, to try.]Trial; temptation. [Little used.]
54768 tentative TENT'ATIVE, a. Trying; essaying.TENT'ATIVE, n. An essay; trial.
54769 tented TENT'ED, a. Covered or furnished with tents; as soldiers.1. Covered with tents; as a tented ...
54771 tenter-ground TEN'TER-GROUND, n. Ground on which tenters are erected.
54770 tenter TENT'ER, n. [L. tendo, tentus, to stretch.]A hook for stretching cloth on a frame.To be on the ...
54772 tentered TENT'ERED, pp. Stretched or hung on tenters.
54773 tentering TEN'TERING, ppr. Stretching or hanging on tenters.
54774 tenth TENTH, a. [from ten.] The ordinal of ten; the first after the ninth.TENTH, n. The tenth part.1. ...
54775 tenthly TENTH'LY, adv. In the tenth place.
54776 tentiginous TENTIG'INOUS, a. [L. tentigo, a stretching.]Stiff; stretched. [Not in use.]
54777 tentory TENT'ORY, n. [L. tentorium.] The awning of a tent.
54778 tentwort TENT'WORT, n. [tent and wort.] A plant of the genus Asplenium.
54779 tenuifolious TENUIFO'LIOUS, a. [L. tenuis and folium.]Having thin or narrow leaves.
54780 tenuity TENU'ITY, n. [L. tenuitas, from tenuis, thin. See Thin.]1. Thinness, smallness in diameter; ...
54781 tenuous TEN'UOUS, a. [L. tenuis.] Thin; small; minute.1. Rare.
54782 tenure TEN'URE, n. [L. teneo, to hold.]1. A holding. In English law, the manner of holding lands and ...
54783 tepefaction TEPEFAC'TION, n. [L. tepefacio; tepidus, warm, and facio,to make.]The act or operation of warming, ...
54784 tepefy TEP'EFY, v.t. [L. tepefacio.] To make moderately warm.TEP'EFY, v.i. To become moderately warm.
54785 tepid TEP'ID, a. [L. tepidus, form tepeo, to be warm.]Moderately warm; lukewarm; as a tepid bath; tepid ...
54786 tepidness TEP'IDNESS, n. Moderate warmth; lukewarmness.
54787 tepor TE'POR, n. [L.] Gentle heat; moderate warmth.
54788 ter-tenant TER-TEN'ANT , n. One who has the actual possession of land; the occupant.
54789 tera COLEOPTER,TERA, n. The coleopters, in Linnes system of entomology, are an order of insects, having ...
54790 teraphim TER'APHIM, n. [Heb.] Household deities or images.
54791 teratology TERATOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a prodigy, and discourse.]Bombast in language; affectation of sublimity. [Not ...
54793 terce-major TERCE-MAJOR, n. A sequence of the three best cards.
54792 terce TERCE, n. ters. A cask whose contents are 42 gallons, the third of a pipe or butt.
54794 tercel TER'CEL, n. The male of the common falcon. [Falco Peregrinus.]
54795 terebinth TER'EBINTH, n. The turpentine tree.
54796 terebinthinate TEREBIN'THINATE, a. Terebinthine; impregnated with the qualities of turpentine.
54797 terebinthine TEREBIN'THINE, a. [L. terebinthinus, from terebinthina, turpentine.] Pertaining to turpentine; ...
54798 terebrate TER'EBRATE, v.t. [L. terebro, tero.] To bore; to perforate with a gimlet. [Little used.]
54799 terebration TEREBRA'TION, n. The act of boring. [Little used.]
54800 terebratulite TEREBRAT'ULITE, n. Fossil terebratula, a kind of shell.
54801 teredo TERE'DO, n. [L. from tero, to wear.] A worm that bores and penetrates the bottom of ships; or ...
54802 terek TER'EK, n. A water fowl with long legs.
54803 teret TER'ET
54804 terete TERE'TE, a. [L. teres.] Round and tapering; columnar; as the stem of a plant.
54805 tergeminal TERGEM'INAL
54806 tergeminate TERGEM'INATE, a. [L. tergeminus.] Thrice double; as a tergeminate leaf.
54807 tergeminous TERGEM'INOUS, a. [supra.] Threefold.
54808 tergifetous TERGIF'ETOUS, a. Tergifetous plants, are such as bear their seeds on the back of their leaves, as ...
54809 tergiversate TER'GIVERSATE, v.i. [L. tergum, the back, and verto, to turn.]To shift; to practice evasion. ...
54810 tergiversation TERGIVERSA'TION, n. A shifting; shift; subterfuge; evasion. Writing is to be preferred before ...
54811 term TERM, n. [L. terminus, a limit or boundary.]1. A limit; a bound or boundary; the extremity of any ...
54812 termagancy TER'MAGANCY, n. [from termagant.] Turbulence; tumultuousness; as a violent termagancy of temper.
54813 termagant TER'MAGANT, a. Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous or furious; quarrelsome; scolding. The eldest was ...
54814 termed TERM'ED, pp. Called; denominated.
54815 termer TERM'ER, n. One who travels to attend a court term.TERM'ER
54816 terminable TERM'INABLE, a. [from term.] That may be bounded; limitable.
54817 terminal TERM'INAL, a. [from L. terminus.] In botany, growing at the end of a branch or stem; terminating; ...
54818 terminate TERM'INATE, v.t. [termino; terminus.]1. To bound; to limit; to set the extreme point or side of a ...
54819 terminated TERM'INATED, pp. Limited; bounded; ended.
54820 terminating TERM'INATING, ppr. Limiting; ending; concluding.
54821 termination TERMINA'TION, n. The act of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding.1. Bound; ...
54822 terminational TERMINA'TIONAL, a. Forming the end or concluding syllable.
54823 terminative TERM'INATIVE, a. Directing termination.
54824 terminatively TERM'INATIVELY, adv. Absolutely; so as not to respect any thing else.
54825 terminator TERM'INATOR, n. In astronomy, a name sometimes given to the circle of illumination, form its ...
54826 terminer TERM'INER, n. A determining; as in oyer and terminer.
54827 terming TERM'ING, ppr. Calling; denominating.
54828 terminist TERM'INIST, n. In ecclesiastical history, a sect of christians who maintain that God has fixed a ...
54829 terminology TERMINOL'OGY, n. [L. terminus.] The doctrine of terms; a treatise on terms.1. In natural history, ...
54830 terminthus TERMIN'THUS, n. [Gr. a pine nut.] In surgery, a large painful tumor on the skin, thought to ...
54831 termless TERM'LESS, a. Unlimited; boundless; as termless joys.
54832 termly TERM'LY, a. Occurring every term; as a termly fee.TERM'LY, adv. Term by term; every term; as a ...
54833 termor TERM'OR, n. One who has an estate for a term of years of life.
54834 tern TERN, n. [L. sterna.] A common name of certain aquatic fowls of the genus Sterna; as the great ...
54835 ternary TERN'ARY, a. [L. ternarius, of three.] Proceeding by threes; consisting of three.The ternary ...
54836 ternate TERN'ATE, a. [L. ternus, terni.] In botany, a ternate leaf, is one that has three leaflets on a ...
54837 ternion TERN'ION, n. [L. ternarius, ternio.] The number three.
54838 terrace TER'RACE, n. [L. terra, the earth.]1. In gardening, a raised bank of earth with sloping sides, ...
54839 terraced TER'RACED, pp. Formed into a terrace; having a terrace.
54840 terracing TER'RACING, ppr. Forming into a terrace; opening to the air.
54841 terrapin TER'RAPIN, n. A name given to a species of tide-water tortoise.
54842 terraqueous TERRA'QUEOUS, a. [L. terra, earth, and aqua, water.] Consisting of land and water, as the globe or ...
54843 terrar TER'RAR, n. A register of lands. [Not in use.]
54844 terrass TER'RASS
54845 terre-blue TERRE-BLUE, n. A kind of earth.
54846 terre-mote TERRE-MOTE, n. [L. terra, earth, and motus, motion.]An earthquake. [Not in use.]
54847 terre-plain TERRE-PLAIN, n. In fortification, the top, platform or horizontal surface of a rampart, on which ...
54848 terre-plein TERRE-PLEIN
54849 terre-tenant TERRE-TEN'ANT
54850 terre-verte TERRE-VERTE, n. A species of green earth, used by painters. It is an indurated clay, found in the ...
54851 terrel TER'REL, n. [from terra.] Little earth, a magnet of a just spherical figure, and so placed that ...
54852 terrene TERRE'NE, a. [L. terrenus, form terra.1. Pertaining to the earth; earthy; as terrene substance.2. ...
54853 terreous TER'REOUS, a. [L. terreus, from terra, earth.] Earthy; consisting of earth; as terreous ...
54854 terrestrial TERRES'TRIAL, a. [L. terrestris, from terra, the earth.]1. Pertaining to the earth; existing on ...
54855 terrestrially TERRES'TRIALLY, adv. After an earthly manner.
54856 terrestrious TERRES'TRIOUS, a. Earthy. [Little used.]1. Pertaining to the earth; being or living on the ...
54857 terrible TER'RIBLE, a. [L. terribilis, from terreo, to frighten.]1. Frightful; adapted to excite terror; ...
54858 terribleness TER'RIBLENESS, n. Dreadfulness; formidableness; the quality or state of being terrible; as the ...
54859 terribly TER'RIBLY, adv. Dreadfully; in a manner to excite terror or fright. When he ariseth to shake ...
54860 terrier TER'RIER, n. A dog or little hound, that creeps into the ground after animals that burrow.1. A ...
54861 terrific TERRIF'IC, a. [L. terrifieus, from terreo, terror, and facio.]Dreadful; causing terror; adapted to ...
54862 terrified TER'RIFIED, pp. Frightened; affrighted.
54863 terrify TER'RIFY, v.t. [L. terror and facio, to make.] To frighten; to alarm or shock with fear. They were ...
54864 terrifying TER'RIFYING, ppr. Frightening; affrighting.
54865 terrigenous TERRIG'ENOUS, a. [L. terrigena, one born of the earth; terra and gigno.] Earthborn; produced by ...
54866 territorial TERRITO'RIAL, a. [from territory.] Pertaining to territory or land; as territorial limits; ...
54867 territorially TERRITO'RIALLY, adv. In regard to territory; by means of territory.
54868 territory TER'RITORY, n. [L. territorium, from terra, earth.]1. The extent or compass of land within the ...
54869 terror TER'ROR, n. [L. terror, from terreo, to frighten.]1. Extreme fear; violent dread; fright; fear ...
54870 terse TERSE, a. ters. [L. tersus, from tergo, to wipe.]Cleanly written; neat; elegant without ...
54871 tersely TERSELY, adv. ters'ly. Neatly.
54872 terseness TERSENESS, n. ters'ness. Neatness of style; smoothness of language.
54873 tertials TER'TIALS, n. In ornithology, feathers near the junction of the wing with the body.
54874 tertian TER'TIAN,a. [L. tertianus, from tertius, third.] Occurring every other day; as a tertian ...
54875 tertiary TER'TIARY, a. Third; of the third formation. Tertiary mountains are such as result from the ruins ...
54876 tertiate TER'TIATE, v.t. [L. tertius, third; tertio, to do every third day.]1. To do any thing the third ...
54877 tessaraic TESSARA'IC, a. [L. tessera, a square thing.]Diversified by squares; tesselated.
54878 tesselate TES'SELATE, v.t. [L. tessela, a little square stone.]To form into squares or checkers; to lay with ...
54879 tesselated TES'SELATED, pp. Checkered; formed in little squares or mosaic work; as a tesselated pavement.1. ...
54880 tesselation TESSELA'TION, n. Mosaic work, or the operation of making it.
54881 test TEST, n. [L. testa, an earthen pot.]1. In metallurgy, a large cupel, or a vessel in the nature of ...
54882 testable TEST'ABLE, a. [L. testor. See Testament.]That may be devised or given by will.
54883 testaceography TESTACEOG'RAPHY, n. [See Testaceology.]
54884 testaceology TESTACEOL'OGY
54885 testaceous TESTA'CEOUS, a. [L. testaceus, from testa, a shell. The primary sense of testa, testis, testor, ...
54886 testalogy TESTAL'OGY, n. [L. testacea, or testa.] The science of testaceous vermes, or of those soft and ...
54887 testament TEST'AMENT, n. [L. testamentum, from testor, to make a will.]1. A solemn authentic instrument in ...
54888 testamentary TESTAMENT'ARY, a. Pertaining to a will or to wills; as testamentary causes in law.1. Bequeathed ...
54889 testamentation TESTAMENTA'TION, n. The act or power of giving by will. [Little used.]
54890 testate TEST'ATE, a. [L. testatus.] Having made and left a will; as, a person is said to die testate.
54891 testation TESTA'TION, n. [L. testatio.] A witnessing or witness.
54892 testator TESTA'TOR, n. [L.] A man who makes and leaves a will or testament at death.
54893 testatrix TESTA'TRIX, n. A woman who makes and leaves a will at death.
54894 tested TEST'ED, pp. Tried or approved by a test.
54895 tester TEST'ER, n. The top covering of a bed, consisting of some species of cloth, supported by the ...
54896 testicle TEST'ICLE, n. [L. testiculus; literally a hard mass, like testa, shell.] The testicles are male ...
54897 testiculate TESTIC'ULATE, a. In botany, shaped like a testicle.
54898 testification TESTIFICA'TION, n. [L. testificatio. See Testify.]The act of testifying or giving testimony or ...
54899 testificator TESTIFICA'TOR, n. One who gives witness or evidence.
54900 testified TEST'IFIED, pp. [from testify.] Given in evidence; witnessed; published; made known.
54901 testifier TEST'IFIER, n. [from testify.] One who testifies; one who gives testimony or bears witness to ...
54902 testify TEST'IFY, v.i. [L. testificor; testis and facio.]1. To make a solemn declaration, verbal or ...
54903 testifying TEST'IFYING, ppr. Affirming solemnly or under oath, for the purpose of establishing a fact; giving ...
54904 testily TEST'ILY, adv. [from testy.] Fretfully; peevishly; with petulance.
54905 testimonial TESTIMO'NIAL, n. [L. testimonium.] A writing or certificate in favor of one's character or good ...
54906 testimony TEST'IMONY, n. [L. testimonium.] A solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of ...
54907 testiness TEST'INESS, n. [from testy.] Fretfulness; peevishness; petulance. Testiness is a disposition or ...
54908 testing TEST'ING, ppr. [from test.] Trying for proof; proving by a standard or by experiment. A plan for ...
54909 teston TEST'ON, n. A French coin, of the value of about six pence sterling.
54910 testoon TESTOON', n. A silver coin in Italy and Portugal. In Florence, the testoon is worth two lire or ...
54911 testudinal TESTU'DINAL, a. Pertaining to the tortoise, or resembling it.
54912 testudinated TESTU'DINATED, a. [L. testudo, a tortoise.] Roofed; arched.
54913 testudineous TESTUDIN'EOUS, a. Resembling the shell of a tortoise.
54914 testudo TESTU'DO, n. [L.] A tortoise. Among the Romans, a cover or screen which a body of troops formed ...
54915 testy TEST'Y, a. Fretful; peevish; petulant; easily irritated. Pyrrbus cured his testy courtiers with a ...
54916 tetanus TET'ANUS, n. [Gr. stretched.] A spasmodic contraction of the muscles of voluntary motion, ...
54917 tetaug TETAUG', n. The name of a fish on the coast of New England; called also black fish.
54918 tetchiness TETCH'INESS
54919 tetchy TETCH'Y See Techiness, Techy. [corrupted from touchy, touchiness.] [Not in use.]
54920 tete TETE, n. False hair; a kind of wig or cap of false hair.Tete-a-tete, head to head; cheek by jowl; ...
54921 tether TETH'ER, n. [See Tedder.] A rope or chain by which a beast is confined for feeding within certain ...
54922 tetrachord TET'RACHORD, n. [Gr. four, and a chord.] In ancient music, a diatessaron; a series of four sounds, ...
54923 tetrad TET'RAD, n. [Gr. the number four.] The number four; a collection of four things.
54924 tetradactylous TETRADAC'TYLOUS, a. [Gr.] Having four toes.
54925 tetradiapason TETRADIAP'ASON, n. [Gr. four, and diapason.] Quadruple diapason or octave; a musical chord, ...
54926 tetradrachma TETRADRACH'MA, n. [Gr.] In ancient coinage, a silver coin worth four drachmas, 3s.sterling, or 66 ...
54927 tetradynamian TETRADYNAM'IAN, n. [Gr. power, strength.] In botany, a plant having six stamens, four of which are ...
54928 tetragon TET'RAGON, n. [Gr. four, and an angle.]1. In geometry, a figure having four angles; a quadrangle; ...
54929 tetragonal TETRAG'ONAL, a. Pertaining to a tetragon; having four angles or sides. Thus a square, a ...
54930 tetragonism TET'RAGONISM, n. The quadrature of the circle.
54931 tetragyn TET'RAGYN, n. [Gr. four, and a female.] In botany, a plant having four pistils.
54932 tetragynian TETRAGYN'IAN, a. Having four pistils.
54933 tetrahedral TETRAHE'DRAL, a. [See Tetrahedron.]1. Having four equal triangles.2. In botany, having four ...
54934 tetrahedron TETRAHE'DRON, n. [Gr. four, and side.] In geometry, a figure comprehended under four equilateral ...
54935 tetrahexahedral TETRAHEXAHE'DRAL, a. [Gr. four, and hexahedral.] In crystallography, exhibiting four ranges of ...
54936 tetrameter TETRAM'ETER, n. [Gr. four, and measure.] In ancient poetry, an iambic verse consisting of four ...
54937 tetrander TETRAN'DER, n. [Gr. four and a male.] In botany, a plant having four stamens.
54938 tetrandrian TETRAN'DRIAN, a. Having four stamens.
54939 tetrapetalous TETRAPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. four, and leaf.] In botany, containing four distinct petals or flower ...
54940 tetraphyllous TETRAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. four and leaf.] In botany, having four leaves; consisting of four distinct ...
54941 tetraptote TET'RAPTOTE, n. [Gr. four, and case.] In grammar, a noun that has four cases only. As L. astus, ...
54942 tetrarch TE'TRARCH, n. [Gr. four, and rule.] A Roman governor of the fourth part of a province; a ...
54943 tetrarchate TETR`ARCHATE, n. The fourth part of a province under a Roman tetrarch; or the office or ...
54944 tetrarchical TETR`ARCHICAL, a. Pertaining to a tetrarchy.
54945 tetrarchy TET'RARCHY, n. The same as tetrarchate.
54946 tetraspermous TETRASPERM'OUS, n. [Gr. four, and seed.] In botany, containing four seeds. A tetraspermous plant, ...
54947 tetrastich TETRAS'TICH, n. [Gr. four, and verse.] A stanza, epigram or poem consisting of four verses.
54948 tetrastyle TET'RASTYLE, n. [Gr. four, and column.] In ancient architecture, a building with four columns in ...
54949 tetrasyllabic TETRASYLLAB'IC
54950 tetrasyllabical TETRASYLLAB'ICAL, a. Consisting of four syllables.
54951 tetrasyllable TETRASYL'LABLE, n. [Gr. four, and syllable.] A word consisting of four syllables.
54952 tetric TET'RIC
54953 tetrical TET'RICAL
54954 tetricity TETRIC'ITY, n. Crabbedness; perverseness. [Not in use.]
54955 tetricous TET'RICOUS, a. [L. tetricus.] Froward; perverse; harsh, sour; rugged. [Not in use.]
54956 tetter TET'TER, n. [L. titillo.]1. In medicine, a common name of several cutaneous diseases, consisting ...
54957 tettish TET'TISH, a. Captious; testy. [Not in use.]
54958 teutonic TEUTON'IC, a. Pertaining to the Teutons, a people of Germany, or to their language; as a noun, the ...
54959 tew TEW, v.t. To work; to soften. [Not in use.] [See Taw.]1. To work; to pull or tease; among ...
54960 tewel TEW'EL, n. An iron pipe in a forge to receive the pipe of a bellows.
54961 tewtaw TEW'TAW, v.t. To beat; to break. [Not in use.] [See Tew.]
54963 text-hand TEXT-HAND, n. A large hand in writing; so called because it was the practice to write the text of ...
54962 text TEXT, n. [L. textus, woven. See Texture.] 1. A discourse or composition on which a note or ...
54964 textile TEXT'ILE, a. [L. textilis.] Woven, or capable of being woven.TEXT'ILE, n. That which is or may be ...
54965 textorial TEXTO'RIAL, a. [L. textor.] Pertaining to weaving.
54966 textrine TEXT'RINE, a. Pertaining to weaving; as the textrine art.
54967 textual TEXT'UAL, a. Contained in the text.1. Serving for texts.
54968 textualist TEXT'UALIST
54969 textuary TEXT'UARY , n. One who is well versed in the Scriptures, and can readily quote texts.1. One who ...
54970 textuist TEXT'UIST, n. One ready in the quotation of texts.
54971 texture TEX'TURE, n. [L. textura, textus, from texo, to weave.]1. The act of weaving.2. A web; that which ...
54972 thack THACK, for thatch, is local. [See Thatch.]
54973 thallite THAL'LITE, n. [Gr. a green twig.] In mineralogy, a substance variously denominated by different ...
54974 thammuz THAM'MUZ, n. The tenth month of the Jewish civil year, containing 29 days, and answering to a part ...
54975 than THAN, adv. This word is placed after some comparative adjective or adverb, to express comparison ...
54977 thane-lands THA'NE-LANDS, n. Lands granted to thanes.
54976 thane THANE, n. The thanes in England were formerly persons of some dignity; of these there were two ...
54978 thaneship THA'NESHIP, n. The state or dignity of a thane; or his seignory.
54979 thank THANK, v.t. 1. To express gratitude for a favor; to make acknowledgments to one for kindness ...
54980 thanked THANK'ED, pp. Having received expression of gratitude.
54981 thankful THANK'FUL, a. Grateful; impressed with a sense of kindness received, and ready to acknowledge it. ...
54982 thankfully THANK'FULLY, adv. With a grateful sense of favor or kindness received. If you have liv'd, take ...
54983 thankfulness THANK'FULNESS,n. Expression of gratitude; acknowledgment of a favor.1. Gratitude; a lively sense ...
54984 thanking THANK'ING, ppr. Expressing gratitude for good received.
54985 thankless THANK'LESS, a. Unthankful; ungrateful; not acknowledging favors. That she may feel How sharper ...
54986 thanklessness THANK'LESSNESS, n. Ingratitude; failure to acknowledge a kindness.
54987 thanks THANKS, n. generally in the plural. Expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment made to express a ...
54988 thanksgive THANKSGIVE, v.t. thanksgiv.' [thanks and give.]To celebrate or distinguish by solemn rites. [Not ...
54989 thanksgiver THANKSGIV'ER, n. One who gives thanks or acknowledges a kindness.
54990 thanksgiving THANKSGIV'ING, ppr. Rendering thanks for good received.THANKSGIV'ING, n. The act of rendering ...
54991 tharm TH`ARM, n. Intestines twisted into a cord.
54992 that THAT, an adjective, pronoun or substitute.1. That is a word used as a definitive adjective, ...
54993 thatch THATCH, n. [L. tego; Eng. deck.] Straw or other substance used to cover the roofs of buildings, or ...
54994 thatched THATCH'ED, pp. Covered with straw or thatch.
54995 thatcher THATCH'ER, n. One whose occupation is to thatch houses.
54996 thatching THATCH'ING, ppr. Covering with straw or thatch.THATCH'ING, n. The act or art of covering ...
54997 thaumaturgic THAUMATUR'GIC
54998 thaumaturgy THAU'MATURGY, n. [Gr. a wonder, and work.] The act of performing something wonderful.
54999 thaumturgical THAUMTUR'GICAL, a. [See Thaumaturgy.] Exciting wonder.
55000 thave THAVE, n. An ewe of the first year. [Local.]
55001 thaw THAW, v.i.1. To melt, dissolve or become fluid, as ice or snow. [It is remarkable that this word ...
55002 thawed THAW'ED, pp. Melted, as ice or snow.
55003 thawing THAW'ING, ppr. Dissolving; resolving into a fluid; liquefying; as any thing frozen.
55004 the THE, an adjective or definitive adjective.1. This adjective is used as a definitive, that is, ...
55005 thearchy THE'ARCHY, n. [Gr. God, and rule.] Government by God; more commonly called theocracy.
55006 theater THE'ATER
55007 theatins THE'ATINS, n. An order of regular priests in Naples, who have no property, nor do they beg, but ...
55008 theatral THE'ATRAL, a. Belonging to a theater. [Not in use.]
55009 theatre THE'ATRE, n. [L. theatrum; Gr. to see.]1. Among the ancients, an edifice in which spectacles or ...
55010 theatric THEAT'RIC
55011 theatrical THEAT'RICAL, a. Pertaining to a theater or to scenic representations; resembling the manner of ...
55012 theatrically THEAT'RICALLY, adv. In the manner of actors on the state; in a manner suiting the stage.
55013 theave THEAVE'
55014 thee THEE, pron. obj. case of thou.THEE, v.i. To thrive; to prosper.
55015 theft THEFT, n. The act of stealing. In law, the private, unlawful, felonious taking of another ...
55016 their THEIR, a pronom.1. Their has the sense of a pronominal adjective, denoting of them, or the ...
55017 theism THE'ISM, n. [from Gr. God.] The belief or acknowledgment of the existence of a God, as opposed to ...
55018 theist THE'IST, n. One who believes in the existence of a God.
55019 theistic THEIS'TIC
55020 theistical THEIS'TICAL, a. Pertaining to theism, or to a theist; according to the doctrine of theists.
55021 them THEM, pron. the objective case of they, and of both genders. [In our mother tongue, them is an ...
55022 theme THEME, n. [L. thema; Gr. to set or place.]1. A subject or topic on which a person writes or ...
55023 themselves THEMSELVES, a compound of them and selves, and added to they by way of emphasis or pointed ...
55024 then THEN, adv.1. At that time, referring to a time specified, either past or future. And the Canaanite ...
55025 thence THENCE, adv. thens.1. From that place. When you depart thence,shake off the dust of your feet. ...
55026 thenceforth THENCEFORTH, adv. thens'forth. [thence and forth.] From that time. If the salt hath lost its ...
55027 thenceforward THENCEFOR'WARD, adv. [thence and forward.] From that time onward.
55028 thencefrom THENCEFROM', adv. [thence and from.] From that place. [Not in use.]
55029 theocracy THEOC'RACY, n. [Gr. God, and power; to hold.] Government of a state by the immediate direction of ...
55030 theocraticical THEOCRAT'IC'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a theocracy; administered by the immediate direction of God; as ...
55031 theodicy THE'ODICY, n. [L. dico, to speak.] The science of God; metaphysical theology.
55032 theodolite THEOD'OLITE, n. [Gr. to run, and long.] An instrument for taking the heights and distances of ...
55033 theogony THEOG'ONY, n. [Gr. God, and to be born.] In mythology, the generation of the gods; or that branch ...
55034 theologaster THEOL'OGASTER, n. A kind of quack in divinity; as a quack in medicine is called medicaster.
55035 theologian THEOLO'GIAN, n. [See Theology.] A divine; a person well versed in theology, or a professor of ...
55036 theologic THEOLOG'IC
55037 theological THEOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Theology.] Pertaining to divinity, or the science of God and of divine ...
55038 theologically THEOLOG'ICALLY, adv. According to the principles of theology.
55039 theologist THEOL'OGIST, n. A divine; one studious in the science of divinity, or one well versed in that ...
55040 theologize THEOL'OGIZE, v.t. To render theological.1. v.i. To frame a system of theology. [Little used.]
55041 theologizer THEOL'OGIZER, n. A divine, or a professor of theology. [Unusual.]
55042 theologue THE'OLOGUE, for theologist, is not in use.
55043 theology THEOL'OGY, n. [Gr. God, and discourse.] Divinity; the science of God and divine things; or the ...
55044 theomachist THEOM'ACHIST, n. [Gr. God, and combat.]One who fights against the gods.
55045 theomachy THEOM'ACHY, n. [supra.] A fighting against the gods, as the battle of the giants with the gods. ...
55046 theopathy THEOP'ATHY, n. [Gr. God, and passion.] Religious suffering; suffering for the purpose of subduing ...
55047 theorbo THEOR'BO, n. A musical instrument made like a large lute, except that it has two necks or juga, ...
55048 theorem THE'OREM, n. [Gr. to see.]1. In mathematics, a proposition which terminates in theory,and which ...
55049 theorematic THEOREMAT'IC
55050 theorematical THEOREMAT'ICAL
55051 theoremic THEOREM'IC, a. Pertaining to a theorem; comprised in a theorem; consisting of theorems; as ...
55052 theoretic THEORET'IC
55053 theoretical THEORET'ICAL, a. [See Theory.] Pertaining to theory; depending on theory or speculation; ...
55054 theoretically THEORET'ICALLY, adv. In or by theory; in speculation; speculatively; not practically. Some things ...
55055 theoric THE'ORIC, n. Speculation.
55056 theorist THE'ORIST, n. One who forms theories; one given to theory and speculation. The greatest theorists ...
55057 theorize THE'ORIZE, v.i. To form a theory or theories; to speculate; as, to theorize on the existence of ...
55058 theory THE'ORY, n. [L. theoria; Gr. to see or contemplate.]1. Speculation; a doctrine or scheme of ...
55059 theosophic THEOSOPH'IC
55060 theosophical THEOSOPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to theosophism or to theosophists; divinely wise.
55061 theosophism THEOS'OPHISM, n. [Gr. God, and comment; wise.]Pretension to divine illumination; enthusiasm.
55062 theosophist THEOS'OPHIST, n. One who pretends to divine illumination; one who pretends to derive his knowledge ...
55063 theosophy THEOS'OPHY, n. Divine wisdom; godliness.1. Knowledge of God.
55064 therapeutic THERAPEU'TIC, a. [Gr. to nurse, serve or cure.] Curative; that pertains to the healing art; that ...
55065 therapeutics THERAPEU'TICS, n. That part of medicine which respects the discovery and application of remedies ...
55066 there THERE, adv.1. In that place. The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there he put the ...
55067 thereabout THEREABOUT'
55068 thereabouts THEREABOUTS', adv. [there and about. The latter is less proper, but most commonly used.]1. Near ...
55069 thereafter THERE`AFTER, adv. [there and after.]1. According to that; accordingly. When you can draw the head ...
55070 thereat THEREAT', adv. [there and at.] At that place. Wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth ...
55071 thereby THEREBY', adv. [there and by.] By that; by that means; in consequence of that. Acquaint now ...
55072 therefor THEREFOR', adv. [there and for.] For that or this, or it.
55073 therefore THEREFORE, adv. ther'fore. [there and for.]1. For that; for that or this reason, referring to ...
55074 therefrom THEREFROM', adv. [there and from.] From this or that. --Turn not aside therefrom to the right hand ...
55075 therein THEREIN', adv. [there and in.] In that or this place, time or thing. Bring forth abundantly in the ...
55076 thereinto THEREINTO', adv. [there and into.] Into that.
55077 thereof THEREOF',adv. [there and of.] Of that or this. In the day thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely ...
55078 thereon THEREON', adv. [there and on.] On that or this. Then the king said, hang him thereon. Esth.7.
55079 thereout THEREOUT', adv. [there and out.] Out of that or this. Lev.2.
55080 thereto THERETO'
55081 thereunder THEREUN'DER, adv. [there and under.] Under that or this.
55082 thereunto THEREUNTO', adv. [there and to or unto.] To that or this. Add the fifth part thereto. Lev.5.
55083 thereupon THEREUPON', adv. [there and upon.] Upon that or this. The remnant of the house of Judah, they ...
55084 therewhile THEREWHI'LE, adv. [there and while.] At the same time.
55085 therewith THEREWITH', adv. [there and with.] With that or this. I have learned in whatever state I am, ...
55086 therewithal THEREWITHAL', adv. [there and withal.]1. Over and above.2. At the same time.3. With that. [This ...
55087 therf-bread THERF-BREAD, a. therf'bred. Unleavened bread. [Not in use.]
55088 theriac THE'RIAC, n. [L. theriaca; Gr. treacle.] A name given by the ancients to various compositions ...
55089 theriacal THERI'ACAL, a. Pertaining to theriac; medicinal.
55090 thermal THER'MAL, a. [L. thermoe, warm baths; Gr. to warm.]Pertaining to heat; warm.Thermal waters, are ...
55091 thermolamp THER'MOLAMP, n. [Gr. warm, from heat, and lamp.]An instrument for furnishing light by means of ...
55092 thermometer THERMOM'ETER, n. [Gr. warm, from heat, and measure.] An instrument for measuring heat; founded on ...
55093 thermometrical THERMOMET'RICAL, a. Pertaining to a thermometer; as the thermometrical scale or tube.1. Made by a ...
55094 thermometrically THERMOMET'RICALLY, adv. By means of a thermometer.
55095 thermoscope THER'MOSCOPE, n. [Gr. heat, and to see.] An instrument showing the temperature of the air, or the ...
55096 these THESE, pron. plu. of this. pronounced theez, and used as an adjective or substitute. These is ...
55097 thesis THE'SIS, n. [L. thesis; Gr. a position, to set.]1. A position or proposition which a person ...
55098 thetical THET'ICAL, a. [See Thesis.] Laid down.
55099 theurgic THEUR'GIC
55100 theurgical THEUR'GICAL, a. [from theurgy.] Pertaining to the power of performing supernatural things.Theugic ...
55101 theurgist THE'URGIST, n. One who pretends to or is addicted to theurgy.
55102 theurgy THE'URGY, n. [Gr. God, and work.] The art of doing things which it is the peculiar province of God ...
55103 thew THEW, n. Manner; custom; habit; form of behavior. [Not in use.]1. Brawn. [Not in use.]
55104 thewed THEW'ED, a. Accustomed; educated. [Not in use.]
55105 they THEY, pron. plu.; objective case, them.]1. The men, the women, the animals, the things. It is ...
55106 thible THI'BLE, n. A slice; a skimmer; a spatula. [Not in use or local.]
55107 thick THICK, a.1. Dense; not thin; as thick vapors; a thick fog.2. Inspissated; as, the paint is too ...
55108 thicken THICKEN, v.t. thik'n. To make thick or dense.1. To make close; to fill up interstices; as, to ...
55109 thickened THICK'ENED, pp. Made dense, or more dense; made more close or compact; made more frequent; ...
55110 thickening THICK'ENING, ppr. Making dense or more dense, more close, or more frequent; ...
55111 thicket THICK'ET, n. A wood or collection of trees or shrubs closely set; as a ram caught in a thicket. ...
55112 thickheaded THICK'HEADED, a. Having a thick skull; dull; stupid.
55113 thickish THICK'ISH, a. Somewhat thick.
55114 thickly THICK'LY, adv. Deeply; to great depth.1. Closely; compactly.2. In quick succession.
55115 thickness THICK'NESS, n. The state of being thick; denseness; density; as the thickness of fog, vapor or ...
55116 thickset THICK'SET, a. [thick and set.] Close planted; as a thickset wood.1. Having a short thick body.
55117 thickskin THICK'SKIN, n. [thick and skin.] A coarse gross person; a blockhead.
55118 thickskull THICK'SKULL, n. [thick and skull.] Dullness; or a dull person; a blockhead.
55119 thickskulled THICK'SKULLED, a. Dull; heavy; stupid; slow to learn.
55120 thicksprung THICK'SPRUNG, a. [thick and sprung.] Sprung up close together.
55122 thief-catcher THIE'F-CATCHER, n. [thief and catch.] One who catches thieves, or whose business is to detect ...
55123 thief-leader THIE'F-LEADER, n. [thief and lead.] One who leads or takes a thief. [Not much used.]
55124 thief-taker THIE'F-TAKER, n. [thief and taker.] One whose business is to find and take thieves and bring them ...
55121 thief THIEF, n. plu. thieves. 1. One who secretly, unlawfully and feloniously takes the goods or ...
55125 thieve THIEVE, v.i. [from thief.] To steal; to practice theft.
55126 thievery THIE'VERY, n. The practice of stealing; theft. [See Theft.] Among the Spartans, thievery was a ...
55127 thievish THIE'VISH, a. Given to stealing; addicted to the practice of theft; as a thievish boy. Or with a ...
55128 thievishly THIE'VISHLY, adv. In a thievish manner; by theft.
55129 thievishness THIE'VISHNESS, n. The disposition to steal.1. The practice or habit of stealing.
55130 thigh THIGH, n. That part of men, quadrupeds and fowls, which is between the leg and the trunk.As the ...
55131 thilk THILK, pron. The same.
55133 thill-horse THILL'-HORSE, n. The horse which goes between the thills or shafts, and supports them. In a team, ...
55132 thill THILL, n. The shaft of a cart, gig or other carriage. The thills are the two pieces of timber ...
55134 thiller THILL'ER
55135 thimble THIM'BLE, n. [I know not the origin or primary sense of this word. Possibly it may be from ...
55136 thime THIME. [See Thyme.]
55137 thin THIN, a. [L. tenuis; Gr. narrow.]1. Having little thickness or extent from one surface to the ...
55138 thine THINE, pronominal adj. Thy; belonging to thee; relating to thee; being the property of thee. It was ...
55139 thing THING, n. [The primary sense of thing is that which comes, falls or happens, like event, from L. ...
55140 think THINK, v.i. pret. and pp. thought, pron. thaut. [L. duco.]1. To have the mind occupied on some ...
55141 thinker THINK'ER, n. One who thinks; but chiefly, one who thinks in a particular manner; as a close ...
55142 thinking THINK'ING, ppr. Having ideas; supposing; judging; imagining; intending; meditating.1. a. Having ...
55143 thinly THIN'LY, adv. [from thin.] In a loose scattered manner; not thickly; as ground thinly planted with ...
55144 thinness THIN'NESS, n. The state of being thin; smallness of extent from one side or surface to the ...
55145 third THIRD, a. thurd. [L. tertius.] The first after the second; the ordinal of three. The third hour ...
55146 thirdborough THIRDBOROUGH, n. thurd'burro. [third and borough.] An under constable.
55147 thirdings THIRD'INGS, n. The third year of the corn or grain growing on the ground at the tenant's death, ...
55148 thirdly THIRD'LY, adv. In the third place.
55149 thirds THIRDS, n. plu. The third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which by law the widow is ...
55150 thirl THIRL, v.t. thurl. To bore; to perforate. It is now written drill and thrill. [See these words, ...
55151 thirlage THIRLAGE, n. thurl'age. In English customs, the right which the owner of a mill possesses by ...
55152 thirst THIRST, n. thurst. [L. torreo.]1. A painful sensation of the throat or fauces, occasioned by the ...
55153 thirstiness THIRST'INESS, n. [form thirsty.] The state of being thirsty; thirst.
55154 thirsting THIRST'ING, ppr. Feeling pain for want of drink; having eager desire.
55155 thirsty THIRST'Y, a. [from thirst.] Feeling a painful sensation of the throat or fauces for want of drink. ...
55156 thirteen THIRTEEN, a. thur'teen. Ten and three; as thirteen times.
55157 thirteenth THIRTEENTH, a. thur'teenth. [supra.] The third after the tenth; the ordinal of thirteen; as the ...
55158 thirtieth THIRTIETH, a. thur'tieth. [from thirty.] The tenth threefold; the ordinal of thirty; as the ...
55159 thirty THIRTY, a. thur'ty. Thrice ten; ten three times repeated; or twenty and ten. The month of June ...
55160 this THIS, definitive adjective or substitute. plu. these.1. This is a definitive, or definitive ...
55161 thistle THISTLE, n. this'l. The common name of numerous prickly plants of the class Syngenesia, and ...
55162 thistly THISTLY, a. this'ly. Overgrown with thistles; as thistly ground.
55163 thither THITH'ER, adv. To that place; opposed to hither. This city is near, O let me escape thither. ...
55164 thitherward THITH'ERWARD, adv. [thither and ward.] Toward that place. They shall ask the way to Zion, with ...
55165 tho THO, a contraction of though. [See Though.]1. Tho, for sax. thonne, then. [Not in use.]
55166 thole THOLE, n.1. A pin inserted into the gunwale of a boat, to keep the oar in the row-lock,when used ...
55167 thomaism THO'MAISM
55168 thomism THO'MISM , n. The doctrine of St. Thomas Aquinas with respect to predestination and grace.
55169 thomist THO'MIST, n. A follower of Thomas Aquinas, in opposition to the Scotists.
55170 thomsonite THOM'SONITE, n. [from Thomson.] A mineral of the zeolite family, occurring generally in masses of ...
55171 thong THONG, n. A strap of leather, used for fastening any thing. And nails for loosen'd spears, and ...
55172 thoracic THORAC'IC, a. [L. thorax, the breast.] Pertaining to the breast; as the thoracic arteries.The ...
55173 thoracics THORAC'ICS, n. plu. In ichthyology, an order of bony fishes, respiring by means of gills only, the ...
55174 thoral THO'RAL, a. [L. thorus, or rather torus.] Pertaining to a bed.
55175 thorax THO'RAX, n. [L.] In anatomy, that part of the human skeleton which consists of the bones of the ...
55176 thorina THORI'NA, n. A newly discovered earth, resembling zirconia, found in gadolinite by Berzelius.
55177 thorn THORN, n.1. A tree or shrub armed with spines or sharp ligneous shoots; as the black thorn; white ...
55178 thornless THORN'LESS, a. Destitute of thorns; as a thornless shrub or tree.
55180 thorny-trefoil THORN'Y-TREFOIL, n. A plant of the genus Fagonia.
55179 thorny THORN'Y, a. Full of thorns or spines; rough with thorns; as a thorny wood; a thorny tree; a thorny ...
55182 thorough-base THOROUGH-BASE, n. thur'ro-base. [thorough and base.] In music, an accompaniment to a continued ...
55183 thorough-bred THOROUGH-BRED, a. thur'ro-bred. [thorough and bred.] Completely taught or accomplished.
55184 thorough-fare THOROUGH-FARE, n. thur'ro-fare. [thorough and fare.]1. A passage through; a passage from one ...
55185 thorough-paced THOROUGH-PACED, a. thur'ro-paced. [thorough and paced.]Perfect in what is undertaken; complete; ...
55186 thorough-sped THOROUGH-SPED, a. thur'ro-sped. [thorough and sped.]Fully accomplished; thorough-paced.
55187 thorough-stitch THOROUGH-STITCH, adv. thur'ro-stitch. [thorough and stitch.]completely; going the whole length of ...
55188 thorough-wax THOROUGH-WAX, n. thur'ro-wax. [thorough and wax.] A plant of the genus Bupleurum.
55189 thorough-wort THOROUGH-WORT, n. thur'ro-wort. The popular name of a plant, the Eupatorium perfoliatum, a native ...
55181 thorough THOROUGH, a. thur'ro. 1. Literally, passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as a ...
55190 thoroughly THOROUGHLY, adv. thur'roly. Fully; entirely; completely; as a room thoroughly swept; a business ...
55191 thorp THORP, [L. tribus.] The primary sense is probably a house, a habitation, from fixedness; hence a ...
55192 thos THOS, n. An animal of the wolf kind, but larger than the common wolf. It is common Surinam. It ...
55193 those THOSE, pron. s as z. plu. of that; as those men; those temples. When those and these are used in ...
55194 thou THOU, pron. in the obj. thee. The second personal pronoun, in the singular number; the pronoun ...
55195 though THOUGH, v.i. tho.1. Grant; admit; allow. "If thy brother be waxen poor--thou shalt relieve him; ...
55196 thought THOUGHT, pret. and pp. of think; pronounced thaut.THOUGHT, a. thaut. [primarily the passive ...
55197 thoughtful THOUGHT'FUL, a. Full of thought; contemplative; employed in meditation; as a man of thoughtful ...
55198 thoughtfully THOUGHT'FULLY, adv. With thought or consideration; with solicitude.
55199 thoughtfulness THOUGHT'FULNESS, n. Deep meditation.1. Serious attention to spiritual concerns.2. Anxiety; ...
55200 thoughtless THOUGHT'LESS, a. Heedless; careless; negligent. Thoughtless of the future.1. Gay; dissipated.2. ...
55201 thoughtlessly THOUGHT'LESSLY, adv. Without thought; carelessly; stupidly.
55202 thoughtlessness THOUGHT'LESSNESS, n. Want of thought; heedlessness; carelessness; inattention.
55203 thoughtsick THOUGHT'SICK, a. [thought and sick.] Uneasy with reflection.
55204 thousand THOU'SAND, a. s as z.1. Denoting the number of ten hundred.2. Proverbially, denoting a great ...
55205 thousandth THOU'SANDTH, a. The ordinal of thousand; as the thousandth part of a thing; also proverbially, ...
55206 thowl THOWL. [See Thole.]
55207 thrack THRACK, v.t. To load or burden. [Not in use.]
55208 thrall THRALL, n.1. A slave.2. Slavery.THRALL, v.t. To enslave. [Enthrall is in use.]
55209 thralldom THRALL'DOM, n. Slavery; bondage; a state of servitude. The Greeks lived in thralldom under the ...
55210 thrapple THRAP'PLE, n. The windpipe of an animal. [Not an English word.]
55211 thrash THRASH, v.t.1. To beat out grain from the husk or pericarp with a flail; as, to thrash wheat, rye ...
55212 thrashed THRASH'ED, pp. Beaten out of the husk or off the ear.1. Freed from the grain by beating.
55213 thrasher THRASH'ER, n. One who thrashes grain.
55215 thrashing-floor THRASH'ING-FLOOR, n. [thrash and floor.] A floor or area on which grain is beaten out.
55214 thrashing THRASH'ING, ppr. Beating out of the husk or off the ear; beating soundly with a stick or ...
55216 thrasonical THRASON'ICAL, a. [from Thraso, a boaster in old comedy.]1. Boasting; given to bragging.2. ...
55217 thrave THRAVE, n. A drove; a herd. [Not in use.]THRAVE, n. The number of two dozen. [Not in use.]
55218 thread THREAD
55219 threadbare THREAD'BARE
55220 threadbareness THREAD'BARENESS
55221 threaden THREAD'EN
55222 thready THREAD'Y
55223 threap THREAP, v.t. To chide, contend or argue. [Local.]
55224 threat THREAT, n. thret. A menace; denunciation of ill; declaration of an intention or determination to ...
55225 threaten THREATEN, v.t. thret'n.1. To declare the purpose of inflicting punishment, pain or other evil on ...
55226 threatened THREATENED, pp. thret'nd. Menaced with evil.
55227 threatener THREATENER, n. thret'ner. One that threatens.
55228 threatening THREATENING, ppr. thret'ning. Menacing; denouncing evil.1. a. Indicating a threat or menace; as a ...
55229 threateningly THREATENINGLY, adv. thret'ningly. With a threat or menace; in a threatening manner.
55230 threatful THREATFUL, a. thret'ful. Full of threats; having a menacing appearance; minacious.
55231 thred THRED, n.1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk or other fibrous substance, drawn out ...
55232 thredbare THRED'BARE, a. [thread and bare.] Worn to the naked thread; having the nap worn off; as a ...
55233 thredbareness THRED'BARENESS, n. The state of being threadbare or trite.
55234 threden THRED'EN, a. Made of thread; as threaden sails. [Little used.]
55235 thredy THRED'Y, a. Like thread or filaments; slender.1. Containing thread.
55237 three-capsuled THREE-CAP'SULED, a. Tricapsular.
55238 three-celled THREE-CEL'LED, a. Trilocular.
55239 three-cleft THREE-CLEFT', a. Trifid.
55240 three-cornered THREE'-CORNERED, a. [three and corner.]1. Having three corners or angles; as a three-cornered ...
55241 three-flowered THREE'-FLOWERED, a. [three and flower.] Bearing three flowers together.
55242 three-grained THREE'-GRAINED, a. Tricoccous.
55243 three-leaved THREE'-LEAVED, a. [three and leaf.] Consisting of three distinct leaflets; as a three-leaved ...
55244 three-lobed THREE'-LOBED, a. [three and lobe.] A three-lobed leaf, is one that is divided to the middle into ...
55245 three-nerved THREE'-NERVED, a. [three and nerve.] A three-nerved leaf, has three distinct vessels or nerves ...
55246 three-parted THREE'-P`ARTED, a. [three and parted.] Tripartite. A three-parted leaf, is divided into three ...
55247 three-petaled THREE'-PETALED, a. [three and petal.] Tripetalous; consisting of three distinct petals; as a ...
55248 three-pointed THREE'-POINTED, a. Tricuspidate.
55249 three-seeded THREE'-SEEDED, a. [three and seed.] Containing three seeds; as a three-seeded capsule.
55250 three-sided THREE'-SIDED, a. [three and side.] Having three plane sides; as a three-sided stem, leaf, petiole, ...
55251 three-valved THREE'-VALVED, a. [three and valve.] Trivalvular; consisting of three valves; opening with three ...
55236 three THREE, a. [L. tres.]1. Two and one. I offer thee three things. 2 Sam. 24.2. It is often used like ...
55252 threefold THREE'FOLD, a. [three and fold.] Three-double; consisting of three; or thrice repeated, as ...
55253 threescore THREE'SCORE, a. [three and score.] Thrice twenty; sixty; as threescore years.
55254 threne THRENE, n. [Gr.] Lamentation. [Not used.]
55255 threnody THREN'ODY, n. [Gr. lamentation, and ode.] A song of lamentation.
55256 thresh THRESH, v.t. To thrash. [See Thrash.] The latter is the popular pronunciation, but the word is ...
55257 thresher THRESH'ER, n. The sea fox.
55258 threshhold THRESH'HOLD, n.1. The door-sill; the plank, stone or piece of timber which lies at the bottom or ...
55259 threw THREW, pret. of throw.
55260 thrice THRICE, adv. [from three; perhaps three, and L. vice.]1. Three times. Before the cock crow, thou ...
55261 thrid THRID, v.t. To slide through a narrow passage; to slip, shoot or run through, as a needle, bodkin, ...
55262 thridded THRID'DED, pp. Slid through.
55263 thridding THRID'DING, ppr. Sliding through; causing to pass through.
55264 thrift THRIFT, n. [from thrive.] Frugality; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property. ...
55265 thriftily THRIFT'ILY, adv. Frugally; with parsimony.1. With increase of worldly goods.
55266 thriftiness THRIFT'INESS, n. Frugality; good husbandry; as thriftiness to save; thriftiness in preserving ...
55267 thriftless THRIFT'LESS, a. Having no frugality or good management; profuse; extravagant; not thriving.
55268 thrifty THRIFT'Y, a. Frugal; sparing; using economy and good management of property. I am glad he has so ...
55269 thrill THRILL, n. [See the Verb.] A drill.1. A warbling. [See Trill.]2. A breathing place or ...
55270 thrilled THRILL'ED, pp. Penetrated; pierced.
55271 thrilling THRILL'ING, ppr. Perforating; drilling.1. Piercing; penetrating; having the quality of ...
55272 thring THRING, v.t. To press, crowd or throng. [Not used.]
55273 thrissa THRIS'SA, n. A fish of the herring kind.
55274 thrive THRIVE, v.i.1. To prosper by industry, economy and good management of property; to increase in ...
55275 thriver THRI'VER, n. One that prospers in the acquisition of property.
55276 thriving THRI'VING, ppr. Prospering in worldly goods.1. a. Being prosperous or successful; advancing in ...
55277 thrivingly THRI'VINGLY, adv. In a prosperous way.
55278 thrivingness THRI'VINGNESS
55279 thro THRO, a contraction of through, not now used.
55281 throat-pipe THROAT-PIPE, n. [throat and pipe.] The windpipe or weasand.
55282 throat-wort THROAT-WORT, n. [throat and wort.] A plant of the genus Campanula, a perennial weed common in ...
55280 throat THROAT, n.1. The anterior part of the neck of an animal, in which are the gullet and windpipe, or ...
55283 throaty THROATY, a. Guttural.
55284 throb THROB, v.i. [perhaps allied to drive and to drub; at least its elements and signification ...
55285 throbbing THROB'BING, ppr. Beating with unusual force, as the heart and pulse; palpitating.THROB'BING, n. ...
55286 throdden THROD'DEN, v.i. To grow; to thrive. [Not in use or local.]
55287 throe THROE, n. Extreme pain; violent pang; anguish; agony. It is particularly applied to the anguish ...
55288 throne THRONE, n. [L. thronus.]1. A royal seat; a chair of state. The throne is sometimes an elegant ...
55289 throned THRO'NED, pp. Placed on a royal seat, or on an elevated seat; exalted.
55290 throng THRONG, n.1. A crowd; a multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close ...
55291 thronged THRONG'ED, pp. Crowded or pressed by a multitude of persons.
55292 thronging THRONG'ING, ppr. Crowding together; pressing with a multitude of persons.THRONG'ING, n. The act ...
55293 throngly THRONG'LY, adv. In crowds. [Not in use.]
55294 thropple THROP'PLE, n. The windpipe of a horse. [Local.]
55295 throstle THROSTLE, n. thros'l. A bird of the genus Turdus, the song-thrush.
55296 throstling THROS'TLING, n. A disease of cattle of the ox kind, occasioned by a swelling under their throats, ...
55297 throttle THROT'TLE, n. [from throat.] The windpipe or larynx.THROT'TLE, v.i. To choke; to suffocate; or to ...
55299 through-bred THROUGH-BRED, should be thorough-bred.
55300 through-lighted THROUGH-LIGHTED, should be thorough-lighted. [Not used.]
55301 through-paced THROUGH-PACED. [Not used.] [See Thorough-paced.]
55298 through THROUGH, prep. thru.1. From end to end, or from side to side; from one surface or limit to the ...
55302 throughly THROUGHLY, adv. thru'ly. Completely; fully; wholly.1. Without reserve; sincerely.[For this, ...
55303 throughout THROUGHOUT, prep. thruout'. [through and out.] Quite through; in every part; from one extremity to ...
55304 throve THROVE, old pret. of thrive.
55305 throw THROW, v.t. pret. threw; pp. thrown. [Gr. to run; L. trochilus.]1. Properly, to hurl; to whirl; to ...
55306 thrower THROWER, n. One that throws; one that twists or winds silk; a throwster.
55307 thrown THROWN, pp. of throw. Cast; hurled; wound or twisted.
55308 throwster THROWSTER, n. One that twists or winds silk.
55309 thrum THRUM, n. [Gr. a fragment; to break.] The ends of weaver's threads.1. Any coarse yarn.2. ...
55310 thrush THRUSH, n.1. A bird, a species of Turdus, the largest of the genus; the Turdus viscivorus or ...
55311 thrust THRUST, v.t. pret. and pp. thrust. [L. trudo, trusum, trusito.]1. To push or drive with force; as, ...
55312 thruster THRUST'ER, n. One who thrusts or stabs.
55314 thrusting-screw THRUST'ING-SCREW, n. A screw for pressing curd in cheese-making. [Local.]
55313 thrusting THRUST'ING, ppr. Pushing with force; driving; impelling; pressing.THRUST'ING, n. The act of ...
55315 thrustings THRUST'INGS, n. In cheese-making, the white whey, or that which is last pressed out of the curd by ...
55316 thrustle THRUS'TLE, n. The thrust. [See Throstle.]
55317 thry-fallow THRY-FAL'LOW, v.t. [thrice and fallow.] To give the third plowing in summer.
55318 thulite THU'LITE, n. A rare mineral of a peach blossom color, found in Norway.
55319 thum THUM, n. The short thick finger of the human hand, or the corresponding member of other animals. ...
55320 thumb THUMB
55321 thumbed THUMB'ED
55322 thumerstone THUM'ERSTONE, n. A mineral so called from Thus, in Saxony, where it was found. It is called also ...
55323 thummed THUM'MED, a. Having thumbs.
55324 thummim THUM'MIM, n. plu. A Hebrew word denoting perfections. The Urim and Thummim were worn in the ...
55325 thump THUMP, n. A heavy blow given with any thing that is thick, as with a club or the fist, or with a ...
55326 thumper THUMP'ER, n. The person or thing that thumps.
55327 thumping THUMP'ING, ppr. Striking or beating with something thick or blunt.1. a. Heavy.2. Vulgarly, ...
55329 thunder-clap THUN'DER-CLAP, n. [thunder and clap.] A burst of thunder; sudden report of an explosion of ...
55330 thunder-cloud THUN'DER-CLOUD, n. [thunder and cloud.] A cloud that produces lightning and thunder.
55331 thunder-horse THUN'DER-HORSE, n. An instrument for illustrating the manner in which buildings receive damage by ...
55332 thunder-shower THUN'DER-SHOWER, n. [thunder and shower.] A shower accompanied with thunder.
55333 thunder-stone THUN'DER-STONE, n. A stone, otherwise called brontia.
55334 thunder-storm THUN'DER-STORM, n. [thunder and storm.] A storm accompanied with lightning and thunder. Thunder ...
55335 thunder-struck THUN'DER-STRUCK, pp. or a. Astonished; amazed; struck dumb by something surprising or terrible ...
55328 thunder THUN'DER, n. [L. tonitru, from tono, to sound.]1. The sound which follows an explosion of ...
55336 thunderbolt THUN'DERBOLT, n. [thunder and bolt.]1. A shaft of lightning; a brilliant stream of the electrical ...
55337 thunderer THUN'DERER, n. He that thunders.
55338 thundering THUN'DERING, ppr. Making the noise of an electrical explosion; uttering a loud sound; fulminating ...
55339 thundrous THUN'DROUS, a. Producing thunder. How he before the thunderous throne doth lie. [Little used.]
55340 thurible THU'RIBLE, n. [L. thuribulum, from thus, thuris, frankincense.]A censer; a pan for incense. [Not ...
55341 thuriferous THURIF'EROUS, a. [L. thurifer; thus and fero, to bear.]Producing or bearing frankincense.
55342 thurification THURIFICA'TION, n. [L. thus, thuris, and facio, to make.]The act of fuming with incense; or the act ...
55343 thursday THURSDAY, n. [The god of thunder, answering to the Jove of the Greeks and Romans, L. dies Jovis.] ...
55344 thus THUS, adv. In this or that manner; on this wise; as, thus saith the Lord; the Pharisee prayed ...
55345 thwack THWACK, v.t. To strike with something flat or heavy; to bang; to beat or thrash.THWACK, n. A heavy ...
55346 thwacking THWACK'ING, ppr. Striking with a heavy blow.
55347 thwaite THWAITE, n. A fish, a variety of the shad.1. A plain parcel of ground, cleared of wood and stumps, ...
55348 thwart THWART, a. thwort. [L. verto, versus.] Transverse; being across something else. Mov'd contrary ...
55349 thwarted THWART'ED, pp. Crossed; opposed; frustrated.
55350 thwarter THWART'ER, n. A disease in sheep, indicated by shaking, trembling or convulsive motions.
55351 thwarting THWART'ING, ppr. Crossing; contravening; defeating.THWART'ING, n. The act of crossing or ...
55352 thwartingly THWART'INGLY, adv. In a cross direction; in opposition.
55353 thwartness THWART'NESS, n. Untowardness; perverseness.
55354 thwartships THWART'SHIPS, adv. Across the ship.
55355 thwite THWITE, v.t. To cut or clip with a knife. [Local.]
55356 thwittle THWIT'TLE, v.t. To whittle. [See Whittle.]
55357 thy THY, a. [contracted from thine, or from some other derivative of thou. It is probable that the ...
55358 thyite THY'ITE, n. The name of a species of indurated clay, of the morochthus kind, of a smooth regular ...
55359 thyme THYME, n. usually pronounced improperly time. [L. thymus.]A plant of the genus Thymus. The garden ...
55360 thymy THY'MY, a. Abounding with thyme; fragrant.
55361 thyroid THY'ROID, a. [Gr. a shield,and form.] Resembling a shield; applied to one of the cartilages of the ...
55362 thyrse THYRSE, n. [L. thyrsus.] In botany, a species of inflorescence; a panicle contracted into an ovate ...
55363 thyself THYSELF', pron. [thy and self.] A pronoun used after thou, to express distinction with emphasis. ...
55364 tiar TI'AR
55365 tiara TIA'RA, n. [L. tiara.]1. An ornament or article of dress with which the ancient Persians covered ...
55366 tibial TIB'IAL, a. [L. tibia, a flute, and the large bone of the leg.]1. Pertaining to the large bone of ...
55367 tiburo TIB'URO, n. A fish of the shark kind.
55368 tical OP'TIC,'TICAL, a. [Gr. from to see, the eye.]1. Relating or pertaining to vision or sight.2. ...
55369 tice TICE, for entice. [Not in use.]
55371 tick-seed TICK-SEED, n. A plant of the genus Coreopsis, and another of the genus Corispernum.
55370 tick TICK, n. Credit; trust; as, to buy upon tick.TICK, n. A little animal of a livid color and ...
55372 tickbean TICK'BEAN, n. A small bean employed in feeding horses and other animals.
55373 ticken TICK'EN, n. Cloth for bed-ticks or cases for beds.
55374 ticket TICK'ET, n.1. A piece of paper or a card, which gives the holder a right of admission to some ...
55375 tickle TICK'LE, v.t. [L. titillo, corrupted.]1. To touch lightly and cause a peculiar thrilling ...
55376 tickleness TICK'LENESS, n. Unsteadiness. [Not in use.]
55377 tickler TICK'LER, n. One that tickles or pleases.
55378 tickling TICK'LING, ppr. Affecting with titillation.TICK'LING, n. The act of affecting with titillation.
55379 ticklish TICK'LISH, a. Sensible to slight touches, easily tickled. The bottom of the foot is very ...
55380 ticklishness TICK'LISHNESS, n. The state or quality of being ticklish or very sensible.1. The state of being ...
55381 ticktack TICK'TACK, n. A game at tables.
55382 tid TID, a. Tender; soft; nice.
55383 tidbit TID'BIT, n. [tid and bit.] A delicate or tender piece.
55384 tidder TID'DER, v.t. To use with tenderness; to fondle.
55385 tiddle TID'DLE
55387 tide-gate TI'DE-GATE, n. A gate through which water passes into a basin when the tide flows, and which is ...
55388 tide-mill TI'DE-MILL, n. [tide and mill.] A mill that is moved by tide water; also, a mill for clearing ...
55389 tide-waiter TI'DE-WAITER, n. [tide and waiter.] An officer who watches the landing of goods, to secure the ...
55390 tide-way TI'DE-WAY, n. [tide and way.] The channel in which the tide sets.
55386 tide TIDE, n.1. Time; season. Which, at the appointed tide, Each one did make his bride.[This sense is ...
55391 tides-man TI'DES-MAN, n. An officer who remains on board of a merchant's ship till the goods are landed, to ...
55392 tidily TI'DILY, adv. [from tidy.] Neatly; with neat simplicity; as a female tidily dressed.
55393 tidiness TI'DINESS, n. Neatness without richness or elegance; neat simplicity; as the tidiness of dress.1. ...
55394 tidings TI'DINGS, n. plu. News; advice; information; intelligence; account of what has taken place, and ...
55395 tidy TI'DY, a. [from tide, time, season.]1. In its primary sense, seasonable; favorable; being in ...
55396 tie TIE
55397 tied TIED
55398 tier TIER, n. A row; a rank; particularly when two or more rows are placed one above another; as a tier ...
55399 tierce TIERCE, n. ters. A cask whose content is one third of a pipe, that is, forty gallons; or it may be ...
55400 tiercel TIERCEL
55401 tiercelet TIERCELET, n. In falconry, a name given to the male hawk, as being a third part less than the ...
55402 tiercet TIERCET, n. ter'cet. [from tierce.] In poetry, a triplet; three lines, or three lines rhyming.
55403 tiff TIFF, n. Liquor; or rather a small draught of liquor. [Vulgar.]1. A pet or fit of peevishness.[I ...
55404 tiffany TIF'FANY, n. [According to the Italian and Spanish Dictionaries, this word is to be referred to ...
55405 tifore TIFO'RE, prep. or adv. Before; formerly.
55406 tig TIG, n. A play. [See Tag.]
55407 tige TIGE, n. The shaft of a column from the astragal to the capital.
55409 tiger-footed TI'GER-FOOTED, a. Hastening to devour; furious.
55410 tiger-shell TI'GER-SHELL, n. [tiger and shell.] A name given to the red voluta, with large white spots. In ...
55408 tiger TI'GER, n. [L. tigris.] A fierce and rapacious animal of the genus Felis, one of the largest and ...
55411 tigerish TI'GERISH, a. Like a tiger.
55412 tigers-foot TI'GER'S-FOOT, n. A plant of the genus Ipomoea.
55413 tigh TIGH, n. In Kent, a close or inclosure.
55414 tight TIGHT, a. [L. taceo; that is, close, closely compressed.]1. Close; compact; not loose or open; ...
55415 tighten TIGHTEN, v.t. ti'tn. To draw tighter; to straiten; to make close in any manner.
55416 tighter TIGHTER, n. A ribin or string used to draw clothes closer. [Not used.]1. More tight.
55417 tightly TIGHTLY, adv. Closely; compactly.1. Neatly; adroitly.
55418 tightness TIGHTNESS, n. Closeness of joints; compactness; straitness.1. Neatness, as in dress.2. ...
55419 tigress TI'GRESS, n. [from tiger.] The female of the tiger.
55420 tike TIKE, n. A tick. [See Tick.]TIKE, n.1. A countryman or clown.2. A dog.
55422 tile-earth TILE-EARTH, n. A species of strong clayey earth; stiff and stubborn land. [Local.]
55423 tile-ore TILE-ORE, n. A subspecies of octahedral red copper ore.
55421 tile TILE, n. [L. tegula; tego, to cover; Eng. to deck.]1. A plate or piece of baked clay, used for ...
55424 tiled TI'LED, pp. Covered with tiles.
55425 tiler TI'LER, n. A man whose occupation is to cover buildings with tiles.
55426 tiling TI'LING, ppr. Covering with tiles.TI'LING, n. A roof covered with tiles. Luke 5.1. Tiles in ...
55427 till TILL, n. A vetch; a tare. [Local.]TILL
55428 tillable TILL'ABLE, a. Capable of being tilled; arable; fit for the plow.
55429 tillage TILL'AGE, n. The operation, practice or art of preparing land for seed, and keeping the ground ...
55430 tilled TILL'ED, pp. Cultivated; prepared for seed and kept clean.
55432 tiller-rope TILL'ER-ROPE, n. The rope which forms a communication between the fore end of the tiller and the ...
55431 tiller TILL'ER, n. A money box in a shop; a drawer.
55433 tillering TILL'ERING, ppr. Sending out new shoots round the bottom of the original stem.
55434 tilling TILL'ING, ppr. Cultivating.TILL'ING, n. The operation of cultivating land; culture.
55435 tillman TILL'MAN, n. A man who tills the earth; a husbandman.
55436 tilly-fally TILL'Y-FALLY
55437 tilly-vally TILL'Y-VALLY, adv. or a. A word formerly used when any thing said was rejected as trifling or ...
55439 tilt-hammer TILT'-HAMMER, n. [tilt and hammer.] A heavy hammer used in iron works, which is lifted by a wheel.
55438 tilt TILT, n.1. A tent; a covering over head.2. The cloth covering of a cart or wagon.3. The cover of ...
55440 tilted TILT'ED, pp. Inclined; made to stoop; covered with cloth or awning.1. Hammered; prepared by ...
55441 tilter TILT'ER, n. One who tilts; one who uses the exercise of pushing a lance on horseback; one who ...
55442 tilth TILTH, n. That which is tilled; tillage ground. [Not in use.]1. The state of being tilled or ...
55443 tilting TILT'ING, ppr. Inclining; causing to stoop or lean; using the game of thrusting with the lance on ...
55444 timbal TIM'BAL, n. A kettle drum.
55446 timber-head TIM'BER-HEAD, n. [timber and head.] In ships, the top end of a timber, rising above the gunwale, ...
55447 timber-sow TIM'BER-SOW, n. A worm in wood.
55448 timber-tree TIM'BER-TREE, n. [timber and tree.] A tree suitable for timber.
55449 timber-work TIM'BER-WORK, n. [timber and work.] Work formed of wood.
55450 timber-yard TIM'BER-Y`ARD, n. [timber and yard.] A yard or place where timber is deposited.
55445 timber TIM'BER, n. [L. domus, a house; Gr. the body.]1. That sort of wood which is proper for building or ...
55451 timbered TIM'BERED, pp. or a. Furnished with timber; as a well timbered house. In the United States, we ...
55452 timbering TIM'BERING, ppr. Furnishing with timber.
55453 timbre TIM'BRE,n. A crest on a coat of arms. It ought to be written timber.
55454 timbrel TIM'BREL, n. [L. tympanum.] An instrument of music; a kind of drum, tabor or tabret,which has been ...
55455 timbreled TIM'BRELED, a. Sung to the sound of the timbrel.
55457 time-keeper TI'ME-KEEPER, n. [time and keeper.] A clock, watch or other chronometer.
55458 time-piece TI'ME-PIECE, n. [time and piece.] A clock, watch or other instrument to measure or show the ...
55459 time-pleaser TI'ME-PLEASER, n. s as z. [time and please.] One who complies with the prevailing opinions, ...
55460 time-server TI'ME-SERVER, n. [time and serve.] One who adapts his opinions and manners to the times; one who ...
55461 time-serving TI'ME-SERVING, a. Obsequiously complying with the humors of men in power.TI'ME-SERVING, n. An ...
55462 time-worn TI'ME-WORN, a. Impaired by time.
55456 time TIME, n. [L.tempus; tempora, the falls of the head, also tempest, &c. See Tempest. Time is ...
55463 timed TI'MED, pp. Adapted to the season or occasion.
55464 timeful TI'MEFUL, a. Seasonable; timely; sufficiently early. [Not much used.]
55465 timeist TI'MEIST, n. In music, a performer who keeps good time.
55466 timeless TI'MELESS, a. Unseasonable; done at an improper time. Nor fits it to prolong the heav'nly feast ...
55467 timelessly TI'MELESSLY, adv. Unseasonably.
55468 timeliness TI'MELINESS, n. [from timely.] Seasonableness; a being in good time.
55469 timely TI'MELY, a. Seasonable; being in good time; sufficiently early. The defendant had timely notice of ...
55470 timid TIM'ID, a. [L. timidus, from timeo, to fear.] Fearful; wanting courage to meet danger; timorous; ...
55471 timidity TIMID'ITY, n. [L. timiditas.] Fearfulness; want of courage or boldness to face danger; ...
55472 timidly TIM'IDLY, adv. In a timid manner; weakly; without courage.
55473 timidness TIM'IDNESS, n. Timidity.
55474 timocracy TIMOC'RACY, n. [Gr. honor, worth, and to hold.] Government by men of property, who are possessed ...
55475 timoneer TIMONEE'R, n. [L. temo.] A helmsman.
55476 timorous TIM'OROUS, a. [L. timor. See Timid.]1. Fearful of danger; timid; destitute of courage; as a ...
55477 timorously TIM'OROUSLY, adv. Fearfully; timidly; without boldness; with much fear. Let dastard souls be ...
55478 timorousness TIM'OROUSNESS, n. Fearfulness; timidity; want of courage.
55479 timous TIMOUS, a. [from time.] Early; timely. [Not in use.]
55480 timously TIMOUSLY, adv. In good season. [Not in use.]
55481 tin TIN, n. [L. stannum; stagnum.]1. A white metal, with a slight tinge of yellow. It is soft, ...
55482 tinct TINCT,v.t. [L. tingo,tinctus.] To stain or color; to imbue.TINCT, n. Stain; color. [Obsolete. ...
55483 tincture TINC'TURE, n. [L. tinctura.]1. The finer and more volatile parts of a substance, separated by a ...
55484 tinctured TINC'TURED, pp. Tinged; slightly impregnated with something foreign.
55485 tincturing TINC'TURING, ppr. Tinging; imbuing; impregnating with a foreign substance.
55486 tind TIND, v.t. [Eng. tine; tinder.] To kindle. Obs. But hence,
55488 tinder-box TIND'ER-BOX, n. [tinder and box.] A box in which tinder is kept.
55487 tinder TIND'ER, n. Something very inflammable used for kindling fire from a spark; as scorched linen.
55489 tinderlike TIND'ERLIKE, a. [tinder and like.] Like tinder; very inflammable.
55490 tine TINE, v.t. To kindle, to set on fire. [See Tind.]TINE, v.t. [L. teneo.] To shut or inclose; to ...
55491 tineman TI'NEMAN, n. Anciently an officer of the forest in England, who had the nocturnal care of vert and ...
55492 tinet TI'NET, n. [tine, to shut, supra.] In old writers, brushwood and thorns for making and repairing ...
55493 tinfoil TINFOIL, n. [tin and L. folium, a leaf.] Tin reduced to a thin leaf.
55494 ting TING, n. A sharp sound. [Not in use. Children use ding, dong. See Tingle.]TING, v.i. To sound ...
55495 tinge TINGE, v.t. [L. tingo; Eng. to dye.] To imbue or impregnate with something foreign; to ...
55496 tinged TING'ED, pp. Imbued or impregnated with a small portion of something foreign.
55497 tingent TING'ENT, a. Having the power to tinge. As for the white part, it appeared much less enriched with ...
55498 tinging TING'ING, ppr. Imbuing or impregnating with something foreign.
55499 tingle TIN'GLE, v.i. [L. tinnio.]1. To feel a kind of thrilling sound. At which both the ears of every ...
55500 tingling TING'LING, ppr. Having a thrilling sensation.TING'LING, n. A thrilling sensation.
55501 tink TINK, v.i. To make a sharp shrill noise; to tinkle. [The latter is generally used.]
55502 tinkal TINK'AL, n. Borax in its crude state or unrefined. It consists of small crystals of a yellowish ...
55503 tinker TINK'ER, n. A mender of brass kettles,pans and the like.
55504 tinkerly TINK'ERLY, adv. In the manner of a tinker.
55505 tinkle TINK'LE, v.i.1. To make small quick sharp sounds, as by striking on metal; to clink. --And have ...
55506 tinkling TINK'LING, ppr. Making a small quick sharp noise.TINK'LING, n. A small quick sharp sound. Making ...
55507 tinman TIN'MAN, n. [tin and man.] A manufacturer of tin vessels; a dealer in tin ware.
55508 tinned TIN'NED, pp. Covered with tin.
55509 tinner TIN'NER, n. [from tin.] One who works in the tin mines.
55510 tinning TIN'NING, ppr. [from tin.] Covering with tin or tinfoil.TIN'NING, n. The act, art or practice of ...
55511 tinny TIN'NY, a. Abounding with tin.
55512 tinpenny TIN'PENNY, n. [tin and penny.] A customary duty in England, formerly paid to tithingmen.
55513 tinsel TIN'SEL, n. Something very shining and gaudy; something superficially shining and showy, or having ...
55514 tinseled TIN'SELED, pp. Decorated with gaudy ornaments.
55515 tinseling TIN'SELING, ppr. Adorning with tinsel or superficial luster.
55516 tint TINT, n. [L. tinctus, tingo. See Tinge.] A dye; a color, or rather a slight coloring or tincture ...
55517 tiny TIN'Y, a. [from the root of thin, which see.] Very small; little; puny. [A word used by children, ...
55518 tip TIP, n.1. The end; the point or extremity of any thing small; as the tip of the finger; the tip of ...
55519 tipped TIP'PED
55520 tippet TIP'PET, n. A narrow garment or covering for the neck, worn by females. It is now made of fur, ...
55521 tipping TIP'PING, ppr. Covering the end or tip.
55522 tipple TIP'PLE, v.i. To drink spiritus or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and ...
55523 tippled TIP'PLED, pp. Drank in excess.1. a. Intoxicated; inebriated.
55524 tippler TIP'PLER, n. One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spiritus liquors; a drunkard; a ...
55526 tippling-house TIP'PLING-HOUSE, n. [tipple and house.] A house in which liquors are sold in drams or small ...
55525 tippling TIP'PLING, ppr. Indulging in the habitual use of strong or spiritus liquors.TIP'PLING, n. The ...
55527 tipsy TIP'SY, a. [from tipple.] Fuddled; overpowered with strong drink; intoxicated.
55528 tipt TIPT, pp. Having the end covered.
55529 tiptoe TIP'TOE, n. [tip and tow.] The end of the toe. Upon his tiptoes stalketh stately by.To be or to ...
55530 tirade TIRA'DE, n.1. Formerly in French music, the filling of an interval by the intermediate diatonic ...
55531 tire TIRE, n. [Heb. tur, a row or series.]1. A tier; a row or rank. This is the same word as tier, ...
55532 tired TI'RED, pp. Wearied; fatigued.
55533 tiredness TI'REDNESS, n. The state of being wearied; weariness.
55534 tiresome TI'RESOME, a. Wearisome; fatiguing; exhausting the strength; as a tiresome day's work; a tiresome ...
55535 tiresomeness TI'RESOMENESS, n. The act or quality of tiring or exhausting strength or patience; wearisomeness; ...
55536 tirewoman TI'REWOMAN, n. [tire and woman.] A woman whose occupation is to make head dresses.
55538 tiring-house TI'RING-HOUSE
55539 tiring-room TI'RING-ROOM, n. The room or place where players dress for the stage.
55537 tiring TI'RING, ppr. Wearying; fatiguing; exhausting strength or patience.
55540 tirwit TIR'WIT, n. A bird. [L. vanellus.]N.B. The lapwing is called teewit in Scotland, (Ed Encyc.) and ...
55541 tis 'TIS, a contraction of it is.
55542 tisic TIS'IC
55543 tisical TIS'ICAL, a. s as z. [for phthisic, phthisical.] Consumptive.
55544 tisri TIS'RI, n. The first Hebrew month of the civil year, and the seventh of the ecclesiastical; ...
55545 tissue TISSUE, n. tish'u.1. Cloth interwoven with gold or silver, or with figured colors. A robe of ...
55546 tissued TIS'SUED, pp. Interwoven; formed with variegated work.
55547 tissuing TIS'SUING, ppr. Interweaving; forming with variegated work.
55548 tit TIT, n. The projecting part of the female breast; the dug of a beast; the pap of a woman; the ...
55549 titan TI'TAN
55550 titanian TITA'NIAN
55551 titaniferous TITANIF'EROUS, a. [titan or titanium, and L. fero.] Producing titanium; as titaniferous pyrites.
55552 titanite TI'TANITE, n. An ore or oxyd of titanium, commonly of a reddish brown color,when it is opake; it ...
55553 titanitic TITANIT'IC, a. Pertaining to titanium.
55554 titanium TITA'NIUM, n. In mineralogy, a metal of modern discovery, and of a dark copper color, first found ...
55555 titbit TIT'BIT, n. A tender piece. [See Tidbit.]
55556 tithable TI'THABLE, a. Subject to the payment of tithes.
55558 tithe-free TI'THE-FREE, a. Exempt from the payment of tithes.
55559 tithe-paying TI'THE-PAYING, a. Paying tithes; subjected to pay tithes.
55557 tithe TITHE, n. The tenth part of any thing; but appropriately, the tenth part of the increase annually ...
55560 tithed TI'THED, pp. Taxed a tenth.
55561 tither TI'THER, n. One who collects tithes.
55562 tithing TI'THING, ppr. Levying a tax on, to the amount of a tenth.TI'THING, n. A decennary; a number or ...
55563 tithingman TI'THINGMAN, n. [tithing and man.]1. The chief man of a tithing; a headborrough; one elected to ...
55564 tithymal TITH'YMAL, n. [Gr. the breast.] A plant, milk thistle, of the genus Euphorbia.
55565 titillate TIT'ILLATE, v.i. [L. titillo.] To tickle. The pungent grains of titillating dust.
55566 titillating TIT'ILLATING, ppr. Tickling.
55567 titillation TITILLA'TION, n. [L. titillatio.]1. The act of tickling; or the state of being tickled.2. Any ...
55568 titlark TIT'L`ARK, n. [tit and lark.] A small bird, a species of Alauda or lark.
55570 title-page TI'TLE-PAGE, n. [title and page.] The page of a book which contains its title.
55569 title TI'TLE, n. [L. titulus. This may belong to the family of Gr. to set or put.]1. An inscription put ...
55571 titled TI'TLED, pp. Called; named.1. a. Having a title.
55572 titleless TI'TLELESS, a. Not having a title or name. [Not in use.]
55573 titling TI'TLING, ppr. Calling; denominating; entitling.
55574 titmouse TIT'MOUSE, n. [tit, small, and mouse.] A small bird of the genus Parus.
55575 titter TIT'TER, v.i. To laugh with the tongue striking against the root of the upper teeth; to laugh with ...
55577 tittle-tattle TIT'TLE-TATTLE, n. [tattle, doubled.]1. Idle trifling talk; empty prattle.2. An idle trifling ...
55576 tittle TIT'TLE, n. [from tit, small.] A small particle; a minute part; a jot; an iota.
55578 titubation TITUBA'TION, n. [L. titubo, to stumble.] The act of stumbling.
55579 titular TIT'ULAR, a. [L. titulus.]1. Existing in title or name only; nominal; having or conferring the ...
55580 titularity TITULAR'ITY, n. The state of being titular.
55581 titularly TIT'ULARLY, adv. Nominally; by title only.
55582 titulary TIT'ULARY, n. A person invested with a title, in virtue of which he holds an office or benefice, ...
55583 tiver TIV'ER, n. A kind of ocher which is used in marking sheep in some parts of England. ...
55584 tivering TIV'ERING, ppr. Marking with tiver. [Local.]TIV'ERING, n. The act or practice of marking with ...
55585 tivy TIV'Y, adv. [See Tantivy.] With great speed; a huntsman's word or sound.
55587 to-morrow TO-MOR'ROW, n. [to and morrow.] The day after the present. One to-day is worth two to-morrows.
55588 to-night TO-NIGHT, n. [to and night.] The present night, or the night after the present day.
55586 to TO, prep.1. Noting motion towards a place; opposed to from, or placed after another word ...
55590 toad-flax TOAD-FLAX, n. [toad and flax.] A plant of the genus Antirrhinum; snap-dragon; calves'snout.
55591 toad-stone TOAD-STONE, n. [toad and stone.] In mineralogy, a sort of trap rock, of a brownish gray color. ...
55592 toad-stool TOAD-STOOL, n. [toad and stoll.] A sort of fungous plant that grows in moist and rich grounds like ...
55589 toad TOAD, n. A paddoc, an animal of the genus Rana, the Rana Bufo of Linne; a small clumsy animal, the ...
55593 toadeater TOAD'EATER, n. A vulgar name given to a fawning, obsequious parasite; a mean sycophant.
55594 toadfish TOAD'FISH, n. [toad and fish.] A fish of the genus Lophius, the fishing frog.
55595 toadish TOADISH, a. Like a toad. [Not used.]
55596 toast TOAST, v.t. [L. tostus.]1. To dry and scorch by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread or cheese. ...
55597 toasted TOASTED, pp. Scorched by heat; named in drinking the health.
55598 toaster TOASTER, n. One who toasts.1. An instrument for toasting bread or cheese.
55599 toasting TO'ASTING, ppr. Scorching by fire; drinking to the honor of.
55601 tobacco-pipe TOBAC'CO-PIPE, n. [tobacco and pipe.] A pipe used for smoking tobacco, often made of clay and ...
55600 tobacco TOBAC'CO, n. [so named from Tabaco, a province of Yucatan, in Spanish America, where it was first ...
55602 tobacconist TOBAC'CONIST, n. A dealer in tobacco; also, a manufacturer of tobacco.
55603 tockay TOCK'AY, n. A species of spotted lizard in India.
55604 tocsin TOC'SIN, n. An alarm bell, or the ringing of a bell for the purpose of alarm.
55605 tod TOD, n.1. A bush; a thick shrub.2. A quantity of wool of twenty eight pounds, or two stone.3. A ...
55606 today TO'DAY, n. [to and day.] The present day.
55607 toddy TOD'DY, n. A juice drawn from various kinds of the palm in the E. Indies; or a liquor prepared ...
55608 tody TO'DY, n. A genus of insectivorous birds, of the order of Picae; natives of warm climates.
55609 toe TOE, n. [L. digitus . Toe is contracted from tog, the primary word on which L. digitus is formed, ...
55610 toft TOFT, n. [probably from the root of tuft.]1. A grove of trees.2. In law books, a place where a ...
55611 togated TO'GATED
55612 toged TO'GED, a. [L. toga, a gown; togatus, gowned.] Gowned; dressed in a gown; wearing a gown; as toged ...
55613 together TOGETH'ER, adv.1. In company. We walked together to the wood.2. In or into union. The king ...
55614 toggel TOG'GEL, n. A small wooden pin tapering towards both ends.
55615 toil TOIL, v.i. To labor; to work; to exert strength with pain and fatigue of body or mind, ...
55616 toiler TOIL'ER, n. One who toils, or labors with pain.
55617 toilet TOIL'ET, n. 1. A covering or cloth of linen, silk or tapestry, spread over a table in a chamber or ...
55618 toiling TOIL'ING, ppr. Laboring with pain.
55619 toilsome TOIL'SOME, a. Laborious; wearisome; attended with fatigue and pain; as toilsome work; a toilsome ...
55620 toilsomeness TOIL'SOMENESS, n. Laboriousness; wearisomeness.
55621 toise TOISE, n. tois. A fathom or long measure in France, containing six feet; but the French foot is ...
55622 tokay TOKA'Y, n. A kind of wine produced at Tokay in Hungary, made of white grapes. It is distinguished ...
55623 token TOKEN, n. to'kn. [L. signum, dialetically varied, or from the same radix.]1. A sign; something ...
55624 tokened TO'KENED, a. Being marked with spots.
55626 tol-booth TOL-BOOTH. [See Toll-booth.]
55625 tol TOL, v.t. [L. tollo.] To take away; a law term.
55627 tola TO'LA, n. In India, a weight for gold and silver, but different in different places.
55628 told TOLD, pret. and pp. of tell. Who told thee that thou wast naked? Gen.3. Thou hast mocked me, and ...
55629 tole TOLE, v.t. To draw or cause to follow by presenting something pleasing or desirable to view; to ...
55630 toled TO'LED, pp. Drawn; allured; induced to follow.
55631 tolerable TOL'ERABLE, a. [L. tolerabilis. See Tolerate.]1. That may be borne or endured; supportable, ...
55632 tolerableness TOL'ERABLENESS, n. The state of being tolerable.
55633 tolerably TOL'ERABLY, adv. Supportably; in a manner to be endured.1. Moderately well; passably; not ...
55634 tolerance TOL'ERANCE, n. [L. tolerantia, from tolero, to bear.] The power or capacity of enduring; or the ...
55635 tolerant TOL'ERANT, a. Enduring; indulgent; favoring toleration.
55636 tolerate TOL'ERATE, v.t. [L. tolero, from tollo, to lift.] To suffer to be or to be done without ...
55637 tolerated TOL'ERATED, pp. Suffered; allowed; not prohibited or restrained.
55638 tolerating TOL'ERATING, ppr. Enduring; suffering to be or to be done; allowing; not restraining.
55639 toleration TOLERA'TION, n. [L. toleratio.] The act of tolerating; the allowance of that which is not wholly ...
55641 toll-bar TOLL-B`AR, n. [toll and bar.] A bar or beam used for stopping boats on a canal at the toll-house.
55642 toll-booth TOLL-BOOTH, n. [toll and booth.] A place where goods are weighed to ascertain the duties or ...
55643 toll-bridge TOLL-BRIDGE, n. A bridge where toll is paid for passing it.
55644 toll-gate TOLL-GATE, n. A gate where toll is taken.
55645 toll-gatherer TOLL-GATHERER, n. The man who takes toll.
55646 toll-house TOLL-HOUSE, n. A house or shed placed by a road near a toll-gate, or at the end of a toll-bridge, ...
55640 toll TOLL, n. [Gr. toll, custom, and end, exit, from cutting off; Eng. dole; diolam, to sell, to ...
55647 tolling TOLLING, ppr. Causing to sound in a slow grave manner.1. Taking away; removing.2. Sounding, as a ...
55648 tolutation TOLUTA'TION, n. [L. toluto.] A pacing or ambling. [Not used.]
55649 tomahawk TOM'AHAWK, n. An Indian hatchet.TOM'AHAWK, v.t. To cut or kill with a hatchet called a tomahawk.
55650 tomato TOMA'TO, n. A plant, and its fruit, a species of Solanum. It is called sometimes the love-apple.
55651 tomb TOMB, n. toom. [L. tumulus, a heap or hillock; tumeo, to swell.]1. A grave; a pit in which the ...
55652 tombac TOM'BAC, n. A white allow of copper; a metallic composition made by mixing and fusing together a ...
55653 tombless TOMBLESS, a. Destitute of a tomb or sepulchral monument.
55654 tomboy TOM'BOY, n. [Tom, Thomas, and boy.] A rude boisterous boy; also in sarcasm, a romping girl. ...
55655 tombstone TOMBSTONE, n. [tomb and stone.] A stone erected over a grave, to preserve the memory of the ...
55656 tome TOME, n. [Gr. a piece or section, to cut off.] A book; as many writings as are bound in a volume, ...
55657 tomentous TOMENT'OUS, a. [L. tomentum, down.] In botany, downy; nappy; cottony; or flocky; covered with ...
55658 tompion TOM'PION, n. The stopper of a cannon or other piece of ordnance, consisting of a cylinder of wood.
55659 tomtit TOM'TIT, n. A little bird, the titmouse.
55660 ton TON, the termination of names of places,is town.TON, n. The prevailing fashion.TON, n. The weight ...
55662 tone-syllable TO'NE-SYLLABLE, a. An accented syllable.
55661 tone TONE, n. [L. tonus; Gr. sound; L. tono; Gr. to sound, to strain or stretch. The L. sonus is ...
55663 toned TO'NED, a. Having a tone; used in composition; as high-toned; sweet-toned.
55664 toneless TO'NELESS, a. Having no tone; unmusical.
55665 tong TONG, n. [See Tongs.] The catch of a buckle. [Not used.] [See Tongue.]
55666 tongs TONGS, n. plu. An instrument of metal, consisting of two parts or long shafts joined at one end; ...
55668 tongue-grafting TONGUE-GR`AFTING
55669 tongue-pad TONGUE-PAD
55670 tongue-shaped TONGUE-SHAPED
55671 tongue-tied TONGUE-TIED
55667 tongue TONGUE
55672 tongued TONGUED
55673 tongueless TONGUELESS
55674 tonic TON'IC, a. [L. tonus. See Tone.]1. Literally, increasing tension; hence, increasing strength, as ...
55675 tonnage TON'NAGE, n. [from ton, a corrupt orthography. See Tun.]1. The weight of goods carried in a boat ...
55676 tonsil TON'SIL, n. [L. tonsilloe. This word seems to be formed from tonsus, tondeo,to clip.] In anatomy, ...
55677 tonsure TON'SURE, n. [L. tonsura, from tonsus, shaved; tondeo, to clip or shave.]1. The act of clipping ...
55678 tontine TONTINE, n. An annuity on survivorship; or a loan raised on life-annuities, with the benefit of ...
55679 tony TO'NY, n. A simpleton. [Ludicrous.]
55680 too TOO, adv.1. Over; more than enough; noting excess; as, a thing is too long, too short,or too wide; ...
55681 took TOOK, pret. of take. Enoch was not, for God took him. Gen.5.
55682 tookpick TOOK'PICK
55683 tool TOOL, n. [In old Law Latin, we find attile, attilia, stores, tools, implements.]1. An instrument ...
55684 toom TOOM, a. Empty. [Not in use.]
55685 toot TOOT, v.i. [L. do, dedi.]1. To stand out or be prominent. [Not in use.]2. To make a particular ...
55686 tooter TOOT'ER, n. One who plays upon a pipe or horn.
55687 tooth TOOTH, n. plu. teeth. [L. dens.]1. A bony substance growing out of the jaws of animals, and ...
55689 toothache-tree TOOTHACHE-TREE, n. A shrub of the genus Zanthoxylum.
55688 toothache TOOTH'ACHE, n. [tooth and ache.] Pain in the teeth.
55690 toothed TOOTH'ED, pp. or a. Having teeth or jags. In botany, dentate; having projecting points, remote ...
55691 toothful TOOTH'FUL, a. Palatable. [Not in use.]
55692 toothless TOOTH'LESS, a. Having no teeth.
55693 toothletted TOOTH'LETTED, a. In botany, denticulate; having very small teeth or notches; as a leaf.
55694 toothpicker TOOTH'PICKER, n. [tooth and pick.] An instrument for cleaning the teeth of substances lodged ...
55695 toothsome TOOTH'SOME, a. Palatable; grateful to the taste.
55696 toothsomeness TOOTH'SOMENESS, n. Pleasantness to the taste.
55697 toothwort TOOTH'WORT, n. A plant whose roots resemble human teeth,such as the Lathroea squamaria, various ...
55698 toothy TOOTH'Y, a. Toothed; having teeth.
55699 tooting TOOT'ING, ppr. Sounding in a particular manner.
55701 top-chain TOP'-CHAIN, n. In ships, a chain to sling the lower yards in time of action, to prevent their ...
55702 top-dressing TOP'-DRESSING, n. A dressing of manure laid on the surface of land.
55703 top-gallant TOP-GAL'LANT, a. [See Top-sail.]1. Highest; elevated; splendid; as a top-gallant spark.
55704 top-heavy TOP-HEAVY, a. top'-hevy. [top and heavy.] Having the top or upper part too heavy for the lower.
55705 top-mast TOP'-MAST, n. In ships, the second mast, or that which is next above the lower mast. Above that ...
55706 top-most TOP'-MOST, a. [top and most.] Highest; uppermost; as the topmost cliff; the top-most branch of a ...
55707 top-rope TOP'-ROPE, n. A rope to sway up a top-mast, &c.
55708 top-sail TOP'-SAIL, n. A sail extended across the top-mast, above which is the top-gallant-sail.
55700 top TOP, n.1. The highest part of any thing; the upper end, edge or extremity; as the top of a tree; ...
55709 topan TO'PAN, n. A name of the horned Indian raven, or rhinoceros bird.
55710 toparch TO'PARCH, n. [Gr.place, and a chief.] The principal man in a place or country.
55711 toparchy TO'PARCHY, n. A little state, consisting of a few cities or towns; a petty country governed by a ...
55712 topaz TO'PAZ, n. [Gr.] A mineral, said to be so called from Topazos, a small isle in the Arabic gulf, ...
55713 topazolite TOPAZ'OLITE, n. A variety of precious garnet, of a topaz yellow color, or an olive green.
55714 tope TOPE, n. A fish of the shark kind, the squalus galeus of Linne.TOPE, v.i. To drink hard; to drink ...
55715 toper TO'PER, n. One who drinks to excess; a drunkard; a sot.
55716 topet TOP'ET, n. A small bird, the crested titmouse.N.B. The crested titmouse of Latham, Parus bicolor, ...
55717 topfull TOP'FULL, a. [top and full.] Full to the brim.
55718 toph TOPH
55719 tophaceous TOPHA'CEOUS, a. Gritty; sandy; rough; stony.
55720 tophet TO'PHET, n. [Heb. tophet, a drum.] Hell; so called from a place east of Jerusalem where children ...
55721 tophi TO'PHI, n. Ducksten; a stone formed by earthy depositions; called also tufa or trass.
55722 tophin TOPH'IN, n. [from the Latin.] A kind of sandstone.
55723 topiary TOP'IARY, a. [L. topiarius, ornamented.] Shaped by clipping or cutting.
55724 topic TOP'IC, n. [Gr. place; L. topicus, topica.]1. Any subject of discourse or argument. The ...
55725 topical TOP'ICAL, a. [supra.] Pertaining to a place, limited; local; as a topical remedy.1. Pertaining to ...
55726 topically TOP'ICALLY, adv. Locally; with limitation to a part.1. With application to a particular part; as ...
55727 topless TOP'LESS, a. Having no top; as a topless highth.
55728 topman TOP'MAN, n. [top and man.] The man who stands above in sawing.1. In ships, a man standing in the ...
55729 topographer TOPOG'RAPHER, n. [See Topography.] One who describes a particular place,town, city or tract of ...
55730 topographic TOPOGRAPH'IC
55731 topographical TOPOGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to topography; descriptive of a place.
55732 topographically TOPOGRAPH'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of topography.
55733 topography TOPOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr.place, and description.] The description of a particular place,city, town, ...
55734 topped TOP'PED
55736 topping-lift TOP'PING-LIFT, n. A large strong tackle employed to suspend or top the outer end of a gaff, or of ...
55735 topping TOP'PING, ppr. Covering the top; capping; surpassing; cropping; lopping.1. a. Fine; gallant.[But ...
55737 toppingly TOP'PINGLY, adv. Proudly; with airs of disdain. [Not an elegant word, nor much used.]
55738 topple TOP'PLE, v.i. [from top.] To fall forward; to pitch or tumble down. Though castles topple on their ...
55739 toppling TOP'PLING, ppr. Falling forward.
55740 topsy-turvy TOPSY-TUR'VY, adv. In an inverted posture; with the top or head downwards; as, to turn a carriage ...
55741 topt TOPT, pp. or a. Covered on the top; capped; surpassed; cropped; having the top cut off.
55742 toptop TOP'TOP, n. The highest or utmost degree.
55743 toquet TOQUET, n. toka'. A kind of bonnet or head dress for women.
55744 tor TOR, n. [L. turris.] A tower; a turret; also, a high pointed hill; used in names.
55746 torch-bearer TORCH'-BEARER, n. [torch and bear.] One whose office is to carry a torch.
55747 torch-thistle TORCH'-THISTLE, n. A plant of the genus Cactus.common name of a subdivision of the genus Cactus, ...
55745 torch TORCH, n. [L. torqueo, tortus.] A light or luminary formed of some combustible substance, as of ...
55748 torcher TORCH'ER, n. One that gives light. [Not used.]
55749 tore TORE, pret. of tear. He tore his robe.TORE, n. The dead grass that remains on mowing land in ...
55750 toreumatography TOREUMATOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. sculpture, and description.] A description of ancient sculptures and ...
55751 torment TOR'MENT, n. [L. tormentum.; torqueo, torno; Eng. tour; that is, from twisting, straining.]1. ...
55752 tormented TORMENT'ED, pp. Painted to extremity; teased; harassed.
55753 tormentil TORMENT'IL, n. A genus of plants,the septfoil. The root is used in medicines as a powerful ...
55754 tormenting TORMENT'ING, ppr. Paining to an extreme degree; inflicting severe distress and anguish; teasing; ...
55755 tormentor TORMENT'OR, n. He or that which torments; one who inflicts penal anguish or tortures.1. In ...
55756 torn TORN, pp. of tear. Neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn by the beasts in the field. Ex.22.
55757 tornado TORNA'DO, n. [from the root of turn; that is, a whirling wind.]A violent gust of wind, or a ...
55758 torous TO'ROUS, a. [L. torosus.] In botany, protuberant; swelling in knobs, like the veins and muscles; ...
55759 torpedo TORPE'DO, n. [L. from torpeo, to be numb.] The cramp fish or electric ray, Raia torpedo. This ...
55760 torpent TOR'PENT, a. [L. torpens, torpeo.] Benumbed; torpid; having no motion or activity; incapable of ...
55761 torpescence TORPES'CENCE, n. A state of insensibility; torpidness; numbness; stupidity.
55762 torpescent TORPES'CENT, a. [L. torpescens.] Becoming torpid or numb.
55763 torpid TOR'PID, a. [L. torpidus, torpeo.]1. Having lost motion or the power of exertion and feeling; ...
55764 torpidity TORPID'ITY, n. Torpidness.
55765 torpidnesspitude TOR'PIDNESS'PITUDE, n. The state of being torpid; numbness. Torpidness may amount to total ...
55766 torpor TOR'POR, n. [L.] Numbness; inactivity; loss of motion, or of the power of motion. Torpor may ...
55767 torporific TORPORIF'IC, a. [L. torpor and facio.] Tending to produce torpor.
55768 torrefaction TORREFAC'TION, n. [L.torrefacio; torridus and facio.]1. The operation of drying by a fire.2. In ...
55769 torrefied TOR'REFIED,. pp. Dried; roasted; scorched. Torrefied earth, in agriculture, is that which has ...
55770 torrefy TOR'REFY, v.t. [L. torrefacio; L. torridus, torreo,and facio.]1. To dry by a fire.2. In ...
55771 torrefying TOR'REFYING, ppr. Drying by a fire; roasting; parching.
55772 torrent TOR'RENT, n. [L. torrens. This is the participle of torreo, to parch; Eng. tear.]1. A violent ...
55773 torricellian TORRICEL'LIAN, a. Pertaining to Torricelli, an Italian philosopher and mathematician, who ...
55774 torrid TOR'RID, a. [L. torridus, from torreo, to roast.]1. Parched; dried with heat; as a torrid plain or ...
55775 torridness TOR'RIDNESS, n. The state of being very hot or parched.
55776 torse TORSE, n. [L. tortus.] In heraldry, a wreath.
55777 torsel TOR'SEL, n. [supra.] Any thing in a twisted form; as torsels for mantle-trees.
55778 torsion TOR'SION, n. [L. torsio, from torqueo, to twist.] The act of turning or twisting.Torsion balance, ...
55779 torso TOR'SO, n. The trunk of a statue, mutilated of head and limbs; as the torso of Hercules.
55780 torsten TOR'STEN, n. An iron ore of a bright bluish black, &c.
55781 tort TORT, n. [L. tortus, twisted, from torqueo. The primary sense is to turn or strain, hence to ...
55782 tortil TORT'IL, a. [L. tortilis.] Twisted; wreathed; coiled. In botany, coiled like a rope; as a tortile ...
55783 tortile TORT'ILE
55784 tortion TOR'TION, n. [L. tortus.] Torment; pain. [Not in use.]
55785 tortious TOR'TIOUS, a. [from tort.] Injurious; done by wrong.1. In law, implying tort, or injury for which ...
55786 tortive TORT'IVE, a. [L. tortus.] Twisted; wreathed.
55788 tortoise-shell TOR'TOISE-SHELL, n. [tortoise and shell.] The shell or rather scales of the tortoise, used in ...
55787 tortoise TORTOISE, n. tor'tis.] from L. tortus, twisted.]1. An animal of the genus Testudo, covered with a ...
55789 tortuosity TORTUOS'ITY, n. [from tortuous.] The state of being twisted or wreathed; wreath; flexure.
55790 tortuous TORT'UOUS, a. [L. tortuosus.]1. Twisted; wreathed; winding; as a tortuous train; a tortuous leaf ...
55791 tortuousness TORT'UOUSNESS, n. The state of being twisted.
55792 torture TORT'URE, n. [L. tortus, torqueo, to twist.]1. Extreme pain; anguish of body or mind; pang; agony; ...
55793 tortured TORT'URED, pp. Tormented; stretched on the wheel; harassed.
55794 torturer TORT'URER, n. One who tortures; a tormenter.
55795 torturing TORT'URING, ppr. Tormenting; stretching on the rack; vexing.
55796 torturingly TORT'URINGLY, adv. So as to torture or torment.
55797 torturous TORT'UROUS, a. Tormenting. [Not in use.]
55798 torulose TOR'ULOSE, a. In botany, swelling a little.
55799 torus TO'RUS, n. A molding. [See Tore.]
55800 torvity TORV'ITY, n. [L. torvitas; from twisting, supra.] Sourness or severity of countenance.
55801 torvous TORV'OUS, a. [L. torvus, from the root of torqueo, to twist.]Sour of aspect; stern; of a severe ...
55802 tory TO'RY, n. [said to be an Irish word, denoting a robber;perhaps from tor, a bush, as the Irish ...
55803 toryism TO'RYISM, n. The principles of the tories.
55804 tose TOSE, v.t. s as z. To tease wool. [Not in use or local.]
55805 toss TOSS, v.t. pret. and pp. tossed or tost.1. To throw with the hand; particularly, to throw with the ...
55806 tossed TOSS'ED, pp. Thrown upward suddenly or with a jerk; made to rise and fall suddenly.
55807 tossel TOSS'EL. [See Tassel.]
55808 tosser TOSS'ER, n. One who tosses.
55809 tossing TOSS'ING, ppr. Throwing upward with a jerk; raising suddenly; as the head.TOSS'ING, n. The act of ...
55810 tost TOST, pret. and pp. of toss. In a troubled sea of passion tost.
55811 total TO'TAL, a. [L. totalis, totus.]1. Whole; full; complete; as total darkness; a total departure from ...
55812 totality TOTAL'ITY, n. The whole sum; whole quantity or amount.
55813 totally TO'TALLY, adv. Wholly; entirely; fully; completely; as, to be totally exhausted; all hope totally ...
55814 totalness TO'TALNESS, n. Entireness.
55815 tote TOTE, v.t. To carry or convey. [A word used in slaveholding countries; said to have been ...
55816 totter TOT'TER, v.i. [This may be allied to titter.]1. To shake so as to threaten a fall; to vacillate; ...
55817 tottering TOT'TERING, ppr. Shaking, as threatening a fall; vacillating; reeling; inclining.
55818 tottery TOT'TERY, a. Shaking; trembling or vacillating as if about to fall; unsteady. [Not in use.] ...
55819 toucan TOU'CAN, n. A fowl of the genus Ramphastos; also, a constellation of nine small stars.
55821 touch-hole TOUCH-HOLE, n. tuch'-hole. [touch and hole.] The vent of a cannon or other species of fire-arms, ...
55822 touch-me-not TOUCH-ME-NOT, n. A plant of the genus Impatiens, and another of the genus Momordica.
55823 touch-needle TOUCH-NEEDLE, n. tuch'-needle. [touch and needle.] Touch-needles are small bars of gold, silver ...
55824 touch-wood TOUCH-WOOD, n. tuch'-wood. [touch and wood.] Decayed wood, used like a match for taking fire from ...
55820 touch TOUCH, v.t. tuch. [L. tango, originally tago, [our vulgar tag.] pret. tetigi, pp. tactus.]1. To ...
55825 touchable TOUCHABLE, a. tuch'able. That may be touched; tangible.
55826 touchiness TOUCHINESS, n. tuch'iness. [from touchy.]Peevishness; irritability; irascibility.
55827 touching TOUCHING, ppr. tuch'ing. Coming on contact with; hitting; striking; affecting.1. Concerning; ...
55828 touchingly TOUCHINGLY, adv. tuch'ingly. In a manner to move the passions; feelingly.
55829 touchstone TOUCHSTONE, n. tuch'stone. [touch and stone.]1. A stone by which metals are examined; a black, ...
55830 touchy TOUCHY, a. tuch'y. [vulgarly techy.] Peevish; irritable; irascible; apt to take fire. [Not ...
55831 tough TOUGH, a. tuf.1. Having the quality of flexibility without brittleness; yielding to force without ...
55832 toughen TOUGHEN, v.i. tuf'n. To grow tough.TOUGHEN, v.t. tuf'n. To make tough.
55833 toughly TOUGHLY, adv. tuf'ly. In a tough manner.
55834 toughness TOUGHNESS, n. tuf'ness. The quality of a substance which renders it in some degree flexible, ...
55835 toupee TOUPE'E
55836 toupet TOUPET, n. A little tuft; a curl or artificial lock of hair.
55837 tour TOUR, n.1. Literally, a going round; hence, a journey in a circuit; as the tour of Europe; the ...
55838 tourist TOURIST, n. One who makes a tour, or performs a journey in a circuit.
55839 tourmalin TOURMALIN
55840 tourn TOURN, n. The sheriff's turn or court; also, a spinning wheel. [Not American.]
55841 tournament TOURNAMENT, n. turn'ament. A martial sport or exercise formerly performed by cavaliers to show ...
55842 tournequet TOURNEQUET, n. turn'eket. A surgical instrument or bandage which is straitened or relaxed with a ...
55843 tourney TOURNEY, n. turn'ey. A tournament, supra.TOURNEY, v.i. turn'ey. To tilt; to perform tournaments.
55844 touse TOUSE, v.t. touz. To pull; to haul; to tear. [Hence Towser.] As a bear whom angry curs have ...
55845 tousel TOUS'EL, v.t. s as z. The same as touse; to put into disorder; to tumble; to tangle. [Used by the ...
55847 tow-line TOW-LINE, n. [tow and line.] A small hawser, used to tow a ship, &c.
55848 tow-rope TOW-ROPE, n. [tow and rope.] Any rope used in towing ships or boats.
55846 tow TOW, v.t. [L. duco.] To drag, as a boat or ship, through the water by means of a rope. Towing is ...
55849 towage TOWAGE, n. [from tow, the verb.] The act of towing.1. The price paid for towing.
55850 toward TO'WARD
55851 towardliness TO'WARDLINESS, n. [from towardly.] Readiness to do or learn; aptness; docility. The beauty and ...
55852 towardly TO'WARDLY, a. Ready to do or learn; apt; docile; tractable; compliant with duty.
55853 towardness TO'WARDNESS, n. Docility; towardliness.
55854 towards TO'WARDS, prep. [L. versus, verto.]1. In the direction to. He set his face toward the wilderness. ...
55855 towel TOW'EL, n. A cloth used for wiping the hands and for other things.
55857 tower-mustard TOW'ER-MUSTARD, n. [tower and mustard.] A plant of the genus Turritis.
55856 tower TOW'ER, n. [L. turris.]1. A building, either round or square, raised to a considerable elevation ...
55858 towered TOW'ERED, a. Adorned or defended by towers.
55859 towering TOW'ERING, ppr. Rising aloft; mounting high; soaring.1. a. Very high; elevated; as a towering ...
55860 towery TOW'ERY, a. Having towers; adorned or defended by towers; as towery cities.
55862 towing-path TOWING-PATH, n. A path used by men or horses that tow boats.To wit, to know; namely.
55861 towing TOWING, ppr. Drawing on water, as a boat.
55864 town-crier TOWN-CRI'ER, n. [town and cry.] A public crier; one who makes proclamation.
55865 town-house TOWN'-HOUSE, n. [town and house.] The house where the public business of the town is transacted by ...
55863 town TOWN, n.1. Originally, a walled or fortified place; a collection of houses inclosed with walls, ...
55866 townish TOWN'ISH, a. Pertaining to the inhabitants of a town; like the town.
55867 townless TOWN'LESS, a. Having no town.
55868 township TOWN'SHIP, n. The district or territory of a town. In New England, the states are divided into ...
55869 townsman TOWNS'MAN, n. [town and man.] An inhabitant of a place; or one of the same town with another.1. A ...
55870 towser TOWS'ER, n. [from touse.] The name of a dog.
55871 toxical TOX'ICAL, a. [L. toxicum.] Poisonous. [Little used.]
55872 toxicology TOXICOL'OGY, n. [Gr. poison, and discourse.] A discourse on poisons; or the doctrine of poisons.
55873 toy TOY, n.1. A plaything for children; a bauble.2. A trifle; a thing for amusement, but of no real ...
55874 toyer TOY'ER, n. One who toys; one who is full of trifling tricks.
55875 toyful TOY'FUL, a. Full of trifling play.
55876 toying TOY'ING, ppr. Dallying; trifling.
55877 toyish TOY'ISH, a. Trifling; wanton.
55878 toyishness TOY'ISHNESS, n. Disposition to dalliance or trifling.
55879 toyman TOY'MAN, n. [toy and man.] One that deals in toys.
55880 toyshop TOY'SHOP, n. [toy and shop.] A shop where toys are sold.
55881 toze TOZE, v.t. To pull by violence. [See Touse.]
55882 trace TRACE, n. [L. tractus, tracto. See Track, and the verb Trace.]1. A mark left by any thing ...
55883 traceable TRA'CEABLE, a. That may be traced.
55884 traced TRA'CED, pp. Marked out; delineated; followed.
55885 tracer TRA'CER, n. One that traces or follows by marks.
55886 tracery TRA'CERY, n. Ornamental stone work.
55887 trachea TRA'CHEA, n. [Low L. from Gr. rough.] In anatomy, the windpipe.
55888 tracheal TRA'CHEAL, a. Pertaining to the trachea or windpipe; as the tracheal artery.
55889 tracheocele TRA'CHEOCELE, n. [trachea and a tumor.] An enlargement of the thyroid gland; bronchocele or ...
55890 tracheotomy TRACHEOT'OMY, n. [trachea and to cut.] In surgery, the operation of making an opening into the ...
55891 trachyte TRA'CHYTE, n. [Gr.rough.] A species of volcanic rock, composed of crystals of glassy feldspar, ...
55892 trachytic TRACHYT'IC, a. Pertaining to trachyte, or consisting of it.
55893 tracing TRA'CING, ppr. [from trace.] Marking out; drawing in lines; following by marks or ...
55894 track TRACK, n.1. A mark left by something that has passed along; as the track of a ship, a wake; the ...
55895 tracked TRACK'ED, pp. Followed by the footsteps.
55896 tracking TRACK'ING, ppr. Following by the impression of the feet; drawing a boat; towing.
55897 trackless TRACK'LESS, a. Having no track; marked by no footsteps; untrodden; as a trackless desert.
55898 tract TRACT, n. [L. tractus; traho.]1. Something drawn out or extended.2. A region, or quantity of land ...
55899 tractability TRACTABIL'ITY, n. [from tractable.] The quality or state of being tractable or docile; docility; ...
55900 tractable TRACT'ABLE, a. [L. tractabilis, from tracto, to handle or lead.]1. That may be easily led, taught ...
55901 tractableness TRACT'ABLENESS, n. The state or quality of being tractable or manageable; docility; as the ...
55902 tractably TRACT'ABLY, adv. In a tractable manner; with ready compliance.
55903 tractate TRACT'ATE, n. [L. tractatus.] A treatise; a tract. [Not now in use.]
55904 tractation TRACTA'TION, n. [L. tractatio.] Treatment or handling of a subject; discussion.
55905 tractatrix TRACTA'TRIX, n. In geometry, a curve line.
55906 tractile TRACT'ILE, a. [L. tractus.] Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile. Bodies are tractile or ...
55907 tractility TRACTIL'ITY, n. The quality of being tractile; ductility.
55908 traction TRAC'TION, n. [L. tractus, traho.] The act of drawing, or state of being drawn; as the traction of ...
55909 tractor TRACT'OR, n. That which draws, or is used for drawing.
55911 trade-wind TRA'DE-WIND, n. [trade and wind. A wind that favors trade. A trade wind is a wind that blows ...
55910 trade TRADE, n. [L. tracto, to handle, use, treat.]1. The act or business of exchanging commodities by ...
55912 traded TRA'DED, a. Versed; practiced. [Not in use.]
55913 tradeful TRA'DEFUL, a. Commercial; busy in traffic.
55914 trader TRA'DER, n. One engaged in trade or commerce; a dealer in buying and selling or barter; as a ...
55915 tradesfolk TRA'DESFOLK, n. People employed in trade. [Not in use.]
55916 tradesman TRA'DESMAN, n. [trade and man.] A shopkeeper. A merchant is called a trader, but not a ...
55917 trading TRA'DING, ppr. Trafficking; exchanging commodities by barter,or buying and selling them.1. a. ...
55918 tradition TRADI'TION, n. [L. traditio, from trado, to deliver.]1. Delivery; the act of delivering into the ...
55919 traditional TRADI'TIONAL
55920 traditionally TRADI'TIONALLY, adv. By transmission from father to son, or from age to age; as an opinion or ...
55921 traditionary TRADI'TIONARY, a. Delivered orally from father to son; communicated from ancestors to descendants ...
55922 traditioner TRADI'TIONER
55923 traditionist TRADI'TIONIST, n. One who adheres to tradition.
55924 traditive TRAD'ITIVE, a. [L. trado.] Transmitted or transmissible from father to son, or from age to age, by ...
55925 traditor TRAD'ITOR, n. [L.] A deliverer; a name of infamy given to christians who delivered the Scriptures ...
55926 traduce TRADU'CE, v.t. [L. traduco; trans, over,and duco, to lead.]1. To represent as blamable; to ...
55927 traduced TRADU'CED, pp. Misrepresented; calumniated.
55928 traducement TRADU'CEMENT, n. Misrepresentation; ill founded censure; defamation; calumny. [Little used.]
55929 traducent TRADU'CENT, a. Slandering; slanderous.
55930 traducer TRADU'CER, n. One that traduces; a slanderer; a calumniator.
55931 traducible TRADU'CIBLE, a. That may be orally derived or propagated. [Little used.]
55932 traducing TRADU'CING, ppr. Slandering; defaming; calumniating.
55933 traducingly TRADU'CINGLY, adv. Slanderously; by way of defamation.
55934 traduction TRADUC'TION, n. [L. traductio.] Derivation from one of the same kind; propagation. If by ...
55935 traductive TRADUC'TIVE, a. Derivable; that may be deduced.
55936 traffick TRAF'FICK, n. [L. trans.] 1. Trade; commerce,either by barter or by buying and selling. This ...
55937 traffickable TRAF'FICKABLE, a. Marketable. [Not in use.]
55938 trafficker TRAF'FICKER, n. One who caries on commerce; a trader; a merchant. Is.8.
55939 trafficking TRAF'FICKING, ppr. Trading; bartering; buying and selling goods, wares and commodities.
55940 tragacanth TRAG'ACANTH, n. [L. tragacanthum; Gr. a goat, and thorn.]1. Goat's thorn; a plant of the genus ...
55941 tragedian TRAGE'DIAN, n.[L. tragoedus. See Tragedy.] A writer of tragedy.1. More generally, an actor of ...
55942 tragedy TRAG'EDY, n. [Gr. said to be composed of a goat, and a song, because originally it consisted in a ...
55943 tragi-comedy TRAGI-COM'EDY, n. A kind of dramatic piece representing some action passed among eminent persons, ...
55944 tragi-comic TRAGI-COM'IC
55945 tragi-comical TRAGI-COM'ICAL, a. Pertaining to tragi-comedy; partaking of a mixture of grave and comic scenes.
55946 tragi-comically TRAGI-COM'ICALLY, adv. In a tragicomical manner.
55947 tragic TRAGIC
55948 tragical TRAG'ICAL, a. [L. tragicus.]1. Pertaining to tragedy; of the nature or character of tragedy; as a ...
55949 tragically TRAG'ICALLY, adv. In a tragical manner; with fatal issue; mournfully; sorrowfully. The play ends ...
55950 tragicalness TRAG'ICALNESS, n. Fatality; mournfulness; sadness. We moralize the fable in the tragicalness of ...
55951 trail TRAIL, v.t. [L. traho.]1. To hunt by the track. [See the Norman, supra.]2. To draw along the ...
55952 trailed TRAILED, pp. Hunted by the tracks; laid flat; drawn along on the ground; brought to a lower ...
55953 trailing TRA'ILING, ppr. Hunting by the track; drawing on the ground; trading down; laying flat; bringing ...
55955 train-band TRA'IN-BAND, n. [train and band.] A band or company of militia. Train-bands, in the ...
55956 train-bearer TRA'IN-BEARER, n. [train and bearer.] One who holds up a train.
55957 train-oil TRA'IN-OIL, n. [train and oil.] The oil procured from the blubber or fat of whales by boiling.
55958 train-road TRA'IN-ROAD, n. [train and road.] In mines, a slight rail-way for small wagons.
55954 train TRAIN, v.t. [L. traho, to draw?]1. To draw along. In hollow cube he train'd His devilish ...
55959 trainable TRA'INABLE, a. That may be trained. [Little used.]
55960 trained TRA'INED, pp. Drawn; allured; educated; formed by instruction.
55961 training TRA'INING, ppr. Drawing; alluring; educating; teaching and forming by practice.TRA'INING, n. The ...
55962 trainy TRA'INY, a. Belonging to train-oil. [Not in use.]
55963 traipse TRAIPSE, v.i. To walk sluttishly or carelessly. [A low word.]
55964 trait TRAIT, n. [L. tractus. See Tract and Treat.]1. A stroke; a touch. By this single trait, Homer ...
55965 traitor TRA'ITOR, n. [L. traditor; trado, to deliver.]1. One who violates his allegiance and betrays his ...
55966 traitorly TRA'ITORLY, a. Treacherous. [Not in use.]
55967 traitorous TRA'ITOROUS, a. Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless; as a traitorous officer or ...
55968 traitorously TRA'ITOROUSLY, adv. In violation of allegiance and trust; treacherously; perfidiously. They had ...
55969 traitorousness TRA'ITOROUSNESS, n. Treachery; the quality of being treasonable.
55970 traitress TRA'ITRESS, n. A female who betrays her country or her trust.
55971 traject TRAJECT', v.t. [L. trajectus,trajicio; trans and jacio, to throw.]To throw or cast through; as, to ...
55972 trajecting TRAJECT'ING, ppr. Casting through.
55973 trajection TRAJEC'TION, n. The act of casting or darting through.1. Transportation.2. Emission.
55974 trajectory TRAJECT'ORY, n. The orbit of a comet; the path described by a comet in its motion, which Dr. ...
55975 tralation TRALA'TION, n. [from L. translatio.] A change in the use of a word, or the use of a word in a less ...
55976 tralatitious TRALATI'TIOUS, a. [L. translatus, transfero.] Metaphorical; not literal.
55977 tralatitiously TRALATI'TIOUSLY, adv. Metaphorically; not in a literal sense.
55978 tralineate TRALIN'EATE, v.t. [L. trans and linea, line.] To deviate from any direction. [Not in use.]
55979 tralucent TRALU'CENT, a. [L. tralucens; trans and luceo.] Transparent; clear.
55980 trammel TRAM'MEL, n.1. A kind of long net for catching birds or fishes. The trammel differs not much from ...
55981 trammeled TRAM'MELED, pp. Caught; confined; shackled.1. In the manege, a horse is said to be trammeled, ...
55982 trammeling TRAM'MELING, ppr. Catching; confining; shackling.
55983 tramontane TRAMON'TANE, n. One living beyond the mountain; a stranger.TRAMON'TANE, a. [L. trans, beyond, and ...
55984 tramp TRAMP, v.t. To tread.TRAMP, v.i. To travel; to wander or stroll.
55985 tramper TRAMP'ER, n. A stroller; a vagrant or vagabond.
55986 trample TRAM'PLE, v.t.1. To tread under foot; especially, to tread upon with pride, contempt, triumph or ...
55987 trampled TRAM'PLED, pp. Trod on; trodden under foot.
55988 trampler TRAM'PLER, n. One that tramples; one that treads down.
55989 trampling TRAM'PLING, ppr. Treading under foot; prostrating by treading; treading with contempt and insult.
55990 tranation TRANA'TION, n. [L. trano.] The act of passing over by swimming. [Not in use.]
55991 trance TR`ANCE, n. tr`ans. [L. transitus, a passing over; transeo, to pass over; trans and eo.] An ...
55992 tranced TR`ANCED, a. Lying in a trance or ecstasy. And there I left him tranc'd.
55993 trangram TRAN'GRAM, n. An odd thing intricately contrived. [It is said to be a cant word, and is not ...
55994 tranquil TRAN'QUIL, a. [L. tranquillus.] Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated. The atmosphere ...
55995 tranquilize TRAN'QUILIZE, v.t. To quiet; to allay when agitated; to compose; to make calm and peaceful; as, to ...
55996 tranquilized TRAN'QUILIZED, pp. Quieted; calmed; composed.
55997 tranquilizing TRAN'QUILIZING, ppr. Quieting; composing.
55998 tranquillity TRANQUIL'LITY, n. [L. tranquillitas.] Quietness; a calm state; freedom from disturbance or ...
55999 tranquilly TRAN'QUILLY, adv. Quietly; peacefully.
56000 tranquilness TRAN'QUILNESS, n. Quietness; peacefulness.
56001 transact TRANSACT', v.t. [L. transactus, transigo; trans and ago; to act or drive through.] To do; to ...
56002 transacted TRANSACT'ED, pp. Done; performed; managed.
56003 transacting TRANSACT'ING, ppr. Managing; performing.
56004 transaction TRANSAC'TION, n. The doing or performing of any business; management of any affair.1. That which ...
56005 transactor TRANSACT'OR, n. One who performs or conducts any business.
56006 transalpine TRANSAL'PINE, a. [L. trans, beyond, and Alpine, of the Alps.]Lying or being beyond the Alps in ...
56007 transanimate TRANSAN'IMATE, v.t. [trans and animate.] To animate by the conveyance of a soul to another body.
56008 transanimation TRANSANIMA'TION, n. [L. trans and anima.] Conveyance of the soul from one body to another; ...
56009 transatlantic TRANSATLAN'TIC, a. [L. trans, beyond, and Atlantic.] Lying or being beyond the Atlantic. When ...
56010 transcend TRANSCEND', v.t. [L. transcendo; trans and scando, to climb.]1. To rise above; to surmount; as ...
56011 transcended TRANSCEND'ED, pp. Overpassed; surpassed; exceeded.
56012 transcendence TRANSCEND'ENCE
56013 transcendency TRANSCEND'ENCY, n. Superior excellence; supereminence.1. Elevation above truth; exaggeration.
56014 transcendent TRANSCEND'ENT, a. [L. transcendens.] Very excellent; superior or supreme in excellence; surpassing ...
56015 transcendental TRANSCENDENT'AL, a. Supereminent; surpassing others; as transcendental being or ...
56016 transcendently TRANSCEND'ENTLY, adv. Very excellently; supereminently; by way of eminence. The law of ...
56017 transcolate TRANS'COLATE, v.t. [L. trans and colo, to strain.]To strain; to cause to pass through a sieve or ...
56018 transcribe TRANSCRI'BE, v.t. [L. transcribo; trans, over, and scribo, to write.] To copy; to write over ...
56019 transcribed TRANSCRI'BED, pp. Copied.
56020 transcriber TRANSCRI'BER, n. A copier; one who writes from a copy.
56021 transcribing TRANSCRI'BING, ppr. Writing from a copy; writing copy.
56022 transcript TRAN'SCRIPT, n. [L. transcriptum.] A copy; a writing made from and according to an original; a ...
56023 transcription TRANSCRIP'TION, n. The act of copying. Corruptions creep into books by repeated transcriptions.
56024 transcriptively TRANSCRIPT'IVELY, adv. In manner of a copy.
56025 transcur TRANSCUR', v.i. [L. transcurro; trans and curro, to run.]run or rove to and fro. [Little used.]
56026 transcursion TRANSCUR'SION, n. [supra.] A rambling or ramble; a passage beyond certain limits; extraordinary ...
56027 transduction TRANSDUC'TION, n. [L. trans and duco.] The act of conveying over.
56028 transe TRANSE, n. Ecstasy. [See Trance.]
56029 transelementation TRANSELEMENTA'TION, n. [trans and element.] The change of the elements of one body into those of ...
56030 transept TRAN'SEPT, n. [L. trans and septum.] In ancient churches, the aisle extending across the nave and ...
56031 transfer TRANSFER', v.t. [L. transfero; trans and fero, to carry.]1. To convey from one place or person to ...
56032 transferable TRANSFER'ABLE, a. That may be transferred or conveyed from one place or person to another.1. ...
56033 transferred TRANSFER'RED, pp. Conveyed from one to another.
56034 transferree TRANSFERREE', n. The person to whom a transfer is made.
56035 transferrer TRANSFER'RER, n. One who makes a transfer or conveyance.
56036 transferring TRANSFER'RING, ppr. Removing from one place or person to another; conveying to another, as a ...
56037 transfiguration TRANSFIGURA'TION, n.1. A change of form; particularly, the supernatural change in the personal ...
56038 transfigure TRANSFIG'URE, v.t. [L. trans and figura.] To transform; to change the outward form or appearance. ...
56039 transfigured TRANSFIG'URED, pp. Changed in form.
56040 transfiguring TRANSFIG'URING, ppr. Transforming; changing the external form.
56041 transfix TRANSFIX', v.t. [L. transfixus, transfigo; trans and figo.]To pierce through, as with a pointed ...
56042 transfixed TRANSFIX'ED, pp. Pierced through.
56043 transfixing TRANSFIX'ING, ppr. Piercing through with a pointed weapon.
56044 transform TRANSFORM', v.t. [L. trans and forma.]1. To change the form of; to change the shape or appearance; ...
56045 transformation TRANSFORMA'TION, n. The act or operation of changing the form or external appearance.1. ...
56046 transformed TRANSFORM'ED, pp. Changed in form or external appearance; metamorphosed; transmuted; renewed.
56047 transforming TRANSFORM'ING, ppr. Changing the form or external appearance; metamorphosing; transmuting; ...
56048 transfreight TRANSFREIGHT, v.i. transfra'te. To pass over the sea. [Not in use.]
56049 transfretation TRANSFRETA'TION, n. [L. trans and fretum, a strait.]The passing over a strait or narrow sea. ...
56050 transfuse TRANSFUSE, v.t. transfu'ze. [L. transfusus, transfundo; trans and fundo.]1. To pour, as liquor, ...
56051 transfused TRANSFU'SED, pp. Poured form one vessel into another.
56052 transfusible TRANSFU'SIBLE, a. That may be transfused, &c.
56053 transfusing TRANSFU'SING, ppr. Pouring out of one vessel into another; transferring.
56054 transfusion TRANSFUSION, n. transfu'zhon. The act of pouring, as liquor, out of one vessel into another. In ...
56055 transgress TRANSGRESS', v.t. [L. transgressus, transgredior; trans and gradior, to pass.]1. To pass over or ...
56056 transgressed TRANSGRESS'ED, pp. Overpassed; violated.
56057 transgressing TRANSGRESS'ING, ppr. Passing beyond; surpassing; violating; sinning.
56058 transgression TRANSGRES'SION, n. The act of passing over or beyond any law or rule of moral duty; the violation ...
56059 transgressional TRANSGRES'SIONAL, a. That violates a law or rule of duty.
56060 transgressive TRANSGRESS'IVE, a. Faulty; culpable; apt to transgress.
56061 transgressor TRANSGRESS'OR, n. One who breaks a law or violates a command; one who violates any known rule or ...
56062 transhape TRANSHA'PE, v.t. [trans and shape.] To transform. [Not in use.]
56063 tranship TRANSHIP', v.t. [trans and ship.] To convey from one ship to another; a commercial word.
56064 transhipment TRANSHIP'MENT, n. The act of transferring, as goods, from one ship to another.
56065 transhipped TRANSHIP'PED, pp. Carried from one ship to another.
56066 transhipping TRANSHIP'PING, ppr. Carrying from one ship to another.
56067 transient TRANSIENT, a. tran'shent. [L. transiens, transeo; trans and eo.]1. Passing; not stationary; hence, ...
56068 transiently TRAN'SIENTLY, adv. [supra.] In passage; for a short time; not with continuance. I touch here but ...
56069 transientness TRAN'SIENTNESS, n. [supra.] Shortness of continuance; speedy passage.
56070 transilience TRANSIL'IENCE
56071 transiliency TRANSIL'IENCY, n. [L. transiliens, transilio; trans and salio.]A leap from thing to thing. [Not ...
56073 transit-duty TRANS'IT-DUTY, n. A duty paid on goods that pass through a country.
56072 transit TRANS'IT, n. [L. transitus, from transeo.]1. A passing; a passing over or through; conveyance; as ...
56074 transition TRANSI'TION, n. transizh'on. [L. transitio.] Passage from one place or state to another; change; ...
56075 transitive TRANS'ITIVE, a. Having the power of passing.1. In grammar, a transitive verb is one which is or ...
56076 transitorily TRANS'ITORILY, adv. [See Transitory.] With short continuance.
56077 transitoriness TRANS'ITORINESS, n. A passing with short continuance; speedy departure or evanescence. Who is not ...
56078 transitory TRANS'ITORY, a. [L. transitorius.] Passing without continuance; continuing a short time; fleeting; ...
56079 translatable TRANSLA'TABLE, a. [from translate.] Capable of being translated or rendered into another language.
56080 translate TRANSLA'TE, v.t. [L. translatus, from transfero; trans, over, and fero, to bear.]1. To bear, carry ...
56081 translated TRANSLA'TED, pp. Conveyed from one place to another; removed to heaven without dying; rendered ...
56082 translating TRANSLA'TING, ppr. Conveying or removing from one place to another; conveying to heaven without ...
56083 translation TRANSLA'TION, n. [L. translatio.]1. The act of removing or conveying from one place to another; ...
56084 translative TRANSLA'TIVE, a. Taken from others.
56085 translator TRANSLA'TOR, n. One who renders into another language; one who expresses the sense of words in one ...
56086 translatory TRANS'LATORY, a. Transferring; serving to translate.
56087 translatress TRANSLA'TRESS, n. A female translator.
56088 translocation TRANSLOCA'TION, n. [L. trans and locatio, loco.] Removal of things reciprocally to each others' ...
56089 translucency TRANSLU'CENCY, n. [L. translucens; trans, through, and luceo, to shine.]1. The property of ...
56090 translucent TRANSLU'CENT, a. In mineralogy, transmitting rays of light, but not so as to render objects ...
56091 translucid TRANSLU'CID, a. [L. translucidus, supra.]Transparent; clear. [See Translucent.]
56092 transmarine TRANSMARINE, a. [L. transmarinus; trans and marinus; mare, sea.]Lying or being beyond the sea.
56093 transmew TRANSMEW', v.t. [L. transmuto.] To transmute; to transform; to metamorphose. [Not in use.]
56094 transmigrant TRANS'MIGRANT, a. [See Transmigrate.] Migrating; passing into another country or state for ...
56095 transmigrate TRANS'MIGRATE, v.i. [L. transmigro; trans and migro, to migrate.]1. To migrate; to pass from one ...
56096 transmigrating TRANS'MIGRATING, ppr. Passing from one country, state or body into another.
56097 transmigration TRANSMIGRA'TION, n. The passing of men from one country to another for the purpose of residence, ...
56098 transmigrator TRANS'MIGRATOR, n. One who transmigrates.
56099 transmigratory TRANSMI'GRATORY, a. Passing from one place, body or state to another.
56100 transmissibility TRANSMISSIBIL'ITY, n. [from transmissible.] The quality of being transmissible.
56101 transmissible TRANSMIS'SIBLE, a. [See Transmit.]1. That may be transmitted or passed from one to another.2. ...
56102 transmission TRANSMIS'SION, n. [L. transmissio.]1. The act of sending from one place or person to another; as ...
56103 transmissive TRANSMIS'SIVE, a. Transmitted; derived from one to another. Itself a