||T is the twentieth letter of the English Alphabet, and a close consonant. It represents a close ...
||TAB'ARD, n. A short gown; a herald's coat. [Not used in the U. States.]
||TAB'ARDER, n. One who wears a tabard.
||TABASHEER, n. A persian word signifying a concretion found in the joints of the bamboo, said by ...
||TAB'BIED, pp. Watered; made wavy.
||TAB'BY, a. [See the Noun.] Brinded; brindled; diversified in color; as a tabby cat.TAB'BY, n.1. ...
||TAB'BYING, n. The passing of stuffs under a calendar to give them a wavy appearance.
||TABEFAC'TION, n. [L. tabeo, to waste, and facio, to make. See Tabefy.] A wasting away; a gradual ...
||TAB'EFY, v.i. [Heb. to pine] To consume; to waste gradually; to lose flesh. [Little used.]
||TABERD. [See Tabard.]
||TAB'ERNACLE, n. [L. tabernaculum, a tent, from taberna, a shop or shed, from tabula, a board; or ...
||TABERNAC'ULAR, a. Latticed.
||TAB'ID, a. [L. tabidus, from tabeo, to waste.] Wasted by disease; consumptive. In tabid persons, ...
||TAB'IDNESS, n. State of being wasted by disease; consumptiveness.
||TAB'LATURE, n. [from table.] Painting on walls and ceilings; a single piece comprehended in one ...
||TA'BLE-BED, n. [table and bed.] A bed in the form of a table.
||TA'BLE-BEER, n. [table and beer.] Beer for the table, or for common use; small beer.
||TA'BLE-BOOK, n. [table and book.] A book on which any thing is engraved or written without ink. ...
||TA'BLE-CLOTH, n. [table and cloth.] A cloth for covering a table, particularly for spreading on a ...
||TA'BLE-LAND, n. [table and land.] Elevated flat land.
||TA'BLE-MAN, n. [table and man.] A man at draughts; a piece of wood.
||TA'BLE-TALK, n. [table and talk.] Conversation at table or at meals. He improves by the ...
||TA'BLE, n. [L. tabula.]1. A flat surface of some extent, or a thing that has a flat surface; as a ...
||TA'BLED, pp. Formed into a table.
||TA'BLER, n. One who boards.
||TA'BLES, n. plu. A board used for backgammon.
||TAB'LET, n. A small table or flat surface.1. Something flat on which to write, paint, draw or ...
||TA'BLING, ppr. Boarding; forming into a table; letting one timber into another by scores.TA'BLING, ...
||TABOO', n. In the isles of the Pacific, a word denoting prohibition or religious interdict, which ...
||TA'BOR, n. [Eng. tap.] A small drum used as an accompaniment to a pipe or fife.TA'BOR, v.i. To ...
||TA'BORER, n. One who beats the tabor.
||TAB'ORET, n. [from tabor.] A small tabor.
||TAB'ORIN, n. A tabor; a small drum.
||TAB'RERE, n. A taborer.
||TAB'RET, n. [See Tabor.] A tabor. 1 Sam.18.
||TAB'ULAR, a. [L. tabularis, from tabula, table.]1. In the form of a table; having a flat or square ...
||TAB'ULATE, v.t. To reduce to tables or synopses.1. To shape with a flat surface.
||TAB'ULATED, pp. Having a flat or square flat surface; as a tabulated diamond.
||TACAMAHAC', n. A tree of a sweet fragrance, planted in gardens as an ornament. It is of the genus ...
||TA'CE, from L. taceo, a term used in Italian music, directing to be silent.
||TA'CET, in music, is used when a vocal or instrumental part is to be silent during a whole ...
||TACHE, n. [See Tack.] Something used for taking hold or holding; a catch; a loop; a button. It ...
||TACHYG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. quick, and to write.] The art or practice of quick writing. [We now use ...
||TAC'IT, a. [L. tacitus, from taceo, to be silent, that is, to stop, or to close. See Tack.] ...
||TAC'ITLY, adv. Silently; by implication; without words; as, he tacitly assented.
||TAC'ITURN, a. [L. taciturnus.] Habitually silent; not free to converse; not apt to talk or speak.
||TACITURN'ITY, n. [L. taciturnitas, from taceo, to be silent.] Habitual silence or reserve in ...
||TACK, v.t. [Gr. to set,place, ordain.]1. To fasten; to attach. In the solemn or grave style, this ...
||TACK'ER, n. One who tacks or makes an addition.
||TACK'ET, n. A small nail.
||TACK'ING, ppr. Changing a ship's course.
||TACK'LE, n.1. A machine for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and blocks, ...
||TACK'LED, pp. Harnessed; seized.1. Made of ropes tacked together. My man shall Bring thee cords, ...
||TACK'LING, ppr. Harnessing; putting on harness; seizing; falling on.TACK'LING, n. Furniture of the ...
||TACKS'MAN, n. One who holds a tack or lease of land from another; a tenant or lessee. [Local.]
||TACT, n. [L. tactus, from tango, [for tago,] to touch.]1. Touch; feeling; formerly, the stroke in ...
||TAC'TICAL, a. [See Tactics.] Pertaining to the art of military and naval dispositions for battle, ...
||TACTI'CIAN, n. [See Tactics.] One versed in tactics.
||TAC'TICS, n. [Gr. to set, to appoint.] See Tack.]1. The science and art of disposing military and ...
||TAC'TIL, a. [L. tactilis, from tango,to touch.] Tangible; susceptible of touch; that may be felt; ...
||TACTIL'ITY, n. Tangibleness; perceptibility of touch.
||TAC'TION, n. [L. tactio, tango, to touch.] The act of touching; touch.
||TAD-POLE, n. [L. pullus, young.] A frog in its first state from the spawn; a porwiggle.
||TADOR'NA, n. A name of the shel-drake, vulpanser, or borough-duck.
||TAF'ELSPATH, n. A lamellar mineral of a yellowish grey or rose white, forming masses of prisms ...
||TAF'FEREL, n. The upper part of a ship's stern, which is flat like a table on the top, and ...
||TAF'FETA, n. A fine smooth stuff of silk, having usually a remarkable gloss. Taffetas are of all ...
||TAG-SORE, n. A disease in sheep.
||TAG-TAIL, n. [tag and tail.] A worm which has its tail of another color.
||TAG, n. [L. digitus.]1. A metallic point put to the end of a string.2. Something mean and paltry; ...
||TAIL, n.1. The part of an animal which terminates its body behind. In many quadrupeds, the tail ...
||TA'ILED, a. Having a tail.
||TA'ILINGS, n. plu. [from tail.] The lighter parts of grain blown to one end of the heap in ...
||TA'ILOR, n. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments.TA'ILOR, v.i. To practice ...
||TA'ILORESS, n. a female who makes garments for men.
||TA'ILORING, n. The business of a tailor.
||TAINT, v.t. [L. tingo; Gr. to dye, literally to dip, primarily to thrust, the sense of L. tango; ...
||TA'INTED, pp. Impregnated with something noxious, disagreeable to the senses or poisonous; ...
||TA'INTFREE, a. [taint and free.] Free from taint or guilt.
||TA'INTING, ppr. Impregnating with something foul or poisonous; infecting; corrupting; staining.
||TA'INTLESS, a. Free from taint or infection; pure.
||TA'INTURE, n. [L. tinctura.] Taint; tinge; defilement; stain; spot. [Not much used.]
||TAJASSU, n. The peccary or Mexican hog.
||TAKE, v.t. pret. took; pp. taken. [L. doceo. This word seems to be allied to think, for we say, I ...
||TAKEN, ta'kn. pp. of take. Received; caught; apprehended; captivated, &c.
||TA'KER, n. One that takes or receives; one who catches or apprehends.1. One that subdues and ...
||TA'KING, ppr. Receiving; catching; getting possession; apprehending.1. a. Alluring; ...
||TA'KINGNESS, n. The quality of pleasing.
||TALAPOIN', n. In Siam, a priest, or one devoted to religion; also, a species of monkey.
||TAL'BOT, n. A sort of dog, noted for his quick scent and eager pursuit of game. [The figure of a ...
||TALC n. A species of magnesian earth, consisting of broad flat smooth lamins or plates, unctuous ...
||TALCK'ITE, n. A species of talck of a loose form.
||TALCK'OUS, a. Talcky. [But talcous or talckous is ill formed.]
||TALCK'Y, a. Like talck; consisting of talck; as a talcky feel; a talcky substance.1. Containing ...
||TALE, n. [See Tell.] A story; a narrative; the rehearsal of a series of events or adventures, ...
||TA'LEBEARER, n. [tale and bear.] A person who officiously tells tales; one who impertinently ...
||TA'LEBEARING, a. Officiously communicating information.TA'LEBEARING, n. The act of informing ...
||TA'LEFUL, a. Abounding with stories.
||TAL'ENT, n. [L. talentum; Gr. to bear, allied to L. tollo. The word is said to have originally ...
||TAL'ENTED, a. Furnished with talents; possessing skill or talents.
||TA'LES, n. [L. talis, plu. tales.] In law, tales de circumstantibus, spectators in court, from ...
||TA'LETELLER, n. One who tells tales or stories.Talionis, lex talionis, [L.] in law, the law of ...
||TAL'ISMAN, n. 1. A magical figure cut or engraved under certain superstitious observances of the ...
||TALISMAN'IC, a. Magical; having the properties of a talisman or preservative against evils by ...
||TALK, v.i. tauk.1. To converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more ...
||TALKATIVE, a. tauk'ativ. Given to much talking; full of prate; loquacious; garrulous. One of the ...
||TALKATIVENESS, n. tauk'ativness. Loquacity; garrulity; the practice or habit of speaking much in ...
||TALKER, n. tauk'er. One who talks; also, a loquacious person, male or female; a prattler.1. A ...
||TALKING, ppr. tauk'ing. Conversing; speaking in familiar conversation. Matt.17.1. a. Given to ...
||TALL, a. [Eng. dally; L. tollo.]1. High in stature; long and comparatively slender; applied to a ...
||TAL'LIAGE, n. Literally, a share; hence, a tax or toll.
||TALL'NESS, n. Highth of stature. [See Tall.]
||TAL'LOW-CANDLE, n. A candle made of tallow.
||TAL'LOW-CH`ANDLER, n. One whose occupation is to make, or to make and sell tallow candles.
||TAL'LOW-FACED, a. Having a sickly complexion; pale.
||TAL'LOW, n. A sort of animal fat, particularly that which is obtained from animals of the sheep ...
||TAL'LOWED, pp. Greased or smeared with tallow.1. Made fat; filled with tallow.
||TAL'LOWER, n. An animal disposed to form tallow internally.
||TAL'LOWING, ppr. Greasing with tallow.1. Causing to gather tallow; a term in ...
||TAL'LOWISH, a. Having the properties or nature of tallow.
||TAL'LOWY, a. Greasy, having the qualities of tallow.
||TAL'LY, n.1. A piece of wood on which notches or scores are cut, as the marks of number. In ...
||TAL'LYING, ppr. Fitting to each other; making to correspond.1. Agreeing; corresponding.2. ...
||TAL'LYMAN, n. [tally and man.] One who sells for weekly payment.1. One who keeps the tally, or ...
||TAL'MUD, n. The body of the Hebrew laws, traditions and explanations; or the book that contains ...
||TALMU'DICAL, a. Pertaining to the Talmud; contained in the Talmud; as Talmudic fables.
||TAL'MUDIST, n. One versed in the Talmud.
||TALMUDIST'IC, a. Pertaining to the Talmud; resembling the Talmud.
||TAL'ON, n.1. The claw of a fowl.2. In architecture, a kind of molding, concave at the bottom, and ...
||TA'LUS, n. [L. talus, the ankle.] In anatomy, the astragalus, or that bone of the foot which is ...
||TA'MABLE, a. [from tame.] That may be tamed; capable of being reclaimed from wildness or savage ...
||TA'MABLENESS, n. The quality of being tamable.
||TAM'ARIN, n. A small monkey of South America, with large ears; the great eared monkey, (Simia ...
||TAM'ARIND, n. A tree, a native of the East Indies, and of Arabia and Egypt. It is cultivated in ...
||TAM'ARINDS, n. plu. The preserved seed-pods of the tamarind, which abound with an acid pulp.
||TAM'ARISK, n. A tree or shrub of the genus Tamarix, of several species.
||TAM'BAC, n. A mixture of gold and copper, which the people value more highly than gold itself.
||TAM'BOR, n.1. A small drum, used by the Biscayans as an accompaniment to the flageolet.2. In ...
||TAM'BORIN, n.1. A small Drum.2. A lively French dance, formerly in vogue in operas.
||TAME, a.1. That has lost its native wildness and shyness; mild; accustomed to man; domestic; as a ...
||TA'MED, pp. Reclaimed from wildness; domesticated; made gentle; subdued.
||TA'MELESS, a. Wild; untamed; untamable. [Not much used.]
||TA'MELY, adv. With unresisting submission; meanly; servilely; without manifesting spirit; as, to ...
||TA'MENESS, n. The quality of being tame or gentle; a state of domestication.1. Unresisting ...
||TA'MER,n. One that tames or subdues;one that reclaims from wildness.
||TA'MING, ppr. Reclaiming from a wild state; civilizing; subduing.
||TAM'KIN, n. A stopper. [See Tampion.]
||TAM'MY n. A woolen stuff.
||TAM'PER, v.i. To meddle; to be busy; to try little experiments;, as to tamper with a disease.1. ...
||TAM'PERING, ppr. Meddling; dealing; practicing secretly.TAM'PERING, n. The act of meddling or ...
||TAMP'ING, n. [allied probably to tame, dam, stem, stamp, &c.]The matter that is driven into the ...
||TAM'POE, n. A fruit of the East Indies, somewhat resembling an apple. It is eaten by the ...
||TAM'TAM, n. A large flat drum used by the Hindoos.
||TAN'-PIT, n. [tan and pit.] A bark pit; a vat in which hides are laid in tan.
||TAN'-VAT, n. [tan and vat.] A vat in which hides are steeped in liquor with tan.
||TAN, v.t. 1. In the arts, to convert animal skins into leather by steeping them in an infusion of ...
||TANG, n. [Gr. rancor; rancid.]1. A strong taste; particularly, a taste of something extraneous to ...
||TAN'GENT, n. [L. tangens, touching. See Touch.]In geometry, a right line which touches a curve, ...
||TANGIBIL'ITY, n. [from tangible.] The quality of being perceptible to the touch or sense of ...
||TAN'GIBLE, a. [from L. tango, to touch.]1. Perceptible by the touch; tactile.2. That may be ...
||TAN'GLE, v.t.1. To implicate; to unite or knit together confusedly; to interweave or interlock, as ...
||TAN'IST, n. [Gr. a lord, to be powerful or able; L. teneo.]Among the descendants of the Celts in ...
||TAN'ISTRY, n. In Ireland, a tenure of lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, and to ...
||TANK, n. A large bason or cistern; a reservoir of water.
||TANK'ARD-TURNEP, n. A sort of turnep that stands high above the ground.
||TANK'ARD, n. A large vessel for liquors, or a drinking vessel, with a cover. Marius was the first ...
||TAN'LING, n. One tanned or scorched by the heat of the sun.
||TAN'NED, pp. [from tan.] converted into leather. [See Tan.]1. Darkened by the rays of the sun.
||TAN'NER, n. One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan.
||TAN'NERY, n. The house and apparatus for tanning.
||TAN'NIERS, n. A variety of the arum esculentum, an esculent root.
||TAN'NIN, n. The chimical name of that astringent substance contained in vegetables, particularly ...
||TAN'NING, ppr. Converting raw hides into leather.
||TAN'REC, n. A quadruped of the Indies, larger than a rat.
||TAN'SY, n. s as z. [L. tanacetum.] A plant of the genus Tanacetum, of many species. It is ...
||TANT, n. A small spider with two eyes and eight long legs, and of an elegant scarlet color.
||TAN'TALISM, n. [See Tantalize.] The punishment of Tantalus, a teasing or tormenting by the hope or ...
||TAN'TALITE, n. The ore of tantalum or columbium, a newly discovered metal. It is an iron black ...
||TANTALIZA'TION, n. The act of tantalizing.
||TAN'TALIZE, v.t. [from Tantalus, in fable, who was condemned for his crimes to perpetual hunger and ...
||TAN'TALIZED, pp. Teased or tormented by the disappointment of the hope of good.
||TAN'TALIZER, n. One that tantalizes.
||TAN'TALIZING, ppr. Teasing or tormenting by presenting to the view some unattainable good.
||TAN'TALUM, n. Columbium, the metal obtained from tantalite, newly discovered.
||TANT'AMOUNT, a. [L. tantus, so much, and amount.] Equal; equivalent in value or signification; as ...
||TAN'TIVY, adv. [L. tanta vi.] To ride tantivy, is to ride with great speed.
||TANT'LING, n. [See Tantalize.] One seized with the hope of pleasure unattainable.
||TAP, v.t. To strike with something small, or to strike a very gentle blow; to touch gently; as, to ...
||TA'PE-WORM, n. [tape and worm.] A worm bred in the human intestines or bowels. The body is ...
||TAPE, n. A narrow fillet or band; a narrow piece of woven work, used for strings and the like; as ...
||TA'PER, n. A small wax candle; a small lighted wax candle, or a small light. Get me a taper in my ...
||TA'PERING, ppr. Making gradually smaller.1. a. Becoming regularly smaller in diameter towards one ...
||TA'PERNESS, n. The state of being taper.
||TAP'ESTRY, n. [L. tapes, tapestry.] A kind of woven hangings of wool and silk, often enriched with ...
||TA'PET, n. [supra.] Worked or figured stuff.
||TAPETI, n. An American animal of the hare kind.
||TA'PIR, n. A quadruped of S. America, about 6 feet long and 3 l/2 high, resembling a hog in shape, ...
||TA'PIS, n. Tapestry. Upon the tapis, under consideration, or on the table.
||TAP'PED, pp. Broached; opened.
||TAP'PING, ppr. Broaching; opening for the discharge of a fluid.
||TAP'STER, n. One whose business is to draw ale or other liquor.
||T`AR-WATER, n. [tar and water.] A cold infusion of tar, used as a medicine.
||T`AR, n. [Eng. tare, in commerce.]1. A thick resinous substance of a dark brown or black color, ...
||TARA'BE, n. A large parrot with a red head.
||TARAN'TULA, n. A species of spider, the Aranea tarantula, so called, it is said, from Tarentum in ...
||TARAN'TULATE, v.t. To excite or govern emotions by music.
||TAR'AQUIRA, n. A species of American lizard.
||TARA'REAN, a. Pertaining to Tartary, in Asia.Tartaric acid, the acid of tartar.
||TARA'REOUS, a. Hellish; pertaining to Tartarus.
||TARDA'TION, n. [L. tardo. See Tardy.] The act of retarding or delaying. [Not used. We use for ...
||T`ARDIGRADOUS, a. [L. tardigradus; tardus, slow, and gradus, step.]Slow-paced; moving or stepping ...
||T`ARDILY, adv. [from tardy.] Slowly; with slow pace or motion.
||T`ARDINESS, n. [from tardy.] Slowness; or the slowness of motion or pace.1. Unwillingness; ...
||T`ARDITY, n. [L. tarditas.] Slowness; tardiness. [Not used.]
||T`ARDY-GAITED, a. [tardy and gait.] Slow-paced; having a slow step or pace. The mellow horn ...
||T`ARDY, a. [L. tardus.]1. Slow; with a slow pace or motion. And check the tardy flight of time.2. ...
||TARE, n. [I know not the origin of this word. See the next word.]1. A weed that grows among corn. ...
||TA'RED, pp. Having the tare ascertained and marked.
||T`ARGE, for target, is obsolete.
||T`ARGET, n.1. A shield or buckler of a small kind, used as a defensive weapon in war.2. A mark ...
||T`ARGETED, a. Furnished or armed with a target.
||T`ARGETEE'R, n. One armed with a target.
||T`ARGUM, n. A translation or paraphrase of the sacred Scriptures in the Chaldee language or ...
||T`ARGUMIST, n. The writer of a Targum.
||TAR'IF, n.1. Properly, a list or table of goods with the duties or customs to be paid for the ...
||TAR'IN, n. A bird of the genus Fringilla, kept in cages for its beauty and fine notes; the ...
||TA'RING, ppr. Ascertaining or marking the amount of tare.
||T`ARN, n. A bog, a marsh; a fen.
||T`ARNISH, v.t.1. To sully; to soil by an alteration induced by the air, or by dust and the like; to ...
||T`ARNISHED, pp. Sullied; having lost its brightness by oxydation, or by some alteration induced by ...
||T`ARNISHING, pp. Sullying; losing brightness.
||T`ARPAU'LIN, n. [from tar.] A piece of canvas well daubed with tar, and used to cover the hatchways ...
||TAR'RAGON, n. A plant of the genus Artemisia, (A. dracunculus,) celebrated for perfuming vinegar ...
||T`ARRED, pp. Smeared with tar.
||TAR'RIANCE, n. [from tarry.] A tarrying; delay; lateness. [Not in use.]
||TAR'RIER, n. A dog. [See Terrier.]1. [from tarry.] One who tarries or delays.
||T`ARRING, ppr. Smearing with tar.
||TAR'ROCK, n. A sea fowl of the genus Larus or gull kind, the L. tridactylus. It is of the size of ...
||TAR'RY, v.i. [L. taurus, a bull.]1. To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge. Tarry all night and ...
||TAR'RYING, ppr. Staying; delaying.TAR'RYING, n. Delay. Ps.40.[This word is in respectable use.]
||T`ARSEL, n. A kind of hawk.
||T`ARSUS, n. That part of the foot to which the leg is articulated, the front of which is called ...
||T`ART, a.1. Acid; sharp to the taste; acidulous; as a tart apple.2. Sharp; keen; severe; as a ...
||T`ARTAN, n. A small coasting vessel with one mast and a bowsprit, and the principal sail, which is ...
||T`ARTAR, n.1. An acid concrete salt, formed from wines completely fermented, and adhering to the ...
||TARTA'REOUS, a. Consisting of tartar; resembling tartar, or partaking of its properties.
||T`ARTARIN, n. [from tartar.] Fixed vegetable alkali or potash.
||T`ARTARINATED, a. Combined with tartarin.
||T`ARTARIZE, v.t. To impregnate with tartar; to refine by means of the salt of tartar.
||T`ARTARIZED, pp. Impregnated with tartar; refined by tartar.
||T`ARTARIZING, ppr. Impregnating with tartar; refining by means of the salt of tartar.
||T`ARTAROUS, a. Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities.
||T`ARTARUM, n. A preparation of tartar, called petrified tartar.
||T`ARTISH, a. [from tart.] Somewhat tart.
||T`ARTLY, adv. Sharply; with acidity.1. Sharply; with poignancy; severely; as, to reply or rebuke ...
||T`ARTNESS, n. Acidity; sharpness to the taste; as the tartness of wine or fruit.1. Sharpness of ...
||T`ARTRATE`ARTRITE, n. [from tartar.] A salt formed by the combination of tartarous or tartaric ...
||T`ARTUFFISH, a. Precise; formal. [Not in use.]
||T`ASK, n.1. Business imposed by another, often a definite quantity or amount of labor. Each man ...
||T`ASKED, pp. Required to perform something.
||T`ASKER, n. One that imposes a task.
||T`ASKING, ppr. Imposing a task on; requiring to perform.
||T`ASKMASTER, n. [task and master.] One who imposes a task, or burdens with labor. Sinful ...
||TAS'SEL, n.1. A sort of pendant ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to curtains and the ...
||TAS'SELED, a. Furnished or adorned with tassels; as the tasseled horn.
||TAS'SES, n. plu. Armor for the thighs; appendages to the ancient corslet, consisting of skirts of ...
||TASTABLE, a. [from taste.] That may be tasted; savory; relishing.
||TASTE, v.t.1. To perceive by means of the tongue; to have a certain sensation in consequence of ...
||TASTED, pp. Perceived by the organs of taste; experienced.
||TASTEFUL, a. Having a high relish; savory; as tasteful herbs.1. Having good taste.
||TASTEFULLY, adv. With good taste.
||TASTELESS, a. Having no taste; insipid; as tasteless fruit.1. Having no power of giving pleasure; ...
||TASTELESSNESS, n. Want of taste or relish; insipidness; as the tastelessness of fruit.1. Want of ...
||TASTER, n. One who tastes.1. One who first tastes food or liquor. Thy tutor be thy taster, e'er ...
||TASTILY, adv. With good taste.
||TASTING, ppr. Perceiving by the tongue.1. Trying; experiencing; enjoying or suffering.TASTING, n. ...
||TASTY, a. Having a good taste, or nice perception of excellence; applied to persons; as a tasty ...
||TAT'TER, v.t. To rend or tear into rags. [Not used except in the participle.]TAT'TER, n. A rag, ...
||TATTERDEMA'LION, n. A ragged fellow.
||TAT'TERED, pp. or a. Rent; torn; hanging in rags; as a tattered garment. Where wav'd the tatter'd ...
||TAT'TLE, v.i.1. To prate; to talk idly; to use many words with little meaning. Excuse it by the ...
||TAT'TLER, n. One who tattles; an idle talker; one that tells tales.
||TAT'TLING, ppr. Talking idly; telling tales.1. a. Given to idle talk; apt to tell tales.
||TATTOO', n. [Eng. tap.] A beat of drum at night, giving notice to soldiers to retreat, or to ...
||TATTOO'ED, pp. Marked by stained lines and figures on the body.
||TATTOO'ING, ppr. Marking with various figures by stained lines.
||TAU, n. The toad fish of Carolina, a species of Gadus.(G.tau.)1. A species of beetle; also, a ...
||TAUGHT, a. taut. [from the root of tight.] Stretched; not slack.TAUGHT, pret. and pp. of teach. ...
||T`AUNT, v.t.1. To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid. When I had at my ...
||T`AUNTED, pp. Upbraided with sarcastic or severe words.
||T`AUNTER, n. One who taunts, reproaches or upbraids with sarcastic or censorious reflections.
||T`AUNTING, ppr. Treating with severe reflections; upbraiding.
||T`AUNTINGLY, adv. With bitter and sarcastic words; insultingly; scoffingly.
||TAUR'ICORNOUS, a. [L. taurus, a bull, and cornu, horn.]Having horns like a bull.
||TAUR'IFORM, a. [L. taurus, a bull, and form.]Having the form of a bull.
||TAUR'US, n. [L.] The bull; one of the twelve signs of the zodiac, and the second in order, or that ...
||TAUTOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Tautology.] Repeating the same thing; having the same signification; as a ...
||TAUTOL'OGIST, n. One who uses different words or phrases in succession to express the same sense.
||TAUTOL'OGIZE, v.i. To repeat the same thing in different words.
||TAUTOL'OGY, n. [Gr. the same, and word or expression.]A repetition of the same meaning in different ...
||TAV'ERN-H`AUNTER, n. [tavern and haunt.] One who frequents taverns; one who spends his time and ...
||TAV'ERN-KEEPER, n. One who keeps a tavern. In the United States, one who is licensed to sell ...
||TAV'ERN-MAN, n. [tavern and man.] The keeper of a tavern. [Not in use.]1. A tippler.
||TAV'ERN, n. [L. taberna; tab, the root of table, a board.]A house licensed to see liquors in small ...
||TAV'ERNING, n. A feasting at taverns.
||TAW, v.t. To dress white leather or alum leather; to dress and prepare skins in white, as the ...
||TAW'DRILY, adv. In a tawdry manner.
||TAW'DRINESS, n. [from tawdry.] Tinsel in dress; excessive finery; ostentatious finery without ...
||TAW'DRY, a. Very fine and showy in colors without taste or elegance; having an excess of showy ...
||TAW'ED, pp. Dressed and made white, as leather.
||TAW'ER, n. A dresser of white leather.
||TAW'ING, ppr. Dressing, as white leather.TAW'ING, n. The art and operation of preparing skins and ...
||TAW'NY, a. Of a yellowish dark color, like things tanned, or persons who are sun-burnt; as a tawny ...
||TAX, n. [L. taxo, to tax.]1. A rate or sum of money assessed on the person or property of a ...
||TAX'ABLE, a. That may be taxed; liable by law to the assessment of taxes; as taxable estate. By ...
||TAXA'TION, n. [L. taxatio.] A taxing; the act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes on the ...
||TAX'ED, pp. Rated; assessed; accused.
||TAX'ER, n. One who taxes.1. In Cambridge, two officers chosen yearly to see the true gauge of ...
||TAX'IARCH, n. [Gr. order, and chief.] An Athenian military officer commanding a taxis or ...
||TAX'IDERMY, n. [Gr. order, and skin.] The art of preparing and preserving specimens of animals.
||TAX'ING, ppr. Imposing a tax; assessing, as a bill of cost; accusing.TAX'ING, n. The act of laying ...
||TAXON'OMY, n. [Gr. order, and law.] Classification; a term used by a French author to denote the ...
||TE'A-BOARD, n. [tea and board.] A board to put tea furniture on.
||TE'A-CANISTER, n. [tea and canister.] A canister or box in which tea is kept.
||TE'A-CUP, n. [tea and cup.] A small cup in which tea is drank.
||TE'A-DRINKER, n. [tea and drinker.] One who drinks much tea.
||TE'A-PLANT, n. The tea-tree.
||TE'A-POT, n. [tea and pot.] A vessel with a spout, in which tea is made, and from which it is ...
||TE'A-SAUCER, n. [tea and saucer.] A small saucer in which a tea-cup is set.
||TE'A-SPOON, n. [tea and spoon.] A small spoon used in drinking tea and coffee.
||TE'A-TABLE, n. [tea and table.] A table on which tea furniture is set, or at which tea is drank.
||TE'A-TREE, n. [tea and tree.] The tree or plant that produces the leaves which are imported and ...
||TEA, n.1. The leaves of the tea-tree as dried and imported. There are several kinds of tea, as ...
||TEACH, v.t. pret. and pp. taught. [L. doceo; dico, dicto, and both these and the Gr. to show, may ...
||TE'ACHABLE, a. That may be taught; apt to learn; also, readily receiving instruction; docile. We ...
||TE'ACHABLENESS, n. The quality of being capable of receiving instruction; more generally, a ...
||TE'ACHER, n. One who teaches or instructs.1. An instructor; a preceptor; a tutor; one whose ...
||TE'ACHING, ppr. Instructing; informing.TE'ACHING, n. The act or business of instructing.1. ...
||TEAGUE, n. teeg. An Irishman; in contempt.
||TEAL, n. An aquatic fowl of the genus Anas, the smallest of the duck kind.
||TE'AM-WORK, n. [team and work.] Work done by a team, as distinguished from personal labor.
||TEAM, n.1. Two or more horses, oxen or other beasts harnessed together to the same vehicle for ...
||TE'AMSTER, n. [team and ster.] One who drives a team.
||TE'AR-FALLING, a. [tear and fall.] Shedding tears; tender; as tear-falling pity.
||TEAR, n.1. Tears are the limpid fluid secreted by the lacrymal gland, and appearing in the eyes, or ...
||TEARER, n. One who tears or rends any thing.1. One that rages or raves with violence.
||TE'ARFUL, a. [tear and full.] Abounding with tears; weeping; shedding tears; as tearful eyes.
||TEARING, ppr. [from tear, to rend.] Rending; pulling apart; lacerating; violent; raging.
||TE'ARLESS, a. Shedding no tears; without tears; unfeeling.
||TEASE, v.t. s as z.1. To comb or card, as wool or flax.2. To scratch, as cloth in dressing, for ...
||TE'ASED, pp. Carded.1. Vexed; irritated or annoyed.
||TE'ASEL, n. tee'zl. A plant of the genus Dipsacus, one kind of which bears a large burr which is ...
||TE'ASELER, n. One who uses the teasel for raising a nap on cloth.
||TE'ASER, n. One that teases or vexes.
||TE'ASING, ppr. Combing; carding; scratching for the purpose of raising a nap; vexing with ...
||TEATHE, n. The soil or fertility left on lands by feeding them. [Local.]TEATHE, v.t. To feed and ...
||TECH'ILY, adv. [from techy, so written for touchy.]Peevishly; fretfully; forwardly.
||TECH'INESS, n. Peevishness; fretfulness.
||TECH'NICAL, a. [L. technicus; Gr. art, artifice; to fabricate, make or prepare.]1. Pertaining to ...
||TECHNICAL'ITY, n. The quality or state of being technical or peculiar to the arts.
||TECH'NICALLY, adv. In a technical manner; according to the signification of terms of art or the ...
||TECH'NICS, n. The doctrine of arts in general; such branches of learning as respect the arts.
||TECHNOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Technology.]1. Pertaining to technology.2. Pertaining to the arts; as ...
||TECHNOL'OGIST, n. One who discourses or treats of arts, or of the terms of art.
||TECHNOL'OGY, n. [Gr. art, and word or discourse.]1. A description of arts; or a treatise on the ...
||TECH'Y, a. [so written for touchy.] Peevish; fretful; irritable. [More correctly touchy.]
||TECTON'IC, a. [Gr. to fabricate.] Pertaining to building.
||TED, v.t. A spread; tedu, to distend. Among farmers, to spread; to turn new mowed grass from the ...
||TED'DED, pp. Spread from the swath; as tedded grass.
||TED'DER, n.1. A rope or chain by which an animal is tied that he may feed on the ground to the ...
||TEDE, n. [L. toeda.] A torch; a flambeau. [Not in use.]
||TE'DIOUS, a. [L. toedium.]1. Wearisome; tiresome from continuance, prolixity, or slowness which ...
||TE'DIOUSLY, adv. In such a manner as to weary.
||TE'DIOUSNES, n. Wearisomeness by length of continuance or by prolixity; as the tediousness of an ...
||TE'DIUM, n. [L. toedium.] Irksomeness; wearisomeness.
||TEEK, n. A tree of the East Indies, which furnishes an abundance of ship timber. The generic name ...
||TEEM, v.i.1. To bring forth,as young. If she must teem, Create her child of spleen--2. To be ...
||TEE'MER, n. One that brings forth young.
||TEE'MFUL, a. Pregnant; prolific.1. Brimful.
||TEE'MING, ppr. Producing young.
||TEE'MLESS, a. Not fruitful or prolific; barren; as the teemless earth.
||TEEN, n. [infra.] Grief; sorrow. [Not in use.]TEEN, v.t. To excite; to provoke., [Not in use.]
||TEENS, n. [from teen, ten.] The years of one's age reckoned by the termination teen. These years ...
||TEETH, plu. of tooth, which see.In the teeth, directly; in direct opposition; in front. Nor strive ...
||TEE'THING, ppr. Breeding teeth; undergoing dentition.TEE'THING, n. The operation or process of the ...
||TEG'ULAR, a. [L. tegula, a tile, from tego, to cover or make close.] Pertaining to a tile; ...
||TEG'ULARLY, adv. In the manner of tiles on a roof.
||TEG'UMENT, n. [L. tegumentum, from tego, to cover.]A cover or covering; seldom used except in ...
||TEH-HEE, v.i. To laugh. [A cant word.]
||TEH'HEE, a sound made in laughing.
||TEIL-TREE, n. [L. tilia.] The lime tree, otherwise called the linden.
||TEINT, n. [L. tingo, to dye.] Color; tinge. [See Tint.]
||TEL'ARY, a. [L. tela, a web.] Pertaining to a web.1. Spinning webs; as a telary spider. [Little ...
||TEL'EGRAPH, n. [Gr. at a distance, and to write.] A machine for communicating intelligence from a ...
||TELEGRAPH'IC, a. Pertaining to the telegraph; made by a telegraph; as telegraphic movements or ...
||TELEOL'OGY, n. [Gr. end, and discourse.] The science of the final causes of things.
||TEL'ESCOPE-SHELL, n. In conchology, a species of turbo with place, striated and numerous spires.
||TEL'ESCOPE, n. [Gr. end, or at a distance, probably the latter, and to see.] An optical ...
||TELESCOP'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a telescope; performed by a telescope; as a telescopic view.1. ...
||TELE'SIA, n. Sapphire.
||TEL'ESM, n. A kind of amulet or magical charm.
||TELESMAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to telesms; magical.
||TELES'TIC, n. [Gr. end, and a verse.] A poem in which the final letters of the lines make a name.
||TELL'-TALE, a. Telling tales; babbling.TELL'-TALE, n. [tell and tale.] One who officiously ...
||TELL, v.t. pret. and pp. told. [L. telum; L.appello and peal, L. pello.]1. To utter; to express in ...
||TELL'ER, n. One that tells, relates or communicates the knowledge of something.1. One who ...
||TEL'LINITE, n. [from tellina, a genus of testaceous animals.]Petrified or fossil shells of the ...
||TEL'LURATE, n. A compound of tellurium and a base.
||TEL'LURETED, a. Tellureted hydrogen is hydrogen combined with tellurium in a gaseous form.
||TELLU'RIUM, n. A metal recently discovered by Klaproth, combined with gold and silver in the ores, ...
||TEM'ACHIS, n. [Gr. a piece.] A genus of fossils of the class of gypsums, softer than others, and ...
||TEMERA'RIOUS, a. [L. temerarius; from the root of time, tempest, which see. The sense is rushing or ...
||TEMERA'RIOUSLY, adv. Rashly; with excess of boldness.
||TEMER'ITY, n. [L. temeritas; properly a rushing forward.]1. Rashness; unreasonable contempt of ...
||TEM'IN, n. A money of account in Algiers, equivalent to 2 carubes, or 29 aspers, about 34 cents, ...
||TEM'PER, v.t. [L. tempero, to mix or moderate]1. To mix so that one part qualifies the other; to ...
||TEM'PERAMENT, n. [L. temperamentum.]1. Constitution; state with respect to the predominance of any ...
||TEMPERAMENT'AL, a. Constitutional. [Not much used.]
||TEM'PERANCE, n. [L. temperantia, from tempero.]1. Moderation; particularly, habitual moderation in ...
||TEM'PERATE, a. [L. temperatus.] Moderate; not excessive; as temperate heat; a temperate climate; ...
||TEM'PERATELY, adv. Moderately; without excess or extravagance.1. Calmly; without violence of ...
||TEM'PERATENESS, n. Moderation; freedom from excess; as the temperateness of the weather or of a ...
||TEM'PERATIVE, a. Having the power or quality of tempering.
||TEM'PERATURE, n. [L. temperature.]1. In physics, the state of a body with regard to heat or cold, ...
||TEM'PERED, pp. Duly mixed or modified; reduced to a proper state; softened; allayed; hardened.1. ...
||TEM'PERING, ppr. Mixing and qualifying; qualifying by mixture; softening; mollifying; reducing to ...
||TEM'PEST-BEATEN, a. [tempest and beat.]Beaten or shattered with storms.
||TEM'PEST-TOST, a. [tempest and tost.] Tossed or driven about by tempests.
||TEM'PEST, n. [L. tempestas; tempus, time, season. The primary sense of tempus, time, is a falling, ...
||TEMPESTIV'ITY, n. [L. tempestivus.] Seasonableness. [Not in use.]
||TEMPEST'UOUS, a.1. Very story; turbulent; rough with wind; as tempestuous weather; a tempestuous ...
||TEMPEST'UOUSLY, adv. With great violence of wind or great commotion; turbulently.
||TEMPEST'UOUSNESS, n. Storminess; the state of being tempestuous or disturbed by violent winds; as ...
||TEM'PLAR, n. [from the Temple, a house near the Thames, which originally belonged to the knights ...
||TEM'PLE, n. [L. templum.]1. A public edifice erected in honor of some deity. Among pagans, a ...
||TEM'PLET, n. A piece of timber in a building; as a templet under a girder.
||TEM'PORAL, a. [L. temporalis, from tempus, time.]1. Pertaining to this life or this world or the ...
||TEM'PORALLY, adv. With respect to time or this life only.
||TEM'PORALNESS, n. Worldliness. [Not used.]
||TEM'PORALS, n. Secular possessions; revenues of an ecclesiastic proceeding from lands, tenements, ...
||TEM'PORALTY, n. The laity; secular people. [Little used.]1. Secular possessions. [See ...
||TEMPORA'NEOUS, a. Temporary. [Little used.]
||TEM'PORARILY, adv. For a time only; not perpetually.
||TEM'PORARINESS, n. [from temporary.] The state of being temporary; opposed to perpetuity.
||TEM'PORARY, a. [L. temporarius.] Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited ...
||TEMPORIZA'TION, n. The act of temporizing.
||TEM'PORIZE, v.i. [L. tempus, time.]1. To comply with the time or occasion; to humor or yield to ...
||TEM'PORIZER, n. One who yields to the time, or complies with the prevailing opinions, fashions or ...
||TEM'PORIZING, ppr. Complying with the time, or with the prevailing humors and opinions of men; ...
||TEMPT, v.t. [L. tento; teneo; Gr. the primary sense is to strain, urge, press.]1. To incite or ...
||TEMPT'ABLE, a. Liable to be tempted.
||TEMPTA'TION, n. The act of tempting; enticement to evil by arguments, by flattery, or by the offer ...
||TEMPT'ED, pp. Enticed to evil; provoked; tried.
||TEMPT'ER, n. One that solicits or entices to evil. Those who are bent to do wickedly, will never ...
||TEMPT'ING, ppr. Enticing to evil; trying.1. a. Adapted to entice or allure; attractive; as ...
||TEMPT'INGLY, adv. In a manner to entice to evil; so as to allure.
||TEMPT'RESS, n. A female who entices.
||TEM'SED-BREAD, n. Bread made of flour better sifted than common flour. [I know not where this ...
||TEM'ULENCY, n. [L. temulentia.] Intoxication; inebriation; drunkenness. [Not used.]
||TEM'ULENT, a. [L. temulentus.] Intoxicated. [Not in use.]
||TEM'ULENTIVE, a. Drunken; in a state of inebriation. [Not in use.]
||TEN, a. [L. decem.]1. Twice five; nine and one. With twice ten sail I cross'd the Phrygian sea.2. ...
||TEN'ABLE, a. [L. teneo, to hold. See Tenant.]That may be held, maintained or defended against an ...
||TENA'CIOUS, a. [L. tenax, from teneo, to hold.]1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined ...
||TENA'CIOUSLY, adv. With a disposition to hold fast what is possessed.1. Adhesively.2. ...
||TENA'CIOUSNESS, n. The quality of holding fast; unwillingness to quit, resign or let go; as a ...
||TENAC'ITY, n. [L. tenacitas, from teneo, to hold.]1. Adhesiveness; that quality of bodies which ...
||TEN'ACY, n. Tenaciousness. [Not in use.]
||TENA'IL, n. [L. teneo, to hold.] In fortification, an outwork consisting of two parallel sides ...
||TEN'AILLON, n. In fortification, tenaillons are works constructed on each side of the ravelins, ...
||TEN'ANCY, n. [L. tenens.] In law, a holding or possession of lands or tenements; tenure; as ...
||TEN'ANT, n. [L. teneo; Gr. to strain, stretch, extend.]1. A person holding land or other real ...
||TEN'ANTABLE, a. Fit to be rented; in a state of repair suitable for a tenant.
||TEN'ANTED, pp. Held by a tenant.
||TEN'ANTING, ppr. Holding as a tenant.
||TEN'ANTLESS, a. Having no tenant; unoccupied; as a tenantless mansion.
||TEN'ANTRY, n. The body of tenants; as the tenantry of a manor or a kingdom.1. Tenancy. [Not in ...
||TENCH, n. [L. tinca.] A fish of the genus Cyprinus, found in ponds and rivers.
||TEND, v.t. [contracted from attend, L. attendo; ad and tendo, to stretch.]1. To watch; to guard; ...
||TEND'ANCE, n. Attendance; state of expectation.1. Persons attending.2. Act of waiting; ...
||TEND'ED, pp. Attended; taken care of; nursed; as an infant, or a sick person.
||TEND'ENCY, n. [from tend; L. tendens, tending.] Drift; direction or course towards any place, ...
||TEN'DER-HE`ARTED, a. [tender and heart.]1. Having great sensibility; susceptible of impressions or ...
||TENDER-HE`ARTEDNESS, n. Susceptibility of the softer passions.
||TEND'ER, n. [from tend.] One that attends or takes care of; a nurse.1. A small vessel employed to ...
||TEND'ERED, pp. Offered for acceptance.
||TEND'ERING, ppr. Offering for acceptance.
||TEN'DERLING, n. A fondling; one made tender by too much kindness.1. The first horns of a deer.
||TEN'DERLOIN, n. A tender part of flesh in the hind quarter of beef.
||TEN'DERLY, adv. With tenderness; mildly; gently; softly; in a manner not to injure or give pain. ...
||TEN'DERNESS, n. The state of being tender or easily broken, bruised or injured; softness; ...
||TEND'ING, ppr. Having a certain direction; taking care of.TEND'ING, n. In seaman's language, a ...
||TEN'DINOUS, a. [L. tendines, tendons, from tendo, to stretch.]1. Pertaining to a tendon; partaking ...
||TEND'MENT, n. Attendance; care.
||TEN'DON, n. [L. tendo; teneo, tendo.] In anatomy, a hard insensible cord or bundle of fibers, by ...
||TEN'DRAC, n. An animal of the hedgehog kind, found in the E. Indies.
||TEN'DRIL, n. A clasp or clasper of a vine or other climbing or creeping plant; a filiform spiral ...
||TENE'BRIOUS, a. [L. tenebrosus, from tenebroe, darkness.]Dark; gloomy.
||TENEBROS'ITY, n. Darkness; gloom.
||TEN'EMENT, n. [Low L. tenementum, from teneo, to hold.]1. In common acceptation, a house; a ...
||TENEMENT'AL, a. Pertaining to tenanted lands; that is or may be held by tenants. Tenemental lands ...
||TENEMENT'ARY, a. That is or may be leased; held by tenants.
||TENER'ITY, n. Tenderness. [Not in use.]
||TENES'MUS, n. [L. literally a straining or stretching.]A painful, ineffectual and repeated effort, ...
||TEN'ET, n. [L. tenet, he holds.] Any opinion, principle, dogma or doctrine which a person believes ...
||TEN'FOLD, a. [ten and fold.] Ten times more. Fire kindled into tenfold rage.
||TEN'NANTITE, n. [from Tennant.] A subspecies of gray copper; a mineral of a lead color, or iron ...
||TEN'NIS, n. A play in which a ball is driven continually or kept in motion by rackets.TEN'NIS, v.t. ...
||TEN'ON, n. [L. teneo, to hold.] In building and cabinet work, the end of a piece of timber, which ...
||TEN'OR, n. [L. tenor, from teneo, to hold.]1. Continued run or currency; whole course or strain. ...
||TENSE, a. tens. [L. tensus, from tendo, to stretch.] Stretched; strained to stiffness; rigid; not ...
||TENSENESS, n. tens'ness. The state of being tense or stretched to stiffness; stiffness; opposed to ...
||TENS'IBLE, a. Capable of being extended.
||TENS'ILE, a. Capable of extension.
||TEN'SION, n. [L. tensio, tendo.]1. The act of stretching or straining; as the tension of the ...
||TENS'IVE, a. Giving the sensation of tension, stiffness or contraction; as a tensive pain.
||TENS'OR, n. In anatomy, a muscle that extends or stretches a part.
||TENSURE, the same as tension, and not used.
||TENT, n. [L. tentorium, from tendo, to stretch.]1. A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of ...
||TEN'TACLE, n. [L. tentacula.] A filiform process or organ, simple or branched, on the bodies of ...
||TENT'AGE, n. An encampment. [Unusual.]
||TENTA'TION, n. [L. tentatio; tento, to try.]Trial; temptation. [Little used.]
||TENT'ATIVE, a. Trying; essaying.TENT'ATIVE, n. An essay; trial.
||TENT'ED, a. Covered or furnished with tents; as soldiers.1. Covered with tents; as a tented ...
||TEN'TER-GROUND, n. Ground on which tenters are erected.
||TENT'ER, n. [L. tendo, tentus, to stretch.]A hook for stretching cloth on a frame.To be on the ...
||TENT'ERED, pp. Stretched or hung on tenters.
||TEN'TERING, ppr. Stretching or hanging on tenters.
||TENTH, a. [from ten.] The ordinal of ten; the first after the ninth.TENTH, n. The tenth part.1. ...
||TENTH'LY, adv. In the tenth place.
||TENTIG'INOUS, a. [L. tentigo, a stretching.]Stiff; stretched. [Not in use.]
||TENT'ORY, n. [L. tentorium.] The awning of a tent.
||TENT'WORT, n. [tent and wort.] A plant of the genus Asplenium.
||TENUIFO'LIOUS, a. [L. tenuis and folium.]Having thin or narrow leaves.
||TENU'ITY, n. [L. tenuitas, from tenuis, thin. See Thin.]1. Thinness, smallness in diameter; ...
||TEN'UOUS, a. [L. tenuis.] Thin; small; minute.1. Rare.
||TEN'URE, n. [L. teneo, to hold.]1. A holding. In English law, the manner of holding lands and ...
||TEPEFAC'TION, n. [L. tepefacio; tepidus, warm, and facio,to make.]The act or operation of warming, ...
||TEP'EFY, v.t. [L. tepefacio.] To make moderately warm.TEP'EFY, v.i. To become moderately warm.
||TEP'ID, a. [L. tepidus, form tepeo, to be warm.]Moderately warm; lukewarm; as a tepid bath; tepid ...
||TEP'IDNESS, n. Moderate warmth; lukewarmness.
||TE'POR, n. [L.] Gentle heat; moderate warmth.
||TER-TEN'ANT , n. One who has the actual possession of land; the occupant.
||COLEOPTER,TERA, n. The coleopters, in Linnes system of entomology, are an order of insects, having ...
||TER'APHIM, n. [Heb.] Household deities or images.
||TERATOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a prodigy, and discourse.]Bombast in language; affectation of sublimity. [Not ...
||TERCE-MAJOR, n. A sequence of the three best cards.
||TERCE, n. ters. A cask whose contents are 42 gallons, the third of a pipe or butt.
||TER'CEL, n. The male of the common falcon. [Falco Peregrinus.]
||TER'EBINTH, n. The turpentine tree.
||TEREBIN'THINATE, a. Terebinthine; impregnated with the qualities of turpentine.
||TEREBIN'THINE, a. [L. terebinthinus, from terebinthina, turpentine.] Pertaining to turpentine; ...
||TER'EBRATE, v.t. [L. terebro, tero.] To bore; to perforate with a gimlet. [Little used.]
||TEREBRA'TION, n. The act of boring. [Little used.]
||TEREBRAT'ULITE, n. Fossil terebratula, a kind of shell.
||TERE'DO, n. [L. from tero, to wear.] A worm that bores and penetrates the bottom of ships; or ...
||TER'EK, n. A water fowl with long legs.
||TERE'TE, a. [L. teres.] Round and tapering; columnar; as the stem of a plant.
||TERGEM'INATE, a. [L. tergeminus.] Thrice double; as a tergeminate leaf.
||TERGEM'INOUS, a. [supra.] Threefold.
||TERGIF'ETOUS, a. Tergifetous plants, are such as bear their seeds on the back of their leaves, as ...
||TER'GIVERSATE, v.i. [L. tergum, the back, and verto, to turn.]To shift; to practice evasion. ...
||TERGIVERSA'TION, n. A shifting; shift; subterfuge; evasion. Writing is to be preferred before ...
||TERM, n. [L. terminus, a limit or boundary.]1. A limit; a bound or boundary; the extremity of any ...
||TER'MAGANCY, n. [from termagant.] Turbulence; tumultuousness; as a violent termagancy of temper.
||TER'MAGANT, a. Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous or furious; quarrelsome; scolding. The eldest was ...
||TERM'ED, pp. Called; denominated.
||TERM'ER, n. One who travels to attend a court term.TERM'ER
||TERM'INABLE, a. [from term.] That may be bounded; limitable.
||TERM'INAL, a. [from L. terminus.] In botany, growing at the end of a branch or stem; terminating; ...
||TERM'INATE, v.t. [termino; terminus.]1. To bound; to limit; to set the extreme point or side of a ...
||TERM'INATED, pp. Limited; bounded; ended.
||TERM'INATING, ppr. Limiting; ending; concluding.
||TERMINA'TION, n. The act of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding.1. Bound; ...
||TERMINA'TIONAL, a. Forming the end or concluding syllable.
||TERM'INATIVE, a. Directing termination.
||TERM'INATIVELY, adv. Absolutely; so as not to respect any thing else.
||TERM'INATOR, n. In astronomy, a name sometimes given to the circle of illumination, form its ...
||TERM'INER, n. A determining; as in oyer and terminer.
||TERM'ING, ppr. Calling; denominating.
||TERM'INIST, n. In ecclesiastical history, a sect of christians who maintain that God has fixed a ...
||TERMINOL'OGY, n. [L. terminus.] The doctrine of terms; a treatise on terms.1. In natural history, ...
||TERMIN'THUS, n. [Gr. a pine nut.] In surgery, a large painful tumor on the skin, thought to ...
||TERM'LESS, a. Unlimited; boundless; as termless joys.
||TERM'LY, a. Occurring every term; as a termly fee.TERM'LY, adv. Term by term; every term; as a ...
||TERM'OR, n. One who has an estate for a term of years of life.
||TERN, n. [L. sterna.] A common name of certain aquatic fowls of the genus Sterna; as the great ...
||TERN'ARY, a. [L. ternarius, of three.] Proceeding by threes; consisting of three.The ternary ...
||TERN'ATE, a. [L. ternus, terni.] In botany, a ternate leaf, is one that has three leaflets on a ...
||TERN'ION, n. [L. ternarius, ternio.] The number three.
||TER'RACE, n. [L. terra, the earth.]1. In gardening, a raised bank of earth with sloping sides, ...
||TER'RACED, pp. Formed into a terrace; having a terrace.
||TER'RACING, ppr. Forming into a terrace; opening to the air.
||TER'RAPIN, n. A name given to a species of tide-water tortoise.
||TERRA'QUEOUS, a. [L. terra, earth, and aqua, water.] Consisting of land and water, as the globe or ...
||TER'RAR, n. A register of lands. [Not in use.]
||TERRE-BLUE, n. A kind of earth.
||TERRE-MOTE, n. [L. terra, earth, and motus, motion.]An earthquake. [Not in use.]
||TERRE-PLAIN, n. In fortification, the top, platform or horizontal surface of a rampart, on which ...
||TERRE-VERTE, n. A species of green earth, used by painters. It is an indurated clay, found in the ...
||TER'REL, n. [from terra.] Little earth, a magnet of a just spherical figure, and so placed that ...
||TERRE'NE, a. [L. terrenus, form terra.1. Pertaining to the earth; earthy; as terrene substance.2. ...
||TER'REOUS, a. [L. terreus, from terra, earth.] Earthy; consisting of earth; as terreous ...
||TERRES'TRIAL, a. [L. terrestris, from terra, the earth.]1. Pertaining to the earth; existing on ...
||TERRES'TRIALLY, adv. After an earthly manner.
||TERRES'TRIOUS, a. Earthy. [Little used.]1. Pertaining to the earth; being or living on the ...
||TER'RIBLE, a. [L. terribilis, from terreo, to frighten.]1. Frightful; adapted to excite terror; ...
||TER'RIBLENESS, n. Dreadfulness; formidableness; the quality or state of being terrible; as the ...
||TER'RIBLY, adv. Dreadfully; in a manner to excite terror or fright. When he ariseth to shake ...
||TER'RIER, n. A dog or little hound, that creeps into the ground after animals that burrow.1. A ...
||TERRIF'IC, a. [L. terrifieus, from terreo, terror, and facio.]Dreadful; causing terror; adapted to ...
||TER'RIFIED, pp. Frightened; affrighted.
||TER'RIFY, v.t. [L. terror and facio, to make.] To frighten; to alarm or shock with fear. They were ...
||TER'RIFYING, ppr. Frightening; affrighting.
||TERRIG'ENOUS, a. [L. terrigena, one born of the earth; terra and gigno.] Earthborn; produced by ...
||TERRITO'RIAL, a. [from territory.] Pertaining to territory or land; as territorial limits; ...
||TERRITO'RIALLY, adv. In regard to territory; by means of territory.
||TER'RITORY, n. [L. territorium, from terra, earth.]1. The extent or compass of land within the ...
||TER'ROR, n. [L. terror, from terreo, to frighten.]1. Extreme fear; violent dread; fright; fear ...
||TERSE, a. ters. [L. tersus, from tergo, to wipe.]Cleanly written; neat; elegant without ...
||TERSELY, adv. ters'ly. Neatly.
||TERSENESS, n. ters'ness. Neatness of style; smoothness of language.
||TER'TIALS, n. In ornithology, feathers near the junction of the wing with the body.
||TER'TIAN,a. [L. tertianus, from tertius, third.] Occurring every other day; as a tertian ...
||TER'TIARY, a. Third; of the third formation. Tertiary mountains are such as result from the ruins ...
||TER'TIATE, v.t. [L. tertius, third; tertio, to do every third day.]1. To do any thing the third ...
||TESSARA'IC, a. [L. tessera, a square thing.]Diversified by squares; tesselated.
||TES'SELATE, v.t. [L. tessela, a little square stone.]To form into squares or checkers; to lay with ...
||TES'SELATED, pp. Checkered; formed in little squares or mosaic work; as a tesselated pavement.1. ...
||TESSELA'TION, n. Mosaic work, or the operation of making it.
||TEST, n. [L. testa, an earthen pot.]1. In metallurgy, a large cupel, or a vessel in the nature of ...
||TEST'ABLE, a. [L. testor. See Testament.]That may be devised or given by will.
||TESTACEOG'RAPHY, n. [See Testaceology.]
||TESTA'CEOUS, a. [L. testaceus, from testa, a shell. The primary sense of testa, testis, testor, ...
||TESTAL'OGY, n. [L. testacea, or testa.] The science of testaceous vermes, or of those soft and ...
||TEST'AMENT, n. [L. testamentum, from testor, to make a will.]1. A solemn authentic instrument in ...
||TESTAMENT'ARY, a. Pertaining to a will or to wills; as testamentary causes in law.1. Bequeathed ...
||TESTAMENTA'TION, n. The act or power of giving by will. [Little used.]
||TEST'ATE, a. [L. testatus.] Having made and left a will; as, a person is said to die testate.
||TESTA'TION, n. [L. testatio.] A witnessing or witness.
||TESTA'TOR, n. [L.] A man who makes and leaves a will or testament at death.
||TESTA'TRIX, n. A woman who makes and leaves a will at death.
||TEST'ED, pp. Tried or approved by a test.
||TEST'ER, n. The top covering of a bed, consisting of some species of cloth, supported by the ...
||TEST'ICLE, n. [L. testiculus; literally a hard mass, like testa, shell.] The testicles are male ...
||TESTIC'ULATE, a. In botany, shaped like a testicle.
||TESTIFICA'TION, n. [L. testificatio. See Testify.]The act of testifying or giving testimony or ...
||TESTIFICA'TOR, n. One who gives witness or evidence.
||TEST'IFIED, pp. [from testify.] Given in evidence; witnessed; published; made known.
||TEST'IFIER, n. [from testify.] One who testifies; one who gives testimony or bears witness to ...
||TEST'IFY, v.i. [L. testificor; testis and facio.]1. To make a solemn declaration, verbal or ...
||TEST'IFYING, ppr. Affirming solemnly or under oath, for the purpose of establishing a fact; giving ...
||TEST'ILY, adv. [from testy.] Fretfully; peevishly; with petulance.
||TESTIMO'NIAL, n. [L. testimonium.] A writing or certificate in favor of one's character or good ...
||TEST'IMONY, n. [L. testimonium.] A solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of ...
||TEST'INESS, n. [from testy.] Fretfulness; peevishness; petulance. Testiness is a disposition or ...
||TEST'ING, ppr. [from test.] Trying for proof; proving by a standard or by experiment. A plan for ...
||TEST'ON, n. A French coin, of the value of about six pence sterling.
||TESTOON', n. A silver coin in Italy and Portugal. In Florence, the testoon is worth two lire or ...
||TESTU'DINAL, a. Pertaining to the tortoise, or resembling it.
||TESTU'DINATED, a. [L. testudo, a tortoise.] Roofed; arched.
||TESTUDIN'EOUS, a. Resembling the shell of a tortoise.
||TESTU'DO, n. [L.] A tortoise. Among the Romans, a cover or screen which a body of troops formed ...
||TEST'Y, a. Fretful; peevish; petulant; easily irritated. Pyrrbus cured his testy courtiers with a ...
||TET'ANUS, n. [Gr. stretched.] A spasmodic contraction of the muscles of voluntary motion, ...
||TETAUG', n. The name of a fish on the coast of New England; called also black fish.
||TETCH'Y See Techiness, Techy. [corrupted from touchy, touchiness.] [Not in use.]
||TETE, n. False hair; a kind of wig or cap of false hair.Tete-a-tete, head to head; cheek by jowl; ...
||TETH'ER, n. [See Tedder.] A rope or chain by which a beast is confined for feeding within certain ...
||TET'RACHORD, n. [Gr. four, and a chord.] In ancient music, a diatessaron; a series of four sounds, ...
||TET'RAD, n. [Gr. the number four.] The number four; a collection of four things.
||TETRADAC'TYLOUS, a. [Gr.] Having four toes.
||TETRADIAP'ASON, n. [Gr. four, and diapason.] Quadruple diapason or octave; a musical chord, ...
||TETRADRACH'MA, n. [Gr.] In ancient coinage, a silver coin worth four drachmas, 3s.sterling, or 66 ...
||TETRADYNAM'IAN, n. [Gr. power, strength.] In botany, a plant having six stamens, four of which are ...
||TET'RAGON, n. [Gr. four, and an angle.]1. In geometry, a figure having four angles; a quadrangle; ...
||TETRAG'ONAL, a. Pertaining to a tetragon; having four angles or sides. Thus a square, a ...
||TET'RAGONISM, n. The quadrature of the circle.
||TET'RAGYN, n. [Gr. four, and a female.] In botany, a plant having four pistils.
||TETRAGYN'IAN, a. Having four pistils.
||TETRAHE'DRAL, a. [See Tetrahedron.]1. Having four equal triangles.2. In botany, having four ...
||TETRAHE'DRON, n. [Gr. four, and side.] In geometry, a figure comprehended under four equilateral ...
||TETRAHEXAHE'DRAL, a. [Gr. four, and hexahedral.] In crystallography, exhibiting four ranges of ...
||TETRAM'ETER, n. [Gr. four, and measure.] In ancient poetry, an iambic verse consisting of four ...
||TETRAN'DER, n. [Gr. four and a male.] In botany, a plant having four stamens.
||TETRAN'DRIAN, a. Having four stamens.
||TETRAPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. four, and leaf.] In botany, containing four distinct petals or flower ...
||TETRAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. four and leaf.] In botany, having four leaves; consisting of four distinct ...
||TET'RAPTOTE, n. [Gr. four, and case.] In grammar, a noun that has four cases only. As L. astus, ...
||TE'TRARCH, n. [Gr. four, and rule.] A Roman governor of the fourth part of a province; a ...
||TETR`ARCHATE, n. The fourth part of a province under a Roman tetrarch; or the office or ...
||TETR`ARCHICAL, a. Pertaining to a tetrarchy.
||TET'RARCHY, n. The same as tetrarchate.
||TETRASPERM'OUS, n. [Gr. four, and seed.] In botany, containing four seeds. A tetraspermous plant, ...
||TETRAS'TICH, n. [Gr. four, and verse.] A stanza, epigram or poem consisting of four verses.
||TET'RASTYLE, n. [Gr. four, and column.] In ancient architecture, a building with four columns in ...
||TETRASYLLAB'ICAL, a. Consisting of four syllables.
||TETRASYL'LABLE, n. [Gr. four, and syllable.] A word consisting of four syllables.
||TETRIC'ITY, n. Crabbedness; perverseness. [Not in use.]
||TET'RICOUS, a. [L. tetricus.] Froward; perverse; harsh, sour; rugged. [Not in use.]
||TET'TER, n. [L. titillo.]1. In medicine, a common name of several cutaneous diseases, consisting ...
||TET'TISH, a. Captious; testy. [Not in use.]
||TEUTON'IC, a. Pertaining to the Teutons, a people of Germany, or to their language; as a noun, the ...
||TEW, v.t. To work; to soften. [Not in use.] [See Taw.]1. To work; to pull or tease; among ...
||TEW'EL, n. An iron pipe in a forge to receive the pipe of a bellows.
||TEW'TAW, v.t. To beat; to break. [Not in use.] [See Tew.]
||TEXT-HAND, n. A large hand in writing; so called because it was the practice to write the text of ...
||TEXT, n. [L. textus, woven. See Texture.] 1. A discourse or composition on which a note or ...
||TEXT'ILE, a. [L. textilis.] Woven, or capable of being woven.TEXT'ILE, n. That which is or may be ...
||TEXTO'RIAL, a. [L. textor.] Pertaining to weaving.
||TEXT'RINE, a. Pertaining to weaving; as the textrine art.
||TEXT'UAL, a. Contained in the text.1. Serving for texts.
||TEXT'UARY , n. One who is well versed in the Scriptures, and can readily quote texts.1. One who ...
||TEXT'UIST, n. One ready in the quotation of texts.
||TEX'TURE, n. [L. textura, textus, from texo, to weave.]1. The act of weaving.2. A web; that which ...
||THACK, for thatch, is local. [See Thatch.]
||THAL'LITE, n. [Gr. a green twig.] In mineralogy, a substance variously denominated by different ...
||THAM'MUZ, n. The tenth month of the Jewish civil year, containing 29 days, and answering to a part ...
||THAN, adv. This word is placed after some comparative adjective or adverb, to express comparison ...
||THA'NE-LANDS, n. Lands granted to thanes.
||THANE, n. The thanes in England were formerly persons of some dignity; of these there were two ...
||THA'NESHIP, n. The state or dignity of a thane; or his seignory.
||THANK, v.t. 1. To express gratitude for a favor; to make acknowledgments to one for kindness ...
||THANK'ED, pp. Having received expression of gratitude.
||THANK'FUL, a. Grateful; impressed with a sense of kindness received, and ready to acknowledge it. ...
||THANK'FULLY, adv. With a grateful sense of favor or kindness received. If you have liv'd, take ...
||THANK'FULNESS,n. Expression of gratitude; acknowledgment of a favor.1. Gratitude; a lively sense ...
||THANK'ING, ppr. Expressing gratitude for good received.
||THANK'LESS, a. Unthankful; ungrateful; not acknowledging favors. That she may feel How sharper ...
||THANK'LESSNESS, n. Ingratitude; failure to acknowledge a kindness.
||THANKS, n. generally in the plural. Expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment made to express a ...
||THANKSGIVE, v.t. thanksgiv.' [thanks and give.]To celebrate or distinguish by solemn rites. [Not ...
||THANKSGIV'ER, n. One who gives thanks or acknowledges a kindness.
||THANKSGIV'ING, ppr. Rendering thanks for good received.THANKSGIV'ING, n. The act of rendering ...
||TH`ARM, n. Intestines twisted into a cord.
||THAT, an adjective, pronoun or substitute.1. That is a word used as a definitive adjective, ...
||THATCH, n. [L. tego; Eng. deck.] Straw or other substance used to cover the roofs of buildings, or ...
||THATCH'ED, pp. Covered with straw or thatch.
||THATCH'ER, n. One whose occupation is to thatch houses.
||THATCH'ING, ppr. Covering with straw or thatch.THATCH'ING, n. The act or art of covering ...
||THAU'MATURGY, n. [Gr. a wonder, and work.] The act of performing something wonderful.
||THAUMTUR'GICAL, a. [See Thaumaturgy.] Exciting wonder.
||THAVE, n. An ewe of the first year. [Local.]
||THAW, v.i.1. To melt, dissolve or become fluid, as ice or snow. [It is remarkable that this word ...
||THAW'ED, pp. Melted, as ice or snow.
||THAW'ING, ppr. Dissolving; resolving into a fluid; liquefying; as any thing frozen.
||THE, an adjective or definitive adjective.1. This adjective is used as a definitive, that is, ...
||THE'ARCHY, n. [Gr. God, and rule.] Government by God; more commonly called theocracy.
||THE'ATINS, n. An order of regular priests in Naples, who have no property, nor do they beg, but ...
||THE'ATRAL, a. Belonging to a theater. [Not in use.]
||THE'ATRE, n. [L. theatrum; Gr. to see.]1. Among the ancients, an edifice in which spectacles or ...
||THEAT'RICAL, a. Pertaining to a theater or to scenic representations; resembling the manner of ...
||THEAT'RICALLY, adv. In the manner of actors on the state; in a manner suiting the stage.
||THEE, pron. obj. case of thou.THEE, v.i. To thrive; to prosper.
||THEFT, n. The act of stealing. In law, the private, unlawful, felonious taking of another ...
||THEIR, a pronom.1. Their has the sense of a pronominal adjective, denoting of them, or the ...
||THE'ISM, n. [from Gr. God.] The belief or acknowledgment of the existence of a God, as opposed to ...
||THE'IST, n. One who believes in the existence of a God.
||THEIS'TICAL, a. Pertaining to theism, or to a theist; according to the doctrine of theists.
||THEM, pron. the objective case of they, and of both genders. [In our mother tongue, them is an ...
||THEME, n. [L. thema; Gr. to set or place.]1. A subject or topic on which a person writes or ...
||THEMSELVES, a compound of them and selves, and added to they by way of emphasis or pointed ...
||THEN, adv.1. At that time, referring to a time specified, either past or future. And the Canaanite ...
||THENCE, adv. thens.1. From that place. When you depart thence,shake off the dust of your feet. ...
||THENCEFORTH, adv. thens'forth. [thence and forth.] From that time. If the salt hath lost its ...
||THENCEFOR'WARD, adv. [thence and forward.] From that time onward.
||THENCEFROM', adv. [thence and from.] From that place. [Not in use.]
||THEOC'RACY, n. [Gr. God, and power; to hold.] Government of a state by the immediate direction of ...
||THEOCRAT'IC'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a theocracy; administered by the immediate direction of God; as ...
||THE'ODICY, n. [L. dico, to speak.] The science of God; metaphysical theology.
||THEOD'OLITE, n. [Gr. to run, and long.] An instrument for taking the heights and distances of ...
||THEOG'ONY, n. [Gr. God, and to be born.] In mythology, the generation of the gods; or that branch ...
||THEOL'OGASTER, n. A kind of quack in divinity; as a quack in medicine is called medicaster.
||THEOLO'GIAN, n. [See Theology.] A divine; a person well versed in theology, or a professor of ...
||THEOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Theology.] Pertaining to divinity, or the science of God and of divine ...
||THEOLOG'ICALLY, adv. According to the principles of theology.
||THEOL'OGIST, n. A divine; one studious in the science of divinity, or one well versed in that ...
||THEOL'OGIZE, v.t. To render theological.1. v.i. To frame a system of theology. [Little used.]
||THEOL'OGIZER, n. A divine, or a professor of theology. [Unusual.]
||THE'OLOGUE, for theologist, is not in use.
||THEOL'OGY, n. [Gr. God, and discourse.] Divinity; the science of God and divine things; or the ...
||THEOM'ACHIST, n. [Gr. God, and combat.]One who fights against the gods.
||THEOM'ACHY, n. [supra.] A fighting against the gods, as the battle of the giants with the gods. ...
||THEOP'ATHY, n. [Gr. God, and passion.] Religious suffering; suffering for the purpose of subduing ...
||THEOR'BO, n. A musical instrument made like a large lute, except that it has two necks or juga, ...
||THE'OREM, n. [Gr. to see.]1. In mathematics, a proposition which terminates in theory,and which ...
||THEOREM'IC, a. Pertaining to a theorem; comprised in a theorem; consisting of theorems; as ...
||THEORET'ICAL, a. [See Theory.] Pertaining to theory; depending on theory or speculation; ...
||THEORET'ICALLY, adv. In or by theory; in speculation; speculatively; not practically. Some things ...
||THE'ORIC, n. Speculation.
||THE'ORIST, n. One who forms theories; one given to theory and speculation. The greatest theorists ...
||THE'ORIZE, v.i. To form a theory or theories; to speculate; as, to theorize on the existence of ...
||THE'ORY, n. [L. theoria; Gr. to see or contemplate.]1. Speculation; a doctrine or scheme of ...
||THEOSOPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to theosophism or to theosophists; divinely wise.
||THEOS'OPHISM, n. [Gr. God, and comment; wise.]Pretension to divine illumination; enthusiasm.
||THEOS'OPHIST, n. One who pretends to divine illumination; one who pretends to derive his knowledge ...
||THEOS'OPHY, n. Divine wisdom; godliness.1. Knowledge of God.
||THERAPEU'TIC, a. [Gr. to nurse, serve or cure.] Curative; that pertains to the healing art; that ...
||THERAPEU'TICS, n. That part of medicine which respects the discovery and application of remedies ...
||THERE, adv.1. In that place. The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there he put the ...
||THEREABOUTS', adv. [there and about. The latter is less proper, but most commonly used.]1. Near ...
||THERE`AFTER, adv. [there and after.]1. According to that; accordingly. When you can draw the head ...
||THEREAT', adv. [there and at.] At that place. Wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth ...
||THEREBY', adv. [there and by.] By that; by that means; in consequence of that. Acquaint now ...
||THEREFOR', adv. [there and for.] For that or this, or it.
||THEREFORE, adv. ther'fore. [there and for.]1. For that; for that or this reason, referring to ...
||THEREFROM', adv. [there and from.] From this or that. --Turn not aside therefrom to the right hand ...
||THEREIN', adv. [there and in.] In that or this place, time or thing. Bring forth abundantly in the ...
||THEREINTO', adv. [there and into.] Into that.
||THEREOF',adv. [there and of.] Of that or this. In the day thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely ...
||THEREON', adv. [there and on.] On that or this. Then the king said, hang him thereon. Esth.7.
||THEREOUT', adv. [there and out.] Out of that or this. Lev.2.
||THEREUN'DER, adv. [there and under.] Under that or this.
||THEREUNTO', adv. [there and to or unto.] To that or this. Add the fifth part thereto. Lev.5.
||THEREUPON', adv. [there and upon.] Upon that or this. The remnant of the house of Judah, they ...
||THEREWHI'LE, adv. [there and while.] At the same time.
||THEREWITH', adv. [there and with.] With that or this. I have learned in whatever state I am, ...
||THEREWITHAL', adv. [there and withal.]1. Over and above.2. At the same time.3. With that. [This ...
||THERF-BREAD, a. therf'bred. Unleavened bread. [Not in use.]
||THE'RIAC, n. [L. theriaca; Gr. treacle.] A name given by the ancients to various compositions ...
||THERI'ACAL, a. Pertaining to theriac; medicinal.
||THER'MAL, a. [L. thermoe, warm baths; Gr. to warm.]Pertaining to heat; warm.Thermal waters, are ...
||THER'MOLAMP, n. [Gr. warm, from heat, and lamp.]An instrument for furnishing light by means of ...
||THERMOM'ETER, n. [Gr. warm, from heat, and measure.] An instrument for measuring heat; founded on ...
||THERMOMET'RICAL, a. Pertaining to a thermometer; as the thermometrical scale or tube.1. Made by a ...
||THERMOMET'RICALLY, adv. By means of a thermometer.
||THER'MOSCOPE, n. [Gr. heat, and to see.] An instrument showing the temperature of the air, or the ...
||THESE, pron. plu. of this. pronounced theez, and used as an adjective or substitute. These is ...
||THE'SIS, n. [L. thesis; Gr. a position, to set.]1. A position or proposition which a person ...
||THET'ICAL, a. [See Thesis.] Laid down.
||THEUR'GICAL, a. [from theurgy.] Pertaining to the power of performing supernatural things.Theugic ...
||THE'URGIST, n. One who pretends to or is addicted to theurgy.
||THE'URGY, n. [Gr. God, and work.] The art of doing things which it is the peculiar province of God ...
||THEW, n. Manner; custom; habit; form of behavior. [Not in use.]1. Brawn. [Not in use.]
||THEW'ED, a. Accustomed; educated. [Not in use.]
||THEY, pron. plu.; objective case, them.]1. The men, the women, the animals, the things. It is ...
||THI'BLE, n. A slice; a skimmer; a spatula. [Not in use or local.]
||THICK, a.1. Dense; not thin; as thick vapors; a thick fog.2. Inspissated; as, the paint is too ...
||THICKEN, v.t. thik'n. To make thick or dense.1. To make close; to fill up interstices; as, to ...
||THICK'ENED, pp. Made dense, or more dense; made more close or compact; made more frequent; ...
||THICK'ENING, ppr. Making dense or more dense, more close, or more frequent; ...
||THICK'ET, n. A wood or collection of trees or shrubs closely set; as a ram caught in a thicket. ...
||THICK'HEADED, a. Having a thick skull; dull; stupid.
||THICK'ISH, a. Somewhat thick.
||THICK'LY, adv. Deeply; to great depth.1. Closely; compactly.2. In quick succession.
||THICK'NESS, n. The state of being thick; denseness; density; as the thickness of fog, vapor or ...
||THICK'SET, a. [thick and set.] Close planted; as a thickset wood.1. Having a short thick body.
||THICK'SKIN, n. [thick and skin.] A coarse gross person; a blockhead.
||THICK'SKULL, n. [thick and skull.] Dullness; or a dull person; a blockhead.
||THICK'SKULLED, a. Dull; heavy; stupid; slow to learn.
||THICK'SPRUNG, a. [thick and sprung.] Sprung up close together.
||THIE'F-CATCHER, n. [thief and catch.] One who catches thieves, or whose business is to detect ...
||THIE'F-LEADER, n. [thief and lead.] One who leads or takes a thief. [Not much used.]
||THIE'F-TAKER, n. [thief and taker.] One whose business is to find and take thieves and bring them ...
||THIEF, n. plu. thieves. 1. One who secretly, unlawfully and feloniously takes the goods or ...
||THIEVE, v.i. [from thief.] To steal; to practice theft.
||THIE'VERY, n. The practice of stealing; theft. [See Theft.] Among the Spartans, thievery was a ...
||THIE'VISH, a. Given to stealing; addicted to the practice of theft; as a thievish boy. Or with a ...
||THIE'VISHLY, adv. In a thievish manner; by theft.
||THIE'VISHNESS, n. The disposition to steal.1. The practice or habit of stealing.
||THIGH, n. That part of men, quadrupeds and fowls, which is between the leg and the trunk.As the ...
||THILK, pron. The same.
||THILL'-HORSE, n. The horse which goes between the thills or shafts, and supports them. In a team, ...
||THILL, n. The shaft of a cart, gig or other carriage. The thills are the two pieces of timber ...
||THIM'BLE, n. [I know not the origin or primary sense of this word. Possibly it may be from ...
||THIME. [See Thyme.]
||THIN, a. [L. tenuis; Gr. narrow.]1. Having little thickness or extent from one surface to the ...
||THINE, pronominal adj. Thy; belonging to thee; relating to thee; being the property of thee. It was ...
||THING, n. [The primary sense of thing is that which comes, falls or happens, like event, from L. ...
||THINK, v.i. pret. and pp. thought, pron. thaut. [L. duco.]1. To have the mind occupied on some ...
||THINK'ER, n. One who thinks; but chiefly, one who thinks in a particular manner; as a close ...
||THINK'ING, ppr. Having ideas; supposing; judging; imagining; intending; meditating.1. a. Having ...
||THIN'LY, adv. [from thin.] In a loose scattered manner; not thickly; as ground thinly planted with ...
||THIN'NESS, n. The state of being thin; smallness of extent from one side or surface to the ...
||THIRD, a. thurd. [L. tertius.] The first after the second; the ordinal of three. The third hour ...
||THIRDBOROUGH, n. thurd'burro. [third and borough.] An under constable.
||THIRD'INGS, n. The third year of the corn or grain growing on the ground at the tenant's death, ...
||THIRD'LY, adv. In the third place.
||THIRDS, n. plu. The third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which by law the widow is ...
||THIRL, v.t. thurl. To bore; to perforate. It is now written drill and thrill. [See these words, ...
||THIRLAGE, n. thurl'age. In English customs, the right which the owner of a mill possesses by ...
||THIRST, n. thurst. [L. torreo.]1. A painful sensation of the throat or fauces, occasioned by the ...
||THIRST'INESS, n. [form thirsty.] The state of being thirsty; thirst.
||THIRST'ING, ppr. Feeling pain for want of drink; having eager desire.
||THIRST'Y, a. [from thirst.] Feeling a painful sensation of the throat or fauces for want of drink. ...
||THIRTEEN, a. thur'teen. Ten and three; as thirteen times.
||THIRTEENTH, a. thur'teenth. [supra.] The third after the tenth; the ordinal of thirteen; as the ...
||THIRTIETH, a. thur'tieth. [from thirty.] The tenth threefold; the ordinal of thirty; as the ...
||THIRTY, a. thur'ty. Thrice ten; ten three times repeated; or twenty and ten. The month of June ...
||THIS, definitive adjective or substitute. plu. these.1. This is a definitive, or definitive ...
||THISTLE, n. this'l. The common name of numerous prickly plants of the class Syngenesia, and ...
||THISTLY, a. this'ly. Overgrown with thistles; as thistly ground.
||THITH'ER, adv. To that place; opposed to hither. This city is near, O let me escape thither. ...
||THITH'ERWARD, adv. [thither and ward.] Toward that place. They shall ask the way to Zion, with ...
||THO, a contraction of though. [See Though.]1. Tho, for sax. thonne, then. [Not in use.]
||THOLE, n.1. A pin inserted into the gunwale of a boat, to keep the oar in the row-lock,when used ...
||THO'MISM , n. The doctrine of St. Thomas Aquinas with respect to predestination and grace.
||THO'MIST, n. A follower of Thomas Aquinas, in opposition to the Scotists.
||THOM'SONITE, n. [from Thomson.] A mineral of the zeolite family, occurring generally in masses of ...
||THONG, n. A strap of leather, used for fastening any thing. And nails for loosen'd spears, and ...
||THORAC'IC, a. [L. thorax, the breast.] Pertaining to the breast; as the thoracic arteries.The ...
||THORAC'ICS, n. plu. In ichthyology, an order of bony fishes, respiring by means of gills only, the ...
||THO'RAL, a. [L. thorus, or rather torus.] Pertaining to a bed.
||THO'RAX, n. [L.] In anatomy, that part of the human skeleton which consists of the bones of the ...
||THORI'NA, n. A newly discovered earth, resembling zirconia, found in gadolinite by Berzelius.
||THORN, n.1. A tree or shrub armed with spines or sharp ligneous shoots; as the black thorn; white ...
||THORN'LESS, a. Destitute of thorns; as a thornless shrub or tree.
||THORN'Y-TREFOIL, n. A plant of the genus Fagonia.
||THORN'Y, a. Full of thorns or spines; rough with thorns; as a thorny wood; a thorny tree; a thorny ...
||THOROUGH-BASE, n. thur'ro-base. [thorough and base.] In music, an accompaniment to a continued ...
||THOROUGH-BRED, a. thur'ro-bred. [thorough and bred.] Completely taught or accomplished.
||THOROUGH-FARE, n. thur'ro-fare. [thorough and fare.]1. A passage through; a passage from one ...
||THOROUGH-PACED, a. thur'ro-paced. [thorough and paced.]Perfect in what is undertaken; complete; ...
||THOROUGH-SPED, a. thur'ro-sped. [thorough and sped.]Fully accomplished; thorough-paced.
||THOROUGH-STITCH, adv. thur'ro-stitch. [thorough and stitch.]completely; going the whole length of ...
||THOROUGH-WAX, n. thur'ro-wax. [thorough and wax.] A plant of the genus Bupleurum.
||THOROUGH-WORT, n. thur'ro-wort. The popular name of a plant, the Eupatorium perfoliatum, a native ...
||THOROUGH, a. thur'ro. 1. Literally, passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as a ...
||THOROUGHLY, adv. thur'roly. Fully; entirely; completely; as a room thoroughly swept; a business ...
||THORP, [L. tribus.] The primary sense is probably a house, a habitation, from fixedness; hence a ...
||THOS, n. An animal of the wolf kind, but larger than the common wolf. It is common Surinam. It ...
||THOSE, pron. s as z. plu. of that; as those men; those temples. When those and these are used in ...
||THOU, pron. in the obj. thee. The second personal pronoun, in the singular number; the pronoun ...
||THOUGH, v.i. tho.1. Grant; admit; allow. "If thy brother be waxen poor--thou shalt relieve him; ...
||THOUGHT, pret. and pp. of think; pronounced thaut.THOUGHT, a. thaut. [primarily the passive ...
||THOUGHT'FUL, a. Full of thought; contemplative; employed in meditation; as a man of thoughtful ...
||THOUGHT'FULLY, adv. With thought or consideration; with solicitude.
||THOUGHT'FULNESS, n. Deep meditation.1. Serious attention to spiritual concerns.2. Anxiety; ...
||THOUGHT'LESS, a. Heedless; careless; negligent. Thoughtless of the future.1. Gay; dissipated.2. ...
||THOUGHT'LESSLY, adv. Without thought; carelessly; stupidly.
||THOUGHT'LESSNESS, n. Want of thought; heedlessness; carelessness; inattention.
||THOUGHT'SICK, a. [thought and sick.] Uneasy with reflection.
||THOU'SAND, a. s as z.1. Denoting the number of ten hundred.2. Proverbially, denoting a great ...
||THOU'SANDTH, a. The ordinal of thousand; as the thousandth part of a thing; also proverbially, ...
||THOWL. [See Thole.]
||THRACK, v.t. To load or burden. [Not in use.]
||THRALL, n.1. A slave.2. Slavery.THRALL, v.t. To enslave. [Enthrall is in use.]
||THRALL'DOM, n. Slavery; bondage; a state of servitude. The Greeks lived in thralldom under the ...
||THRAP'PLE, n. The windpipe of an animal. [Not an English word.]
||THRASH, v.t.1. To beat out grain from the husk or pericarp with a flail; as, to thrash wheat, rye ...
||THRASH'ED, pp. Beaten out of the husk or off the ear.1. Freed from the grain by beating.
||THRASH'ER, n. One who thrashes grain.
||THRASH'ING-FLOOR, n. [thrash and floor.] A floor or area on which grain is beaten out.
||THRASH'ING, ppr. Beating out of the husk or off the ear; beating soundly with a stick or ...
||THRASON'ICAL, a. [from Thraso, a boaster in old comedy.]1. Boasting; given to bragging.2. ...
||THRAVE, n. A drove; a herd. [Not in use.]THRAVE, n. The number of two dozen. [Not in use.]
||THREAP, v.t. To chide, contend or argue. [Local.]
||THREAT, n. thret. A menace; denunciation of ill; declaration of an intention or determination to ...
||THREATEN, v.t. thret'n.1. To declare the purpose of inflicting punishment, pain or other evil on ...
||THREATENED, pp. thret'nd. Menaced with evil.
||THREATENER, n. thret'ner. One that threatens.
||THREATENING, ppr. thret'ning. Menacing; denouncing evil.1. a. Indicating a threat or menace; as a ...
||THREATENINGLY, adv. thret'ningly. With a threat or menace; in a threatening manner.
||THREATFUL, a. thret'ful. Full of threats; having a menacing appearance; minacious.
||THRED, n.1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk or other fibrous substance, drawn out ...
||THRED'BARE, a. [thread and bare.] Worn to the naked thread; having the nap worn off; as a ...
||THRED'BARENESS, n. The state of being threadbare or trite.
||THRED'EN, a. Made of thread; as threaden sails. [Little used.]
||THRED'Y, a. Like thread or filaments; slender.1. Containing thread.
||THREE-CAP'SULED, a. Tricapsular.
||THREE-CEL'LED, a. Trilocular.
||THREE-CLEFT', a. Trifid.
||THREE'-CORNERED, a. [three and corner.]1. Having three corners or angles; as a three-cornered ...
||THREE'-FLOWERED, a. [three and flower.] Bearing three flowers together.
||THREE'-GRAINED, a. Tricoccous.
||THREE'-LEAVED, a. [three and leaf.] Consisting of three distinct leaflets; as a three-leaved ...
||THREE'-LOBED, a. [three and lobe.] A three-lobed leaf, is one that is divided to the middle into ...
||THREE'-NERVED, a. [three and nerve.] A three-nerved leaf, has three distinct vessels or nerves ...
||THREE'-P`ARTED, a. [three and parted.] Tripartite. A three-parted leaf, is divided into three ...
||THREE'-PETALED, a. [three and petal.] Tripetalous; consisting of three distinct petals; as a ...
||THREE'-POINTED, a. Tricuspidate.
||THREE'-SEEDED, a. [three and seed.] Containing three seeds; as a three-seeded capsule.
||THREE'-SIDED, a. [three and side.] Having three plane sides; as a three-sided stem, leaf, petiole, ...
||THREE'-VALVED, a. [three and valve.] Trivalvular; consisting of three valves; opening with three ...
||THREE, a. [L. tres.]1. Two and one. I offer thee three things. 2 Sam. 24.2. It is often used like ...
||THREE'FOLD, a. [three and fold.] Three-double; consisting of three; or thrice repeated, as ...
||THREE'SCORE, a. [three and score.] Thrice twenty; sixty; as threescore years.
||THRENE, n. [Gr.] Lamentation. [Not used.]
||THREN'ODY, n. [Gr. lamentation, and ode.] A song of lamentation.
||THRESH, v.t. To thrash. [See Thrash.] The latter is the popular pronunciation, but the word is ...
||THRESH'ER, n. The sea fox.
||THRESH'HOLD, n.1. The door-sill; the plank, stone or piece of timber which lies at the bottom or ...
||THREW, pret. of throw.
||THRICE, adv. [from three; perhaps three, and L. vice.]1. Three times. Before the cock crow, thou ...
||THRID, v.t. To slide through a narrow passage; to slip, shoot or run through, as a needle, bodkin, ...
||THRID'DED, pp. Slid through.
||THRID'DING, ppr. Sliding through; causing to pass through.
||THRIFT, n. [from thrive.] Frugality; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property. ...
||THRIFT'ILY, adv. Frugally; with parsimony.1. With increase of worldly goods.
||THRIFT'INESS, n. Frugality; good husbandry; as thriftiness to save; thriftiness in preserving ...
||THRIFT'LESS, a. Having no frugality or good management; profuse; extravagant; not thriving.
||THRIFT'Y, a. Frugal; sparing; using economy and good management of property. I am glad he has so ...
||THRILL, n. [See the Verb.] A drill.1. A warbling. [See Trill.]2. A breathing place or ...
||THRILL'ED, pp. Penetrated; pierced.
||THRILL'ING, ppr. Perforating; drilling.1. Piercing; penetrating; having the quality of ...
||THRING, v.t. To press, crowd or throng. [Not used.]
||THRIS'SA, n. A fish of the herring kind.
||THRIVE, v.i.1. To prosper by industry, economy and good management of property; to increase in ...
||THRI'VER, n. One that prospers in the acquisition of property.
||THRI'VING, ppr. Prospering in worldly goods.1. a. Being prosperous or successful; advancing in ...
||THRI'VINGLY, adv. In a prosperous way.
||THRO, a contraction of through, not now used.
||THROAT-PIPE, n. [throat and pipe.] The windpipe or weasand.
||THROAT-WORT, n. [throat and wort.] A plant of the genus Campanula, a perennial weed common in ...
||THROAT, n.1. The anterior part of the neck of an animal, in which are the gullet and windpipe, or ...
||THROATY, a. Guttural.
||THROB, v.i. [perhaps allied to drive and to drub; at least its elements and signification ...
||THROB'BING, ppr. Beating with unusual force, as the heart and pulse; palpitating.THROB'BING, n. ...
||THROD'DEN, v.i. To grow; to thrive. [Not in use or local.]
||THROE, n. Extreme pain; violent pang; anguish; agony. It is particularly applied to the anguish ...
||THRONE, n. [L. thronus.]1. A royal seat; a chair of state. The throne is sometimes an elegant ...
||THRO'NED, pp. Placed on a royal seat, or on an elevated seat; exalted.
||THRONG, n.1. A crowd; a multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close ...
||THRONG'ED, pp. Crowded or pressed by a multitude of persons.
||THRONG'ING, ppr. Crowding together; pressing with a multitude of persons.THRONG'ING, n. The act ...
||THRONG'LY, adv. In crowds. [Not in use.]
||THROP'PLE, n. The windpipe of a horse. [Local.]
||THROSTLE, n. thros'l. A bird of the genus Turdus, the song-thrush.
||THROS'TLING, n. A disease of cattle of the ox kind, occasioned by a swelling under their throats, ...
||THROT'TLE, n. [from throat.] The windpipe or larynx.THROT'TLE, v.i. To choke; to suffocate; or to ...
||THROUGH-BRED, should be thorough-bred.
||THROUGH-LIGHTED, should be thorough-lighted. [Not used.]
||THROUGH-PACED. [Not used.] [See Thorough-paced.]
||THROUGH, prep. thru.1. From end to end, or from side to side; from one surface or limit to the ...
||THROUGHLY, adv. thru'ly. Completely; fully; wholly.1. Without reserve; sincerely.[For this, ...
||THROUGHOUT, prep. thruout'. [through and out.] Quite through; in every part; from one extremity to ...
||THROVE, old pret. of thrive.
||THROW, v.t. pret. threw; pp. thrown. [Gr. to run; L. trochilus.]1. Properly, to hurl; to whirl; to ...
||THROWER, n. One that throws; one that twists or winds silk; a throwster.
||THROWN, pp. of throw. Cast; hurled; wound or twisted.
||THROWSTER, n. One that twists or winds silk.
||THRUM, n. [Gr. a fragment; to break.] The ends of weaver's threads.1. Any coarse yarn.2. ...
||THRUSH, n.1. A bird, a species of Turdus, the largest of the genus; the Turdus viscivorus or ...
||THRUST, v.t. pret. and pp. thrust. [L. trudo, trusum, trusito.]1. To push or drive with force; as, ...
||THRUST'ER, n. One who thrusts or stabs.
||THRUST'ING-SCREW, n. A screw for pressing curd in cheese-making. [Local.]
||THRUST'ING, ppr. Pushing with force; driving; impelling; pressing.THRUST'ING, n. The act of ...
||THRUST'INGS, n. In cheese-making, the white whey, or that which is last pressed out of the curd by ...
||THRUS'TLE, n. The thrust. [See Throstle.]
||THRY-FAL'LOW, v.t. [thrice and fallow.] To give the third plowing in summer.
||THU'LITE, n. A rare mineral of a peach blossom color, found in Norway.
||THUM, n. The short thick finger of the human hand, or the corresponding member of other animals. ...
||THUM'ERSTONE, n. A mineral so called from Thus, in Saxony, where it was found. It is called also ...
||THUM'MED, a. Having thumbs.
||THUM'MIM, n. plu. A Hebrew word denoting perfections. The Urim and Thummim were worn in the ...
||THUMP, n. A heavy blow given with any thing that is thick, as with a club or the fist, or with a ...
||THUMP'ER, n. The person or thing that thumps.
||THUMP'ING, ppr. Striking or beating with something thick or blunt.1. a. Heavy.2. Vulgarly, ...
||THUN'DER-CLAP, n. [thunder and clap.] A burst of thunder; sudden report of an explosion of ...
||THUN'DER-CLOUD, n. [thunder and cloud.] A cloud that produces lightning and thunder.
||THUN'DER-HORSE, n. An instrument for illustrating the manner in which buildings receive damage by ...
||THUN'DER-SHOWER, n. [thunder and shower.] A shower accompanied with thunder.
||THUN'DER-STONE, n. A stone, otherwise called brontia.
||THUN'DER-STORM, n. [thunder and storm.] A storm accompanied with lightning and thunder. Thunder ...
||THUN'DER-STRUCK, pp. or a. Astonished; amazed; struck dumb by something surprising or terrible ...
||THUN'DER, n. [L. tonitru, from tono, to sound.]1. The sound which follows an explosion of ...
||THUN'DERBOLT, n. [thunder and bolt.]1. A shaft of lightning; a brilliant stream of the electrical ...
||THUN'DERER, n. He that thunders.
||THUN'DERING, ppr. Making the noise of an electrical explosion; uttering a loud sound; fulminating ...
||THUN'DROUS, a. Producing thunder. How he before the thunderous throne doth lie. [Little used.]
||THU'RIBLE, n. [L. thuribulum, from thus, thuris, frankincense.]A censer; a pan for incense. [Not ...
||THURIF'EROUS, a. [L. thurifer; thus and fero, to bear.]Producing or bearing frankincense.
||THURIFICA'TION, n. [L. thus, thuris, and facio, to make.]The act of fuming with incense; or the act ...
||THURSDAY, n. [The god of thunder, answering to the Jove of the Greeks and Romans, L. dies Jovis.] ...
||THUS, adv. In this or that manner; on this wise; as, thus saith the Lord; the Pharisee prayed ...
||THWACK, v.t. To strike with something flat or heavy; to bang; to beat or thrash.THWACK, n. A heavy ...
||THWACK'ING, ppr. Striking with a heavy blow.
||THWAITE, n. A fish, a variety of the shad.1. A plain parcel of ground, cleared of wood and stumps, ...
||THWART, a. thwort. [L. verto, versus.] Transverse; being across something else. Mov'd contrary ...
||THWART'ED, pp. Crossed; opposed; frustrated.
||THWART'ER, n. A disease in sheep, indicated by shaking, trembling or convulsive motions.
||THWART'ING, ppr. Crossing; contravening; defeating.THWART'ING, n. The act of crossing or ...
||THWART'INGLY, adv. In a cross direction; in opposition.
||THWART'NESS, n. Untowardness; perverseness.
||THWART'SHIPS, adv. Across the ship.
||THWITE, v.t. To cut or clip with a knife. [Local.]
||THWIT'TLE, v.t. To whittle. [See Whittle.]
||THY, a. [contracted from thine, or from some other derivative of thou. It is probable that the ...
||THY'ITE, n. The name of a species of indurated clay, of the morochthus kind, of a smooth regular ...
||THYME, n. usually pronounced improperly time. [L. thymus.]A plant of the genus Thymus. The garden ...
||THY'MY, a. Abounding with thyme; fragrant.
||THY'ROID, a. [Gr. a shield,and form.] Resembling a shield; applied to one of the cartilages of the ...
||THYRSE, n. [L. thyrsus.] In botany, a species of inflorescence; a panicle contracted into an ovate ...
||THYSELF', pron. [thy and self.] A pronoun used after thou, to express distinction with emphasis. ...
||TIA'RA, n. [L. tiara.]1. An ornament or article of dress with which the ancient Persians covered ...
||TIB'IAL, a. [L. tibia, a flute, and the large bone of the leg.]1. Pertaining to the large bone of ...
||TIB'URO, n. A fish of the shark kind.
||OP'TIC,'TICAL, a. [Gr. from to see, the eye.]1. Relating or pertaining to vision or sight.2. ...
||TICE, for entice. [Not in use.]
||TICK-SEED, n. A plant of the genus Coreopsis, and another of the genus Corispernum.
||TICK, n. Credit; trust; as, to buy upon tick.TICK, n. A little animal of a livid color and ...
||TICK'BEAN, n. A small bean employed in feeding horses and other animals.
||TICK'EN, n. Cloth for bed-ticks or cases for beds.
||TICK'ET, n.1. A piece of paper or a card, which gives the holder a right of admission to some ...
||TICK'LE, v.t. [L. titillo, corrupted.]1. To touch lightly and cause a peculiar thrilling ...
||TICK'LENESS, n. Unsteadiness. [Not in use.]
||TICK'LER, n. One that tickles or pleases.
||TICK'LING, ppr. Affecting with titillation.TICK'LING, n. The act of affecting with titillation.
||TICK'LISH, a. Sensible to slight touches, easily tickled. The bottom of the foot is very ...
||TICK'LISHNESS, n. The state or quality of being ticklish or very sensible.1. The state of being ...
||TICK'TACK, n. A game at tables.
||TID, a. Tender; soft; nice.
||TID'BIT, n. [tid and bit.] A delicate or tender piece.
||TID'DER, v.t. To use with tenderness; to fondle.
||TI'DE-GATE, n. A gate through which water passes into a basin when the tide flows, and which is ...
||TI'DE-MILL, n. [tide and mill.] A mill that is moved by tide water; also, a mill for clearing ...
||TI'DE-WAITER, n. [tide and waiter.] An officer who watches the landing of goods, to secure the ...
||TI'DE-WAY, n. [tide and way.] The channel in which the tide sets.
||TIDE, n.1. Time; season. Which, at the appointed tide, Each one did make his bride.[This sense is ...
||TI'DES-MAN, n. An officer who remains on board of a merchant's ship till the goods are landed, to ...
||TI'DILY, adv. [from tidy.] Neatly; with neat simplicity; as a female tidily dressed.
||TI'DINESS, n. Neatness without richness or elegance; neat simplicity; as the tidiness of dress.1. ...
||TI'DINGS, n. plu. News; advice; information; intelligence; account of what has taken place, and ...
||TI'DY, a. [from tide, time, season.]1. In its primary sense, seasonable; favorable; being in ...
||TIER, n. A row; a rank; particularly when two or more rows are placed one above another; as a tier ...
||TIERCE, n. ters. A cask whose content is one third of a pipe, that is, forty gallons; or it may be ...
||TIERCELET, n. In falconry, a name given to the male hawk, as being a third part less than the ...
||TIERCET, n. ter'cet. [from tierce.] In poetry, a triplet; three lines, or three lines rhyming.
||TIFF, n. Liquor; or rather a small draught of liquor. [Vulgar.]1. A pet or fit of peevishness.[I ...
||TIF'FANY, n. [According to the Italian and Spanish Dictionaries, this word is to be referred to ...
||TIFO'RE, prep. or adv. Before; formerly.
||TIG, n. A play. [See Tag.]
||TIGE, n. The shaft of a column from the astragal to the capital.
||TI'GER-FOOTED, a. Hastening to devour; furious.
||TI'GER-SHELL, n. [tiger and shell.] A name given to the red voluta, with large white spots. In ...
||TI'GER, n. [L. tigris.] A fierce and rapacious animal of the genus Felis, one of the largest and ...
||TI'GERISH, a. Like a tiger.
||TI'GER'S-FOOT, n. A plant of the genus Ipomoea.
||TIGH, n. In Kent, a close or inclosure.
||TIGHT, a. [L. taceo; that is, close, closely compressed.]1. Close; compact; not loose or open; ...
||TIGHTEN, v.t. ti'tn. To draw tighter; to straiten; to make close in any manner.
||TIGHTER, n. A ribin or string used to draw clothes closer. [Not used.]1. More tight.
||TIGHTLY, adv. Closely; compactly.1. Neatly; adroitly.
||TIGHTNESS, n. Closeness of joints; compactness; straitness.1. Neatness, as in dress.2. ...
||TI'GRESS, n. [from tiger.] The female of the tiger.
||TIKE, n. A tick. [See Tick.]TIKE, n.1. A countryman or clown.2. A dog.
||TILE-EARTH, n. A species of strong clayey earth; stiff and stubborn land. [Local.]
||TILE-ORE, n. A subspecies of octahedral red copper ore.
||TILE, n. [L. tegula; tego, to cover; Eng. to deck.]1. A plate or piece of baked clay, used for ...
||TI'LED, pp. Covered with tiles.
||TI'LER, n. A man whose occupation is to cover buildings with tiles.
||TI'LING, ppr. Covering with tiles.TI'LING, n. A roof covered with tiles. Luke 5.1. Tiles in ...
||TILL, n. A vetch; a tare. [Local.]TILL
||TILL'ABLE, a. Capable of being tilled; arable; fit for the plow.
||TILL'AGE, n. The operation, practice or art of preparing land for seed, and keeping the ground ...
||TILL'ED, pp. Cultivated; prepared for seed and kept clean.
||TILL'ER-ROPE, n. The rope which forms a communication between the fore end of the tiller and the ...
||TILL'ER, n. A money box in a shop; a drawer.
||TILL'ERING, ppr. Sending out new shoots round the bottom of the original stem.
||TILL'ING, ppr. Cultivating.TILL'ING, n. The operation of cultivating land; culture.
||TILL'MAN, n. A man who tills the earth; a husbandman.
||TILL'Y-VALLY, adv. or a. A word formerly used when any thing said was rejected as trifling or ...
||TILT'-HAMMER, n. [tilt and hammer.] A heavy hammer used in iron works, which is lifted by a wheel.
||TILT, n.1. A tent; a covering over head.2. The cloth covering of a cart or wagon.3. The cover of ...
||TILT'ED, pp. Inclined; made to stoop; covered with cloth or awning.1. Hammered; prepared by ...
||TILT'ER, n. One who tilts; one who uses the exercise of pushing a lance on horseback; one who ...
||TILTH, n. That which is tilled; tillage ground. [Not in use.]1. The state of being tilled or ...
||TILT'ING, ppr. Inclining; causing to stoop or lean; using the game of thrusting with the lance on ...
||TIM'BAL, n. A kettle drum.
||TIM'BER-HEAD, n. [timber and head.] In ships, the top end of a timber, rising above the gunwale, ...
||TIM'BER-SOW, n. A worm in wood.
||TIM'BER-TREE, n. [timber and tree.] A tree suitable for timber.
||TIM'BER-WORK, n. [timber and work.] Work formed of wood.
||TIM'BER-Y`ARD, n. [timber and yard.] A yard or place where timber is deposited.
||TIM'BER, n. [L. domus, a house; Gr. the body.]1. That sort of wood which is proper for building or ...
||TIM'BERED, pp. or a. Furnished with timber; as a well timbered house. In the United States, we ...
||TIM'BERING, ppr. Furnishing with timber.
||TIM'BRE,n. A crest on a coat of arms. It ought to be written timber.
||TIM'BREL, n. [L. tympanum.] An instrument of music; a kind of drum, tabor or tabret,which has been ...
||TIM'BRELED, a. Sung to the sound of the timbrel.
||TI'ME-KEEPER, n. [time and keeper.] A clock, watch or other chronometer.
||TI'ME-PIECE, n. [time and piece.] A clock, watch or other instrument to measure or show the ...
||TI'ME-PLEASER, n. s as z. [time and please.] One who complies with the prevailing opinions, ...
||TI'ME-SERVER, n. [time and serve.] One who adapts his opinions and manners to the times; one who ...
||TI'ME-SERVING, a. Obsequiously complying with the humors of men in power.TI'ME-SERVING, n. An ...
||TI'ME-WORN, a. Impaired by time.
||TIME, n. [L.tempus; tempora, the falls of the head, also tempest, &c. See Tempest. Time is ...
||TI'MED, pp. Adapted to the season or occasion.
||TI'MEFUL, a. Seasonable; timely; sufficiently early. [Not much used.]
||TI'MEIST, n. In music, a performer who keeps good time.
||TI'MELESS, a. Unseasonable; done at an improper time. Nor fits it to prolong the heav'nly feast ...
||TI'MELESSLY, adv. Unseasonably.
||TI'MELINESS, n. [from timely.] Seasonableness; a being in good time.
||TI'MELY, a. Seasonable; being in good time; sufficiently early. The defendant had timely notice of ...
||TIM'ID, a. [L. timidus, from timeo, to fear.] Fearful; wanting courage to meet danger; timorous; ...
||TIMID'ITY, n. [L. timiditas.] Fearfulness; want of courage or boldness to face danger; ...
||TIM'IDLY, adv. In a timid manner; weakly; without courage.
||TIM'IDNESS, n. Timidity.
||TIMOC'RACY, n. [Gr. honor, worth, and to hold.] Government by men of property, who are possessed ...
||TIMONEE'R, n. [L. temo.] A helmsman.
||TIM'OROUS, a. [L. timor. See Timid.]1. Fearful of danger; timid; destitute of courage; as a ...
||TIM'OROUSLY, adv. Fearfully; timidly; without boldness; with much fear. Let dastard souls be ...
||TIM'OROUSNESS, n. Fearfulness; timidity; want of courage.
||TIMOUS, a. [from time.] Early; timely. [Not in use.]
||TIMOUSLY, adv. In good season. [Not in use.]
||TIN, n. [L. stannum; stagnum.]1. A white metal, with a slight tinge of yellow. It is soft, ...
||TINCT,v.t. [L. tingo,tinctus.] To stain or color; to imbue.TINCT, n. Stain; color. [Obsolete. ...
||TINC'TURE, n. [L. tinctura.]1. The finer and more volatile parts of a substance, separated by a ...
||TINC'TURED, pp. Tinged; slightly impregnated with something foreign.
||TINC'TURING, ppr. Tinging; imbuing; impregnating with a foreign substance.
||TIND, v.t. [Eng. tine; tinder.] To kindle. Obs. But hence,
||TIND'ER-BOX, n. [tinder and box.] A box in which tinder is kept.
||TIND'ER, n. Something very inflammable used for kindling fire from a spark; as scorched linen.
||TIND'ERLIKE, a. [tinder and like.] Like tinder; very inflammable.
||TINE, v.t. To kindle, to set on fire. [See Tind.]TINE, v.t. [L. teneo.] To shut or inclose; to ...
||TI'NEMAN, n. Anciently an officer of the forest in England, who had the nocturnal care of vert and ...
||TI'NET, n. [tine, to shut, supra.] In old writers, brushwood and thorns for making and repairing ...
||TINFOIL, n. [tin and L. folium, a leaf.] Tin reduced to a thin leaf.
||TING, n. A sharp sound. [Not in use. Children use ding, dong. See Tingle.]TING, v.i. To sound ...
||TINGE, v.t. [L. tingo; Eng. to dye.] To imbue or impregnate with something foreign; to ...
||TING'ED, pp. Imbued or impregnated with a small portion of something foreign.
||TING'ENT, a. Having the power to tinge. As for the white part, it appeared much less enriched with ...
||TING'ING, ppr. Imbuing or impregnating with something foreign.
||TIN'GLE, v.i. [L. tinnio.]1. To feel a kind of thrilling sound. At which both the ears of every ...
||TING'LING, ppr. Having a thrilling sensation.TING'LING, n. A thrilling sensation.
||TINK, v.i. To make a sharp shrill noise; to tinkle. [The latter is generally used.]
||TINK'AL, n. Borax in its crude state or unrefined. It consists of small crystals of a yellowish ...
||TINK'ER, n. A mender of brass kettles,pans and the like.
||TINK'ERLY, adv. In the manner of a tinker.
||TINK'LE, v.i.1. To make small quick sharp sounds, as by striking on metal; to clink. --And have ...
||TINK'LING, ppr. Making a small quick sharp noise.TINK'LING, n. A small quick sharp sound. Making ...
||TIN'MAN, n. [tin and man.] A manufacturer of tin vessels; a dealer in tin ware.
||TIN'NED, pp. Covered with tin.
||TIN'NER, n. [from tin.] One who works in the tin mines.
||TIN'NING, ppr. [from tin.] Covering with tin or tinfoil.TIN'NING, n. The act, art or practice of ...
||TIN'NY, a. Abounding with tin.
||TIN'PENNY, n. [tin and penny.] A customary duty in England, formerly paid to tithingmen.
||TIN'SEL, n. Something very shining and gaudy; something superficially shining and showy, or having ...
||TIN'SELED, pp. Decorated with gaudy ornaments.
||TIN'SELING, ppr. Adorning with tinsel or superficial luster.
||TINT, n. [L. tinctus, tingo. See Tinge.] A dye; a color, or rather a slight coloring or tincture ...
||TIN'Y, a. [from the root of thin, which see.] Very small; little; puny. [A word used by children, ...
||TIP, n.1. The end; the point or extremity of any thing small; as the tip of the finger; the tip of ...
||TIP'PET, n. A narrow garment or covering for the neck, worn by females. It is now made of fur, ...
||TIP'PING, ppr. Covering the end or tip.
||TIP'PLE, v.i. To drink spiritus or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and ...
||TIP'PLED, pp. Drank in excess.1. a. Intoxicated; inebriated.
||TIP'PLER, n. One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spiritus liquors; a drunkard; a ...
||TIP'PLING-HOUSE, n. [tipple and house.] A house in which liquors are sold in drams or small ...
||TIP'PLING, ppr. Indulging in the habitual use of strong or spiritus liquors.TIP'PLING, n. The ...
||TIP'SY, a. [from tipple.] Fuddled; overpowered with strong drink; intoxicated.
||TIPT, pp. Having the end covered.
||TIP'TOE, n. [tip and tow.] The end of the toe. Upon his tiptoes stalketh stately by.To be or to ...
||TIRA'DE, n.1. Formerly in French music, the filling of an interval by the intermediate diatonic ...
||TIRE, n. [Heb. tur, a row or series.]1. A tier; a row or rank. This is the same word as tier, ...
||TI'RED, pp. Wearied; fatigued.
||TI'REDNESS, n. The state of being wearied; weariness.
||TI'RESOME, a. Wearisome; fatiguing; exhausting the strength; as a tiresome day's work; a tiresome ...
||TI'RESOMENESS, n. The act or quality of tiring or exhausting strength or patience; wearisomeness; ...
||TI'REWOMAN, n. [tire and woman.] A woman whose occupation is to make head dresses.
||TI'RING-ROOM, n. The room or place where players dress for the stage.
||TI'RING, ppr. Wearying; fatiguing; exhausting strength or patience.
||TIR'WIT, n. A bird. [L. vanellus.]N.B. The lapwing is called teewit in Scotland, (Ed Encyc.) and ...
||'TIS, a contraction of it is.
||TIS'ICAL, a. s as z. [for phthisic, phthisical.] Consumptive.
||TIS'RI, n. The first Hebrew month of the civil year, and the seventh of the ecclesiastical; ...
||TISSUE, n. tish'u.1. Cloth interwoven with gold or silver, or with figured colors. A robe of ...
||TIS'SUED, pp. Interwoven; formed with variegated work.
||TIS'SUING, ppr. Interweaving; forming with variegated work.
||TIT, n. The projecting part of the female breast; the dug of a beast; the pap of a woman; the ...
||TITANIF'EROUS, a. [titan or titanium, and L. fero.] Producing titanium; as titaniferous pyrites.
||TI'TANITE, n. An ore or oxyd of titanium, commonly of a reddish brown color,when it is opake; it ...
||TITANIT'IC, a. Pertaining to titanium.
||TITA'NIUM, n. In mineralogy, a metal of modern discovery, and of a dark copper color, first found ...
||TIT'BIT, n. A tender piece. [See Tidbit.]
||TI'THABLE, a. Subject to the payment of tithes.
||TI'THE-FREE, a. Exempt from the payment of tithes.
||TI'THE-PAYING, a. Paying tithes; subjected to pay tithes.
||TITHE, n. The tenth part of any thing; but appropriately, the tenth part of the increase annually ...
||TI'THED, pp. Taxed a tenth.
||TI'THER, n. One who collects tithes.
||TI'THING, ppr. Levying a tax on, to the amount of a tenth.TI'THING, n. A decennary; a number or ...
||TI'THINGMAN, n. [tithing and man.]1. The chief man of a tithing; a headborrough; one elected to ...
||TITH'YMAL, n. [Gr. the breast.] A plant, milk thistle, of the genus Euphorbia.
||TIT'ILLATE, v.i. [L. titillo.] To tickle. The pungent grains of titillating dust.
||TIT'ILLATING, ppr. Tickling.
||TITILLA'TION, n. [L. titillatio.]1. The act of tickling; or the state of being tickled.2. Any ...
||TIT'L`ARK, n. [tit and lark.] A small bird, a species of Alauda or lark.
||TI'TLE-PAGE, n. [title and page.] The page of a book which contains its title.
||TI'TLE, n. [L. titulus. This may belong to the family of Gr. to set or put.]1. An inscription put ...
||TI'TLED, pp. Called; named.1. a. Having a title.
||TI'TLELESS, a. Not having a title or name. [Not in use.]
||TI'TLING, ppr. Calling; denominating; entitling.
||TIT'MOUSE, n. [tit, small, and mouse.] A small bird of the genus Parus.
||TIT'TER, v.i. To laugh with the tongue striking against the root of the upper teeth; to laugh with ...
||TIT'TLE-TATTLE, n. [tattle, doubled.]1. Idle trifling talk; empty prattle.2. An idle trifling ...
||TIT'TLE, n. [from tit, small.] A small particle; a minute part; a jot; an iota.
||TITUBA'TION, n. [L. titubo, to stumble.] The act of stumbling.
||TIT'ULAR, a. [L. titulus.]1. Existing in title or name only; nominal; having or conferring the ...
||TITULAR'ITY, n. The state of being titular.
||TIT'ULARLY, adv. Nominally; by title only.
||TIT'ULARY, n. A person invested with a title, in virtue of which he holds an office or benefice, ...
||TIV'ER, n. A kind of ocher which is used in marking sheep in some parts of England. ...
||TIV'ERING, ppr. Marking with tiver. [Local.]TIV'ERING, n. The act or practice of marking with ...
||TIV'Y, adv. [See Tantivy.] With great speed; a huntsman's word or sound.
||TO-MOR'ROW, n. [to and morrow.] The day after the present. One to-day is worth two to-morrows.
||TO-NIGHT, n. [to and night.] The present night, or the night after the present day.
||TO, prep.1. Noting motion towards a place; opposed to from, or placed after another word ...
||TOAD-FLAX, n. [toad and flax.] A plant of the genus Antirrhinum; snap-dragon; calves'snout.
||TOAD-STONE, n. [toad and stone.] In mineralogy, a sort of trap rock, of a brownish gray color. ...
||TOAD-STOOL, n. [toad and stoll.] A sort of fungous plant that grows in moist and rich grounds like ...
||TOAD, n. A paddoc, an animal of the genus Rana, the Rana Bufo of Linne; a small clumsy animal, the ...
||TOAD'EATER, n. A vulgar name given to a fawning, obsequious parasite; a mean sycophant.
||TOAD'FISH, n. [toad and fish.] A fish of the genus Lophius, the fishing frog.
||TOADISH, a. Like a toad. [Not used.]
||TOAST, v.t. [L. tostus.]1. To dry and scorch by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread or cheese. ...
||TOASTED, pp. Scorched by heat; named in drinking the health.
||TOASTER, n. One who toasts.1. An instrument for toasting bread or cheese.
||TO'ASTING, ppr. Scorching by fire; drinking to the honor of.
||TOBAC'CO-PIPE, n. [tobacco and pipe.] A pipe used for smoking tobacco, often made of clay and ...
||TOBAC'CO, n. [so named from Tabaco, a province of Yucatan, in Spanish America, where it was first ...
||TOBAC'CONIST, n. A dealer in tobacco; also, a manufacturer of tobacco.
||TOCK'AY, n. A species of spotted lizard in India.
||TOC'SIN, n. An alarm bell, or the ringing of a bell for the purpose of alarm.
||TOD, n.1. A bush; a thick shrub.2. A quantity of wool of twenty eight pounds, or two stone.3. A ...
||TO'DAY, n. [to and day.] The present day.
||TOD'DY, n. A juice drawn from various kinds of the palm in the E. Indies; or a liquor prepared ...
||TO'DY, n. A genus of insectivorous birds, of the order of Picae; natives of warm climates.
||TOE, n. [L. digitus . Toe is contracted from tog, the primary word on which L. digitus is formed, ...
||TOFT, n. [probably from the root of tuft.]1. A grove of trees.2. In law books, a place where a ...
||TO'GED, a. [L. toga, a gown; togatus, gowned.] Gowned; dressed in a gown; wearing a gown; as toged ...
||TOGETH'ER, adv.1. In company. We walked together to the wood.2. In or into union. The king ...
||TOG'GEL, n. A small wooden pin tapering towards both ends.
||TOIL, v.i. To labor; to work; to exert strength with pain and fatigue of body or mind, ...
||TOIL'ER, n. One who toils, or labors with pain.
||TOIL'ET, n. 1. A covering or cloth of linen, silk or tapestry, spread over a table in a chamber or ...
||TOIL'ING, ppr. Laboring with pain.
||TOIL'SOME, a. Laborious; wearisome; attended with fatigue and pain; as toilsome work; a toilsome ...
||TOIL'SOMENESS, n. Laboriousness; wearisomeness.
||TOISE, n. tois. A fathom or long measure in France, containing six feet; but the French foot is ...
||TOKA'Y, n. A kind of wine produced at Tokay in Hungary, made of white grapes. It is distinguished ...
||TOKEN, n. to'kn. [L. signum, dialetically varied, or from the same radix.]1. A sign; something ...
||TO'KENED, a. Being marked with spots.
||TOL-BOOTH. [See Toll-booth.]
||TOL, v.t. [L. tollo.] To take away; a law term.
||TO'LA, n. In India, a weight for gold and silver, but different in different places.
||TOLD, pret. and pp. of tell. Who told thee that thou wast naked? Gen.3. Thou hast mocked me, and ...
||TOLE, v.t. To draw or cause to follow by presenting something pleasing or desirable to view; to ...
||TO'LED, pp. Drawn; allured; induced to follow.
||TOL'ERABLE, a. [L. tolerabilis. See Tolerate.]1. That may be borne or endured; supportable, ...
||TOL'ERABLENESS, n. The state of being tolerable.
||TOL'ERABLY, adv. Supportably; in a manner to be endured.1. Moderately well; passably; not ...
||TOL'ERANCE, n. [L. tolerantia, from tolero, to bear.] The power or capacity of enduring; or the ...
||TOL'ERANT, a. Enduring; indulgent; favoring toleration.
||TOL'ERATE, v.t. [L. tolero, from tollo, to lift.] To suffer to be or to be done without ...
||TOL'ERATED, pp. Suffered; allowed; not prohibited or restrained.
||TOL'ERATING, ppr. Enduring; suffering to be or to be done; allowing; not restraining.
||TOLERA'TION, n. [L. toleratio.] The act of tolerating; the allowance of that which is not wholly ...
||TOLL-B`AR, n. [toll and bar.] A bar or beam used for stopping boats on a canal at the toll-house.
||TOLL-BOOTH, n. [toll and booth.] A place where goods are weighed to ascertain the duties or ...
||TOLL-BRIDGE, n. A bridge where toll is paid for passing it.
||TOLL-GATE, n. A gate where toll is taken.
||TOLL-GATHERER, n. The man who takes toll.
||TOLL-HOUSE, n. A house or shed placed by a road near a toll-gate, or at the end of a toll-bridge, ...
||TOLL, n. [Gr. toll, custom, and end, exit, from cutting off; Eng. dole; diolam, to sell, to ...
||TOLLING, ppr. Causing to sound in a slow grave manner.1. Taking away; removing.2. Sounding, as a ...
||TOLUTA'TION, n. [L. toluto.] A pacing or ambling. [Not used.]
||TOM'AHAWK, n. An Indian hatchet.TOM'AHAWK, v.t. To cut or kill with a hatchet called a tomahawk.
||TOMA'TO, n. A plant, and its fruit, a species of Solanum. It is called sometimes the love-apple.
||TOMB, n. toom. [L. tumulus, a heap or hillock; tumeo, to swell.]1. A grave; a pit in which the ...
||TOM'BAC, n. A white allow of copper; a metallic composition made by mixing and fusing together a ...
||TOMBLESS, a. Destitute of a tomb or sepulchral monument.
||TOM'BOY, n. [Tom, Thomas, and boy.] A rude boisterous boy; also in sarcasm, a romping girl. ...
||TOMBSTONE, n. [tomb and stone.] A stone erected over a grave, to preserve the memory of the ...
||TOME, n. [Gr. a piece or section, to cut off.] A book; as many writings as are bound in a volume, ...
||TOMENT'OUS, a. [L. tomentum, down.] In botany, downy; nappy; cottony; or flocky; covered with ...
||TOM'PION, n. The stopper of a cannon or other piece of ordnance, consisting of a cylinder of wood.
||TOM'TIT, n. A little bird, the titmouse.
||TON, the termination of names of places,is town.TON, n. The prevailing fashion.TON, n. The weight ...
||TO'NE-SYLLABLE, a. An accented syllable.
||TONE, n. [L. tonus; Gr. sound; L. tono; Gr. to sound, to strain or stretch. The L. sonus is ...
||TO'NED, a. Having a tone; used in composition; as high-toned; sweet-toned.
||TO'NELESS, a. Having no tone; unmusical.
||TONG, n. [See Tongs.] The catch of a buckle. [Not used.] [See Tongue.]
||TONGS, n. plu. An instrument of metal, consisting of two parts or long shafts joined at one end; ...
||TON'IC, a. [L. tonus. See Tone.]1. Literally, increasing tension; hence, increasing strength, as ...
||TON'NAGE, n. [from ton, a corrupt orthography. See Tun.]1. The weight of goods carried in a boat ...
||TON'SIL, n. [L. tonsilloe. This word seems to be formed from tonsus, tondeo,to clip.] In anatomy, ...
||TON'SURE, n. [L. tonsura, from tonsus, shaved; tondeo, to clip or shave.]1. The act of clipping ...
||TONTINE, n. An annuity on survivorship; or a loan raised on life-annuities, with the benefit of ...
||TO'NY, n. A simpleton. [Ludicrous.]
||TOO, adv.1. Over; more than enough; noting excess; as, a thing is too long, too short,or too wide; ...
||TOOK, pret. of take. Enoch was not, for God took him. Gen.5.
||TOOL, n. [In old Law Latin, we find attile, attilia, stores, tools, implements.]1. An instrument ...
||TOOM, a. Empty. [Not in use.]
||TOOT, v.i. [L. do, dedi.]1. To stand out or be prominent. [Not in use.]2. To make a particular ...
||TOOT'ER, n. One who plays upon a pipe or horn.
||TOOTH, n. plu. teeth. [L. dens.]1. A bony substance growing out of the jaws of animals, and ...
||TOOTHACHE-TREE, n. A shrub of the genus Zanthoxylum.
||TOOTH'ACHE, n. [tooth and ache.] Pain in the teeth.
||TOOTH'ED, pp. or a. Having teeth or jags. In botany, dentate; having projecting points, remote ...
||TOOTH'FUL, a. Palatable. [Not in use.]
||TOOTH'LESS, a. Having no teeth.
||TOOTH'LETTED, a. In botany, denticulate; having very small teeth or notches; as a leaf.
||TOOTH'PICKER, n. [tooth and pick.] An instrument for cleaning the teeth of substances lodged ...
||TOOTH'SOME, a. Palatable; grateful to the taste.
||TOOTH'SOMENESS, n. Pleasantness to the taste.
||TOOTH'WORT, n. A plant whose roots resemble human teeth,such as the Lathroea squamaria, various ...
||TOOTH'Y, a. Toothed; having teeth.
||TOOT'ING, ppr. Sounding in a particular manner.
||TOP'-CHAIN, n. In ships, a chain to sling the lower yards in time of action, to prevent their ...
||TOP'-DRESSING, n. A dressing of manure laid on the surface of land.
||TOP-GAL'LANT, a. [See Top-sail.]1. Highest; elevated; splendid; as a top-gallant spark.
||TOP-HEAVY, a. top'-hevy. [top and heavy.] Having the top or upper part too heavy for the lower.
||TOP'-MAST, n. In ships, the second mast, or that which is next above the lower mast. Above that ...
||TOP'-MOST, a. [top and most.] Highest; uppermost; as the topmost cliff; the top-most branch of a ...
||TOP'-ROPE, n. A rope to sway up a top-mast, &c.
||TOP'-SAIL, n. A sail extended across the top-mast, above which is the top-gallant-sail.
||TOP, n.1. The highest part of any thing; the upper end, edge or extremity; as the top of a tree; ...
||TO'PAN, n. A name of the horned Indian raven, or rhinoceros bird.
||TO'PARCH, n. [Gr.place, and a chief.] The principal man in a place or country.
||TO'PARCHY, n. A little state, consisting of a few cities or towns; a petty country governed by a ...
||TO'PAZ, n. [Gr.] A mineral, said to be so called from Topazos, a small isle in the Arabic gulf, ...
||TOPAZ'OLITE, n. A variety of precious garnet, of a topaz yellow color, or an olive green.
||TOPE, n. A fish of the shark kind, the squalus galeus of Linne.TOPE, v.i. To drink hard; to drink ...
||TO'PER, n. One who drinks to excess; a drunkard; a sot.
||TOP'ET, n. A small bird, the crested titmouse.N.B. The crested titmouse of Latham, Parus bicolor, ...
||TOP'FULL, a. [top and full.] Full to the brim.
||TOPHA'CEOUS, a. Gritty; sandy; rough; stony.
||TO'PHET, n. [Heb. tophet, a drum.] Hell; so called from a place east of Jerusalem where children ...
||TO'PHI, n. Ducksten; a stone formed by earthy depositions; called also tufa or trass.
||TOPH'IN, n. [from the Latin.] A kind of sandstone.
||TOP'IARY, a. [L. topiarius, ornamented.] Shaped by clipping or cutting.
||TOP'IC, n. [Gr. place; L. topicus, topica.]1. Any subject of discourse or argument. The ...
||TOP'ICAL, a. [supra.] Pertaining to a place, limited; local; as a topical remedy.1. Pertaining to ...
||TOP'ICALLY, adv. Locally; with limitation to a part.1. With application to a particular part; as ...
||TOP'LESS, a. Having no top; as a topless highth.
||TOP'MAN, n. [top and man.] The man who stands above in sawing.1. In ships, a man standing in the ...
||TOPOG'RAPHER, n. [See Topography.] One who describes a particular place,town, city or tract of ...
||TOPOGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to topography; descriptive of a place.
||TOPOGRAPH'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of topography.
||TOPOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr.place, and description.] The description of a particular place,city, town, ...
||TOP'PING-LIFT, n. A large strong tackle employed to suspend or top the outer end of a gaff, or of ...
||TOP'PING, ppr. Covering the top; capping; surpassing; cropping; lopping.1. a. Fine; gallant.[But ...
||TOP'PINGLY, adv. Proudly; with airs of disdain. [Not an elegant word, nor much used.]
||TOP'PLE, v.i. [from top.] To fall forward; to pitch or tumble down. Though castles topple on their ...
||TOP'PLING, ppr. Falling forward.
||TOPSY-TUR'VY, adv. In an inverted posture; with the top or head downwards; as, to turn a carriage ...
||TOPT, pp. or a. Covered on the top; capped; surpassed; cropped; having the top cut off.
||TOP'TOP, n. The highest or utmost degree.
||TOQUET, n. toka'. A kind of bonnet or head dress for women.
||TOR, n. [L. turris.] A tower; a turret; also, a high pointed hill; used in names.
||TORCH'-BEARER, n. [torch and bear.] One whose office is to carry a torch.
||TORCH'-THISTLE, n. A plant of the genus Cactus.common name of a subdivision of the genus Cactus, ...
||TORCH, n. [L. torqueo, tortus.] A light or luminary formed of some combustible substance, as of ...
||TORCH'ER, n. One that gives light. [Not used.]
||TORE, pret. of tear. He tore his robe.TORE, n. The dead grass that remains on mowing land in ...
||TOREUMATOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. sculpture, and description.] A description of ancient sculptures and ...
||TOR'MENT, n. [L. tormentum.; torqueo, torno; Eng. tour; that is, from twisting, straining.]1. ...
||TORMENT'ED, pp. Painted to extremity; teased; harassed.
||TORMENT'IL, n. A genus of plants,the septfoil. The root is used in medicines as a powerful ...
||TORMENT'ING, ppr. Paining to an extreme degree; inflicting severe distress and anguish; teasing; ...
||TORMENT'OR, n. He or that which torments; one who inflicts penal anguish or tortures.1. In ...
||TORN, pp. of tear. Neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn by the beasts in the field. Ex.22.
||TORNA'DO, n. [from the root of turn; that is, a whirling wind.]A violent gust of wind, or a ...
||TO'ROUS, a. [L. torosus.] In botany, protuberant; swelling in knobs, like the veins and muscles; ...
||TORPE'DO, n. [L. from torpeo, to be numb.] The cramp fish or electric ray, Raia torpedo. This ...
||TOR'PENT, a. [L. torpens, torpeo.] Benumbed; torpid; having no motion or activity; incapable of ...
||TORPES'CENCE, n. A state of insensibility; torpidness; numbness; stupidity.
||TORPES'CENT, a. [L. torpescens.] Becoming torpid or numb.
||TOR'PID, a. [L. torpidus, torpeo.]1. Having lost motion or the power of exertion and feeling; ...
||TORPID'ITY, n. Torpidness.
||TOR'PIDNESS'PITUDE, n. The state of being torpid; numbness. Torpidness may amount to total ...
||TOR'POR, n. [L.] Numbness; inactivity; loss of motion, or of the power of motion. Torpor may ...
||TORPORIF'IC, a. [L. torpor and facio.] Tending to produce torpor.
||TORREFAC'TION, n. [L.torrefacio; torridus and facio.]1. The operation of drying by a fire.2. In ...
||TOR'REFIED,. pp. Dried; roasted; scorched. Torrefied earth, in agriculture, is that which has ...
||TOR'REFY, v.t. [L. torrefacio; L. torridus, torreo,and facio.]1. To dry by a fire.2. In ...
||TOR'REFYING, ppr. Drying by a fire; roasting; parching.
||TOR'RENT, n. [L. torrens. This is the participle of torreo, to parch; Eng. tear.]1. A violent ...
||TORRICEL'LIAN, a. Pertaining to Torricelli, an Italian philosopher and mathematician, who ...
||TOR'RID, a. [L. torridus, from torreo, to roast.]1. Parched; dried with heat; as a torrid plain or ...
||TOR'RIDNESS, n. The state of being very hot or parched.
||TORSE, n. [L. tortus.] In heraldry, a wreath.
||TOR'SEL, n. [supra.] Any thing in a twisted form; as torsels for mantle-trees.
||TOR'SION, n. [L. torsio, from torqueo, to twist.] The act of turning or twisting.Torsion balance, ...
||TOR'SO, n. The trunk of a statue, mutilated of head and limbs; as the torso of Hercules.
||TOR'STEN, n. An iron ore of a bright bluish black, &c.
||TORT, n. [L. tortus, twisted, from torqueo. The primary sense is to turn or strain, hence to ...
||TORT'IL, a. [L. tortilis.] Twisted; wreathed; coiled. In botany, coiled like a rope; as a tortile ...
||TOR'TION, n. [L. tortus.] Torment; pain. [Not in use.]
||TOR'TIOUS, a. [from tort.] Injurious; done by wrong.1. In law, implying tort, or injury for which ...
||TORT'IVE, a. [L. tortus.] Twisted; wreathed.
||TOR'TOISE-SHELL, n. [tortoise and shell.] The shell or rather scales of the tortoise, used in ...
||TORTOISE, n. tor'tis.] from L. tortus, twisted.]1. An animal of the genus Testudo, covered with a ...
||TORTUOS'ITY, n. [from tortuous.] The state of being twisted or wreathed; wreath; flexure.
||TORT'UOUS, a. [L. tortuosus.]1. Twisted; wreathed; winding; as a tortuous train; a tortuous leaf ...
||TORT'UOUSNESS, n. The state of being twisted.
||TORT'URE, n. [L. tortus, torqueo, to twist.]1. Extreme pain; anguish of body or mind; pang; agony; ...
||TORT'URED, pp. Tormented; stretched on the wheel; harassed.
||TORT'URER, n. One who tortures; a tormenter.
||TORT'URING, ppr. Tormenting; stretching on the rack; vexing.
||TORT'URINGLY, adv. So as to torture or torment.
||TORT'UROUS, a. Tormenting. [Not in use.]
||TOR'ULOSE, a. In botany, swelling a little.
||TO'RUS, n. A molding. [See Tore.]
||TORV'ITY, n. [L. torvitas; from twisting, supra.] Sourness or severity of countenance.
||TORV'OUS, a. [L. torvus, from the root of torqueo, to twist.]Sour of aspect; stern; of a severe ...
||TO'RY, n. [said to be an Irish word, denoting a robber;perhaps from tor, a bush, as the Irish ...
||TO'RYISM, n. The principles of the tories.
||TOSE, v.t. s as z. To tease wool. [Not in use or local.]
||TOSS, v.t. pret. and pp. tossed or tost.1. To throw with the hand; particularly, to throw with the ...
||TOSS'ED, pp. Thrown upward suddenly or with a jerk; made to rise and fall suddenly.
||TOSS'EL. [See Tassel.]
||TOSS'ER, n. One who tosses.
||TOSS'ING, ppr. Throwing upward with a jerk; raising suddenly; as the head.TOSS'ING, n. The act of ...
||TOST, pret. and pp. of toss. In a troubled sea of passion tost.
||TO'TAL, a. [L. totalis, totus.]1. Whole; full; complete; as total darkness; a total departure from ...
||TOTAL'ITY, n. The whole sum; whole quantity or amount.
||TO'TALLY, adv. Wholly; entirely; fully; completely; as, to be totally exhausted; all hope totally ...
||TO'TALNESS, n. Entireness.
||TOTE, v.t. To carry or convey. [A word used in slaveholding countries; said to have been ...
||TOT'TER, v.i. [This may be allied to titter.]1. To shake so as to threaten a fall; to vacillate; ...
||TOT'TERING, ppr. Shaking, as threatening a fall; vacillating; reeling; inclining.
||TOT'TERY, a. Shaking; trembling or vacillating as if about to fall; unsteady. [Not in use.] ...
||TOU'CAN, n. A fowl of the genus Ramphastos; also, a constellation of nine small stars.
||TOUCH-HOLE, n. tuch'-hole. [touch and hole.] The vent of a cannon or other species of fire-arms, ...
||TOUCH-ME-NOT, n. A plant of the genus Impatiens, and another of the genus Momordica.
||TOUCH-NEEDLE, n. tuch'-needle. [touch and needle.] Touch-needles are small bars of gold, silver ...
||TOUCH-WOOD, n. tuch'-wood. [touch and wood.] Decayed wood, used like a match for taking fire from ...
||TOUCH, v.t. tuch. [L. tango, originally tago, [our vulgar tag.] pret. tetigi, pp. tactus.]1. To ...
||TOUCHABLE, a. tuch'able. That may be touched; tangible.
||TOUCHINESS, n. tuch'iness. [from touchy.]Peevishness; irritability; irascibility.
||TOUCHING, ppr. tuch'ing. Coming on contact with; hitting; striking; affecting.1. Concerning; ...
||TOUCHINGLY, adv. tuch'ingly. In a manner to move the passions; feelingly.
||TOUCHSTONE, n. tuch'stone. [touch and stone.]1. A stone by which metals are examined; a black, ...
||TOUCHY, a. tuch'y. [vulgarly techy.] Peevish; irritable; irascible; apt to take fire. [Not ...
||TOUGH, a. tuf.1. Having the quality of flexibility without brittleness; yielding to force without ...
||TOUGHEN, v.i. tuf'n. To grow tough.TOUGHEN, v.t. tuf'n. To make tough.
||TOUGHLY, adv. tuf'ly. In a tough manner.
||TOUGHNESS, n. tuf'ness. The quality of a substance which renders it in some degree flexible, ...
||TOUPET, n. A little tuft; a curl or artificial lock of hair.
||TOUR, n.1. Literally, a going round; hence, a journey in a circuit; as the tour of Europe; the ...
||TOURIST, n. One who makes a tour, or performs a journey in a circuit.
||TOURN, n. The sheriff's turn or court; also, a spinning wheel. [Not American.]
||TOURNAMENT, n. turn'ament. A martial sport or exercise formerly performed by cavaliers to show ...
||TOURNEQUET, n. turn'eket. A surgical instrument or bandage which is straitened or relaxed with a ...
||TOURNEY, n. turn'ey. A tournament, supra.TOURNEY, v.i. turn'ey. To tilt; to perform tournaments.
||TOUSE, v.t. touz. To pull; to haul; to tear. [Hence Towser.] As a bear whom angry curs have ...
||TOUS'EL, v.t. s as z. The same as touse; to put into disorder; to tumble; to tangle. [Used by the ...
||TOW-LINE, n. [tow and line.] A small hawser, used to tow a ship, &c.
||TOW-ROPE, n. [tow and rope.] Any rope used in towing ships or boats.
||TOW, v.t. [L. duco.] To drag, as a boat or ship, through the water by means of a rope. Towing is ...
||TOWAGE, n. [from tow, the verb.] The act of towing.1. The price paid for towing.
||TO'WARDLINESS, n. [from towardly.] Readiness to do or learn; aptness; docility. The beauty and ...
||TO'WARDLY, a. Ready to do or learn; apt; docile; tractable; compliant with duty.
||TO'WARDNESS, n. Docility; towardliness.
||TO'WARDS, prep. [L. versus, verto.]1. In the direction to. He set his face toward the wilderness. ...
||TOW'EL, n. A cloth used for wiping the hands and for other things.
||TOW'ER-MUSTARD, n. [tower and mustard.] A plant of the genus Turritis.
||TOW'ER, n. [L. turris.]1. A building, either round or square, raised to a considerable elevation ...
||TOW'ERED, a. Adorned or defended by towers.
||TOW'ERING, ppr. Rising aloft; mounting high; soaring.1. a. Very high; elevated; as a towering ...
||TOW'ERY, a. Having towers; adorned or defended by towers; as towery cities.
||TOWING-PATH, n. A path used by men or horses that tow boats.To wit, to know; namely.
||TOWING, ppr. Drawing on water, as a boat.
||TOWN-CRI'ER, n. [town and cry.] A public crier; one who makes proclamation.
||TOWN'-HOUSE, n. [town and house.] The house where the public business of the town is transacted by ...
||TOWN, n.1. Originally, a walled or fortified place; a collection of houses inclosed with walls, ...
||TOWN'ISH, a. Pertaining to the inhabitants of a town; like the town.
||TOWN'LESS, a. Having no town.
||TOWN'SHIP, n. The district or territory of a town. In New England, the states are divided into ...
||TOWNS'MAN, n. [town and man.] An inhabitant of a place; or one of the same town with another.1. A ...
||TOWS'ER, n. [from touse.] The name of a dog.
||TOX'ICAL, a. [L. toxicum.] Poisonous. [Little used.]
||TOXICOL'OGY, n. [Gr. poison, and discourse.] A discourse on poisons; or the doctrine of poisons.
||TOY, n.1. A plaything for children; a bauble.2. A trifle; a thing for amusement, but of no real ...
||TOY'ER, n. One who toys; one who is full of trifling tricks.
||TOY'FUL, a. Full of trifling play.
||TOY'ING, ppr. Dallying; trifling.
||TOY'ISH, a. Trifling; wanton.
||TOY'ISHNESS, n. Disposition to dalliance or trifling.
||TOY'MAN, n. [toy and man.] One that deals in toys.
||TOY'SHOP, n. [toy and shop.] A shop where toys are sold.
||TOZE, v.t. To pull by violence. [See Touse.]
||TRACE, n. [L. tractus, tracto. See Track, and the verb Trace.]1. A mark left by any thing ...
||TRA'CEABLE, a. That may be traced.
||TRA'CED, pp. Marked out; delineated; followed.
||TRA'CER, n. One that traces or follows by marks.
||TRA'CERY, n. Ornamental stone work.
||TRA'CHEA, n. [Low L. from Gr. rough.] In anatomy, the windpipe.
||TRA'CHEAL, a. Pertaining to the trachea or windpipe; as the tracheal artery.
||TRA'CHEOCELE, n. [trachea and a tumor.] An enlargement of the thyroid gland; bronchocele or ...
||TRACHEOT'OMY, n. [trachea and to cut.] In surgery, the operation of making an opening into the ...
||TRA'CHYTE, n. [Gr.rough.] A species of volcanic rock, composed of crystals of glassy feldspar, ...
||TRACHYT'IC, a. Pertaining to trachyte, or consisting of it.
||TRA'CING, ppr. [from trace.] Marking out; drawing in lines; following by marks or ...
||TRACK, n.1. A mark left by something that has passed along; as the track of a ship, a wake; the ...
||TRACK'ED, pp. Followed by the footsteps.
||TRACK'ING, ppr. Following by the impression of the feet; drawing a boat; towing.
||TRACK'LESS, a. Having no track; marked by no footsteps; untrodden; as a trackless desert.
||TRACT, n. [L. tractus; traho.]1. Something drawn out or extended.2. A region, or quantity of land ...
||TRACTABIL'ITY, n. [from tractable.] The quality or state of being tractable or docile; docility; ...
||TRACT'ABLE, a. [L. tractabilis, from tracto, to handle or lead.]1. That may be easily led, taught ...
||TRACT'ABLENESS, n. The state or quality of being tractable or manageable; docility; as the ...
||TRACT'ABLY, adv. In a tractable manner; with ready compliance.
||TRACT'ATE, n. [L. tractatus.] A treatise; a tract. [Not now in use.]
||TRACTA'TION, n. [L. tractatio.] Treatment or handling of a subject; discussion.
||TRACTA'TRIX, n. In geometry, a curve line.
||TRACT'ILE, a. [L. tractus.] Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile. Bodies are tractile or ...
||TRACTIL'ITY, n. The quality of being tractile; ductility.
||TRAC'TION, n. [L. tractus, traho.] The act of drawing, or state of being drawn; as the traction of ...
||TRACT'OR, n. That which draws, or is used for drawing.
||TRA'DE-WIND, n. [trade and wind. A wind that favors trade. A trade wind is a wind that blows ...
||TRADE, n. [L. tracto, to handle, use, treat.]1. The act or business of exchanging commodities by ...
||TRA'DED, a. Versed; practiced. [Not in use.]
||TRA'DEFUL, a. Commercial; busy in traffic.
||TRA'DER, n. One engaged in trade or commerce; a dealer in buying and selling or barter; as a ...
||TRA'DESFOLK, n. People employed in trade. [Not in use.]
||TRA'DESMAN, n. [trade and man.] A shopkeeper. A merchant is called a trader, but not a ...
||TRA'DING, ppr. Trafficking; exchanging commodities by barter,or buying and selling them.1. a. ...
||TRADI'TION, n. [L. traditio, from trado, to deliver.]1. Delivery; the act of delivering into the ...
||TRADI'TIONALLY, adv. By transmission from father to son, or from age to age; as an opinion or ...
||TRADI'TIONARY, a. Delivered orally from father to son; communicated from ancestors to descendants ...
||TRADI'TIONIST, n. One who adheres to tradition.
||TRAD'ITIVE, a. [L. trado.] Transmitted or transmissible from father to son, or from age to age, by ...
||TRAD'ITOR, n. [L.] A deliverer; a name of infamy given to christians who delivered the Scriptures ...
||TRADU'CE, v.t. [L. traduco; trans, over,and duco, to lead.]1. To represent as blamable; to ...
||TRADU'CED, pp. Misrepresented; calumniated.
||TRADU'CEMENT, n. Misrepresentation; ill founded censure; defamation; calumny. [Little used.]
||TRADU'CENT, a. Slandering; slanderous.
||TRADU'CER, n. One that traduces; a slanderer; a calumniator.
||TRADU'CIBLE, a. That may be orally derived or propagated. [Little used.]
||TRADU'CING, ppr. Slandering; defaming; calumniating.
||TRADU'CINGLY, adv. Slanderously; by way of defamation.
||TRADUC'TION, n. [L. traductio.] Derivation from one of the same kind; propagation. If by ...
||TRADUC'TIVE, a. Derivable; that may be deduced.
||TRAF'FICK, n. [L. trans.] 1. Trade; commerce,either by barter or by buying and selling. This ...
||TRAF'FICKABLE, a. Marketable. [Not in use.]
||TRAF'FICKER, n. One who caries on commerce; a trader; a merchant. Is.8.
||TRAF'FICKING, ppr. Trading; bartering; buying and selling goods, wares and commodities.
||TRAG'ACANTH, n. [L. tragacanthum; Gr. a goat, and thorn.]1. Goat's thorn; a plant of the genus ...
||TRAGE'DIAN, n.[L. tragoedus. See Tragedy.] A writer of tragedy.1. More generally, an actor of ...
||TRAG'EDY, n. [Gr. said to be composed of a goat, and a song, because originally it consisted in a ...
||TRAGI-COM'EDY, n. A kind of dramatic piece representing some action passed among eminent persons, ...
||TRAGI-COM'ICAL, a. Pertaining to tragi-comedy; partaking of a mixture of grave and comic scenes.
||TRAGI-COM'ICALLY, adv. In a tragicomical manner.
||TRAG'ICAL, a. [L. tragicus.]1. Pertaining to tragedy; of the nature or character of tragedy; as a ...
||TRAG'ICALLY, adv. In a tragical manner; with fatal issue; mournfully; sorrowfully. The play ends ...
||TRAG'ICALNESS, n. Fatality; mournfulness; sadness. We moralize the fable in the tragicalness of ...
||TRAIL, v.t. [L. traho.]1. To hunt by the track. [See the Norman, supra.]2. To draw along the ...
||TRAILED, pp. Hunted by the tracks; laid flat; drawn along on the ground; brought to a lower ...
||TRA'ILING, ppr. Hunting by the track; drawing on the ground; trading down; laying flat; bringing ...
||TRA'IN-BAND, n. [train and band.] A band or company of militia. Train-bands, in the ...
||TRA'IN-BEARER, n. [train and bearer.] One who holds up a train.
||TRA'IN-OIL, n. [train and oil.] The oil procured from the blubber or fat of whales by boiling.
||TRA'IN-ROAD, n. [train and road.] In mines, a slight rail-way for small wagons.
||TRAIN, v.t. [L. traho, to draw?]1. To draw along. In hollow cube he train'd His devilish ...
||TRA'INABLE, a. That may be trained. [Little used.]
||TRA'INED, pp. Drawn; allured; educated; formed by instruction.
||TRA'INING, ppr. Drawing; alluring; educating; teaching and forming by practice.TRA'INING, n. The ...
||TRA'INY, a. Belonging to train-oil. [Not in use.]
||TRAIPSE, v.i. To walk sluttishly or carelessly. [A low word.]
||TRAIT, n. [L. tractus. See Tract and Treat.]1. A stroke; a touch. By this single trait, Homer ...
||TRA'ITOR, n. [L. traditor; trado, to deliver.]1. One who violates his allegiance and betrays his ...
||TRA'ITORLY, a. Treacherous. [Not in use.]
||TRA'ITOROUS, a. Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless; as a traitorous officer or ...
||TRA'ITOROUSLY, adv. In violation of allegiance and trust; treacherously; perfidiously. They had ...
||TRA'ITOROUSNESS, n. Treachery; the quality of being treasonable.
||TRA'ITRESS, n. A female who betrays her country or her trust.
||TRAJECT', v.t. [L. trajectus,trajicio; trans and jacio, to throw.]To throw or cast through; as, to ...
||TRAJECT'ING, ppr. Casting through.
||TRAJEC'TION, n. The act of casting or darting through.1. Transportation.2. Emission.
||TRAJECT'ORY, n. The orbit of a comet; the path described by a comet in its motion, which Dr. ...
||TRALA'TION, n. [from L. translatio.] A change in the use of a word, or the use of a word in a less ...
||TRALATI'TIOUS, a. [L. translatus, transfero.] Metaphorical; not literal.
||TRALATI'TIOUSLY, adv. Metaphorically; not in a literal sense.
||TRALIN'EATE, v.t. [L. trans and linea, line.] To deviate from any direction. [Not in use.]
||TRALU'CENT, a. [L. tralucens; trans and luceo.] Transparent; clear.
||TRAM'MEL, n.1. A kind of long net for catching birds or fishes. The trammel differs not much from ...
||TRAM'MELED, pp. Caught; confined; shackled.1. In the manege, a horse is said to be trammeled, ...
||TRAM'MELING, ppr. Catching; confining; shackling.
||TRAMON'TANE, n. One living beyond the mountain; a stranger.TRAMON'TANE, a. [L. trans, beyond, and ...
||TRAMP, v.t. To tread.TRAMP, v.i. To travel; to wander or stroll.
||TRAMP'ER, n. A stroller; a vagrant or vagabond.
||TRAM'PLE, v.t.1. To tread under foot; especially, to tread upon with pride, contempt, triumph or ...
||TRAM'PLED, pp. Trod on; trodden under foot.
||TRAM'PLER, n. One that tramples; one that treads down.
||TRAM'PLING, ppr. Treading under foot; prostrating by treading; treading with contempt and insult.
||TRANA'TION, n. [L. trano.] The act of passing over by swimming. [Not in use.]
||TR`ANCE, n. tr`ans. [L. transitus, a passing over; transeo, to pass over; trans and eo.] An ...
||TR`ANCED, a. Lying in a trance or ecstasy. And there I left him tranc'd.
||TRAN'GRAM, n. An odd thing intricately contrived. [It is said to be a cant word, and is not ...
||TRAN'QUIL, a. [L. tranquillus.] Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated. The atmosphere ...
||TRAN'QUILIZE, v.t. To quiet; to allay when agitated; to compose; to make calm and peaceful; as, to ...
||TRAN'QUILIZED, pp. Quieted; calmed; composed.
||TRAN'QUILIZING, ppr. Quieting; composing.
||TRANQUIL'LITY, n. [L. tranquillitas.] Quietness; a calm state; freedom from disturbance or ...
||TRAN'QUILLY, adv. Quietly; peacefully.
||TRAN'QUILNESS, n. Quietness; peacefulness.
||TRANSACT', v.t. [L. transactus, transigo; trans and ago; to act or drive through.] To do; to ...
||TRANSACT'ED, pp. Done; performed; managed.
||TRANSACT'ING, ppr. Managing; performing.
||TRANSAC'TION, n. The doing or performing of any business; management of any affair.1. That which ...
||TRANSACT'OR, n. One who performs or conducts any business.
||TRANSAL'PINE, a. [L. trans, beyond, and Alpine, of the Alps.]Lying or being beyond the Alps in ...
||TRANSAN'IMATE, v.t. [trans and animate.] To animate by the conveyance of a soul to another body.
||TRANSANIMA'TION, n. [L. trans and anima.] Conveyance of the soul from one body to another; ...
||TRANSATLAN'TIC, a. [L. trans, beyond, and Atlantic.] Lying or being beyond the Atlantic. When ...
||TRANSCEND', v.t. [L. transcendo; trans and scando, to climb.]1. To rise above; to surmount; as ...
||TRANSCEND'ED, pp. Overpassed; surpassed; exceeded.
||TRANSCEND'ENCY, n. Superior excellence; supereminence.1. Elevation above truth; exaggeration.
||TRANSCEND'ENT, a. [L. transcendens.] Very excellent; superior or supreme in excellence; surpassing ...
||TRANSCENDENT'AL, a. Supereminent; surpassing others; as transcendental being or ...
||TRANSCEND'ENTLY, adv. Very excellently; supereminently; by way of eminence. The law of ...
||TRANS'COLATE, v.t. [L. trans and colo, to strain.]To strain; to cause to pass through a sieve or ...
||TRANSCRI'BE, v.t. [L. transcribo; trans, over, and scribo, to write.] To copy; to write over ...
||TRANSCRI'BED, pp. Copied.
||TRANSCRI'BER, n. A copier; one who writes from a copy.
||TRANSCRI'BING, ppr. Writing from a copy; writing copy.
||TRAN'SCRIPT, n. [L. transcriptum.] A copy; a writing made from and according to an original; a ...
||TRANSCRIP'TION, n. The act of copying. Corruptions creep into books by repeated transcriptions.
||TRANSCRIPT'IVELY, adv. In manner of a copy.
||TRANSCUR', v.i. [L. transcurro; trans and curro, to run.]run or rove to and fro. [Little used.]
||TRANSCUR'SION, n. [supra.] A rambling or ramble; a passage beyond certain limits; extraordinary ...
||TRANSDUC'TION, n. [L. trans and duco.] The act of conveying over.
||TRANSE, n. Ecstasy. [See Trance.]
||TRANSELEMENTA'TION, n. [trans and element.] The change of the elements of one body into those of ...
||TRAN'SEPT, n. [L. trans and septum.] In ancient churches, the aisle extending across the nave and ...
||TRANSFER', v.t. [L. transfero; trans and fero, to carry.]1. To convey from one place or person to ...
||TRANSFER'ABLE, a. That may be transferred or conveyed from one place or person to another.1. ...
||TRANSFER'RED, pp. Conveyed from one to another.
||TRANSFERREE', n. The person to whom a transfer is made.
||TRANSFER'RER, n. One who makes a transfer or conveyance.
||TRANSFER'RING, ppr. Removing from one place or person to another; conveying to another, as a ...
||TRANSFIGURA'TION, n.1. A change of form; particularly, the supernatural change in the personal ...
||TRANSFIG'URE, v.t. [L. trans and figura.] To transform; to change the outward form or appearance. ...
||TRANSFIG'URED, pp. Changed in form.
||TRANSFIG'URING, ppr. Transforming; changing the external form.
||TRANSFIX', v.t. [L. transfixus, transfigo; trans and figo.]To pierce through, as with a pointed ...
||TRANSFIX'ED, pp. Pierced through.
||TRANSFIX'ING, ppr. Piercing through with a pointed weapon.
||TRANSFORM', v.t. [L. trans and forma.]1. To change the form of; to change the shape or appearance; ...
||TRANSFORMA'TION, n. The act or operation of changing the form or external appearance.1. ...
||TRANSFORM'ED, pp. Changed in form or external appearance; metamorphosed; transmuted; renewed.
||TRANSFORM'ING, ppr. Changing the form or external appearance; metamorphosing; transmuting; ...
||TRANSFREIGHT, v.i. transfra'te. To pass over the sea. [Not in use.]
||TRANSFRETA'TION, n. [L. trans and fretum, a strait.]The passing over a strait or narrow sea. ...
||TRANSFUSE, v.t. transfu'ze. [L. transfusus, transfundo; trans and fundo.]1. To pour, as liquor, ...
||TRANSFU'SED, pp. Poured form one vessel into another.
||TRANSFU'SIBLE, a. That may be transfused, &c.
||TRANSFU'SING, ppr. Pouring out of one vessel into another; transferring.
||TRANSFUSION, n. transfu'zhon. The act of pouring, as liquor, out of one vessel into another. In ...
||TRANSGRESS', v.t. [L. transgressus, transgredior; trans and gradior, to pass.]1. To pass over or ...
||TRANSGRESS'ED, pp. Overpassed; violated.
||TRANSGRESS'ING, ppr. Passing beyond; surpassing; violating; sinning.
||TRANSGRES'SION, n. The act of passing over or beyond any law or rule of moral duty; the violation ...
||TRANSGRES'SIONAL, a. That violates a law or rule of duty.
||TRANSGRESS'IVE, a. Faulty; culpable; apt to transgress.
||TRANSGRESS'OR, n. One who breaks a law or violates a command; one who violates any known rule or ...
||TRANSHA'PE, v.t. [trans and shape.] To transform. [Not in use.]
||TRANSHIP', v.t. [trans and ship.] To convey from one ship to another; a commercial word.
||TRANSHIP'MENT, n. The act of transferring, as goods, from one ship to another.
||TRANSHIP'PED, pp. Carried from one ship to another.
||TRANSHIP'PING, ppr. Carrying from one ship to another.
||TRANSIENT, a. tran'shent. [L. transiens, transeo; trans and eo.]1. Passing; not stationary; hence, ...
||TRAN'SIENTLY, adv. [supra.] In passage; for a short time; not with continuance. I touch here but ...
||TRAN'SIENTNESS, n. [supra.] Shortness of continuance; speedy passage.
||TRANSIL'IENCY, n. [L. transiliens, transilio; trans and salio.]A leap from thing to thing. [Not ...
||TRANS'IT-DUTY, n. A duty paid on goods that pass through a country.
||TRANS'IT, n. [L. transitus, from transeo.]1. A passing; a passing over or through; conveyance; as ...
||TRANSI'TION, n. transizh'on. [L. transitio.] Passage from one place or state to another; change; ...
||TRANS'ITIVE, a. Having the power of passing.1. In grammar, a transitive verb is one which is or ...
||TRANS'ITORILY, adv. [See Transitory.] With short continuance.
||TRANS'ITORINESS, n. A passing with short continuance; speedy departure or evanescence. Who is not ...
||TRANS'ITORY, a. [L. transitorius.] Passing without continuance; continuing a short time; fleeting; ...
||TRANSLA'TABLE, a. [from translate.] Capable of being translated or rendered into another language.
||TRANSLA'TE, v.t. [L. translatus, from transfero; trans, over, and fero, to bear.]1. To bear, carry ...
||TRANSLA'TED, pp. Conveyed from one place to another; removed to heaven without dying; rendered ...
||TRANSLA'TING, ppr. Conveying or removing from one place to another; conveying to heaven without ...
||TRANSLA'TION, n. [L. translatio.]1. The act of removing or conveying from one place to another; ...
||TRANSLA'TIVE, a. Taken from others.
||TRANSLA'TOR, n. One who renders into another language; one who expresses the sense of words in one ...
||TRANS'LATORY, a. Transferring; serving to translate.
||TRANSLA'TRESS, n. A female translator.
||TRANSLOCA'TION, n. [L. trans and locatio, loco.] Removal of things reciprocally to each others' ...
||TRANSLU'CENCY, n. [L. translucens; trans, through, and luceo, to shine.]1. The property of ...
||TRANSLU'CENT, a. In mineralogy, transmitting rays of light, but not so as to render objects ...
||TRANSLU'CID, a. [L. translucidus, supra.]Transparent; clear. [See Translucent.]
||TRANSMARINE, a. [L. transmarinus; trans and marinus; mare, sea.]Lying or being beyond the sea.
||TRANSMEW', v.t. [L. transmuto.] To transmute; to transform; to metamorphose. [Not in use.]
||TRANS'MIGRANT, a. [See Transmigrate.] Migrating; passing into another country or state for ...
||TRANS'MIGRATE, v.i. [L. transmigro; trans and migro, to migrate.]1. To migrate; to pass from one ...
||TRANS'MIGRATING, ppr. Passing from one country, state or body into another.
||TRANSMIGRA'TION, n. The passing of men from one country to another for the purpose of residence, ...
||TRANS'MIGRATOR, n. One who transmigrates.
||TRANSMI'GRATORY, a. Passing from one place, body or state to another.
||TRANSMISSIBIL'ITY, n. [from transmissible.] The quality of being transmissible.
||TRANSMIS'SIBLE, a. [See Transmit.]1. That may be transmitted or passed from one to another.2. ...
||TRANSMIS'SION, n. [L. transmissio.]1. The act of sending from one place or person to another; as ...
||TRANSMIS'SIVE, a. Transmitted; derived from one to another. Itself a |