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54214

t
T is the twentieth letter of the English Alphabet, and a close consonant. It represents a close ...

54215

ta
AZ'ERIT,'TA,

54216

tabard
TAB'ARD, n. A short gown; a herald's coat. [Not used in the U. States.]

54217

tabarder
TAB'ARDER, n. One who wears a tabard.

54218

tabasheer
TABASHEER, n. A persian word signifying a concretion found in the joints of the bamboo, said by ...

54219

tabbied
TAB'BIED, pp. Watered; made wavy.

54220

tabby
TAB'BY, a. [See the Noun.] Brinded; brindled; diversified in color; as a tabby cat.TAB'BY, n.1. ...

54221

tabbying
TAB'BYING, n. The passing of stuffs under a calendar to give them a wavy appearance.

54222

tabefaction
TABEFAC'TION, n. [L. tabeo, to waste, and facio, to make. See Tabefy.] A wasting away; a gradual ...

54223

tabefy
TAB'EFY, v.i. [Heb. to pine] To consume; to waste gradually; to lose flesh. [Little used.]

54224

taberd
TABERD. [See Tabard.]

54225

tabernacle
TAB'ERNACLE, n. [L. tabernaculum, a tent, from taberna, a shop or shed, from tabula, a board; or ...

54226

tabernacular
TABERNAC'ULAR, a. Latticed.

54227

tabid
TAB'ID, a. [L. tabidus, from tabeo, to waste.] Wasted by disease; consumptive. In tabid persons, ...

54228

tabidness
TAB'IDNESS, n. State of being wasted by disease; consumptiveness.

54229

tablature
TAB'LATURE, n. [from table.] Painting on walls and ceilings; a single piece comprehended in one ...

54230

table
TA'BLE, n. [L. tabula.]1. A flat surface of some extent, or a thing that has a flat surface; as a ...

54231

table-bed
TA'BLE-BED, n. [table and bed.] A bed in the form of a table.

54232

table-beer
TA'BLE-BEER, n. [table and beer.] Beer for the table, or for common use; small beer.

54233

table-book
TA'BLE-BOOK, n. [table and book.] A book on which any thing is engraved or written without ink. ...

54234

table-cloth
TA'BLE-CLOTH, n. [table and cloth.] A cloth for covering a table, particularly for spreading on a ...

54235

table-land
TA'BLE-LAND, n. [table and land.] Elevated flat land.

54236

table-man
TA'BLE-MAN, n. [table and man.] A man at draughts; a piece of wood.

54237

table-talk
TA'BLE-TALK, n. [table and talk.] Conversation at table or at meals. He improves by the ...

54238

tabled
TA'BLED, pp. Formed into a table.

54239

tabler
TA'BLER, n. One who boards.

54240

tables
TA'BLES, n. plu. A board used for backgammon.

54241

tablet
TAB'LET, n. A small table or flat surface.1. Something flat on which to write, paint, draw or ...

54242

tabling
TA'BLING, ppr. Boarding; forming into a table; letting one timber into another by scores.TA'BLING, ...

54243

taboo
TABOO', n. In the isles of the Pacific, a word denoting prohibition or religious interdict, which ...

54244

tabor
TA'BOR, n. [Eng. tap.] A small drum used as an accompaniment to a pipe or fife.TA'BOR, v.i. To ...

54245

taborer
TA'BORER, n. One who beats the tabor.

54246

taboret
TAB'ORET, n. [from tabor.] A small tabor.

54247

taborin
TAB'ORIN, n. A tabor; a small drum.

54248

tabrere
TAB'RERE, n. A taborer.

54249

tabret
TAB'RET, n. [See Tabor.] A tabor. 1 Sam.18.

54250

tabular
TAB'ULAR, a. [L. tabularis, from tabula, table.]1. In the form of a table; having a flat or square ...

54251

tabulate
TAB'ULATE, v.t. To reduce to tables or synopses.1. To shape with a flat surface.

54252

tabulated
TAB'ULATED, pp. Having a flat or square flat surface; as a tabulated diamond.

54253

tacamahac
TACAMAHAC', n. A tree of a sweet fragrance, planted in gardens as an ornament. It is of the genus ...

54254

tacamahaca
TACAMAHAC'A

54255

tace
TA'CE, from L. taceo, a term used in Italian music, directing to be silent.

54256

tacet
TA'CET, in music, is used when a vocal or instrumental part is to be silent during a whole ...

54257

tach
TACH

54258

tache
TACHE, n. [See Tack.] Something used for taking hold or holding; a catch; a loop; a button. It ...

54259

tachygraphy
TACHYG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. quick, and to write.] The art or practice of quick writing. [We now use ...

54260

tacit
TAC'IT, a. [L. tacitus, from taceo, to be silent, that is, to stop, or to close. See Tack.] ...

54261

tacitly
TAC'ITLY, adv. Silently; by implication; without words; as, he tacitly assented.

54262

taciturn
TAC'ITURN, a. [L. taciturnus.] Habitually silent; not free to converse; not apt to talk or speak.

54263

taciturnity
TACITURN'ITY, n. [L. taciturnitas, from taceo, to be silent.] Habitual silence or reserve in ...

54264

tack
TACK, v.t. [Gr. to set,place, ordain.]1. To fasten; to attach. In the solemn or grave style, this ...

54265

tacker
TACK'ER, n. One who tacks or makes an addition.

54266

tacket
TACK'ET, n. A small nail.

54267

tacking
TACK'ING, ppr. Changing a ship's course.

54268

tackle
TACK'LE, n.1. A machine for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and blocks, ...

54269

tackled
TACK'LED, pp. Harnessed; seized.1. Made of ropes tacked together. My man shall Bring thee cords, ...

54270

tackling
TACK'LING, ppr. Harnessing; putting on harness; seizing; falling on.TACK'LING, n. Furniture of the ...

54271

tacksman
TACKS'MAN, n. One who holds a tack or lease of land from another; a tenant or lessee. [Local.]

54272

tact
TACT, n. [L. tactus, from tango, [for tago,] to touch.]1. Touch; feeling; formerly, the stroke in ...

54273

tactic
TAC'TIC

54274

tactical
TAC'TICAL, a. [See Tactics.] Pertaining to the art of military and naval dispositions for battle, ...

54275

tactician
TACTI'CIAN, n. [See Tactics.] One versed in tactics.

54276

tactics
TAC'TICS, n. [Gr. to set, to appoint.] See Tack.]1. The science and art of disposing military and ...

54277

tactil
TAC'TIL, a. [L. tactilis, from tango,to touch.] Tangible; susceptible of touch; that may be felt; ...

54278

tactile
TAC'TILE

54279

tactility
TACTIL'ITY, n. Tangibleness; perceptibility of touch.

54280

taction
TAC'TION, n. [L. tactio, tango, to touch.] The act of touching; touch.

54281

tad-pole
TAD-POLE, n. [L. pullus, young.] A frog in its first state from the spawn; a porwiggle.

54282

tadorna
TADOR'NA, n. A name of the shel-drake, vulpanser, or borough-duck.

54283

tafelspath
TAF'ELSPATH, n. A lamellar mineral of a yellowish grey or rose white, forming masses of prisms ...

54284

tafferel
TAF'FEREL, n. The upper part of a ship's stern, which is flat like a table on the top, and ...

54285

taffeta
TAF'FETA, n. A fine smooth stuff of silk, having usually a remarkable gloss. Taffetas are of all ...

54286

tag
TAG, n. [L. digitus.]1. A metallic point put to the end of a string.2. Something mean and paltry; ...

54287

tag-sore
TAG-SORE, n. A disease in sheep.

54288

tag-tail
TAG-TAIL, n. [tag and tail.] A worm which has its tail of another color.

54289

tail
TAIL, n.1. The part of an animal which terminates its body behind. In many quadrupeds, the tail ...

54290

tailage
TA'ILAGE

54291

tailed
TA'ILED, a. Having a tail.

54292

tailings
TA'ILINGS, n. plu. [from tail.] The lighter parts of grain blown to one end of the heap in ...

54293

tailor
TA'ILOR, n. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments.TA'ILOR, v.i. To practice ...

54294

tailoress
TA'ILORESS, n. a female who makes garments for men.

54295

tailoring
TA'ILORING, n. The business of a tailor.

54296

taint
TAINT, v.t. [L. tingo; Gr. to dye, literally to dip, primarily to thrust, the sense of L. tango; ...

54297

tainted
TA'INTED, pp. Impregnated with something noxious, disagreeable to the senses or poisonous; ...

54298

taintfree
TA'INTFREE, a. [taint and free.] Free from taint or guilt.

54299

tainting
TA'INTING, ppr. Impregnating with something foul or poisonous; infecting; corrupting; staining.

54300

taintless
TA'INTLESS, a. Free from taint or infection; pure.

54301

tainture
TA'INTURE, n. [L. tinctura.] Taint; tinge; defilement; stain; spot. [Not much used.]

54302

tajacu
TAJACU

54303

tajassu
TAJASSU, n. The peccary or Mexican hog.

54304

take
TAKE, v.t. pret. took; pp. taken. [L. doceo. This word seems to be allied to think, for we say, I ...

54305

taken
TAKEN, ta'kn. pp. of take. Received; caught; apprehended; captivated, &c.

54306

taker
TA'KER, n. One that takes or receives; one who catches or apprehends.1. One that subdues and ...

54307

taking
TA'KING, ppr. Receiving; catching; getting possession; apprehending.1. a. Alluring; ...

54308

takingness
TA'KINGNESS, n. The quality of pleasing.

54309

talapoin
TALAPOIN', n. In Siam, a priest, or one devoted to religion; also, a species of monkey.

54310

talbot
TAL'BOT, n. A sort of dog, noted for his quick scent and eager pursuit of game. [The figure of a ...

54311

talc
TALC n. A species of magnesian earth, consisting of broad flat smooth lamins or plates, unctuous ...

54312

talck
TALCK

54313

talckite
TALCK'ITE, n. A species of talck of a loose form.

54314

talckous
TALCK'OUS, a. Talcky. [But talcous or talckous is ill formed.]

54315

talcky
TALCK'Y, a. Like talck; consisting of talck; as a talcky feel; a talcky substance.1. Containing ...

54316

tale
TALE, n. [See Tell.] A story; a narrative; the rehearsal of a series of events or adventures, ...

54317

talebearer
TA'LEBEARER, n. [tale and bear.] A person who officiously tells tales; one who impertinently ...

54318

talebearing
TA'LEBEARING, a. Officiously communicating information.TA'LEBEARING, n. The act of informing ...

54319

taleful
TA'LEFUL, a. Abounding with stories.

54320

talent
TAL'ENT, n. [L. talentum; Gr. to bear, allied to L. tollo. The word is said to have originally ...

54321

talented
TAL'ENTED, a. Furnished with talents; possessing skill or talents.

54322

tales
TA'LES, n. [L. talis, plu. tales.] In law, tales de circumstantibus, spectators in court, from ...

54323

taleteller
TA'LETELLER, n. One who tells tales or stories.Talionis, lex talionis, [L.] in law, the law of ...

54324

talisman
TAL'ISMAN, n. 1. A magical figure cut or engraved under certain superstitious observances of the ...

54325

talismanic
TALISMAN'IC, a. Magical; having the properties of a talisman or preservative against evils by ...

54326

talk
TALK, v.i. tauk.1. To converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more ...

54327

talkative
TALKATIVE, a. tauk'ativ. Given to much talking; full of prate; loquacious; garrulous. One of the ...

54328

talkativeness
TALKATIVENESS, n. tauk'ativness. Loquacity; garrulity; the practice or habit of speaking much in ...

54329

talker
TALKER, n. tauk'er. One who talks; also, a loquacious person, male or female; a prattler.1. A ...

54330

talking
TALKING, ppr. tauk'ing. Conversing; speaking in familiar conversation. Matt.17.1. a. Given to ...

54331

tall
TALL, a. [Eng. dally; L. tollo.]1. High in stature; long and comparatively slender; applied to a ...

54332

tallage
TAL'LAGE

54333

talliage
TAL'LIAGE, n. Literally, a share; hence, a tax or toll.

54334

tallness
TALL'NESS, n. Highth of stature. [See Tall.]

54335

tallow
TAL'LOW, n. A sort of animal fat, particularly that which is obtained from animals of the sheep ...

54336

tallow-candle
TAL'LOW-CANDLE, n. A candle made of tallow.

54337

tallow-chandler
TAL'LOW-CH`ANDLER, n. One whose occupation is to make, or to make and sell tallow candles.

54338

tallow-faced
TAL'LOW-FACED, a. Having a sickly complexion; pale.

54339

tallowed
TAL'LOWED, pp. Greased or smeared with tallow.1. Made fat; filled with tallow.

54340

tallower
TAL'LOWER, n. An animal disposed to form tallow internally.

54341

tallowing
TAL'LOWING, ppr. Greasing with tallow.1. Causing to gather tallow; a term in ...

54342

tallowish
TAL'LOWISH, a. Having the properties or nature of tallow.

54343

tallowy
TAL'LOWY, a. Greasy, having the qualities of tallow.

54344

tally
TAL'LY, n.1. A piece of wood on which notches or scores are cut, as the marks of number. In ...

54345

tallying
TAL'LYING, ppr. Fitting to each other; making to correspond.1. Agreeing; corresponding.2. ...

54346

tallyman
TAL'LYMAN, n. [tally and man.] One who sells for weekly payment.1. One who keeps the tally, or ...

54347

talmud
TAL'MUD, n. The body of the Hebrew laws, traditions and explanations; or the book that contains ...

54348

talmudic
TAL'MUDIC

54349

talmudical
TALMU'DICAL, a. Pertaining to the Talmud; contained in the Talmud; as Talmudic fables.

54350

talmudist
TAL'MUDIST, n. One versed in the Talmud.

54351

talmudistic
TALMUDIST'IC, a. Pertaining to the Talmud; resembling the Talmud.

54352

talon
TAL'ON, n.1. The claw of a fowl.2. In architecture, a kind of molding, concave at the bottom, and ...

54353

talus
TA'LUS, n. [L. talus, the ankle.] In anatomy, the astragalus, or that bone of the foot which is ...

54354

tamable
TA'MABLE, a. [from tame.] That may be tamed; capable of being reclaimed from wildness or savage ...

54355

tamableness
TA'MABLENESS, n. The quality of being tamable.

54356

tamarin
TAM'ARIN, n. A small monkey of South America, with large ears; the great eared monkey, (Simia ...

54357

tamarind
TAM'ARIND, n. A tree, a native of the East Indies, and of Arabia and Egypt. It is cultivated in ...

54358

tamarinds
TAM'ARINDS, n. plu. The preserved seed-pods of the tamarind, which abound with an acid pulp.

54359

tamarisk
TAM'ARISK, n. A tree or shrub of the genus Tamarix, of several species.

54360

tambac
TAM'BAC, n. A mixture of gold and copper, which the people value more highly than gold itself.

54361

tambor
TAM'BOR, n.1. A small drum, used by the Biscayans as an accompaniment to the flageolet.2. In ...

54362

tamborin
TAM'BORIN, n.1. A small Drum.2. A lively French dance, formerly in vogue in operas.

54363

tame
TAME, a.1. That has lost its native wildness and shyness; mild; accustomed to man; domestic; as a ...

54364

tamed
TA'MED, pp. Reclaimed from wildness; domesticated; made gentle; subdued.

54365

tameless
TA'MELESS, a. Wild; untamed; untamable. [Not much used.]

54366

tamely
TA'MELY, adv. With unresisting submission; meanly; servilely; without manifesting spirit; as, to ...

54367

tameness
TA'MENESS, n. The quality of being tame or gentle; a state of domestication.1. Unresisting ...

54368

tamer
TA'MER,n. One that tames or subdues;one that reclaims from wildness.

54369

taming
TA'MING, ppr. Reclaiming from a wild state; civilizing; subduing.

54370

taminy
TAM'INY

54371

tamkin
TAM'KIN, n. A stopper. [See Tampion.]

54372

tammy
TAM'MY n. A woolen stuff.

54373

tamper
TAM'PER, v.i. To meddle; to be busy; to try little experiments;, as to tamper with a disease.1. ...

54374

tampering
TAM'PERING, ppr. Meddling; dealing; practicing secretly.TAM'PERING, n. The act of meddling or ...

54375

tamping
TAMP'ING, n. [allied probably to tame, dam, stem, stamp, &c.]The matter that is driven into the ...

54376

tampion
TAM'PION

54377

tampoe
TAM'POE, n. A fruit of the East Indies, somewhat resembling an apple. It is eaten by the ...

54378

tamtam
TAM'TAM, n. A large flat drum used by the Hindoos.

54379

tan
TAN, v.t. 1. In the arts, to convert animal skins into leather by steeping them in an infusion of ...

54380

tan-pit
TAN'-PIT, n. [tan and pit.] A bark pit; a vat in which hides are laid in tan.

54381

tan-vat
TAN'-VAT, n. [tan and vat.] A vat in which hides are steeped in liquor with tan.

54382

tang
TANG, n. [Gr. rancor; rancid.]1. A strong taste; particularly, a taste of something extraneous to ...

54383

tangent
TAN'GENT, n. [L. tangens, touching. See Touch.]In geometry, a right line which touches a curve, ...

54384

tangibility
TANGIBIL'ITY, n. [from tangible.] The quality of being perceptible to the touch or sense of ...

54385

tangible
TAN'GIBLE, a. [from L. tango, to touch.]1. Perceptible by the touch; tactile.2. That may be ...

54386

tangle
TAN'GLE, v.t.1. To implicate; to unite or knit together confusedly; to interweave or interlock, as ...

54387

tanist
TAN'IST, n. [Gr. a lord, to be powerful or able; L. teneo.]Among the descendants of the Celts in ...

54388

tanistry
TAN'ISTRY, n. In Ireland, a tenure of lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, and to ...

54389

tank
TANK, n. A large bason or cistern; a reservoir of water.

54390

tankard
TANK'ARD, n. A large vessel for liquors, or a drinking vessel, with a cover. Marius was the first ...

54391

tankard-turnep
TANK'ARD-TURNEP, n. A sort of turnep that stands high above the ground.

54392

tanling
TAN'LING, n. One tanned or scorched by the heat of the sun.

54393

tanned
TAN'NED, pp. [from tan.] converted into leather. [See Tan.]1. Darkened by the rays of the sun.

54394

tanner
TAN'NER, n. One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan.

54395

tannery
TAN'NERY, n. The house and apparatus for tanning.

54396

tanniers
TAN'NIERS, n. A variety of the arum esculentum, an esculent root.

54397

tannin
TAN'NIN, n. The chimical name of that astringent substance contained in vegetables, particularly ...

54398

tanning
TAN'NING, ppr. Converting raw hides into leather.

54399

tanrec
TAN'REC, n. A quadruped of the Indies, larger than a rat.

54400

tansy
TAN'SY, n. s as z. [L. tanacetum.] A plant of the genus Tanacetum, of many species. It is ...

54401

tant
TANT, n. A small spider with two eyes and eight long legs, and of an elegant scarlet color.

54402

tantalism
TAN'TALISM, n. [See Tantalize.] The punishment of Tantalus, a teasing or tormenting by the hope or ...

54403

tantalite
TAN'TALITE, n. The ore of tantalum or columbium, a newly discovered metal. It is an iron black ...

54404

tantalization
TANTALIZA'TION, n. The act of tantalizing.

54405

tantalize
TAN'TALIZE, v.t. [from Tantalus, in fable, who was condemned for his crimes to perpetual hunger and ...

54406

tantalized
TAN'TALIZED, pp. Teased or tormented by the disappointment of the hope of good.

54407

tantalizer
TAN'TALIZER, n. One that tantalizes.

54408

tantalizing
TAN'TALIZING, ppr. Teasing or tormenting by presenting to the view some unattainable good.

54409

tantalum
TAN'TALUM, n. Columbium, the metal obtained from tantalite, newly discovered.

54410

tantamount
TANT'AMOUNT, a. [L. tantus, so much, and amount.] Equal; equivalent in value or signification; as ...

54411

tantivy
TAN'TIVY, adv. [L. tanta vi.] To ride tantivy, is to ride with great speed.

54412

tantling
TANT'LING, n. [See Tantalize.] One seized with the hope of pleasure unattainable.

54413

tap
TAP, v.t. To strike with something small, or to strike a very gentle blow; to touch gently; as, to ...

54414

tape
TAPE, n. A narrow fillet or band; a narrow piece of woven work, used for strings and the like; as ...

54415

tape-worm
TA'PE-WORM, n. [tape and worm.] A worm bred in the human intestines or bowels. The body is ...

54416

taper
TA'PER, n. A small wax candle; a small lighted wax candle, or a small light. Get me a taper in my ...

54417

tapering
TA'PERING, ppr. Making gradually smaller.1. a. Becoming regularly smaller in diameter towards one ...

54418

taperness
TA'PERNESS, n. The state of being taper.

54419

tapestry
TAP'ESTRY, n. [L. tapes, tapestry.] A kind of woven hangings of wool and silk, often enriched with ...

54420

tapet
TA'PET, n. [supra.] Worked or figured stuff.

54421

tapeti
TAPETI, n. An American animal of the hare kind.

54422

tapir
TA'PIR, n. A quadruped of S. America, about 6 feet long and 3 l/2 high, resembling a hog in shape, ...

54423

tapis
TA'PIS, n. Tapestry. Upon the tapis, under consideration, or on the table.

54424

tapped
TAP'PED, pp. Broached; opened.

54425

tapping
TAP'PING, ppr. Broaching; opening for the discharge of a fluid.

54426

tapster
TAP'STER, n. One whose business is to draw ale or other liquor.

54427

tar
T`AR, n. [Eng. tare, in commerce.]1. A thick resinous substance of a dark brown or black color, ...

54428

tar-water
T`AR-WATER, n. [tar and water.] A cold infusion of tar, used as a medicine.

54429

tarabe
TARA'BE, n. A large parrot with a red head.

54430

tarantula
TARAN'TULA, n. A species of spider, the Aranea tarantula, so called, it is said, from Tarentum in ...

54431

tarantulate
TARAN'TULATE, v.t. To excite or govern emotions by music.

54432

taraquira
TAR'AQUIRA, n. A species of American lizard.

54433

tararean
TARA'REAN, a. Pertaining to Tartary, in Asia.Tartaric acid, the acid of tartar.

54434

tarareous
TARA'REOUS, a. Hellish; pertaining to Tartarus.

54435

tardation
TARDA'TION, n. [L. tardo. See Tardy.] The act of retarding or delaying. [Not used. We use for ...

54436

tardigrade
T`ARDIGRADE

54437

tardigradous
T`ARDIGRADOUS, a. [L. tardigradus; tardus, slow, and gradus, step.]Slow-paced; moving or stepping ...

54438

tardily
T`ARDILY, adv. [from tardy.] Slowly; with slow pace or motion.

54439

tardiness
T`ARDINESS, n. [from tardy.] Slowness; or the slowness of motion or pace.1. Unwillingness; ...

54440

tardity
T`ARDITY, n. [L. tarditas.] Slowness; tardiness. [Not used.]

54441

tardy
T`ARDY, a. [L. tardus.]1. Slow; with a slow pace or motion. And check the tardy flight of time.2. ...

54442

tardy-gaited
T`ARDY-GAITED, a. [tardy and gait.] Slow-paced; having a slow step or pace. The mellow horn ...

54443

tare
TARE, n. [I know not the origin of this word. See the next word.]1. A weed that grows among corn. ...

54444

tared
TA'RED, pp. Having the tare ascertained and marked.

54445

targe
T`ARGE, for target, is obsolete.

54446

target
T`ARGET, n.1. A shield or buckler of a small kind, used as a defensive weapon in war.2. A mark ...

54447

targeted
T`ARGETED, a. Furnished or armed with a target.

54448

targeteer
T`ARGETEE'R, n. One armed with a target.

54449

targum
T`ARGUM, n. A translation or paraphrase of the sacred Scriptures in the Chaldee language or ...

54450

targumist
T`ARGUMIST, n. The writer of a Targum.

54451

tarif
TAR'IF, n.1. Properly, a list or table of goods with the duties or customs to be paid for the ...

54452

tarin
TAR'IN, n. A bird of the genus Fringilla, kept in cages for its beauty and fine notes; the ...

54453

taring
TA'RING, ppr. Ascertaining or marking the amount of tare.

54454

tarn
T`ARN, n. A bog, a marsh; a fen.

54455

tarnish
T`ARNISH, v.t.1. To sully; to soil by an alteration induced by the air, or by dust and the like; to ...

54456

tarnished
T`ARNISHED, pp. Sullied; having lost its brightness by oxydation, or by some alteration induced by ...

54457

tarnishing
T`ARNISHING, pp. Sullying; losing brightness.

54458

tarpaulin
T`ARPAU'LIN, n. [from tar.] A piece of canvas well daubed with tar, and used to cover the hatchways ...

54459

tarrace
TAR'RACE

54460

tarragon
TAR'RAGON, n. A plant of the genus Artemisia, (A. dracunculus,) celebrated for perfuming vinegar ...

54461

tarrass
TAR'RASS

54462

tarred
T`ARRED, pp. Smeared with tar.

54463

tarriance
TAR'RIANCE, n. [from tarry.] A tarrying; delay; lateness. [Not in use.]

54464

tarrier
TAR'RIER, n. A dog. [See Terrier.]1. [from tarry.] One who tarries or delays.

54465

tarring
T`ARRING, ppr. Smearing with tar.

54466

tarrock
TAR'ROCK, n. A sea fowl of the genus Larus or gull kind, the L. tridactylus. It is of the size of ...

54467

tarry
TAR'RY, v.i. [L. taurus, a bull.]1. To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge. Tarry all night and ...

54468

tarrying
TAR'RYING, ppr. Staying; delaying.TAR'RYING, n. Delay. Ps.40.[This word is in respectable use.]

54469

tarsel
T`ARSEL, n. A kind of hawk.

54470

tarsus
T`ARSUS, n. That part of the foot to which the leg is articulated, the front of which is called ...

54471

tart
T`ART, a.1. Acid; sharp to the taste; acidulous; as a tart apple.2. Sharp; keen; severe; as a ...

54472

tartan
T`ARTAN, n. A small coasting vessel with one mast and a bowsprit, and the principal sail, which is ...

54473

tartar
T`ARTAR, n.1. An acid concrete salt, formed from wines completely fermented, and adhering to the ...

54474

tartarean
TARTA'REAN

54475

tartareous
TARTA'REOUS, a. Consisting of tartar; resembling tartar, or partaking of its properties.

54476

tartaric
TARTAR'IC

54477

tartarin
T`ARTARIN, n. [from tartar.] Fixed vegetable alkali or potash.

54478

tartarinated
T`ARTARINATED, a. Combined with tartarin.

54479

tartarize
T`ARTARIZE, v.t. To impregnate with tartar; to refine by means of the salt of tartar.

54480

tartarized
T`ARTARIZED, pp. Impregnated with tartar; refined by tartar.

54481

tartarizing
T`ARTARIZING, ppr. Impregnating with tartar; refining by means of the salt of tartar.

54482

tartarous
T`ARTAROUS, a. Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its qualities.

54483

tartarum
T`ARTARUM, n. A preparation of tartar, called petrified tartar.

54484

tartish
T`ARTISH, a. [from tart.] Somewhat tart.

54485

tartly
T`ARTLY, adv. Sharply; with acidity.1. Sharply; with poignancy; severely; as, to reply or rebuke ...

54486

tartness
T`ARTNESS, n. Acidity; sharpness to the taste; as the tartness of wine or fruit.1. Sharpness of ...

54487

tartrateartrite
T`ARTRATE`ARTRITE, n. [from tartar.] A salt formed by the combination of tartarous or tartaric ...

54488

tartuffish
T`ARTUFFISH, a. Precise; formal. [Not in use.]

54489

task
T`ASK, n.1. Business imposed by another, often a definite quantity or amount of labor. Each man ...

54490

tasked
T`ASKED, pp. Required to perform something.

54491

tasker
T`ASKER, n. One that imposes a task.

54492

tasking
T`ASKING, ppr. Imposing a task on; requiring to perform.

54493

taskmaster
T`ASKMASTER, n. [task and master.] One who imposes a task, or burdens with labor. Sinful ...

54494

tassel
TAS'SEL, n.1. A sort of pendant ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to curtains and the ...

54495

tasseled
TAS'SELED, a. Furnished or adorned with tassels; as the tasseled horn.

54496

tasses
TAS'SES, n. plu. Armor for the thighs; appendages to the ancient corslet, consisting of skirts of ...

54497

tastable
TASTABLE, a. [from taste.] That may be tasted; savory; relishing.

54498

taste
TASTE, v.t.1. To perceive by means of the tongue; to have a certain sensation in consequence of ...

54499

tasted
TASTED, pp. Perceived by the organs of taste; experienced.

54500

tasteful
TASTEFUL, a. Having a high relish; savory; as tasteful herbs.1. Having good taste.

54501

tastefully
TASTEFULLY, adv. With good taste.

54502

tasteless
TASTELESS, a. Having no taste; insipid; as tasteless fruit.1. Having no power of giving pleasure; ...

54503

tastelessness
TASTELESSNESS, n. Want of taste or relish; insipidness; as the tastelessness of fruit.1. Want of ...

54504

taster
TASTER, n. One who tastes.1. One who first tastes food or liquor. Thy tutor be thy taster, e'er ...

54505

tastily
TASTILY, adv. With good taste.

54506

tasting
TASTING, ppr. Perceiving by the tongue.1. Trying; experiencing; enjoying or suffering.TASTING, n. ...

54507

tasty
TASTY, a. Having a good taste, or nice perception of excellence; applied to persons; as a tasty ...

54508

tatter
TAT'TER, v.t. To rend or tear into rags. [Not used except in the participle.]TAT'TER, n. A rag, ...

54509

tatterdemalion
TATTERDEMA'LION, n. A ragged fellow.

54510

tattered
TAT'TERED, pp. or a. Rent; torn; hanging in rags; as a tattered garment. Where wav'd the tatter'd ...

54511

tattle
TAT'TLE, v.i.1. To prate; to talk idly; to use many words with little meaning. Excuse it by the ...

54512

tattler
TAT'TLER, n. One who tattles; an idle talker; one that tells tales.

54513

tattling
TAT'TLING, ppr. Talking idly; telling tales.1. a. Given to idle talk; apt to tell tales.

54514

tattoo
TATTOO', n. [Eng. tap.] A beat of drum at night, giving notice to soldiers to retreat, or to ...

54515

tattooed
TATTOO'ED, pp. Marked by stained lines and figures on the body.

54516

tattooing
TATTOO'ING, ppr. Marking with various figures by stained lines.

54517

tau
TAU, n. The toad fish of Carolina, a species of Gadus.(G.tau.)1. A species of beetle; also, a ...

54518

taught
TAUGHT, a. taut. [from the root of tight.] Stretched; not slack.TAUGHT, pret. and pp. of teach. ...

54519

taunt
T`AUNT, v.t.1. To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid. When I had at my ...

54520

taunted
T`AUNTED, pp. Upbraided with sarcastic or severe words.

54521

taunter
T`AUNTER, n. One who taunts, reproaches or upbraids with sarcastic or censorious reflections.

54522

taunting
T`AUNTING, ppr. Treating with severe reflections; upbraiding.

54523

tauntingly
T`AUNTINGLY, adv. With bitter and sarcastic words; insultingly; scoffingly.

54524

tauricornous
TAUR'ICORNOUS, a. [L. taurus, a bull, and cornu, horn.]Having horns like a bull.

54525

tauriform
TAUR'IFORM, a. [L. taurus, a bull, and form.]Having the form of a bull.

54526

taurus
TAUR'US, n. [L.] The bull; one of the twelve signs of the zodiac, and the second in order, or that ...

54527

tautologic
TAUTOLOG'IC

54528

tautological
TAUTOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Tautology.] Repeating the same thing; having the same signification; as a ...

54529

tautologist
TAUTOL'OGIST, n. One who uses different words or phrases in succession to express the same sense.

54530

tautologize
TAUTOL'OGIZE, v.i. To repeat the same thing in different words.

54531

tautology
TAUTOL'OGY, n. [Gr. the same, and word or expression.]A repetition of the same meaning in different ...

54532

tavern
TAV'ERN, n. [L. taberna; tab, the root of table, a board.]A house licensed to see liquors in small ...

54533

tavern-haunter
TAV'ERN-H`AUNTER, n. [tavern and haunt.] One who frequents taverns; one who spends his time and ...

54534

tavern-keeper
TAV'ERN-KEEPER, n. One who keeps a tavern. In the United States, one who is licensed to sell ...

54535

tavern-man
TAV'ERN-MAN, n. [tavern and man.] The keeper of a tavern. [Not in use.]1. A tippler.

54536

taverner
TAV'ERNER

54537

taverning
TAV'ERNING, n. A feasting at taverns.

54538

taw
TAW, v.t. To dress white leather or alum leather; to dress and prepare skins in white, as the ...

54539

tawdrily
TAW'DRILY, adv. In a tawdry manner.

54540

tawdriness
TAW'DRINESS, n. [from tawdry.] Tinsel in dress; excessive finery; ostentatious finery without ...

54541

tawdry
TAW'DRY, a. Very fine and showy in colors without taste or elegance; having an excess of showy ...

54542

tawed
TAW'ED, pp. Dressed and made white, as leather.

54543

tawer
TAW'ER, n. A dresser of white leather.

54544

tawing
TAW'ING, ppr. Dressing, as white leather.TAW'ING, n. The art and operation of preparing skins and ...

54545

tawny
TAW'NY, a. Of a yellowish dark color, like things tanned, or persons who are sun-burnt; as a tawny ...

54546

tax
TAX, n. [L. taxo, to tax.]1. A rate or sum of money assessed on the person or property of a ...

54547

taxable
TAX'ABLE, a. That may be taxed; liable by law to the assessment of taxes; as taxable estate. By ...

54548

taxation
TAXA'TION, n. [L. taxatio.] A taxing; the act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes on the ...

54549

taxed
TAX'ED, pp. Rated; assessed; accused.

54550

taxer
TAX'ER, n. One who taxes.1. In Cambridge, two officers chosen yearly to see the true gauge of ...

54551

taxiarch
TAX'IARCH, n. [Gr. order, and chief.] An Athenian military officer commanding a taxis or ...

54552

taxidermy
TAX'IDERMY, n. [Gr. order, and skin.] The art of preparing and preserving specimens of animals.

54553

taxing
TAX'ING, ppr. Imposing a tax; assessing, as a bill of cost; accusing.TAX'ING, n. The act of laying ...

54554

taxonomy
TAXON'OMY, n. [Gr. order, and law.] Classification; a term used by a French author to denote the ...

54555

tea
TEA, n.1. The leaves of the tea-tree as dried and imported. There are several kinds of tea, as ...

54556

tea-board
TE'A-BOARD, n. [tea and board.] A board to put tea furniture on.

54557

tea-canister
TE'A-CANISTER, n. [tea and canister.] A canister or box in which tea is kept.

54558

tea-cup
TE'A-CUP, n. [tea and cup.] A small cup in which tea is drank.

54559

tea-drinker
TE'A-DRINKER, n. [tea and drinker.] One who drinks much tea.

54560

tea-plant
TE'A-PLANT, n. The tea-tree.

54561

tea-pot
TE'A-POT, n. [tea and pot.] A vessel with a spout, in which tea is made, and from which it is ...

54562

tea-saucer
TE'A-SAUCER, n. [tea and saucer.] A small saucer in which a tea-cup is set.

54563

tea-spoon
TE'A-SPOON, n. [tea and spoon.] A small spoon used in drinking tea and coffee.

54564

tea-table
TE'A-TABLE, n. [tea and table.] A table on which tea furniture is set, or at which tea is drank.

54565

tea-tree
TE'A-TREE, n. [tea and tree.] The tree or plant that produces the leaves which are imported and ...

54566

teach
TEACH, v.t. pret. and pp. taught. [L. doceo; dico, dicto, and both these and the Gr. to show, may ...

54567

teachable
TE'ACHABLE, a. That may be taught; apt to learn; also, readily receiving instruction; docile. We ...

54568

teachableness
TE'ACHABLENESS, n. The quality of being capable of receiving instruction; more generally, a ...

54569

teacher
TE'ACHER, n. One who teaches or instructs.1. An instructor; a preceptor; a tutor; one whose ...

54570

teaching
TE'ACHING, ppr. Instructing; informing.TE'ACHING, n. The act or business of instructing.1. ...

54571

tead
TEAD

54572

teague
TEAGUE, n. teeg. An Irishman; in contempt.

54573

teak
TEAK

54574

teal
TEAL, n. An aquatic fowl of the genus Anas, the smallest of the duck kind.

54575

team
TEAM, n.1. Two or more horses, oxen or other beasts harnessed together to the same vehicle for ...

54576

team-work
TE'AM-WORK, n. [team and work.] Work done by a team, as distinguished from personal labor.

54577

teamster
TE'AMSTER, n. [team and ster.] One who drives a team.

54578

tear
TEAR, n.1. Tears are the limpid fluid secreted by the lacrymal gland, and appearing in the eyes, or ...

54579

tear-falling
TE'AR-FALLING, a. [tear and fall.] Shedding tears; tender; as tear-falling pity.

54580

tearer
TEARER, n. One who tears or rends any thing.1. One that rages or raves with violence.

54581

tearful
TE'ARFUL, a. [tear and full.] Abounding with tears; weeping; shedding tears; as tearful eyes.

54582

tearing
TEARING, ppr. [from tear, to rend.] Rending; pulling apart; lacerating; violent; raging.

54583

tearless
TE'ARLESS, a. Shedding no tears; without tears; unfeeling.

54584

tease
TEASE, v.t. s as z.1. To comb or card, as wool or flax.2. To scratch, as cloth in dressing, for ...

54585

teased
TE'ASED, pp. Carded.1. Vexed; irritated or annoyed.

54586

teasel
TE'ASEL, n. tee'zl. A plant of the genus Dipsacus, one kind of which bears a large burr which is ...

54587

teaseler
TE'ASELER, n. One who uses the teasel for raising a nap on cloth.

54588

teaser
TE'ASER, n. One that teases or vexes.

54589

teasing
TE'ASING, ppr. Combing; carding; scratching for the purpose of raising a nap; vexing with ...

54590

teat
TEAT

54591

teathe
TEATHE, n. The soil or fertility left on lands by feeding them. [Local.]TEATHE, v.t. To feed and ...

54592

techily
TECH'ILY, adv. [from techy, so written for touchy.]Peevishly; fretfully; forwardly.

54593

techiness
TECH'INESS, n. Peevishness; fretfulness.

54594

technical
TECH'NICAL, a. [L. technicus; Gr. art, artifice; to fabricate, make or prepare.]1. Pertaining to ...

54595

technicality
TECHNICAL'ITY, n. The quality or state of being technical or peculiar to the arts.

54596

technically
TECH'NICALLY, adv. In a technical manner; according to the signification of terms of art or the ...

54597

technicalness
TECH'NICALNESS

54598

technics
TECH'NICS, n. The doctrine of arts in general; such branches of learning as respect the arts.

54599

technological
TECHNOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Technology.]1. Pertaining to technology.2. Pertaining to the arts; as ...

54600

technologist
TECHNOL'OGIST, n. One who discourses or treats of arts, or of the terms of art.

54601

technology
TECHNOL'OGY, n. [Gr. art, and word or discourse.]1. A description of arts; or a treatise on the ...

54602

techy
TECH'Y, a. [so written for touchy.] Peevish; fretful; irritable. [More correctly touchy.]

54603

tecnnic
TECN'NIC

54604

tectonic
TECTON'IC, a. [Gr. to fabricate.] Pertaining to building.

54605

ted
TED, v.t. A spread; tedu, to distend. Among farmers, to spread; to turn new mowed grass from the ...

54606

tedded
TED'DED, pp. Spread from the swath; as tedded grass.

54607

tedder
TED'DER, n.1. A rope or chain by which an animal is tied that he may feed on the ground to the ...

54608

tede
TEDE, n. [L. toeda.] A torch; a flambeau. [Not in use.]

54609

tedious
TE'DIOUS, a. [L. toedium.]1. Wearisome; tiresome from continuance, prolixity, or slowness which ...

54610

tediously
TE'DIOUSLY, adv. In such a manner as to weary.

54611

tediousnes
TE'DIOUSNES, n. Wearisomeness by length of continuance or by prolixity; as the tediousness of an ...

54612

tedium
TE'DIUM, n. [L. toedium.] Irksomeness; wearisomeness.

54613

teek
TEEK, n. A tree of the East Indies, which furnishes an abundance of ship timber. The generic name ...

54614

teem
TEEM, v.i.1. To bring forth,as young. If she must teem, Create her child of spleen--2. To be ...

54615

teemer
TEE'MER, n. One that brings forth young.

54616

teemful
TEE'MFUL, a. Pregnant; prolific.1. Brimful.

54617

teeming
TEE'MING, ppr. Producing young.

54618

teemless
TEE'MLESS, a. Not fruitful or prolific; barren; as the teemless earth.

54619

teen
TEEN, n. [infra.] Grief; sorrow. [Not in use.]TEEN, v.t. To excite; to provoke., [Not in use.]

54620

teens
TEENS, n. [from teen, ten.] The years of one's age reckoned by the termination teen. These years ...

54621

teeth
TEETH, plu. of tooth, which see.In the teeth, directly; in direct opposition; in front. Nor strive ...

54622

teething
TEE'THING, ppr. Breeding teeth; undergoing dentition.TEE'THING, n. The operation or process of the ...

54623

tegular
TEG'ULAR, a. [L. tegula, a tile, from tego, to cover or make close.] Pertaining to a tile; ...

54624

tegularly
TEG'ULARLY, adv. In the manner of tiles on a roof.

54625

tegument
TEG'UMENT, n. [L. tegumentum, from tego, to cover.]A cover or covering; seldom used except in ...

54626

teh-hee
TEH-HEE, v.i. To laugh. [A cant word.]

54627

tehhee
TEH'HEE, a sound made in laughing.

54628

teil
TEIL

54629

teil-tree
TEIL-TREE, n. [L. tilia.] The lime tree, otherwise called the linden.

54630

teint
TEINT, n. [L. tingo, to dye.] Color; tinge. [See Tint.]

54631

telary
TEL'ARY, a. [L. tela, a web.] Pertaining to a web.1. Spinning webs; as a telary spider. [Little ...

54632

telegraph
TEL'EGRAPH, n. [Gr. at a distance, and to write.] A machine for communicating intelligence from a ...

54633

telegraphic
TELEGRAPH'IC, a. Pertaining to the telegraph; made by a telegraph; as telegraphic movements or ...

54634

teleology
TELEOL'OGY, n. [Gr. end, and discourse.] The science of the final causes of things.

54635

telescope
TEL'ESCOPE, n. [Gr. end, or at a distance, probably the latter, and to see.] An optical ...

54636

telescope-shell
TEL'ESCOPE-SHELL, n. In conchology, a species of turbo with place, striated and numerous spires.

54637

telescopic
TELESCOP'IC

54638

telescopical
TELESCOP'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a telescope; performed by a telescope; as a telescopic view.1. ...

54639

telesia
TELE'SIA, n. Sapphire.

54640

telesm
TEL'ESM, n. A kind of amulet or magical charm.

54641

telesmatic
TELESMAT'IC

54642

telesmatical
TELESMAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to telesms; magical.

54643

telestic
TELES'TIC, n. [Gr. end, and a verse.] A poem in which the final letters of the lines make a name.

54644

tell
TELL, v.t. pret. and pp. told. [L. telum; L.appello and peal, L. pello.]1. To utter; to express in ...

54645

tell-tale
TELL'-TALE, a. Telling tales; babbling.TELL'-TALE, n. [tell and tale.] One who officiously ...

54646

teller
TELL'ER, n. One that tells, relates or communicates the knowledge of something.1. One who ...

54647

tellinite
TEL'LINITE, n. [from tellina, a genus of testaceous animals.]Petrified or fossil shells of the ...

54648

tellurate
TEL'LURATE, n. A compound of tellurium and a base.

54649

tellureted
TEL'LURETED, a. Tellureted hydrogen is hydrogen combined with tellurium in a gaseous form.

54650

tellurium
TELLU'RIUM, n. A metal recently discovered by Klaproth, combined with gold and silver in the ores, ...

54651

temachis
TEM'ACHIS, n. [Gr. a piece.] A genus of fossils of the class of gypsums, softer than others, and ...

54652

temerarious
TEMERA'RIOUS, a. [L. temerarius; from the root of time, tempest, which see. The sense is rushing or ...

54653

temerariously
TEMERA'RIOUSLY, adv. Rashly; with excess of boldness.

54654

temerity
TEMER'ITY, n. [L. temeritas; properly a rushing forward.]1. Rashness; unreasonable contempt of ...

54655

temin
TEM'IN, n. A money of account in Algiers, equivalent to 2 carubes, or 29 aspers, about 34 cents, ...

54656

temper
TEM'PER, v.t. [L. tempero, to mix or moderate]1. To mix so that one part qualifies the other; to ...

54657

temperament
TEM'PERAMENT, n. [L. temperamentum.]1. Constitution; state with respect to the predominance of any ...

54658

temperamental
TEMPERAMENT'AL, a. Constitutional. [Not much used.]

54659

temperance
TEM'PERANCE, n. [L. temperantia, from tempero.]1. Moderation; particularly, habitual moderation in ...

54660

temperate
TEM'PERATE, a. [L. temperatus.] Moderate; not excessive; as temperate heat; a temperate climate; ...

54661

temperately
TEM'PERATELY, adv. Moderately; without excess or extravagance.1. Calmly; without violence of ...

54662

temperateness
TEM'PERATENESS, n. Moderation; freedom from excess; as the temperateness of the weather or of a ...

54663

temperative
TEM'PERATIVE, a. Having the power or quality of tempering.

54664

temperature
TEM'PERATURE, n. [L. temperature.]1. In physics, the state of a body with regard to heat or cold, ...

54665

tempered
TEM'PERED, pp. Duly mixed or modified; reduced to a proper state; softened; allayed; hardened.1. ...

54666

tempering
TEM'PERING, ppr. Mixing and qualifying; qualifying by mixture; softening; mollifying; reducing to ...

54667

tempest
TEM'PEST, n. [L. tempestas; tempus, time, season. The primary sense of tempus, time, is a falling, ...

54668

tempest-beaten
TEM'PEST-BEATEN, a. [tempest and beat.]Beaten or shattered with storms.

54669

tempest-tost
TEM'PEST-TOST, a. [tempest and tost.] Tossed or driven about by tempests.

54670

tempestivity
TEMPESTIV'ITY, n. [L. tempestivus.] Seasonableness. [Not in use.]

54671

tempestuous
TEMPEST'UOUS, a.1. Very story; turbulent; rough with wind; as tempestuous weather; a tempestuous ...

54672

tempestuously
TEMPEST'UOUSLY, adv. With great violence of wind or great commotion; turbulently.

54673

tempestuousness
TEMPEST'UOUSNESS, n. Storminess; the state of being tempestuous or disturbed by violent winds; as ...

54674

templar
TEM'PLAR, n. [from the Temple, a house near the Thames, which originally belonged to the knights ...

54675

temple
TEM'PLE, n. [L. templum.]1. A public edifice erected in honor of some deity. Among pagans, a ...

54676

templet
TEM'PLET, n. A piece of timber in a building; as a templet under a girder.

54677

temporal
TEM'PORAL, a. [L. temporalis, from tempus, time.]1. Pertaining to this life or this world or the ...

54678

temporalities
TEMPORAL'ITIES

54679

temporally
TEM'PORALLY, adv. With respect to time or this life only.

54680

temporalness
TEM'PORALNESS, n. Worldliness. [Not used.]

54681

temporals
TEM'PORALS, n. Secular possessions; revenues of an ecclesiastic proceeding from lands, tenements, ...

54682

temporalty
TEM'PORALTY, n. The laity; secular people. [Little used.]1. Secular possessions. [See ...

54683

temporaneous
TEMPORA'NEOUS, a. Temporary. [Little used.]

54684

temporarily
TEM'PORARILY, adv. For a time only; not perpetually.

54685

temporariness
TEM'PORARINESS, n. [from temporary.] The state of being temporary; opposed to perpetuity.

54686

temporary
TEM'PORARY, a. [L. temporarius.] Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited ...

54687

temporization
TEMPORIZA'TION, n. The act of temporizing.

54688

temporize
TEM'PORIZE, v.i. [L. tempus, time.]1. To comply with the time or occasion; to humor or yield to ...

54689

temporizer
TEM'PORIZER, n. One who yields to the time, or complies with the prevailing opinions, fashions or ...

54690

temporizing
TEM'PORIZING, ppr. Complying with the time, or with the prevailing humors and opinions of men; ...

54691

tempt
TEMPT, v.t. [L. tento; teneo; Gr. the primary sense is to strain, urge, press.]1. To incite or ...

54692

temptable
TEMPT'ABLE, a. Liable to be tempted.

54693

temptation
TEMPTA'TION, n. The act of tempting; enticement to evil by arguments, by flattery, or by the offer ...

54694

tempted
TEMPT'ED, pp. Enticed to evil; provoked; tried.

54695

tempter
TEMPT'ER, n. One that solicits or entices to evil. Those who are bent to do wickedly, will never ...

54696

tempting
TEMPT'ING, ppr. Enticing to evil; trying.1. a. Adapted to entice or allure; attractive; as ...

54697

temptingly
TEMPT'INGLY, adv. In a manner to entice to evil; so as to allure.

54698

temptress
TEMPT'RESS, n. A female who entices.

54699

temsebread
TEMSEBREAD

54700

temsed-bread
TEM'SED-BREAD, n. Bread made of flour better sifted than common flour. [I know not where this ...

54701

temulence
TEM'ULENCE

54702

temulency
TEM'ULENCY, n. [L. temulentia.] Intoxication; inebriation; drunkenness. [Not used.]

54703

temulent
TEM'ULENT, a. [L. temulentus.] Intoxicated. [Not in use.]

54704

temulentive
TEM'ULENTIVE, a. Drunken; in a state of inebriation. [Not in use.]

54705

ten
TEN, a. [L. decem.]1. Twice five; nine and one. With twice ten sail I cross'd the Phrygian sea.2. ...

54706

tenable
TEN'ABLE, a. [L. teneo, to hold. See Tenant.]That may be held, maintained or defended against an ...

54707

tenacious
TENA'CIOUS, a. [L. tenax, from teneo, to hold.]1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined ...

54708

tenaciously
TENA'CIOUSLY, adv. With a disposition to hold fast what is possessed.1. Adhesively.2. ...

54709

tenaciousness
TENA'CIOUSNESS, n. The quality of holding fast; unwillingness to quit, resign or let go; as a ...

54710

tenacity
TENAC'ITY, n. [L. tenacitas, from teneo, to hold.]1. Adhesiveness; that quality of bodies which ...

54711

tenacy
TEN'ACY, n. Tenaciousness. [Not in use.]

54712

tenail
TENA'IL, n. [L. teneo, to hold.] In fortification, an outwork consisting of two parallel sides ...

54713

tenaillon
TEN'AILLON, n. In fortification, tenaillons are works constructed on each side of the ravelins, ...

54714

tenancy
TEN'ANCY, n. [L. tenens.] In law, a holding or possession of lands or tenements; tenure; as ...

54715

tenant
TEN'ANT, n. [L. teneo; Gr. to strain, stretch, extend.]1. A person holding land or other real ...

54716

tenantable
TEN'ANTABLE, a. Fit to be rented; in a state of repair suitable for a tenant.

54717

tenanted
TEN'ANTED, pp. Held by a tenant.

54718

tenanting
TEN'ANTING, ppr. Holding as a tenant.

54719

tenantless
TEN'ANTLESS, a. Having no tenant; unoccupied; as a tenantless mansion.

54720

tenantry
TEN'ANTRY, n. The body of tenants; as the tenantry of a manor or a kingdom.1. Tenancy. [Not in ...

54721

tench
TENCH, n. [L. tinca.] A fish of the genus Cyprinus, found in ponds and rivers.

54722

tend
TEND, v.t. [contracted from attend, L. attendo; ad and tendo, to stretch.]1. To watch; to guard; ...

54723

tendance
TEND'ANCE, n. Attendance; state of expectation.1. Persons attending.2. Act of waiting; ...

54724

tended
TEND'ED, pp. Attended; taken care of; nursed; as an infant, or a sick person.

54725

tendency
TEND'ENCY, n. [from tend; L. tendens, tending.] Drift; direction or course towards any place, ...

54726

tender
TEND'ER, n. [from tend.] One that attends or takes care of; a nurse.1. A small vessel employed to ...

54727

tender-hearted
TEN'DER-HE`ARTED, a. [tender and heart.]1. Having great sensibility; susceptible of impressions or ...

54728

tender-heartedness
TENDER-HE`ARTEDNESS, n. Susceptibility of the softer passions.

54729

tendered
TEND'ERED, pp. Offered for acceptance.

54730

tendering
TEND'ERING, ppr. Offering for acceptance.

54731

tenderling
TEN'DERLING, n. A fondling; one made tender by too much kindness.1. The first horns of a deer.

54732

tenderloin
TEN'DERLOIN, n. A tender part of flesh in the hind quarter of beef.

54733

tenderly
TEN'DERLY, adv. With tenderness; mildly; gently; softly; in a manner not to injure or give pain. ...

54734

tenderness
TEN'DERNESS, n. The state of being tender or easily broken, bruised or injured; softness; ...

54735

tending
TEND'ING, ppr. Having a certain direction; taking care of.TEND'ING, n. In seaman's language, a ...

54736

tendinous
TEN'DINOUS, a. [L. tendines, tendons, from tendo, to stretch.]1. Pertaining to a tendon; partaking ...

54737

tendment
TEND'MENT, n. Attendance; care.

54738

tendon
TEN'DON, n. [L. tendo; teneo, tendo.] In anatomy, a hard insensible cord or bundle of fibers, by ...

54739

tendrac
TEN'DRAC, n. An animal of the hedgehog kind, found in the E. Indies.

54740

tendril
TEN'DRIL, n. A clasp or clasper of a vine or other climbing or creeping plant; a filiform spiral ...

54741

tenebrious
TENE'BRIOUS, a. [L. tenebrosus, from tenebroe, darkness.]Dark; gloomy.

54742

tenebrosity
TENEBROS'ITY, n. Darkness; gloom.

54743

tenebrous
TEN'EBROUS

54744

tenebrousness
TENE'BROUSNESS

54745

tenement
TEN'EMENT, n. [Low L. tenementum, from teneo, to hold.]1. In common acceptation, a house; a ...

54746

tenemental
TENEMENT'AL, a. Pertaining to tenanted lands; that is or may be held by tenants. Tenemental lands ...

54747

tenementary
TENEMENT'ARY, a. That is or may be leased; held by tenants.

54748

tenerity
TENER'ITY, n. Tenderness. [Not in use.]

54749

tenesmus
TENES'MUS, n. [L. literally a straining or stretching.]A painful, ineffectual and repeated effort, ...

54750

tenet
TEN'ET, n. [L. tenet, he holds.] Any opinion, principle, dogma or doctrine which a person believes ...

54751

tenfold
TEN'FOLD, a. [ten and fold.] Ten times more. Fire kindled into tenfold rage.

54752

tennantite
TEN'NANTITE, n. [from Tennant.] A subspecies of gray copper; a mineral of a lead color, or iron ...

54753

tennis
TEN'NIS, n. A play in which a ball is driven continually or kept in motion by rackets.TEN'NIS, v.t. ...

54754

tenon
TEN'ON, n. [L. teneo, to hold.] In building and cabinet work, the end of a piece of timber, which ...

54755

tenor
TEN'OR, n. [L. tenor, from teneo, to hold.]1. Continued run or currency; whole course or strain. ...

54756

tense
TENSE, a. tens. [L. tensus, from tendo, to stretch.] Stretched; strained to stiffness; rigid; not ...

54757

tenseness
TENSENESS, n. tens'ness. The state of being tense or stretched to stiffness; stiffness; opposed to ...

54758

tensible
TENS'IBLE, a. Capable of being extended.

54759

tensile
TENS'ILE, a. Capable of extension.

54760

tension
TEN'SION, n. [L. tensio, tendo.]1. The act of stretching or straining; as the tension of the ...

54761

tensive
TENS'IVE, a. Giving the sensation of tension, stiffness or contraction; as a tensive pain.

54762

tensor
TENS'OR, n. In anatomy, a muscle that extends or stretches a part.

54763

tensure
TENSURE, the same as tension, and not used.

54764

tent
TENT, n. [L. tentorium, from tendo, to stretch.]1. A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of ...

54765

tentacle
TEN'TACLE, n. [L. tentacula.] A filiform process or organ, simple or branched, on the bodies of ...

54766

tentage
TENT'AGE, n. An encampment. [Unusual.]

54767

tentation
TENTA'TION, n. [L. tentatio; tento, to try.]Trial; temptation. [Little used.]

54768

tentative
TENT'ATIVE, a. Trying; essaying.TENT'ATIVE, n. An essay; trial.

54769

tented
TENT'ED, a. Covered or furnished with tents; as soldiers.1. Covered with tents; as a tented ...

54770

tenter
TENT'ER, n. [L. tendo, tentus, to stretch.]A hook for stretching cloth on a frame.To be on the ...

54771

tenter-ground
TEN'TER-GROUND, n. Ground on which tenters are erected.

54772

tentered
TENT'ERED, pp. Stretched or hung on tenters.

54773

tentering
TEN'TERING, ppr. Stretching or hanging on tenters.

54774

tenth
TENTH, a. [from ten.] The ordinal of ten; the first after the ninth.TENTH, n. The tenth part.1. ...

54775

tenthly
TENTH'LY, adv. In the tenth place.

54776

tentiginous
TENTIG'INOUS, a. [L. tentigo, a stretching.]Stiff; stretched. [Not in use.]

54777

tentory
TENT'ORY, n. [L. tentorium.] The awning of a tent.

54778

tentwort
TENT'WORT, n. [tent and wort.] A plant of the genus Asplenium.

54779

tenuifolious
TENUIFO'LIOUS, a. [L. tenuis and folium.]Having thin or narrow leaves.

54780

tenuity
TENU'ITY, n. [L. tenuitas, from tenuis, thin. See Thin.]1. Thinness, smallness in diameter; ...

54781

tenuous
TEN'UOUS, a. [L. tenuis.] Thin; small; minute.1. Rare.

54782

tenure
TEN'URE, n. [L. teneo, to hold.]1. A holding. In English law, the manner of holding lands and ...

54783

tepefaction
TEPEFAC'TION, n. [L. tepefacio; tepidus, warm, and facio,to make.]The act or operation of warming, ...

54784

tepefy
TEP'EFY, v.t. [L. tepefacio.] To make moderately warm.TEP'EFY, v.i. To become moderately warm.

54785

tepid
TEP'ID, a. [L. tepidus, form tepeo, to be warm.]Moderately warm; lukewarm; as a tepid bath; tepid ...

54786

tepidness
TEP'IDNESS, n. Moderate warmth; lukewarmness.

54787

tepor
TE'POR, n. [L.] Gentle heat; moderate warmth.

54788

ter-tenant
TER-TEN'ANT , n. One who has the actual possession of land; the occupant.

54789

tera
COLEOPTER,TERA, n. The coleopters, in Linnes system of entomology, are an order of insects, having ...

54790

teraphim
TER'APHIM, n. [Heb.] Household deities or images.

54791

teratology
TERATOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a prodigy, and discourse.]Bombast in language; affectation of sublimity. [Not ...

54792

terce
TERCE, n. ters. A cask whose contents are 42 gallons, the third of a pipe or butt.

54793

terce-major
TERCE-MAJOR, n. A sequence of the three best cards.

54794

tercel
TER'CEL, n. The male of the common falcon. [Falco Peregrinus.]

54795

terebinth
TER'EBINTH, n. The turpentine tree.

54796

terebinthinate
TEREBIN'THINATE, a. Terebinthine; impregnated with the qualities of turpentine.

54797

terebinthine
TEREBIN'THINE, a. [L. terebinthinus, from terebinthina, turpentine.] Pertaining to turpentine; ...

54798

terebrate
TER'EBRATE, v.t. [L. terebro, tero.] To bore; to perforate with a gimlet. [Little used.]

54799

terebration
TEREBRA'TION, n. The act of boring. [Little used.]

54800

terebratulite
TEREBRAT'ULITE, n. Fossil terebratula, a kind of shell.

54801

teredo
TERE'DO, n. [L. from tero, to wear.] A worm that bores and penetrates the bottom of ships; or ...

54802

terek
TER'EK, n. A water fowl with long legs.

54803

teret
TER'ET

54804

terete
TERE'TE, a. [L. teres.] Round and tapering; columnar; as the stem of a plant.

54805

tergeminal
TERGEM'INAL

54806

tergeminate
TERGEM'INATE, a. [L. tergeminus.] Thrice double; as a tergeminate leaf.

54807

tergeminous
TERGEM'INOUS, a. [supra.] Threefold.

54808

tergifetous
TERGIF'ETOUS, a. Tergifetous plants, are such as bear their seeds on the back of their leaves, as ...

54809

tergiversate
TER'GIVERSATE, v.i. [L. tergum, the back, and verto, to turn.]To shift; to practice evasion. ...

54810

tergiversation
TERGIVERSA'TION, n. A shifting; shift; subterfuge; evasion. Writing is to be preferred before ...

54811

term
TERM, n. [L. terminus, a limit or boundary.]1. A limit; a bound or boundary; the extremity of any ...

54812

termagancy
TER'MAGANCY, n. [from termagant.] Turbulence; tumultuousness; as a violent termagancy of temper.

54813

termagant
TER'MAGANT, a. Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous or furious; quarrelsome; scolding. The eldest was ...

54814

termed
TERM'ED, pp. Called; denominated.

54815

termer
TERM'ER, n. One who travels to attend a court term.TERM'ER

54816

terminable
TERM'INABLE, a. [from term.] That may be bounded; limitable.

54817

terminal
TERM'INAL, a. [from L. terminus.] In botany, growing at the end of a branch or stem; terminating; ...

54818

terminate
TERM'INATE, v.t. [termino; terminus.]1. To bound; to limit; to set the extreme point or side of a ...

54819

terminated
TERM'INATED, pp. Limited; bounded; ended.

54820

terminating
TERM'INATING, ppr. Limiting; ending; concluding.

54821

termination
TERMINA'TION, n. The act of limiting or setting bounds; the act of ending or concluding.1. Bound; ...

54822

terminational
TERMINA'TIONAL, a. Forming the end or concluding syllable.

54823

terminative
TERM'INATIVE, a. Directing termination.

54824

terminatively
TERM'INATIVELY, adv. Absolutely; so as not to respect any thing else.

54825

terminator
TERM'INATOR, n. In astronomy, a name sometimes given to the circle of illumination, form its ...

54826

terminer
TERM'INER, n. A determining; as in oyer and terminer.

54827

terming
TERM'ING, ppr. Calling; denominating.

54828

terminist
TERM'INIST, n. In ecclesiastical history, a sect of christians who maintain that God has fixed a ...

54829

terminology
TERMINOL'OGY, n. [L. terminus.] The doctrine of terms; a treatise on terms.1. In natural history, ...

54830

terminthus
TERMIN'THUS, n. [Gr. a pine nut.] In surgery, a large painful tumor on the skin, thought to ...

54831

termless
TERM'LESS, a. Unlimited; boundless; as termless joys.

54832

termly
TERM'LY, a. Occurring every term; as a termly fee.TERM'LY, adv. Term by term; every term; as a ...

54833

termor
TERM'OR, n. One who has an estate for a term of years of life.

54834

tern
TERN, n. [L. sterna.] A common name of certain aquatic fowls of the genus Sterna; as the great ...

54835

ternary
TERN'ARY, a. [L. ternarius, of three.] Proceeding by threes; consisting of three.The ternary ...

54836

ternate
TERN'ATE, a. [L. ternus, terni.] In botany, a ternate leaf, is one that has three leaflets on a ...

54837

ternion
TERN'ION, n. [L. ternarius, ternio.] The number three.

54838

terrace
TER'RACE, n. [L. terra, the earth.]1. In gardening, a raised bank of earth with sloping sides, ...

54839

terraced
TER'RACED, pp. Formed into a terrace; having a terrace.

54840

terracing
TER'RACING, ppr. Forming into a terrace; opening to the air.

54841

terrapin
TER'RAPIN, n. A name given to a species of tide-water tortoise.

54842

terraqueous
TERRA'QUEOUS, a. [L. terra, earth, and aqua, water.] Consisting of land and water, as the globe or ...

54843

terrar
TER'RAR, n. A register of lands. [Not in use.]

54844

terrass
TER'RASS

54845

terre-blue
TERRE-BLUE, n. A kind of earth.

54846

terre-mote
TERRE-MOTE, n. [L. terra, earth, and motus, motion.]An earthquake. [Not in use.]

54847

terre-plain
TERRE-PLAIN, n. In fortification, the top, platform or horizontal surface of a rampart, on which ...

54848

terre-plein
TERRE-PLEIN

54849

terre-tenant
TERRE-TEN'ANT

54850

terre-verte
TERRE-VERTE, n. A species of green earth, used by painters. It is an indurated clay, found in the ...

54851

terrel
TER'REL, n. [from terra.] Little earth, a magnet of a just spherical figure, and so placed that ...

54852

terrene
TERRE'NE, a. [L. terrenus, form terra.1. Pertaining to the earth; earthy; as terrene substance.2. ...

54853

terreous
TER'REOUS, a. [L. terreus, from terra, earth.] Earthy; consisting of earth; as terreous ...

54854

terrestrial
TERRES'TRIAL, a. [L. terrestris, from terra, the earth.]1. Pertaining to the earth; existing on ...

54855

terrestrially
TERRES'TRIALLY, adv. After an earthly manner.

54856

terrestrious
TERRES'TRIOUS, a. Earthy. [Little used.]1. Pertaining to the earth; being or living on the ...

54857

terrible
TER'RIBLE, a. [L. terribilis, from terreo, to frighten.]1. Frightful; adapted to excite terror; ...

54858

terribleness
TER'RIBLENESS, n. Dreadfulness; formidableness; the quality or state of being terrible; as the ...

54859

terribly
TER'RIBLY, adv. Dreadfully; in a manner to excite terror or fright. When he ariseth to shake ...

54860

terrier
TER'RIER, n. A dog or little hound, that creeps into the ground after animals that burrow.1. A ...

54861

terrific
TERRIF'IC, a. [L. terrifieus, from terreo, terror, and facio.]Dreadful; causing terror; adapted to ...

54862

terrified
TER'RIFIED, pp. Frightened; affrighted.

54863

terrify
TER'RIFY, v.t. [L. terror and facio, to make.] To frighten; to alarm or shock with fear. They were ...

54864

terrifying
TER'RIFYING, ppr. Frightening; affrighting.

54865

terrigenous
TERRIG'ENOUS, a. [L. terrigena, one born of the earth; terra and gigno.] Earthborn; produced by ...

54866

territorial
TERRITO'RIAL, a. [from territory.] Pertaining to territory or land; as territorial limits; ...

54867

territorially
TERRITO'RIALLY, adv. In regard to territory; by means of territory.

54868

territory
TER'RITORY, n. [L. territorium, from terra, earth.]1. The extent or compass of land within the ...

54869

terror
TER'ROR, n. [L. terror, from terreo, to frighten.]1. Extreme fear; violent dread; fright; fear ...

54870

terse
TERSE, a. ters. [L. tersus, from tergo, to wipe.]Cleanly written; neat; elegant without ...

54871

tersely
TERSELY, adv. ters'ly. Neatly.

54872

terseness
TERSENESS, n. ters'ness. Neatness of style; smoothness of language.

54873

tertials
TER'TIALS, n. In ornithology, feathers near the junction of the wing with the body.

54874

tertian
TER'TIAN,a. [L. tertianus, from tertius, third.] Occurring every other day; as a tertian ...

54875

tertiary
TER'TIARY, a. Third; of the third formation. Tertiary mountains are such as result from the ruins ...

54876

tertiate
TER'TIATE, v.t. [L. tertius, third; tertio, to do every third day.]1. To do any thing the third ...

54877

tessaraic
TESSARA'IC, a. [L. tessera, a square thing.]Diversified by squares; tesselated.

54878

tesselate
TES'SELATE, v.t. [L. tessela, a little square stone.]To form into squares or checkers; to lay with ...

54879

tesselated
TES'SELATED, pp. Checkered; formed in little squares or mosaic work; as a tesselated pavement.1. ...

54880

tesselation
TESSELA'TION, n. Mosaic work, or the operation of making it.

54881

test
TEST, n. [L. testa, an earthen pot.]1. In metallurgy, a large cupel, or a vessel in the nature of ...

54882

testable
TEST'ABLE, a. [L. testor. See Testament.]That may be devised or given by will.

54883

testaceography
TESTACEOG'RAPHY, n. [See Testaceology.]

54884

testaceology
TESTACEOL'OGY

54885

testaceous
TESTA'CEOUS, a. [L. testaceus, from testa, a shell. The primary sense of testa, testis, testor, ...

54886

testalogy
TESTAL'OGY, n. [L. testacea, or testa.] The science of testaceous vermes, or of those soft and ...

54887

testament
TEST'AMENT, n. [L. testamentum, from testor, to make a will.]1. A solemn authentic instrument in ...

54888

testamentary
TESTAMENT'ARY, a. Pertaining to a will or to wills; as testamentary causes in law.1. Bequeathed ...

54889

testamentation
TESTAMENTA'TION, n. The act or power of giving by will. [Little used.]

54890

testate
TEST'ATE, a. [L. testatus.] Having made and left a will; as, a person is said to die testate.

54891

testation
TESTA'TION, n. [L. testatio.] A witnessing or witness.

54892

testator
TESTA'TOR, n. [L.] A man who makes and leaves a will or testament at death.

54893

testatrix
TESTA'TRIX, n. A woman who makes and leaves a will at death.

54894

tested
TEST'ED, pp. Tried or approved by a test.

54895

tester
TEST'ER, n. The top covering of a bed, consisting of some species of cloth, supported by the ...

54896

testicle
TEST'ICLE, n. [L. testiculus; literally a hard mass, like testa, shell.] The testicles are male ...

54897

testiculate
TESTIC'ULATE, a. In botany, shaped like a testicle.

54898

testification
TESTIFICA'TION, n. [L. testificatio. See Testify.]The act of testifying or giving testimony or ...

54899

testificator
TESTIFICA'TOR, n. One who gives witness or evidence.

54900

testified
TEST'IFIED, pp. [from testify.] Given in evidence; witnessed; published; made known.

54901

testifier
TEST'IFIER, n. [from testify.] One who testifies; one who gives testimony or bears witness to ...

54902

testify
TEST'IFY, v.i. [L. testificor; testis and facio.]1. To make a solemn declaration, verbal or ...

54903

testifying
TEST'IFYING, ppr. Affirming solemnly or under oath, for the purpose of establishing a fact; giving ...

54904

testily
TEST'ILY, adv. [from testy.] Fretfully; peevishly; with petulance.

54905

testimonial
TESTIMO'NIAL, n. [L. testimonium.] A writing or certificate in favor of one's character or good ...

54906

testimony
TEST'IMONY, n. [L. testimonium.] A solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of ...

54907

testiness
TEST'INESS, n. [from testy.] Fretfulness; peevishness; petulance. Testiness is a disposition or ...

54908

testing
TEST'ING, ppr. [from test.] Trying for proof; proving by a standard or by experiment. A plan for ...

54909

teston
TEST'ON, n. A French coin, of the value of about six pence sterling.

54910

testoon
TESTOON', n. A silver coin in Italy and Portugal. In Florence, the testoon is worth two lire or ...

54911

testudinal
TESTU'DINAL, a. Pertaining to the tortoise, or resembling it.

54912

testudinated
TESTU'DINATED, a. [L. testudo, a tortoise.] Roofed; arched.

54913

testudineous
TESTUDIN'EOUS, a. Resembling the shell of a tortoise.

54914

testudo
TESTU'DO, n. [L.] A tortoise. Among the Romans, a cover or screen which a body of troops formed ...

54915

testy
TEST'Y, a. Fretful; peevish; petulant; easily irritated. Pyrrbus cured his testy courtiers with a ...

54916

tetanus
TET'ANUS, n. [Gr. stretched.] A spasmodic contraction of the muscles of voluntary motion, ...

54917

tetaug
TETAUG', n. The name of a fish on the coast of New England; called also black fish.

54918

tetchiness
TETCH'INESS

54919

tetchy
TETCH'Y See Techiness, Techy. [corrupted from touchy, touchiness.] [Not in use.]

54920

tete
TETE, n. False hair; a kind of wig or cap of false hair.Tete-a-tete, head to head; cheek by jowl; ...

54921

tether
TETH'ER, n. [See Tedder.] A rope or chain by which a beast is confined for feeding within certain ...

54922

tetrachord
TET'RACHORD, n. [Gr. four, and a chord.] In ancient music, a diatessaron; a series of four sounds, ...

54923

tetrad
TET'RAD, n. [Gr. the number four.] The number four; a collection of four things.

54924

tetradactylous
TETRADAC'TYLOUS, a. [Gr.] Having four toes.

54925

tetradiapason
TETRADIAP'ASON, n. [Gr. four, and diapason.] Quadruple diapason or octave; a musical chord, ...

54926

tetradrachma
TETRADRACH'MA, n. [Gr.] In ancient coinage, a silver coin worth four drachmas, 3s.sterling, or 66 ...

54927

tetradynamian
TETRADYNAM'IAN, n. [Gr. power, strength.] In botany, a plant having six stamens, four of which are ...

54928

tetragon
TET'RAGON, n. [Gr. four, and an angle.]1. In geometry, a figure having four angles; a quadrangle; ...

54929

tetragonal
TETRAG'ONAL, a. Pertaining to a tetragon; having four angles or sides. Thus a square, a ...

54930

tetragonism
TET'RAGONISM, n. The quadrature of the circle.

54931

tetragyn
TET'RAGYN, n. [Gr. four, and a female.] In botany, a plant having four pistils.

54932

tetragynian
TETRAGYN'IAN, a. Having four pistils.

54933

tetrahedral
TETRAHE'DRAL, a. [See Tetrahedron.]1. Having four equal triangles.2. In botany, having four ...

54934

tetrahedron
TETRAHE'DRON, n. [Gr. four, and side.] In geometry, a figure comprehended under four equilateral ...

54935

tetrahexahedral
TETRAHEXAHE'DRAL, a. [Gr. four, and hexahedral.] In crystallography, exhibiting four ranges of ...

54936

tetrameter
TETRAM'ETER, n. [Gr. four, and measure.] In ancient poetry, an iambic verse consisting of four ...

54937

tetrander
TETRAN'DER, n. [Gr. four and a male.] In botany, a plant having four stamens.

54938

tetrandrian
TETRAN'DRIAN, a. Having four stamens.

54939

tetrapetalous
TETRAPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. four, and leaf.] In botany, containing four distinct petals or flower ...

54940

tetraphyllous
TETRAPH'YLLOUS, a. [Gr. four and leaf.] In botany, having four leaves; consisting of four distinct ...

54941

tetraptote
TET'RAPTOTE, n. [Gr. four, and case.] In grammar, a noun that has four cases only. As L. astus, ...

54942

tetrarch
TE'TRARCH, n. [Gr. four, and rule.] A Roman governor of the fourth part of a province; a ...

54943

tetrarchate
TETR`ARCHATE, n. The fourth part of a province under a Roman tetrarch; or the office or ...

54944

tetrarchical
TETR`ARCHICAL, a. Pertaining to a tetrarchy.

54945

tetrarchy
TET'RARCHY, n. The same as tetrarchate.

54946

tetraspermous
TETRASPERM'OUS, n. [Gr. four, and seed.] In botany, containing four seeds. A tetraspermous plant, ...

54947

tetrastich
TETRAS'TICH, n. [Gr. four, and verse.] A stanza, epigram or poem consisting of four verses.

54948

tetrastyle
TET'RASTYLE, n. [Gr. four, and column.] In ancient architecture, a building with four columns in ...

54949

tetrasyllabic
TETRASYLLAB'IC

54950

tetrasyllabical
TETRASYLLAB'ICAL, a. Consisting of four syllables.

54951

tetrasyllable
TETRASYL'LABLE, n. [Gr. four, and syllable.] A word consisting of four syllables.

54952

tetric
TET'RIC

54953

tetrical
TET'RICAL

54954

tetricity
TETRIC'ITY, n. Crabbedness; perverseness. [Not in use.]

54955

tetricous
TET'RICOUS, a. [L. tetricus.] Froward; perverse; harsh, sour; rugged. [Not in use.]

54956

tetter
TET'TER, n. [L. titillo.]1. In medicine, a common name of several cutaneous diseases, consisting ...

54957

tettish
TET'TISH, a. Captious; testy. [Not in use.]

54958

teutonic
TEUTON'IC, a. Pertaining to the Teutons, a people of Germany, or to their language; as a noun, the ...

54959

tew
TEW, v.t. To work; to soften. [Not in use.] [See Taw.]1. To work; to pull or tease; among ...

54960

tewel
TEW'EL, n. An iron pipe in a forge to receive the pipe of a bellows.

54961

tewtaw
TEW'TAW, v.t. To beat; to break. [Not in use.] [See Tew.]

54962

text
TEXT, n. [L. textus, woven. See Texture.] 1. A discourse or composition on which a note or ...

54963

text-hand
TEXT-HAND, n. A large hand in writing; so called because it was the practice to write the text of ...

54964

textile
TEXT'ILE, a. [L. textilis.] Woven, or capable of being woven.TEXT'ILE, n. That which is or may be ...

54965

textorial
TEXTO'RIAL, a. [L. textor.] Pertaining to weaving.

54966

textrine
TEXT'RINE, a. Pertaining to weaving; as the textrine art.

54967

textual
TEXT'UAL, a. Contained in the text.1. Serving for texts.

54968

textualist
TEXT'UALIST

54969

textuary
TEXT'UARY , n. One who is well versed in the Scriptures, and can readily quote texts.1. One who ...

54970

textuist
TEXT'UIST, n. One ready in the quotation of texts.

54971

texture
TEX'TURE, n. [L. textura, textus, from texo, to weave.]1. The act of weaving.2. A web; that which ...

54972

thack
THACK, for thatch, is local. [See Thatch.]

54973

thallite
THAL'LITE, n. [Gr. a green twig.] In mineralogy, a substance variously denominated by different ...

54974

thammuz
THAM'MUZ, n. The tenth month of the Jewish civil year, containing 29 days, and answering to a part ...

54975

than
THAN, adv. This word is placed after some comparative adjective or adverb, to express comparison ...

54976

thane
THANE, n. The thanes in England were formerly persons of some dignity; of these there were two ...

54977

thane-lands
THA'NE-LANDS, n. Lands granted to thanes.

54978

thaneship
THA'NESHIP, n. The state or dignity of a thane; or his seignory.

54979

thank
THANK, v.t. 1. To express gratitude for a favor; to make acknowledgments to one for kindness ...

54980

thanked
THANK'ED, pp. Having received expression of gratitude.

54981

thankful
THANK'FUL, a. Grateful; impressed with a sense of kindness received, and ready to acknowledge it. ...

54982

thankfully
THANK'FULLY, adv. With a grateful sense of favor or kindness received. If you have liv'd, take ...

54983

thankfulness
THANK'FULNESS,n. Expression of gratitude; acknowledgment of a favor.1. Gratitude; a lively sense ...

54984

thanking
THANK'ING, ppr. Expressing gratitude for good received.

54985

thankless
THANK'LESS, a. Unthankful; ungrateful; not acknowledging favors. That she may feel How sharper ...

54986

thanklessness
THANK'LESSNESS, n. Ingratitude; failure to acknowledge a kindness.

54987

thanks
THANKS, n. generally in the plural. Expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment made to express a ...

54988

thanksgive
THANKSGIVE, v.t. thanksgiv.' [thanks and give.]To celebrate or distinguish by solemn rites. [Not ...

54989

thanksgiver
THANKSGIV'ER, n. One who gives thanks or acknowledges a kindness.

54990

thanksgiving
THANKSGIV'ING, ppr. Rendering thanks for good received.THANKSGIV'ING, n. The act of rendering ...

54991

tharm
TH`ARM, n. Intestines twisted into a cord.

54992

that
THAT, an adjective, pronoun or substitute.1. That is a word used as a definitive adjective, ...

54993

thatch
THATCH, n. [L. tego; Eng. deck.] Straw or other substance used to cover the roofs of buildings, or ...

54994

thatched
THATCH'ED, pp. Covered with straw or thatch.

54995

thatcher
THATCH'ER, n. One whose occupation is to thatch houses.

54996

thatching
THATCH'ING, ppr. Covering with straw or thatch.THATCH'ING, n. The act or art of covering ...

54997

thaumaturgic
THAUMATUR'GIC

54998

thaumaturgy
THAU'MATURGY, n. [Gr. a wonder, and work.] The act of performing something wonderful.

54999

thaumturgical
THAUMTUR'GICAL, a. [See Thaumaturgy.] Exciting wonder.

55000

thave
THAVE, n. An ewe of the first year. [Local.]

55001

thaw
THAW, v.i.1. To melt, dissolve or become fluid, as ice or snow. [It is remarkable that this word ...

55002

thawed
THAW'ED, pp. Melted, as ice or snow.

55003

thawing
THAW'ING, ppr. Dissolving; resolving into a fluid; liquefying; as any thing frozen.

55004

the
THE, an adjective or definitive adjective.1. This adjective is used as a definitive, that is, ...

55005

thearchy
THE'ARCHY, n. [Gr. God, and rule.] Government by God; more commonly called theocracy.

55006

theater
THE'ATER

55007

theatins
THE'ATINS, n. An order of regular priests in Naples, who have no property, nor do they beg, but ...

55008

theatral
THE'ATRAL, a. Belonging to a theater. [Not in use.]

55009

theatre
THE'ATRE, n. [L. theatrum; Gr. to see.]1. Among the ancients, an edifice in which spectacles or ...

55010

theatric
THEAT'RIC

55011

theatrical
THEAT'RICAL, a. Pertaining to a theater or to scenic representations; resembling the manner of ...

55012

theatrically
THEAT'RICALLY, adv. In the manner of actors on the state; in a manner suiting the stage.

55013

theave
THEAVE'

55014

thee
THEE, pron. obj. case of thou.THEE, v.i. To thrive; to prosper.

55015

theft
THEFT, n. The act of stealing. In law, the private, unlawful, felonious taking of another ...

55016

their
THEIR, a pronom.1. Their has the sense of a pronominal adjective, denoting of them, or the ...

55017

theism
THE'ISM, n. [from Gr. God.] The belief or acknowledgment of the existence of a God, as opposed to ...

55018

theist
THE'IST, n. One who believes in the existence of a God.

55019

theistic
THEIS'TIC

55020

theistical
THEIS'TICAL, a. Pertaining to theism, or to a theist; according to the doctrine of theists.

55021

them
THEM, pron. the objective case of they, and of both genders. [In our mother tongue, them is an ...

55022

theme
THEME, n. [L. thema; Gr. to set or place.]1. A subject or topic on which a person writes or ...

55023

themselves
THEMSELVES, a compound of them and selves, and added to they by way of emphasis or pointed ...

55024

then
THEN, adv.1. At that time, referring to a time specified, either past or future. And the Canaanite ...

55025

thence
THENCE, adv. thens.1. From that place. When you depart thence,shake off the dust of your feet. ...

55026

thenceforth
THENCEFORTH, adv. thens'forth. [thence and forth.] From that time. If the salt hath lost its ...

55027

thenceforward
THENCEFOR'WARD, adv. [thence and forward.] From that time onward.

55028

thencefrom
THENCEFROM', adv. [thence and from.] From that place. [Not in use.]

55029

theocracy
THEOC'RACY, n. [Gr. God, and power; to hold.] Government of a state by the immediate direction of ...

55030

theocraticical
THEOCRAT'IC'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a theocracy; administered by the immediate direction of God; as ...

55031

theodicy
THE'ODICY, n. [L. dico, to speak.] The science of God; metaphysical theology.

55032

theodolite
THEOD'OLITE, n. [Gr. to run, and long.] An instrument for taking the heights and distances of ...

55033

theogony
THEOG'ONY, n. [Gr. God, and to be born.] In mythology, the generation of the gods; or that branch ...

55034

theologaster
THEOL'OGASTER, n. A kind of quack in divinity; as a quack in medicine is called medicaster.

55035

theologian
THEOLO'GIAN, n. [See Theology.] A divine; a person well versed in theology, or a professor of ...

55036

theologic
THEOLOG'IC

55037

theological
THEOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Theology.] Pertaining to divinity, or the science of God and of divine ...

55038

theologically
THEOLOG'ICALLY, adv. According to the principles of theology.

55039

theologist
THEOL'OGIST, n. A divine; one studious in the science of divinity, or one well versed in that ...

55040

theologize
THEOL'OGIZE, v.t. To render theological.1. v.i. To frame a system of theology. [Little used.]

55041

theologizer
THEOL'OGIZER, n. A divine, or a professor of theology. [Unusual.]

55042

theologue
THE'OLOGUE, for theologist, is not in use.

55043

theology
THEOL'OGY, n. [Gr. God, and discourse.] Divinity; the science of God and divine things; or the ...

55044

theomachist
THEOM'ACHIST, n. [Gr. God, and combat.]One who fights against the gods.

55045

theomachy
THEOM'ACHY, n. [supra.] A fighting against the gods, as the battle of the giants with the gods. ...

55046

theopathy
THEOP'ATHY, n. [Gr. God, and passion.] Religious suffering; suffering for the purpose of subduing ...

55047

theorbo
THEOR'BO, n. A musical instrument made like a large lute, except that it has two necks or juga, ...

55048

theorem
THE'OREM, n. [Gr. to see.]1. In mathematics, a proposition which terminates in theory,and which ...

55049

theorematic
THEOREMAT'IC

55050

theorematical
THEOREMAT'ICAL

55051

theoremic
THEOREM'IC, a. Pertaining to a theorem; comprised in a theorem; consisting of theorems; as ...

55052

theoretic
THEORET'IC

55053

theoretical
THEORET'ICAL, a. [See Theory.] Pertaining to theory; depending on theory or speculation; ...

55054

theoretically
THEORET'ICALLY, adv. In or by theory; in speculation; speculatively; not practically. Some things ...

55055

theoric
THE'ORIC, n. Speculation.

55056

theorist
THE'ORIST, n. One who forms theories; one given to theory and speculation. The greatest theorists ...

55057

theorize
THE'ORIZE, v.i. To form a theory or theories; to speculate; as, to theorize on the existence of ...

55058

theory
THE'ORY, n. [L. theoria; Gr. to see or contemplate.]1. Speculation; a doctrine or scheme of ...

55059

theosophic
THEOSOPH'IC

55060

theosophical
THEOSOPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to theosophism or to theosophists; divinely wise.

55061

theosophism
THEOS'OPHISM, n. [Gr. God, and comment; wise.]Pretension to divine illumination; enthusiasm.

55062

theosophist
THEOS'OPHIST, n. One who pretends to divine illumination; one who pretends to derive his knowledge ...

55063

theosophy
THEOS'OPHY, n. Divine wisdom; godliness.1. Knowledge of God.

55064

therapeutic
THERAPEU'TIC, a. [Gr. to nurse, serve or cure.] Curative; that pertains to the healing art; that ...

55065

therapeutics
THERAPEU'TICS, n. That part of medicine which respects the discovery and application of remedies ...

55066

there
THERE, adv.1. In that place. The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there he put the ...

55067

thereabout
THEREABOUT'

55068

thereabouts
THEREABOUTS', adv. [there and about. The latter is less proper, but most commonly used.]1. Near ...

55069

thereafter
THERE`AFTER, adv. [there and after.]1. According to that; accordingly. When you can draw the head ...

55070

thereat
THEREAT', adv. [there and at.] At that place. Wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth ...

55071

thereby
THEREBY', adv. [there and by.] By that; by that means; in consequence of that. Acquaint now ...

55072

therefor
THEREFOR', adv. [there and for.] For that or this, or it.

55073

therefore
THEREFORE, adv. ther'fore. [there and for.]1. For that; for that or this reason, referring to ...

55074

therefrom
THEREFROM', adv. [there and from.] From this or that. --Turn not aside therefrom to the right hand ...

55075

therein
THEREIN', adv. [there and in.] In that or this place, time or thing. Bring forth abundantly in the ...

55076

thereinto
THEREINTO', adv. [there and into.] Into that.

55077

thereof
THEREOF',adv. [there and of.] Of that or this. In the day thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely ...

55078

thereon
THEREON', adv. [there and on.] On that or this. Then the king said, hang him thereon. Esth.7.

55079

thereout
THEREOUT', adv. [there and out.] Out of that or this. Lev.2.

55080

thereto
THERETO'

55081

thereunder
THEREUN'DER, adv. [there and under.] Under that or this.

55082

thereunto
THEREUNTO', adv. [there and to or unto.] To that or this. Add the fifth part thereto. Lev.5.

55083

thereupon
THEREUPON', adv. [there and upon.] Upon that or this. The remnant of the house of Judah, they ...

55084

therewhile
THEREWHI'LE, adv. [there and while.] At the same time.

55085

therewith
THEREWITH', adv. [there and with.] With that or this. I have learned in whatever state I am, ...

55086

therewithal
THEREWITHAL', adv. [there and withal.]1. Over and above.2. At the same time.3. With that. [This ...

55087

therf-bread
THERF-BREAD, a. therf'bred. Unleavened bread. [Not in use.]

55088

theriac
THE'RIAC, n. [L. theriaca; Gr. treacle.] A name given by the ancients to various compositions ...

55089

theriacal
THERI'ACAL, a. Pertaining to theriac; medicinal.

55090

thermal
THER'MAL, a. [L. thermoe, warm baths; Gr. to warm.]Pertaining to heat; warm.Thermal waters, are ...

55091

thermolamp
THER'MOLAMP, n. [Gr. warm, from heat, and lamp.]An instrument for furnishing light by means of ...

55092

thermometer
THERMOM'ETER, n. [Gr. warm, from heat, and measure.] An instrument for measuring heat; founded on ...

55093

thermometrical
THERMOMET'RICAL, a. Pertaining to a thermometer; as the thermometrical scale or tube.1. Made by a ...

55094

thermometrically
THERMOMET'RICALLY, adv. By means of a thermometer.

55095

thermoscope
THER'MOSCOPE, n. [Gr. heat, and to see.] An instrument showing the temperature of the air, or the ...

55096

these
THESE, pron. plu. of this. pronounced theez, and used as an adjective or substitute. These is ...

55097

thesis
THE'SIS, n. [L. thesis; Gr. a position, to set.]1. A position or proposition which a person ...

55098

thetical
THET'ICAL, a. [See Thesis.] Laid down.

55099

theurgic
THEUR'GIC

55100

theurgical
THEUR'GICAL, a. [from theurgy.] Pertaining to the power of performing supernatural things.Theugic ...

55101

theurgist
THE'URGIST, n. One who pretends to or is addicted to theurgy.

55102

theurgy
THE'URGY, n. [Gr. God, and work.] The art of doing things which it is the peculiar province of God ...

55103

thew
THEW, n. Manner; custom; habit; form of behavior. [Not in use.]1. Brawn. [Not in use.]

55104

thewed
THEW'ED, a. Accustomed; educated. [Not in use.]

55105

they
THEY, pron. plu.; objective case, them.]1. The men, the women, the animals, the things. It is ...

55106

thible
THI'BLE, n. A slice; a skimmer; a spatula. [Not in use or local.]

55107

thick
THICK, a.1. Dense; not thin; as thick vapors; a thick fog.2. Inspissated; as, the paint is too ...

55108

thicken
THICKEN, v.t. thik'n. To make thick or dense.1. To make close; to fill up interstices; as, to ...

55109

thickened
THICK'ENED, pp. Made dense, or more dense; made more close or compact; made more frequent; ...

55110

thickening
THICK'ENING, ppr. Making dense or more dense, more close, or more frequent; ...

55111

thicket
THICK'ET, n. A wood or collection of trees or shrubs closely set; as a ram caught in a thicket. ...

55112

thickheaded
THICK'HEADED, a. Having a thick skull; dull; stupid.

55113

thickish
THICK'ISH, a. Somewhat thick.

55114

thickly
THICK'LY, adv. Deeply; to great depth.1. Closely; compactly.2. In quick succession.

55115

thickness
THICK'NESS, n. The state of being thick; denseness; density; as the thickness of fog, vapor or ...

55116

thickset
THICK'SET, a. [thick and set.] Close planted; as a thickset wood.1. Having a short thick body.

55117

thickskin
THICK'SKIN, n. [thick and skin.] A coarse gross person; a blockhead.

55118

thickskull
THICK'SKULL, n. [thick and skull.] Dullness; or a dull person; a blockhead.

55119

thickskulled
THICK'SKULLED, a. Dull; heavy; stupid; slow to learn.

55120

thicksprung
THICK'SPRUNG, a. [thick and sprung.] Sprung up close together.

55121

thief
THIEF, n. plu. thieves. 1. One who secretly, unlawfully and feloniously takes the goods or ...

55122

thief-catcher
THIE'F-CATCHER, n. [thief and catch.] One who catches thieves, or whose business is to detect ...

55123

thief-leader
THIE'F-LEADER, n. [thief and lead.] One who leads or takes a thief. [Not much used.]

55124

thief-taker
THIE'F-TAKER, n. [thief and taker.] One whose business is to find and take thieves and bring them ...

55125

thieve
THIEVE, v.i. [from thief.] To steal; to practice theft.

55126

thievery
THIE'VERY, n. The practice of stealing; theft. [See Theft.] Among the Spartans, thievery was a ...

55127

thievish
THIE'VISH, a. Given to stealing; addicted to the practice of theft; as a thievish boy. Or with a ...

55128

thievishly
THIE'VISHLY, adv. In a thievish manner; by theft.

55129

thievishness
THIE'VISHNESS, n. The disposition to steal.1. The practice or habit of stealing.

55130

thigh
THIGH, n. That part of men, quadrupeds and fowls, which is between the leg and the trunk.As the ...

55131

thilk
THILK, pron. The same.

55132

thill
THILL, n. The shaft of a cart, gig or other carriage. The thills are the two pieces of timber ...

55133

thill-horse
THILL'-HORSE, n. The horse which goes between the thills or shafts, and supports them. In a team, ...

55134

thiller
THILL'ER

55135

thimble
THIM'BLE, n. [I know not the origin or primary sense of this word. Possibly it may be from ...

55136

thime
THIME. [See Thyme.]

55137

thin
THIN, a. [L. tenuis; Gr. narrow.]1. Having little thickness or extent from one surface to the ...

55138

thine
THINE, pronominal adj. Thy; belonging to thee; relating to thee; being the property of thee. It was ...

55139

thing
THING, n. [The primary sense of thing is that which comes, falls or happens, like event, from L. ...

55140

think
THINK, v.i. pret. and pp. thought, pron. thaut. [L. duco.]1. To have the mind occupied on some ...

55141

thinker
THINK'ER, n. One who thinks; but chiefly, one who thinks in a particular manner; as a close ...

55142

thinking
THINK'ING, ppr. Having ideas; supposing; judging; imagining; intending; meditating.1. a. Having ...

55143

thinly
THIN'LY, adv. [from thin.] In a loose scattered manner; not thickly; as ground thinly planted with ...

55144

thinness
THIN'NESS, n. The state of being thin; smallness of extent from one side or surface to the ...

55145

third
THIRD, a. thurd. [L. tertius.] The first after the second; the ordinal of three. The third hour ...

55146

thirdborough
THIRDBOROUGH, n. thurd'burro. [third and borough.] An under constable.

55147

thirdings
THIRD'INGS, n. The third year of the corn or grain growing on the ground at the tenant's death, ...

55148

thirdly
THIRD'LY, adv. In the third place.

55149

thirds
THIRDS, n. plu. The third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which by law the widow is ...

55150

thirl
THIRL, v.t. thurl. To bore; to perforate. It is now written drill and thrill. [See these words, ...

55151

thirlage
THIRLAGE, n. thurl'age. In English customs, the right which the owner of a mill possesses by ...

55152

thirst
THIRST, n. thurst. [L. torreo.]1. A painful sensation of the throat or fauces, occasioned by the ...

55153

thirstiness
THIRST'INESS, n. [form thirsty.] The state of being thirsty; thirst.

55154

thirsting
THIRST'ING, ppr. Feeling pain for want of drink; having eager desire.

55155

thirsty
THIRST'Y, a. [from thirst.] Feeling a painful sensation of the throat or fauces for want of drink. ...

55156

thirteen
THIRTEEN, a. thur'teen. Ten and three; as thirteen times.

55157

thirteenth
THIRTEENTH, a. thur'teenth. [supra.] The third after the tenth; the ordinal of thirteen; as the ...

55158

thirtieth
THIRTIETH, a. thur'tieth. [from thirty.] The tenth threefold; the ordinal of thirty; as the ...

55159

thirty
THIRTY, a. thur'ty. Thrice ten; ten three times repeated; or twenty and ten. The month of June ...

55160

this
THIS, definitive adjective or substitute. plu. these.1. This is a definitive, or definitive ...

55161

thistle
THISTLE, n. this'l. The common name of numerous prickly plants of the class Syngenesia, and ...

55162

thistly
THISTLY, a. this'ly. Overgrown with thistles; as thistly ground.

55163

thither
THITH'ER, adv. To that place; opposed to hither. This city is near, O let me escape thither. ...

55164

thitherward
THITH'ERWARD, adv. [thither and ward.] Toward that place. They shall ask the way to Zion, with ...

55165

tho
THO, a contraction of though. [See Though.]1. Tho, for sax. thonne, then. [Not in use.]

55166

thole
THOLE, n.1. A pin inserted into the gunwale of a boat, to keep the oar in the row-lock,when used ...

55167

thomaism
THO'MAISM

55168

thomism
THO'MISM , n. The doctrine of St. Thomas Aquinas with respect to predestination and grace.

55169

thomist
THO'MIST, n. A follower of Thomas Aquinas, in opposition to the Scotists.

55170

thomsonite
THOM'SONITE, n. [from Thomson.] A mineral of the zeolite family, occurring generally in masses of ...

55171

thong
THONG, n. A strap of leather, used for fastening any thing. And nails for loosen'd spears, and ...

55172

thoracic
THORAC'IC, a. [L. thorax, the breast.] Pertaining to the breast; as the thoracic arteries.The ...

55173

thoracics
THORAC'ICS, n. plu. In ichthyology, an order of bony fishes, respiring by means of gills only, the ...

55174

thoral
THO'RAL, a. [L. thorus, or rather torus.] Pertaining to a bed.

55175

thorax
THO'RAX, n. [L.] In anatomy, that part of the human skeleton which consists of the bones of the ...

55176

thorina
THORI'NA, n. A newly discovered earth, resembling zirconia, found in gadolinite by Berzelius.

55177

thorn
THORN, n.1. A tree or shrub armed with spines or sharp ligneous shoots; as the black thorn; white ...

55178

thornless
THORN'LESS, a. Destitute of thorns; as a thornless shrub or tree.

55179

thorny
THORN'Y, a. Full of thorns or spines; rough with thorns; as a thorny wood; a thorny tree; a thorny ...

55180

thorny-trefoil
THORN'Y-TREFOIL, n. A plant of the genus Fagonia.

55181

thorough
THOROUGH, a. thur'ro. 1. Literally, passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as a ...

55182

thorough-base
THOROUGH-BASE, n. thur'ro-base. [thorough and base.] In music, an accompaniment to a continued ...

55183

thorough-bred
THOROUGH-BRED, a. thur'ro-bred. [thorough and bred.] Completely taught or accomplished.

55184

thorough-fare
THOROUGH-FARE, n. thur'ro-fare. [thorough and fare.]1. A passage through; a passage from one ...

55185

thorough-paced
THOROUGH-PACED, a. thur'ro-paced. [thorough and paced.]Perfect in what is undertaken; complete; ...

55186

thorough-sped
THOROUGH-SPED, a. thur'ro-sped. [thorough and sped.]Fully accomplished; thorough-paced.

55187

thorough-stitch
THOROUGH-STITCH, adv. thur'ro-stitch. [thorough and stitch.]completely; going the whole length of ...

55188

thorough-wax
THOROUGH-WAX, n. thur'ro-wax. [thorough and wax.] A plant of the genus Bupleurum.

55189

thorough-wort
THOROUGH-WORT, n. thur'ro-wort. The popular name of a plant, the Eupatorium perfoliatum, a native ...

55190

thoroughly
THOROUGHLY, adv. thur'roly. Fully; entirely; completely; as a room thoroughly swept; a business ...

55191

thorp
THORP, [L. tribus.] The primary sense is probably a house, a habitation, from fixedness; hence a ...

55192

thos
THOS, n. An animal of the wolf kind, but larger than the common wolf. It is common Surinam. It ...

55193

those
THOSE, pron. s as z. plu. of that; as those men; those temples. When those and these are used in ...

55194

thou
THOU, pron. in the obj. thee. The second personal pronoun, in the singular number; the pronoun ...

55195

though
THOUGH, v.i. tho.1. Grant; admit; allow. "If thy brother be waxen poor--thou shalt relieve him; ...

55196

thought
THOUGHT, pret. and pp. of think; pronounced thaut.THOUGHT, a. thaut. [primarily the passive ...

55197

thoughtful
THOUGHT'FUL, a. Full of thought; contemplative; employed in meditation; as a man of thoughtful ...

55198

thoughtfully
THOUGHT'FULLY, adv. With thought or consideration; with solicitude.

55199

thoughtfulness
THOUGHT'FULNESS, n. Deep meditation.1. Serious attention to spiritual concerns.2. Anxiety; ...

55200

thoughtless
THOUGHT'LESS, a. Heedless; careless; negligent. Thoughtless of the future.1. Gay; dissipated.2. ...

55201

thoughtlessly
THOUGHT'LESSLY, adv. Without thought; carelessly; stupidly.

55202

thoughtlessness
THOUGHT'LESSNESS, n. Want of thought; heedlessness; carelessness; inattention.

55203

thoughtsick
THOUGHT'SICK, a. [thought and sick.] Uneasy with reflection.

55204

thousand
THOU'SAND, a. s as z.1. Denoting the number of ten hundred.2. Proverbially, denoting a great ...

55205

thousandth
THOU'SANDTH, a. The ordinal of thousand; as the thousandth part of a thing; also proverbially, ...

55206

thowl
THOWL. [See Thole.]

55207

thrack
THRACK, v.t. To load or burden. [Not in use.]

55208

thrall
THRALL, n.1. A slave.2. Slavery.THRALL, v.t. To enslave. [Enthrall is in use.]

55209

thralldom
THRALL'DOM, n. Slavery; bondage; a state of servitude. The Greeks lived in thralldom under the ...

55210

thrapple
THRAP'PLE, n. The windpipe of an animal. [Not an English word.]

55211

thrash
THRASH, v.t.1. To beat out grain from the husk or pericarp with a flail; as, to thrash wheat, rye ...

55212

thrashed
THRASH'ED, pp. Beaten out of the husk or off the ear.1. Freed from the grain by beating.

55213

thrasher
THRASH'ER, n. One who thrashes grain.

55214

thrashing
THRASH'ING, ppr. Beating out of the husk or off the ear; beating soundly with a stick or ...

55215

thrashing-floor
THRASH'ING-FLOOR, n. [thrash and floor.] A floor or area on which grain is beaten out.

55216

thrasonical
THRASON'ICAL, a. [from Thraso, a boaster in old comedy.]1. Boasting; given to bragging.2. ...

55217

thrave
THRAVE, n. A drove; a herd. [Not in use.]THRAVE, n. The number of two dozen. [Not in use.]

55218

thread
THREAD

55219

threadbare
THREAD'BARE

55220

threadbareness
THREAD'BARENESS

55221

threaden
THREAD'EN

55222

thready
THREAD'Y

55223

threap
THREAP, v.t. To chide, contend or argue. [Local.]

55224

threat
THREAT, n. thret. A menace; denunciation of ill; declaration of an intention or determination to ...

55225

threaten
THREATEN, v.t. thret'n.1. To declare the purpose of inflicting punishment, pain or other evil on ...

55226

threatened
THREATENED, pp. thret'nd. Menaced with evil.

55227

threatener
THREATENER, n. thret'ner. One that threatens.

55228

threatening
THREATENING, ppr. thret'ning. Menacing; denouncing evil.1. a. Indicating a threat or menace; as a ...

55229

threateningly
THREATENINGLY, adv. thret'ningly. With a threat or menace; in a threatening manner.

55230

threatful
THREATFUL, a. thret'ful. Full of threats; having a menacing appearance; minacious.

55231

thred
THRED, n.1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk or other fibrous substance, drawn out ...

55232

thredbare
THRED'BARE, a. [thread and bare.] Worn to the naked thread; having the nap worn off; as a ...

55233

thredbareness
THRED'BARENESS, n. The state of being threadbare or trite.

55234

threden
THRED'EN, a. Made of thread; as threaden sails. [Little used.]

55235

thredy
THRED'Y, a. Like thread or filaments; slender.1. Containing thread.

55236

three
THREE, a. [L. tres.]1. Two and one. I offer thee three things. 2 Sam. 24.2. It is often used like ...

55237

three-capsuled
THREE-CAP'SULED, a. Tricapsular.

55238

three-celled
THREE-CEL'LED, a. Trilocular.

55239

three-cleft
THREE-CLEFT', a. Trifid.

55240

three-cornered
THREE'-CORNERED, a. [three and corner.]1. Having three corners or angles; as a three-cornered ...

55241

three-flowered
THREE'-FLOWERED, a. [three and flower.] Bearing three flowers together.

55242

three-grained
THREE'-GRAINED, a. Tricoccous.

55243

three-leaved
THREE'-LEAVED, a. [three and leaf.] Consisting of three distinct leaflets; as a three-leaved ...

55244

three-lobed
THREE'-LOBED, a. [three and lobe.] A three-lobed leaf, is one that is divided to the middle into ...

55245

three-nerved
THREE'-NERVED, a. [three and nerve.] A three-nerved leaf, has three distinct vessels or nerves ...

55246

three-parted
THREE'-P`ARTED, a. [three and parted.] Tripartite. A three-parted leaf, is divided into three ...

55247

three-petaled
THREE'-PETALED, a. [three and petal.] Tripetalous; consisting of three distinct petals; as a ...

55248

three-pointed
THREE'-POINTED, a. Tricuspidate.

55249

three-seeded
THREE'-SEEDED, a. [three and seed.] Containing three seeds; as a three-seeded capsule.

55250

three-sided
THREE'-SIDED, a. [three and side.] Having three plane sides; as a three-sided stem, leaf, petiole, ...

55251

three-valved
THREE'-VALVED, a. [three and valve.] Trivalvular; consisting of three valves; opening with three ...

55252

threefold
THREE'FOLD, a. [three and fold.] Three-double; consisting of three; or thrice repeated, as ...

55253

threescore
THREE'SCORE, a. [three and score.] Thrice twenty; sixty; as threescore years.

55254

threne
THRENE, n. [Gr.] Lamentation. [Not used.]

55255

threnody
THREN'ODY, n. [Gr. lamentation, and ode.] A song of lamentation.

55256

thresh
THRESH, v.t. To thrash. [See Thrash.] The latter is the popular pronunciation, but the word is ...

55257

thresher
THRESH'ER, n. The sea fox.

55258

threshhold
THRESH'HOLD, n.1. The door-sill; the plank, stone or piece of timber which lies at the bottom or ...

55259

threw
THREW, pret. of throw.

55260

thrice
THRICE, adv. [from three; perhaps three, and L. vice.]1. Three times. Before the cock crow, thou ...

55261

thrid
THRID, v.t. To slide through a narrow passage; to slip, shoot or run through, as a needle, bodkin, ...

55262

thridded
THRID'DED, pp. Slid through.

55263

thridding
THRID'DING, ppr. Sliding through; causing to pass through.

55264

thrift
THRIFT, n. [from thrive.] Frugality; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property. ...

55265

thriftily
THRIFT'ILY, adv. Frugally; with parsimony.1. With increase of worldly goods.

55266

thriftiness
THRIFT'INESS, n. Frugality; good husbandry; as thriftiness to save; thriftiness in preserving ...

55267

thriftless
THRIFT'LESS, a. Having no frugality or good management; profuse; extravagant; not thriving.

55268

thrifty
THRIFT'Y, a. Frugal; sparing; using economy and good management of property. I am glad he has so ...

55269

thrill
THRILL, n. [See the Verb.] A drill.1. A warbling. [See Trill.]2. A breathing place or ...

55270

thrilled
THRILL'ED, pp. Penetrated; pierced.

55271

thrilling
THRILL'ING, ppr. Perforating; drilling.1. Piercing; penetrating; having the quality of ...

55272

thring
THRING, v.t. To press, crowd or throng. [Not used.]

55273

thrissa
THRIS'SA, n. A fish of the herring kind.

55274

thrive
THRIVE, v.i.1. To prosper by industry, economy and good management of property; to increase in ...

55275

thriver
THRI'VER, n. One that prospers in the acquisition of property.

55276

thriving
THRI'VING, ppr. Prospering in worldly goods.1. a. Being prosperous or successful; advancing in ...

55277

thrivingly
THRI'VINGLY, adv. In a prosperous way.

55278

thrivingness
THRI'VINGNESS

55279

thro
THRO, a contraction of through, not now used.

55280

throat
THROAT, n.1. The anterior part of the neck of an animal, in which are the gullet and windpipe, or ...

55281

throat-pipe
THROAT-PIPE, n. [throat and pipe.] The windpipe or weasand.

55282

throat-wort
THROAT-WORT, n. [throat and wort.] A plant of the genus Campanula, a perennial weed common in ...

55283

throaty
THROATY, a. Guttural.

55284

throb
THROB, v.i. [perhaps allied to drive and to drub; at least its elements and signification ...

55285

throbbing
THROB'BING, ppr. Beating with unusual force, as the heart and pulse; palpitating.THROB'BING, n. ...

55286

throdden
THROD'DEN, v.i. To grow; to thrive. [Not in use or local.]

55287

throe
THROE, n. Extreme pain; violent pang; anguish; agony. It is particularly applied to the anguish ...

55288

throne
THRONE, n. [L. thronus.]1. A royal seat; a chair of state. The throne is sometimes an elegant ...

55289

throned
THRO'NED, pp. Placed on a royal seat, or on an elevated seat; exalted.

55290

throng
THRONG, n.1. A crowd; a multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close ...

55291

thronged
THRONG'ED, pp. Crowded or pressed by a multitude of persons.

55292

thronging
THRONG'ING, ppr. Crowding together; pressing with a multitude of persons.THRONG'ING, n. The act ...

55293

throngly
THRONG'LY, adv. In crowds. [Not in use.]

55294

thropple
THROP'PLE, n. The windpipe of a horse. [Local.]

55295

throstle
THROSTLE, n. thros'l. A bird of the genus Turdus, the song-thrush.

55296

throstling
THROS'TLING, n. A disease of cattle of the ox kind, occasioned by a swelling under their throats, ...

55297

throttle
THROT'TLE, n. [from throat.] The windpipe or larynx.THROT'TLE, v.i. To choke; to suffocate; or to ...

55298

through
THROUGH, prep. thru.1. From end to end, or from side to side; from one surface or limit to the ...

55299

through-bred
THROUGH-BRED, should be thorough-bred.

55300

through-lighted
THROUGH-LIGHTED, should be thorough-lighted. [Not used.]

55301

through-paced
THROUGH-PACED. [Not used.] [See Thorough-paced.]

55302

throughly
THROUGHLY, adv. thru'ly. Completely; fully; wholly.1. Without reserve; sincerely.[For this, ...

55303

throughout
THROUGHOUT, prep. thruout'. [through and out.] Quite through; in every part; from one extremity to ...

55304

throve
THROVE, old pret. of thrive.

55305

throw
THROW, v.t. pret. threw; pp. thrown. [Gr. to run; L. trochilus.]1. Properly, to hurl; to whirl; to ...

55306

thrower
THROWER, n. One that throws; one that twists or winds silk; a throwster.

55307

thrown
THROWN, pp. of throw. Cast; hurled; wound or twisted.

55308

throwster
THROWSTER, n. One that twists or winds silk.

55309

thrum
THRUM, n. [Gr. a fragment; to break.] The ends of weaver's threads.1. Any coarse yarn.2. ...

55310

thrush
THRUSH, n.1. A bird, a species of Turdus, the largest of the genus; the Turdus viscivorus or ...

55311

thrust
THRUST, v.t. pret. and pp. thrust. [L. trudo, trusum, trusito.]1. To push or drive with force; as, ...

55312

thruster
THRUST'ER, n. One who thrusts or stabs.

55313

thrusting
THRUST'ING, ppr. Pushing with force; driving; impelling; pressing.THRUST'ING, n. The act of ...

55314

thrusting-screw
THRUST'ING-SCREW, n. A screw for pressing curd in cheese-making. [Local.]

55315

thrustings
THRUST'INGS, n. In cheese-making, the white whey, or that which is last pressed out of the curd by ...

55316

thrustle
THRUS'TLE, n. The thrust. [See Throstle.]

55317

thry-fallow
THRY-FAL'LOW, v.t. [thrice and fallow.] To give the third plowing in summer.

55318

thulite
THU'LITE, n. A rare mineral of a peach blossom color, found in Norway.

55319

thum
THUM, n. The short thick finger of the human hand, or the corresponding member of other animals. ...

55320

thumb
THUMB

55321

thumbed
THUMB'ED

55322

thumerstone
THUM'ERSTONE, n. A mineral so called from Thus, in Saxony, where it was found. It is called also ...

55323

thummed
THUM'MED, a. Having thumbs.

55324

thummim
THUM'MIM, n. plu. A Hebrew word denoting perfections. The Urim and Thummim were worn in the ...

55325

thump
THUMP, n. A heavy blow given with any thing that is thick, as with a club or the fist, or with a ...

55326

thumper
THUMP'ER, n. The person or thing that thumps.

55327

thumping
THUMP'ING, ppr. Striking or beating with something thick or blunt.1. a. Heavy.2. Vulgarly, ...

55328

thunder
THUN'DER, n. [L. tonitru, from tono, to sound.]1. The sound which follows an explosion of ...

55329

thunder-clap
THUN'DER-CLAP, n. [thunder and clap.] A burst of thunder; sudden report of an explosion of ...

55330

thunder-cloud
THUN'DER-CLOUD, n. [thunder and cloud.] A cloud that produces lightning and thunder.

55331

thunder-horse
THUN'DER-HORSE, n. An instrument for illustrating the manner in which buildings receive damage by ...

55332

thunder-shower
THUN'DER-SHOWER, n. [thunder and shower.] A shower accompanied with thunder.

55333

thunder-stone
THUN'DER-STONE, n. A stone, otherwise called brontia.

55334

thunder-storm
THUN'DER-STORM, n. [thunder and storm.] A storm accompanied with lightning and thunder. Thunder ...

55335

thunder-struck
THUN'DER-STRUCK, pp. or a. Astonished; amazed; struck dumb by something surprising or terrible ...

55336

thunderbolt
THUN'DERBOLT, n. [thunder and bolt.]1. A shaft of lightning; a brilliant stream of the electrical ...

55337

thunderer
THUN'DERER, n. He that thunders.

55338

thundering
THUN'DERING, ppr. Making the noise of an electrical explosion; uttering a loud sound; fulminating ...

55339

thundrous
THUN'DROUS, a. Producing thunder. How he before the thunderous throne doth lie. [Little used.]

55340

thurible
THU'RIBLE, n. [L. thuribulum, from thus, thuris, frankincense.]A censer; a pan for incense. [Not ...

55341

thuriferous
THURIF'EROUS, a. [L. thurifer; thus and fero, to bear.]Producing or bearing frankincense.

55342

thurification
THURIFICA'TION, n. [L. thus, thuris, and facio, to make.]The act of fuming with incense; or the act ...

55343

thursday
THURSDAY, n. [The god of thunder, answering to the Jove of the Greeks and Romans, L. dies Jovis.] ...

55344

thus
THUS, adv. In this or that manner; on this wise; as, thus saith the Lord; the Pharisee prayed ...

55345

thwack
THWACK, v.t. To strike with something flat or heavy; to bang; to beat or thrash.THWACK, n. A heavy ...

55346

thwacking
THWACK'ING, ppr. Striking with a heavy blow.

55347

thwaite
THWAITE, n. A fish, a variety of the shad.1. A plain parcel of ground, cleared of wood and stumps, ...

55348

thwart
THWART, a. thwort. [L. verto, versus.] Transverse; being across something else. Mov'd contrary ...

55349

thwarted
THWART'ED, pp. Crossed; opposed; frustrated.

55350

thwarter
THWART'ER, n. A disease in sheep, indicated by shaking, trembling or convulsive motions.

55351

thwarting
THWART'ING, ppr. Crossing; contravening; defeating.THWART'ING, n. The act of crossing or ...

55352

thwartingly
THWART'INGLY, adv. In a cross direction; in opposition.

55353

thwartness
THWART'NESS, n. Untowardness; perverseness.

55354

thwartships
THWART'SHIPS, adv. Across the ship.

55355

thwite
THWITE, v.t. To cut or clip with a knife. [Local.]

55356

thwittle
THWIT'TLE, v.t. To whittle. [See Whittle.]

55357

thy
THY, a. [contracted from thine, or from some other derivative of thou. It is probable that the ...

55358

thyite
THY'ITE, n. The name of a species of indurated clay, of the morochthus kind, of a smooth regular ...

55359

thyme
THYME, n. usually pronounced improperly time. [L. thymus.]A plant of the genus Thymus. The garden ...

55360

thymy
THY'MY, a. Abounding with thyme; fragrant.

55361

thyroid
THY'ROID, a. [Gr. a shield,and form.] Resembling a shield; applied to one of the cartilages of the ...

55362

thyrse
THYRSE, n. [L. thyrsus.] In botany, a species of inflorescence; a panicle contracted into an ovate ...

55363

thyself
THYSELF', pron. [thy and self.] A pronoun used after thou, to express distinction with emphasis. ...

55364

tiar
TI'AR

55365

tiara
TIA'RA, n. [L. tiara.]1. An ornament or article of dress with which the ancient Persians covered ...

55366

tibial
TIB'IAL, a. [L. tibia, a flute, and the large bone of the leg.]1. Pertaining to the large bone of ...

55367

tiburo
TIB'URO, n. A fish of the shark kind.

55368

tical
OP'TIC,'TICAL, a. [Gr. from to see, the eye.]1. Relating or pertaining to vision or sight.2. ...

55369

tice
TICE, for entice. [Not in use.]

55370

tick
TICK, n. Credit; trust; as, to buy upon tick.TICK, n. A little animal of a livid color and ...

55371

tick-seed
TICK-SEED, n. A plant of the genus Coreopsis, and another of the genus Corispernum.

55372

tickbean
TICK'BEAN, n. A small bean employed in feeding horses and other animals.

55373

ticken
TICK'EN, n. Cloth for bed-ticks or cases for beds.

55374

ticket
TICK'ET, n.1. A piece of paper or a card, which gives the holder a right of admission to some ...

55375

tickle
TICK'LE, v.t. [L. titillo, corrupted.]1. To touch lightly and cause a peculiar thrilling ...

55376

tickleness
TICK'LENESS, n. Unsteadiness. [Not in use.]

55377

tickler
TICK'LER, n. One that tickles or pleases.

55378

tickling
TICK'LING, ppr. Affecting with titillation.TICK'LING, n. The act of affecting with titillation.

55379

ticklish
TICK'LISH, a. Sensible to slight touches, easily tickled. The bottom of the foot is very ...

55380

ticklishness
TICK'LISHNESS, n. The state or quality of being ticklish or very sensible.1. The state of being ...

55381

ticktack
TICK'TACK, n. A game at tables.

55382

tid
TID, a. Tender; soft; nice.

55383

tidbit
TID'BIT, n. [tid and bit.] A delicate or tender piece.

55384

tidder
TID'DER, v.t. To use with tenderness; to fondle.

55385

tiddle
TID'DLE

55386

tide
TIDE, n.1. Time; season. Which, at the appointed tide, Each one did make his bride.[This sense is ...

55387

tide-gate
TI'DE-GATE, n. A gate through which water passes into a basin when the tide flows, and which is ...

55388

tide-mill
TI'DE-MILL, n. [tide and mill.] A mill that is moved by tide water; also, a mill for clearing ...

55389

tide-waiter
TI'DE-WAITER, n. [tide and waiter.] An officer who watches the landing of goods, to secure the ...

55390

tide-way
TI'DE-WAY, n. [tide and way.] The channel in which the tide sets.

55391

tides-man
TI'DES-MAN, n. An officer who remains on board of a merchant's ship till the goods are landed, to ...

55392

tidily
TI'DILY, adv. [from tidy.] Neatly; with neat simplicity; as a female tidily dressed.

55393

tidiness
TI'DINESS, n. Neatness without richness or elegance; neat simplicity; as the tidiness of dress.1. ...

55394

tidings
TI'DINGS, n. plu. News; advice; information; intelligence; account of what has taken place, and ...

55395

tidy
TI'DY, a. [from tide, time, season.]1. In its primary sense, seasonable; favorable; being in ...

55396

tie
TIE

55397

tied
TIED

55398

tier
TIER, n. A row; a rank; particularly when two or more rows are placed one above another; as a tier ...

55399

tierce
TIERCE, n. ters. A cask whose content is one third of a pipe, that is, forty gallons; or it may be ...

55400

tiercel
TIERCEL

55401

tiercelet
TIERCELET, n. In falconry, a name given to the male hawk, as being a third part less than the ...

55402

tiercet
TIERCET, n. ter'cet. [from tierce.] In poetry, a triplet; three lines, or three lines rhyming.

55403

tiff
TIFF, n. Liquor; or rather a small draught of liquor. [Vulgar.]1. A pet or fit of peevishness.[I ...

55404

tiffany
TIF'FANY, n. [According to the Italian and Spanish Dictionaries, this word is to be referred to ...

55405

tifore
TIFO'RE, prep. or adv. Before; formerly.

55406

tig
TIG, n. A play. [See Tag.]

55407

tige
TIGE, n. The shaft of a column from the astragal to the capital.

55408

tiger
TI'GER, n. [L. tigris.] A fierce and rapacious animal of the genus Felis, one of the largest and ...

55409

tiger-footed
TI'GER-FOOTED, a. Hastening to devour; furious.

55410

tiger-shell
TI'GER-SHELL, n. [tiger and shell.] A name given to the red voluta, with large white spots. In ...

55411

tigerish
TI'GERISH, a. Like a tiger.

55412

tigers-foot
TI'GER'S-FOOT, n. A plant of the genus Ipomoea.

55413

tigh
TIGH, n. In Kent, a close or inclosure.

55414

tight
TIGHT, a. [L. taceo; that is, close, closely compressed.]1. Close; compact; not loose or open; ...

55415

tighten
TIGHTEN, v.t. ti'tn. To draw tighter; to straiten; to make close in any manner.

55416

tighter
TIGHTER, n. A ribin or string used to draw clothes closer. [Not used.]1. More tight.

55417

tightly
TIGHTLY, adv. Closely; compactly.1. Neatly; adroitly.

55418

tightness
TIGHTNESS, n. Closeness of joints; compactness; straitness.1. Neatness, as in dress.2. ...

55419

tigress
TI'GRESS, n. [from tiger.] The female of the tiger.

55420

tike
TIKE, n. A tick. [See Tick.]TIKE, n.1. A countryman or clown.2. A dog.

55421

tile
TILE, n. [L. tegula; tego, to cover; Eng. to deck.]1. A plate or piece of baked clay, used for ...

55422

tile-earth
TILE-EARTH, n. A species of strong clayey earth; stiff and stubborn land. [Local.]

55423

tile-ore
TILE-ORE, n. A subspecies of octahedral red copper ore.

55424

tiled
TI'LED, pp. Covered with tiles.

55425

tiler
TI'LER, n. A man whose occupation is to cover buildings with tiles.

55426

tiling
TI'LING, ppr. Covering with tiles.TI'LING, n. A roof covered with tiles. Luke 5.1. Tiles in ...

55427

till
TILL, n. A vetch; a tare. [Local.]TILL

55428

tillable
TILL'ABLE, a. Capable of being tilled; arable; fit for the plow.

55429

tillage
TILL'AGE, n. The operation, practice or art of preparing land for seed, and keeping the ground ...

55430

tilled
TILL'ED, pp. Cultivated; prepared for seed and kept clean.

55431

tiller
TILL'ER, n. A money box in a shop; a drawer.

55432

tiller-rope
TILL'ER-ROPE, n. The rope which forms a communication between the fore end of the tiller and the ...

55433

tillering
TILL'ERING, ppr. Sending out new shoots round the bottom of the original stem.

55434

tilling
TILL'ING, ppr. Cultivating.TILL'ING, n. The operation of cultivating land; culture.

55435

tillman
TILL'MAN, n. A man who tills the earth; a husbandman.

55436

tilly-fally
TILL'Y-FALLY

55437

tilly-vally
TILL'Y-VALLY, adv. or a. A word formerly used when any thing said was rejected as trifling or ...

55438

tilt
TILT, n.1. A tent; a covering over head.2. The cloth covering of a cart or wagon.3. The cover of ...

55439

tilt-hammer
TILT'-HAMMER, n. [tilt and hammer.] A heavy hammer used in iron works, which is lifted by a wheel.

55440

tilted
TILT'ED, pp. Inclined; made to stoop; covered with cloth or awning.1. Hammered; prepared by ...

55441

tilter
TILT'ER, n. One who tilts; one who uses the exercise of pushing a lance on horseback; one who ...

55442

tilth
TILTH, n. That which is tilled; tillage ground. [Not in use.]1. The state of being tilled or ...

55443

tilting
TILT'ING, ppr. Inclining; causing to stoop or lean; using the game of thrusting with the lance on ...

55444

timbal
TIM'BAL, n. A kettle drum.

55445

timber
TIM'BER, n. [L. domus, a house; Gr. the body.]1. That sort of wood which is proper for building or ...

55446

timber-head
TIM'BER-HEAD, n. [timber and head.] In ships, the top end of a timber, rising above the gunwale, ...

55447

timber-sow
TIM'BER-SOW, n. A worm in wood.

55448

timber-tree
TIM'BER-TREE, n. [timber and tree.] A tree suitable for timber.

55449

timber-work
TIM'BER-WORK, n. [timber and work.] Work formed of wood.

55450

timber-yard
TIM'BER-Y`ARD, n. [timber and yard.] A yard or place where timber is deposited.

55451

timbered
TIM'BERED, pp. or a. Furnished with timber; as a well timbered house. In the United States, we ...

55452

timbering
TIM'BERING, ppr. Furnishing with timber.

55453

timbre
TIM'BRE,n. A crest on a coat of arms. It ought to be written timber.

55454

timbrel
TIM'BREL, n. [L. tympanum.] An instrument of music; a kind of drum, tabor or tabret,which has been ...

55455

timbreled
TIM'BRELED, a. Sung to the sound of the timbrel.

55456

time
TIME, n. [L.tempus; tempora, the falls of the head, also tempest, &c. See Tempest. Time is ...

55457

time-keeper
TI'ME-KEEPER, n. [time and keeper.] A clock, watch or other chronometer.

55458

time-piece
TI'ME-PIECE, n. [time and piece.] A clock, watch or other instrument to measure or show the ...

55459

time-pleaser
TI'ME-PLEASER, n. s as z. [time and please.] One who complies with the prevailing opinions, ...

55460

time-server
TI'ME-SERVER, n. [time and serve.] One who adapts his opinions and manners to the times; one who ...

55461

time-serving
TI'ME-SERVING, a. Obsequiously complying with the humors of men in power.TI'ME-SERVING, n. An ...

55462

time-worn
TI'ME-WORN, a. Impaired by time.

55463

timed
TI'MED, pp. Adapted to the season or occasion.

55464

timeful
TI'MEFUL, a. Seasonable; timely; sufficiently early. [Not much used.]

55465

timeist
TI'MEIST, n. In music, a performer who keeps good time.

55466

timeless
TI'MELESS, a. Unseasonable; done at an improper time. Nor fits it to prolong the heav'nly feast ...

55467

timelessly
TI'MELESSLY, adv. Unseasonably.

55468

timeliness
TI'MELINESS, n. [from timely.] Seasonableness; a being in good time.

55469

timely
TI'MELY, a. Seasonable; being in good time; sufficiently early. The defendant had timely notice of ...

55470

timid
TIM'ID, a. [L. timidus, from timeo, to fear.] Fearful; wanting courage to meet danger; timorous; ...

55471

timidity
TIMID'ITY, n. [L. timiditas.] Fearfulness; want of courage or boldness to face danger; ...

55472

timidly
TIM'IDLY, adv. In a timid manner; weakly; without courage.

55473

timidness
TIM'IDNESS, n. Timidity.

55474

timocracy
TIMOC'RACY, n. [Gr. honor, worth, and to hold.] Government by men of property, who are possessed ...

55475

timoneer
TIMONEE'R, n. [L. temo.] A helmsman.

55476

timorous
TIM'OROUS, a. [L. timor. See Timid.]1. Fearful of danger; timid; destitute of courage; as a ...

55477

timorously
TIM'OROUSLY, adv. Fearfully; timidly; without boldness; with much fear. Let dastard souls be ...

55478

timorousness
TIM'OROUSNESS, n. Fearfulness; timidity; want of courage.

55479

timous
TIMOUS, a. [from time.] Early; timely. [Not in use.]

55480

timously
TIMOUSLY, adv. In good season. [Not in use.]

55481

tin
TIN, n. [L. stannum; stagnum.]1. A white metal, with a slight tinge of yellow. It is soft, ...

55482

tinct
TINCT,v.t. [L. tingo,tinctus.] To stain or color; to imbue.TINCT, n. Stain; color. [Obsolete. ...

55483

tincture
TINC'TURE, n. [L. tinctura.]1. The finer and more volatile parts of a substance, separated by a ...

55484

tinctured
TINC'TURED, pp. Tinged; slightly impregnated with something foreign.

55485

tincturing
TINC'TURING, ppr. Tinging; imbuing; impregnating with a foreign substance.

55486

tind
TIND, v.t. [Eng. tine; tinder.] To kindle. Obs. But hence,

55487

tinder
TIND'ER, n. Something very inflammable used for kindling fire from a spark; as scorched linen.

55488

tinder-box
TIND'ER-BOX, n. [tinder and box.] A box in which tinder is kept.

55489

tinderlike
TIND'ERLIKE, a. [tinder and like.] Like tinder; very inflammable.

55490

tine
TINE, v.t. To kindle, to set on fire. [See Tind.]TINE, v.t. [L. teneo.] To shut or inclose; to ...

55491

tineman
TI'NEMAN, n. Anciently an officer of the forest in England, who had the nocturnal care of vert and ...

55492

tinet
TI'NET, n. [tine, to shut, supra.] In old writers, brushwood and thorns for making and repairing ...

55493

tinfoil
TINFOIL, n. [tin and L. folium, a leaf.] Tin reduced to a thin leaf.

55494

ting
TING, n. A sharp sound. [Not in use. Children use ding, dong. See Tingle.]TING, v.i. To sound ...

55495

tinge
TINGE, v.t. [L. tingo; Eng. to dye.] To imbue or impregnate with something foreign; to ...

55496

tinged
TING'ED, pp. Imbued or impregnated with a small portion of something foreign.

55497

tingent
TING'ENT, a. Having the power to tinge. As for the white part, it appeared much less enriched with ...

55498

tinging
TING'ING, ppr. Imbuing or impregnating with something foreign.

55499

tingle
TIN'GLE, v.i. [L. tinnio.]1. To feel a kind of thrilling sound. At which both the ears of every ...

55500

tingling
TING'LING, ppr. Having a thrilling sensation.TING'LING, n. A thrilling sensation.

55501

tink
TINK, v.i. To make a sharp shrill noise; to tinkle. [The latter is generally used.]

55502

tinkal
TINK'AL, n. Borax in its crude state or unrefined. It consists of small crystals of a yellowish ...

55503

tinker
TINK'ER, n. A mender of brass kettles,pans and the like.

55504

tinkerly
TINK'ERLY, adv. In the manner of a tinker.

55505

tinkle
TINK'LE, v.i.1. To make small quick sharp sounds, as by striking on metal; to clink. --And have ...

55506

tinkling
TINK'LING, ppr. Making a small quick sharp noise.TINK'LING, n. A small quick sharp sound. Making ...

55507

tinman
TIN'MAN, n. [tin and man.] A manufacturer of tin vessels; a dealer in tin ware.

55508

tinned
TIN'NED, pp. Covered with tin.

55509

tinner
TIN'NER, n. [from tin.] One who works in the tin mines.

55510

tinning
TIN'NING, ppr. [from tin.] Covering with tin or tinfoil.TIN'NING, n. The act, art or practice of ...

55511

tinny
TIN'NY, a. Abounding with tin.

55512

tinpenny
TIN'PENNY, n. [tin and penny.] A customary duty in England, formerly paid to tithingmen.

55513

tinsel
TIN'SEL, n. Something very shining and gaudy; something superficially shining and showy, or having ...

55514

tinseled
TIN'SELED, pp. Decorated with gaudy ornaments.

55515

tinseling
TIN'SELING, ppr. Adorning with tinsel or superficial luster.

55516

tint
TINT, n. [L. tinctus, tingo. See Tinge.] A dye; a color, or rather a slight coloring or tincture ...

55517

tiny
TIN'Y, a. [from the root of thin, which see.] Very small; little; puny. [A word used by children, ...

55518

tip
TIP, n.1. The end; the point or extremity of any thing small; as the tip of the finger; the tip of ...

55519

tipped
TIP'PED

55520

tippet
TIP'PET, n. A narrow garment or covering for the neck, worn by females. It is now made of fur, ...

55521

tipping
TIP'PING, ppr. Covering the end or tip.

55522

tipple
TIP'PLE, v.i. To drink spiritus or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and ...

55523

tippled
TIP'PLED, pp. Drank in excess.1. a. Intoxicated; inebriated.

55524

tippler
TIP'PLER, n. One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spiritus liquors; a drunkard; a ...

55525

tippling
TIP'PLING, ppr. Indulging in the habitual use of strong or spiritus liquors.TIP'PLING, n. The ...

55526

tippling-house
TIP'PLING-HOUSE, n. [tipple and house.] A house in which liquors are sold in drams or small ...

55527

tipsy
TIP'SY, a. [from tipple.] Fuddled; overpowered with strong drink; intoxicated.

55528

tipt
TIPT, pp. Having the end covered.

55529

tiptoe
TIP'TOE, n. [tip and tow.] The end of the toe. Upon his tiptoes stalketh stately by.To be or to ...

55530

tirade
TIRA'DE, n.1. Formerly in French music, the filling of an interval by the intermediate diatonic ...

55531

tire
TIRE, n. [Heb. tur, a row or series.]1. A tier; a row or rank. This is the same word as tier, ...

55532

tired
TI'RED, pp. Wearied; fatigued.

55533

tiredness
TI'REDNESS, n. The state of being wearied; weariness.

55534

tiresome
TI'RESOME, a. Wearisome; fatiguing; exhausting the strength; as a tiresome day's work; a tiresome ...

55535

tiresomeness
TI'RESOMENESS, n. The act or quality of tiring or exhausting strength or patience; wearisomeness; ...

55536

tirewoman
TI'REWOMAN, n. [tire and woman.] A woman whose occupation is to make head dresses.

55537

tiring
TI'RING, ppr. Wearying; fatiguing; exhausting strength or patience.

55538

tiring-house
TI'RING-HOUSE

55539

tiring-room
TI'RING-ROOM, n. The room or place where players dress for the stage.

55540

tirwit
TIR'WIT, n. A bird. [L. vanellus.]N.B. The lapwing is called teewit in Scotland, (Ed Encyc.) and ...

55541

tis
'TIS, a contraction of it is.

55542

tisic
TIS'IC

55543

tisical
TIS'ICAL, a. s as z. [for phthisic, phthisical.] Consumptive.

55544

tisri
TIS'RI, n. The first Hebrew month of the civil year, and the seventh of the ecclesiastical; ...

55545

tissue
TISSUE, n. tish'u.1. Cloth interwoven with gold or silver, or with figured colors. A robe of ...

55546

tissued
TIS'SUED, pp. Interwoven; formed with variegated work.

55547

tissuing
TIS'SUING, ppr. Interweaving; forming with variegated work.

55548

tit
TIT, n. The projecting part of the female breast; the dug of a beast; the pap of a woman; the ...

55549

titan
TI'TAN

55550

titanian
TITA'NIAN

55551

titaniferous
TITANIF'EROUS, a. [titan or titanium, and L. fero.] Producing titanium; as titaniferous pyrites.

55552

titanite
TI'TANITE, n. An ore or oxyd of titanium, commonly of a reddish brown color,when it is opake; it ...

55553

titanitic
TITANIT'IC, a. Pertaining to titanium.

55554

titanium
TITA'NIUM, n. In mineralogy, a metal of modern discovery, and of a dark copper color, first found ...

55555

titbit
TIT'BIT, n. A tender piece. [See Tidbit.]

55556

tithable
TI'THABLE, a. Subject to the payment of tithes.

55557

tithe
TITHE, n. The tenth part of any thing; but appropriately, the tenth part of the increase annually ...

55558

tithe-free
TI'THE-FREE, a. Exempt from the payment of tithes.

55559

tithe-paying
TI'THE-PAYING, a. Paying tithes; subjected to pay tithes.

55560

tithed
TI'THED, pp. Taxed a tenth.

55561

tither
TI'THER, n. One who collects tithes.

55562

tithing
TI'THING, ppr. Levying a tax on, to the amount of a tenth.TI'THING, n. A decennary; a number or ...

55563

tithingman
TI'THINGMAN, n. [tithing and man.]1. The chief man of a tithing; a headborrough; one elected to ...

55564

tithymal
TITH'YMAL, n. [Gr. the breast.] A plant, milk thistle, of the genus Euphorbia.

55565

titillate
TIT'ILLATE, v.i. [L. titillo.] To tickle. The pungent grains of titillating dust.

55566

titillating
TIT'ILLATING, ppr. Tickling.

55567

titillation
TITILLA'TION, n. [L. titillatio.]1. The act of tickling; or the state of being tickled.2. Any ...

55568

titlark
TIT'L`ARK, n. [tit and lark.] A small bird, a species of Alauda or lark.

55569

title
TI'TLE, n. [L. titulus. This may belong to the family of Gr. to set or put.]1. An inscription put ...

55570

title-page
TI'TLE-PAGE, n. [title and page.] The page of a book which contains its title.

55571

titled
TI'TLED, pp. Called; named.1. a. Having a title.

55572

titleless
TI'TLELESS, a. Not having a title or name. [Not in use.]

55573

titling
TI'TLING, ppr. Calling; denominating; entitling.

55574

titmouse
TIT'MOUSE, n. [tit, small, and mouse.] A small bird of the genus Parus.

55575

titter
TIT'TER, v.i. To laugh with the tongue striking against the root of the upper teeth; to laugh with ...

55576

tittle
TIT'TLE, n. [from tit, small.] A small particle; a minute part; a jot; an iota.

55577

tittle-tattle
TIT'TLE-TATTLE, n. [tattle, doubled.]1. Idle trifling talk; empty prattle.2. An idle trifling ...

55578

titubation
TITUBA'TION, n. [L. titubo, to stumble.] The act of stumbling.

55579

titular
TIT'ULAR, a. [L. titulus.]1. Existing in title or name only; nominal; having or conferring the ...

55580

titularity
TITULAR'ITY, n. The state of being titular.

55581

titularly
TIT'ULARLY, adv. Nominally; by title only.

55582

titulary
TIT'ULARY, n. A person invested with a title, in virtue of which he holds an office or benefice, ...

55583

tiver
TIV'ER, n. A kind of ocher which is used in marking sheep in some parts of England. ...

55584

tivering
TIV'ERING, ppr. Marking with tiver. [Local.]TIV'ERING, n. The act or practice of marking with ...

55585

tivy
TIV'Y, adv. [See Tantivy.] With great speed; a huntsman's word or sound.

55586

to
TO, prep.1. Noting motion towards a place; opposed to from, or placed after another word ...

55587

to-morrow
TO-MOR'ROW, n. [to and morrow.] The day after the present. One to-day is worth two to-morrows.

55588

to-night
TO-NIGHT, n. [to and night.] The present night, or the night after the present day.

55589

toad
TOAD, n. A paddoc, an animal of the genus Rana, the Rana Bufo of Linne; a small clumsy animal, the ...

55590

toad-flax
TOAD-FLAX, n. [toad and flax.] A plant of the genus Antirrhinum; snap-dragon; calves'snout.

55591

toad-stone
TOAD-STONE, n. [toad and stone.] In mineralogy, a sort of trap rock, of a brownish gray color. ...

55592

toad-stool
TOAD-STOOL, n. [toad and stoll.] A sort of fungous plant that grows in moist and rich grounds like ...

55593

toadeater
TOAD'EATER, n. A vulgar name given to a fawning, obsequious parasite; a mean sycophant.

55594

toadfish
TOAD'FISH, n. [toad and fish.] A fish of the genus Lophius, the fishing frog.

55595

toadish
TOADISH, a. Like a toad. [Not used.]

55596

toast
TOAST, v.t. [L. tostus.]1. To dry and scorch by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread or cheese. ...

55597

toasted
TOASTED, pp. Scorched by heat; named in drinking the health.

55598

toaster
TOASTER, n. One who toasts.1. An instrument for toasting bread or cheese.

55599

toasting
TO'ASTING, ppr. Scorching by fire; drinking to the honor of.

55600

tobacco
TOBAC'CO, n. [so named from Tabaco, a province of Yucatan, in Spanish America, where it was first ...

55601

tobacco-pipe
TOBAC'CO-PIPE, n. [tobacco and pipe.] A pipe used for smoking tobacco, often made of clay and ...

55602

tobacconist
TOBAC'CONIST, n. A dealer in tobacco; also, a manufacturer of tobacco.

55603

tockay
TOCK'AY, n. A species of spotted lizard in India.

55604

tocsin
TOC'SIN, n. An alarm bell, or the ringing of a bell for the purpose of alarm.

55605

tod
TOD, n.1. A bush; a thick shrub.2. A quantity of wool of twenty eight pounds, or two stone.3. A ...

55606

today
TO'DAY, n. [to and day.] The present day.

55607

toddy
TOD'DY, n. A juice drawn from various kinds of the palm in the E. Indies; or a liquor prepared ...

55608

tody
TO'DY, n. A genus of insectivorous birds, of the order of Picae; natives of warm climates.

55609

toe
TOE, n. [L. digitus . Toe is contracted from tog, the primary word on which L. digitus is formed, ...

55610

toft
TOFT, n. [probably from the root of tuft.]1. A grove of trees.2. In law books, a place where a ...

55611

togated
TO'GATED

55612

toged
TO'GED, a. [L. toga, a gown; togatus, gowned.] Gowned; dressed in a gown; wearing a gown; as toged ...

55613

together
TOGETH'ER, adv.1. In company. We walked together to the wood.2. In or into union. The king ...

55614

toggel
TOG'GEL, n. A small wooden pin tapering towards both ends.

55615

toil
TOIL, v.i. To labor; to work; to exert strength with pain and fatigue of body or mind, ...

55616

toiler
TOIL'ER, n. One who toils, or labors with pain.

55617

toilet
TOIL'ET, n. 1. A covering or cloth of linen, silk or tapestry, spread over a table in a chamber or ...

55618

toiling
TOIL'ING, ppr. Laboring with pain.

55619

toilsome
TOIL'SOME, a. Laborious; wearisome; attended with fatigue and pain; as toilsome work; a toilsome ...

55620

toilsomeness
TOIL'SOMENESS, n. Laboriousness; wearisomeness.

55621

toise
TOISE, n. tois. A fathom or long measure in France, containing six feet; but the French foot is ...

55622

tokay
TOKA'Y, n. A kind of wine produced at Tokay in Hungary, made of white grapes. It is distinguished ...

55623

token
TOKEN, n. to'kn. [L. signum, dialetically varied, or from the same radix.]1. A sign; something ...

55624

tokened
TO'KENED, a. Being marked with spots.

55625

tol
TOL, v.t. [L. tollo.] To take away; a law term.

55626

tol-booth
TOL-BOOTH. [See Toll-booth.]

55627

tola
TO'LA, n. In India, a weight for gold and silver, but different in different places.

55628

told
TOLD, pret. and pp. of tell. Who told thee that thou wast naked? Gen.3. Thou hast mocked me, and ...

55629

tole
TOLE, v.t. To draw or cause to follow by presenting something pleasing or desirable to view; to ...

55630

toled
TO'LED, pp. Drawn; allured; induced to follow.

55631

tolerable
TOL'ERABLE, a. [L. tolerabilis. See Tolerate.]1. That may be borne or endured; supportable, ...

55632

tolerableness
TOL'ERABLENESS, n. The state of being tolerable.

55633

tolerably
TOL'ERABLY, adv. Supportably; in a manner to be endured.1. Moderately well; passably; not ...

55634

tolerance
TOL'ERANCE, n. [L. tolerantia, from tolero, to bear.] The power or capacity of enduring; or the ...

55635

tolerant
TOL'ERANT, a. Enduring; indulgent; favoring toleration.

55636

tolerate
TOL'ERATE, v.t. [L. tolero, from tollo, to lift.] To suffer to be or to be done without ...

55637

tolerated
TOL'ERATED, pp. Suffered; allowed; not prohibited or restrained.

55638

tolerating
TOL'ERATING, ppr. Enduring; suffering to be or to be done; allowing; not restraining.

55639

toleration
TOLERA'TION, n. [L. toleratio.] The act of tolerating; the allowance of that which is not wholly ...

55640

toll
TOLL, n. [Gr. toll, custom, and end, exit, from cutting off; Eng. dole; diolam, to sell, to ...

55641

toll-bar
TOLL-B`AR, n. [toll and bar.] A bar or beam used for stopping boats on a canal at the toll-house.

55642

toll-booth
TOLL-BOOTH, n. [toll and booth.] A place where goods are weighed to ascertain the duties or ...

55643

toll-bridge
TOLL-BRIDGE, n. A bridge where toll is paid for passing it.

55644

toll-gate
TOLL-GATE, n. A gate where toll is taken.

55645

toll-gatherer
TOLL-GATHERER, n. The man who takes toll.

55646

toll-house
TOLL-HOUSE, n. A house or shed placed by a road near a toll-gate, or at the end of a toll-bridge, ...

55647

tolling
TOLLING, ppr. Causing to sound in a slow grave manner.1. Taking away; removing.2. Sounding, as a ...

55648

tolutation
TOLUTA'TION, n. [L. toluto.] A pacing or ambling. [Not used.]

55649

tomahawk
TOM'AHAWK, n. An Indian hatchet.TOM'AHAWK, v.t. To cut or kill with a hatchet called a tomahawk.

55650

tomato
TOMA'TO, n. A plant, and its fruit, a species of Solanum. It is called sometimes the love-apple.

55651

tomb
TOMB, n. toom. [L. tumulus, a heap or hillock; tumeo, to swell.]1. A grave; a pit in which the ...

55652

tombac
TOM'BAC, n. A white allow of copper; a metallic composition made by mixing and fusing together a ...

55653

tombless
TOMBLESS, a. Destitute of a tomb or sepulchral monument.

55654

tomboy
TOM'BOY, n. [Tom, Thomas, and boy.] A rude boisterous boy; also in sarcasm, a romping girl. ...

55655

tombstone
TOMBSTONE, n. [tomb and stone.] A stone erected over a grave, to preserve the memory of the ...

55656

tome
TOME, n. [Gr. a piece or section, to cut off.] A book; as many writings as are bound in a volume, ...

55657

tomentous
TOMENT'OUS, a. [L. tomentum, down.] In botany, downy; nappy; cottony; or flocky; covered with ...

55658

tompion
TOM'PION, n. The stopper of a cannon or other piece of ordnance, consisting of a cylinder of wood.

55659

tomtit
TOM'TIT, n. A little bird, the titmouse.

55660

ton
TON, the termination of names of places,is town.TON, n. The prevailing fashion.TON, n. The weight ...

55661

tone
TONE, n. [L. tonus; Gr. sound; L. tono; Gr. to sound, to strain or stretch. The L. sonus is ...

55662

tone-syllable
TO'NE-SYLLABLE, a. An accented syllable.

55663

toned
TO'NED, a. Having a tone; used in composition; as high-toned; sweet-toned.

55664

toneless
TO'NELESS, a. Having no tone; unmusical.

55665

tong
TONG, n. [See Tongs.] The catch of a buckle. [Not used.] [See Tongue.]

55666

tongs
TONGS, n. plu. An instrument of metal, consisting of two parts or long shafts joined at one end; ...

55667

tongue
TONGUE

55668

tongue-grafting
TONGUE-GR`AFTING

55669

tongue-pad
TONGUE-PAD

55670

tongue-shaped
TONGUE-SHAPED

55671

tongue-tied
TONGUE-TIED

55672

tongued
TONGUED

55673

tongueless
TONGUELESS

55674

tonic
TON'IC, a. [L. tonus. See Tone.]1. Literally, increasing tension; hence, increasing strength, as ...

55675

tonnage
TON'NAGE, n. [from ton, a corrupt orthography. See Tun.]1. The weight of goods carried in a boat ...

55676

tonsil
TON'SIL, n. [L. tonsilloe. This word seems to be formed from tonsus, tondeo,to clip.] In anatomy, ...

55677

tonsure
TON'SURE, n. [L. tonsura, from tonsus, shaved; tondeo, to clip or shave.]1. The act of clipping ...

55678

tontine
TONTINE, n. An annuity on survivorship; or a loan raised on life-annuities, with the benefit of ...

55679

tony
TO'NY, n. A simpleton. [Ludicrous.]

55680

too
TOO, adv.1. Over; more than enough; noting excess; as, a thing is too long, too short,or too wide; ...

55681

took
TOOK, pret. of take. Enoch was not, for God took him. Gen.5.

55682

tookpick
TOOK'PICK

55683

tool
TOOL, n. [In old Law Latin, we find attile, attilia, stores, tools, implements.]1. An instrument ...

55684

toom
TOOM, a. Empty. [Not in use.]

55685

toot
TOOT, v.i. [L. do, dedi.]1. To stand out or be prominent. [Not in use.]2. To make a particular ...

55686

tooter
TOOT'ER, n. One who plays upon a pipe or horn.

55687

tooth
TOOTH, n. plu. teeth. [L. dens.]1. A bony substance growing out of the jaws of animals, and ...

55688

toothache
TOOTH'ACHE, n. [tooth and ache.] Pain in the teeth.

55689

toothache-tree
TOOTHACHE-TREE, n. A shrub of the genus Zanthoxylum.

55690

toothed
TOOTH'ED, pp. or a. Having teeth or jags. In botany, dentate; having projecting points, remote ...

55691

toothful
TOOTH'FUL, a. Palatable. [Not in use.]

55692

toothless
TOOTH'LESS, a. Having no teeth.

55693

toothletted
TOOTH'LETTED, a. In botany, denticulate; having very small teeth or notches; as a leaf.

55694

toothpicker
TOOTH'PICKER, n. [tooth and pick.] An instrument for cleaning the teeth of substances lodged ...

55695

toothsome
TOOTH'SOME, a. Palatable; grateful to the taste.

55696

toothsomeness
TOOTH'SOMENESS, n. Pleasantness to the taste.

55697

toothwort
TOOTH'WORT, n. A plant whose roots resemble human teeth,such as the Lathroea squamaria, various ...

55698

toothy
TOOTH'Y, a. Toothed; having teeth.

55699

tooting
TOOT'ING, ppr. Sounding in a particular manner.

55700

top
TOP, n.1. The highest part of any thing; the upper end, edge or extremity; as the top of a tree; ...

55701

top-chain
TOP'-CHAIN, n. In ships, a chain to sling the lower yards in time of action, to prevent their ...

55702

top-dressing
TOP'-DRESSING, n. A dressing of manure laid on the surface of land.

55703

top-gallant
TOP-GAL'LANT, a. [See Top-sail.]1. Highest; elevated; splendid; as a top-gallant spark.

55704

top-heavy
TOP-HEAVY, a. top'-hevy. [top and heavy.] Having the top or upper part too heavy for the lower.

55705

top-mast
TOP'-MAST, n. In ships, the second mast, or that which is next above the lower mast. Above that ...

55706

top-most
TOP'-MOST, a. [top and most.] Highest; uppermost; as the topmost cliff; the top-most branch of a ...

55707

top-rope
TOP'-ROPE, n. A rope to sway up a top-mast, &c.

55708

top-sail
TOP'-SAIL, n. A sail extended across the top-mast, above which is the top-gallant-sail.

55709

topan
TO'PAN, n. A name of the horned Indian raven, or rhinoceros bird.

55710

toparch
TO'PARCH, n. [Gr.place, and a chief.] The principal man in a place or country.

55711

toparchy
TO'PARCHY, n. A little state, consisting of a few cities or towns; a petty country governed by a ...

55712

topaz
TO'PAZ, n. [Gr.] A mineral, said to be so called from Topazos, a small isle in the Arabic gulf, ...

55713

topazolite
TOPAZ'OLITE, n. A variety of precious garnet, of a topaz yellow color, or an olive green.

55714

tope
TOPE, n. A fish of the shark kind, the squalus galeus of Linne.TOPE, v.i. To drink hard; to drink ...

55715

toper
TO'PER, n. One who drinks to excess; a drunkard; a sot.

55716

topet
TOP'ET, n. A small bird, the crested titmouse.N.B. The crested titmouse of Latham, Parus bicolor, ...

55717

topfull
TOP'FULL, a. [top and full.] Full to the brim.

55718

toph
TOPH

55719

tophaceous
TOPHA'CEOUS, a. Gritty; sandy; rough; stony.

55720

tophet
TO'PHET, n. [Heb. tophet, a drum.] Hell; so called from a place east of Jerusalem where children ...

55721

tophi
TO'PHI, n. Ducksten; a stone formed by earthy depositions; called also tufa or trass.

55722

tophin
TOPH'IN, n. [from the Latin.] A kind of sandstone.

55723

topiary
TOP'IARY, a. [L. topiarius, ornamented.] Shaped by clipping or cutting.

55724

topic
TOP'IC, n. [Gr. place; L. topicus, topica.]1. Any subject of discourse or argument. The ...

55725

topical
TOP'ICAL, a. [supra.] Pertaining to a place, limited; local; as a topical remedy.1. Pertaining to ...

55726

topically
TOP'ICALLY, adv. Locally; with limitation to a part.1. With application to a particular part; as ...

55727

topless
TOP'LESS, a. Having no top; as a topless highth.

55728

topman
TOP'MAN, n. [top and man.] The man who stands above in sawing.1. In ships, a man standing in the ...

55729

topographer
TOPOG'RAPHER, n. [See Topography.] One who describes a particular place,town, city or tract of ...

55730

topographic
TOPOGRAPH'IC

55731

topographical
TOPOGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to topography; descriptive of a place.

55732

topographically
TOPOGRAPH'ICALLY, adv. In the manner of topography.

55733

topography
TOPOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr.place, and description.] The description of a particular place,city, town, ...

55734

topped
TOP'PED

55735

topping
TOP'PING, ppr. Covering the top; capping; surpassing; cropping; lopping.1. a. Fine; gallant.[But ...

55736

topping-lift
TOP'PING-LIFT, n. A large strong tackle employed to suspend or top the outer end of a gaff, or of ...

55737

toppingly
TOP'PINGLY, adv. Proudly; with airs of disdain. [Not an elegant word, nor much used.]

55738

topple
TOP'PLE, v.i. [from top.] To fall forward; to pitch or tumble down. Though castles topple on their ...

55739

toppling
TOP'PLING, ppr. Falling forward.

55740

topsy-turvy
TOPSY-TUR'VY, adv. In an inverted posture; with the top or head downwards; as, to turn a carriage ...

55741

topt
TOPT, pp. or a. Covered on the top; capped; surpassed; cropped; having the top cut off.

55742

toptop
TOP'TOP, n. The highest or utmost degree.

55743

toquet
TOQUET, n. toka'. A kind of bonnet or head dress for women.

55744

tor
TOR, n. [L. turris.] A tower; a turret; also, a high pointed hill; used in names.

55745

torch
TORCH, n. [L. torqueo, tortus.] A light or luminary formed of some combustible substance, as of ...

55746

torch-bearer
TORCH'-BEARER, n. [torch and bear.] One whose office is to carry a torch.

55747

torch-thistle
TORCH'-THISTLE, n. A plant of the genus Cactus.common name of a subdivision of the genus Cactus, ...

55748

torcher
TORCH'ER, n. One that gives light. [Not used.]

55749

tore
TORE, pret. of tear. He tore his robe.TORE, n. The dead grass that remains on mowing land in ...

55750

toreumatography
TOREUMATOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. sculpture, and description.] A description of ancient sculptures and ...

55751

torment
TOR'MENT, n. [L. tormentum.; torqueo, torno; Eng. tour; that is, from twisting, straining.]1. ...

55752

tormented
TORMENT'ED, pp. Painted to extremity; teased; harassed.

55753

tormentil
TORMENT'IL, n. A genus of plants,the septfoil. The root is used in medicines as a powerful ...

55754

tormenting
TORMENT'ING, ppr. Paining to an extreme degree; inflicting severe distress and anguish; teasing; ...

55755

tormentor
TORMENT'OR, n. He or that which torments; one who inflicts penal anguish or tortures.1. In ...

55756

torn
TORN, pp. of tear. Neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn by the beasts in the field. Ex.22.

55757

tornado
TORNA'DO, n. [from the root of turn; that is, a whirling wind.]A violent gust of wind, or a ...

55758

torous
TO'ROUS, a. [L. torosus.] In botany, protuberant; swelling in knobs, like the veins and muscles; ...

55759

torpedo
TORPE'DO, n. [L. from torpeo, to be numb.] The cramp fish or electric ray, Raia torpedo. This ...

55760

torpent
TOR'PENT, a. [L. torpens, torpeo.] Benumbed; torpid; having no motion or activity; incapable of ...

55761

torpescence
TORPES'CENCE, n. A state of insensibility; torpidness; numbness; stupidity.

55762

torpescent
TORPES'CENT, a. [L. torpescens.] Becoming torpid or numb.

55763

torpid
TOR'PID, a. [L. torpidus, torpeo.]1. Having lost motion or the power of exertion and feeling; ...

55764

torpidity
TORPID'ITY, n. Torpidness.

55765

torpidnesspitude
TOR'PIDNESS'PITUDE, n. The state of being torpid; numbness. Torpidness may amount to total ...

55766

torpor
TOR'POR, n. [L.] Numbness; inactivity; loss of motion, or of the power of motion. Torpor may ...

55767

torporific
TORPORIF'IC, a. [L. torpor and facio.] Tending to produce torpor.

55768

torrefaction
TORREFAC'TION, n. [L.torrefacio; torridus and facio.]1. The operation of drying by a fire.2. In ...

55769

torrefied
TOR'REFIED,. pp. Dried; roasted; scorched. Torrefied earth, in agriculture, is that which has ...

55770

torrefy
TOR'REFY, v.t. [L. torrefacio; L. torridus, torreo,and facio.]1. To dry by a fire.2. In ...

55771

torrefying
TOR'REFYING, ppr. Drying by a fire; roasting; parching.

55772

torrent
TOR'RENT, n. [L. torrens. This is the participle of torreo, to parch; Eng. tear.]1. A violent ...

55773

torricellian
TORRICEL'LIAN, a. Pertaining to Torricelli, an Italian philosopher and mathematician, who ...

55774

torrid
TOR'RID, a. [L. torridus, from torreo, to roast.]1. Parched; dried with heat; as a torrid plain or ...

55775

torridness
TOR'RIDNESS, n. The state of being very hot or parched.

55776

torse
TORSE, n. [L. tortus.] In heraldry, a wreath.

55777

torsel
TOR'SEL, n. [supra.] Any thing in a twisted form; as torsels for mantle-trees.

55778

torsion
TOR'SION, n. [L. torsio, from torqueo, to twist.] The act of turning or twisting.Torsion balance, ...

55779

torso
TOR'SO, n. The trunk of a statue, mutilated of head and limbs; as the torso of Hercules.

55780

torsten
TOR'STEN, n. An iron ore of a bright bluish black, &c.

55781

tort
TORT, n. [L. tortus, twisted, from torqueo. The primary sense is to turn or strain, hence to ...

55782

tortil
TORT'IL, a. [L. tortilis.] Twisted; wreathed; coiled. In botany, coiled like a rope; as a tortile ...

55783

tortile
TORT'ILE

55784

tortion
TOR'TION, n. [L. tortus.] Torment; pain. [Not in use.]

55785

tortious
TOR'TIOUS, a. [from tort.] Injurious; done by wrong.1. In law, implying tort, or injury for which ...

55786

tortive
TORT'IVE, a. [L. tortus.] Twisted; wreathed.

55787

tortoise
TORTOISE, n. tor'tis.] from L. tortus, twisted.]1. An animal of the genus Testudo, covered with a ...

55788

tortoise-shell
TOR'TOISE-SHELL, n. [tortoise and shell.] The shell or rather scales of the tortoise, used in ...

55789

tortuosity
TORTUOS'ITY, n. [from tortuous.] The state of being twisted or wreathed; wreath; flexure.

55790

tortuous
TORT'UOUS, a. [L. tortuosus.]1. Twisted; wreathed; winding; as a tortuous train; a tortuous leaf ...

55791

tortuousness
TORT'UOUSNESS, n. The state of being twisted.

55792

torture
TORT'URE, n. [L. tortus, torqueo, to twist.]1. Extreme pain; anguish of body or mind; pang; agony; ...

55793

tortured
TORT'URED, pp. Tormented; stretched on the wheel; harassed.

55794

torturer
TORT'URER, n. One who tortures; a tormenter.

55795

torturing
TORT'URING, ppr. Tormenting; stretching on the rack; vexing.

55796

torturingly
TORT'URINGLY, adv. So as to torture or torment.

55797

torturous
TORT'UROUS, a. Tormenting. [Not in use.]

55798

torulose
TOR'ULOSE, a. In botany, swelling a little.

55799

torus
TO'RUS, n. A molding. [See Tore.]

55800

torvity
TORV'ITY, n. [L. torvitas; from twisting, supra.] Sourness or severity of countenance.

55801

torvous
TORV'OUS, a. [L. torvus, from the root of torqueo, to twist.]Sour of aspect; stern; of a severe ...

55802

tory
TO'RY, n. [said to be an Irish word, denoting a robber;perhaps from tor, a bush, as the Irish ...

55803

toryism
TO'RYISM, n. The principles of the tories.

55804

tose
TOSE, v.t. s as z. To tease wool. [Not in use or local.]

55805

toss
TOSS, v.t. pret. and pp. tossed or tost.1. To throw with the hand; particularly, to throw with the ...

55806

tossed
TOSS'ED, pp. Thrown upward suddenly or with a jerk; made to rise and fall suddenly.

55807

tossel
TOSS'EL. [See Tassel.]

55808

tosser
TOSS'ER, n. One who tosses.

55809

tossing
TOSS'ING, ppr. Throwing upward with a jerk; raising suddenly; as the head.TOSS'ING, n. The act of ...

55810

tost
TOST, pret. and pp. of toss. In a troubled sea of passion tost.

55811

total
TO'TAL, a. [L. totalis, totus.]1. Whole; full; complete; as total darkness; a total departure from ...

55812

totality
TOTAL'ITY, n. The whole sum; whole quantity or amount.

55813

totally
TO'TALLY, adv. Wholly; entirely; fully; completely; as, to be totally exhausted; all hope totally ...

55814

totalness
TO'TALNESS, n. Entireness.

55815

tote
TOTE, v.t. To carry or convey. [A word used in slaveholding countries; said to have been ...

55816

totter
TOT'TER, v.i. [This may be allied to titter.]1. To shake so as to threaten a fall; to vacillate; ...

55817

tottering
TOT'TERING, ppr. Shaking, as threatening a fall; vacillating; reeling; inclining.

55818

tottery
TOT'TERY, a. Shaking; trembling or vacillating as if about to fall; unsteady. [Not in use.] ...

55819

toucan
TOU'CAN, n. A fowl of the genus Ramphastos; also, a constellation of nine small stars.

55820

touch
TOUCH, v.t. tuch. [L. tango, originally tago, [our vulgar tag.] pret. tetigi, pp. tactus.]1. To ...

55821

touch-hole
TOUCH-HOLE, n. tuch'-hole. [touch and hole.] The vent of a cannon or other species of fire-arms, ...

55822

touch-me-not
TOUCH-ME-NOT, n. A plant of the genus Impatiens, and another of the genus Momordica.

55823

touch-needle
TOUCH-NEEDLE, n. tuch'-needle. [touch and needle.] Touch-needles are small bars of gold, silver ...

55824

touch-wood
TOUCH-WOOD, n. tuch'-wood. [touch and wood.] Decayed wood, used like a match for taking fire from ...

55825

touchable
TOUCHABLE, a. tuch'able. That may be touched; tangible.

55826

touchiness
TOUCHINESS, n. tuch'iness. [from touchy.]Peevishness; irritability; irascibility.

55827

touching
TOUCHING, ppr. tuch'ing. Coming on contact with; hitting; striking; affecting.1. Concerning; ...

55828

touchingly
TOUCHINGLY, adv. tuch'ingly. In a manner to move the passions; feelingly.

55829

touchstone
TOUCHSTONE, n. tuch'stone. [touch and stone.]1. A stone by which metals are examined; a black, ...

55830

touchy
TOUCHY, a. tuch'y. [vulgarly techy.] Peevish; irritable; irascible; apt to take fire. [Not ...

55831

tough
TOUGH, a. tuf.1. Having the quality of flexibility without brittleness; yielding to force without ...

55832

toughen
TOUGHEN, v.i. tuf'n. To grow tough.TOUGHEN, v.t. tuf'n. To make tough.

55833

toughly
TOUGHLY, adv. tuf'ly. In a tough manner.

55834

toughness
TOUGHNESS, n. tuf'ness. The quality of a substance which renders it in some degree flexible, ...

55835

toupee
TOUPE'E

55836

toupet
TOUPET, n. A little tuft; a curl or artificial lock of hair.

55837

tour
TOUR, n.1. Literally, a going round; hence, a journey in a circuit; as the tour of Europe; the ...

55838

tourist
TOURIST, n. One who makes a tour, or performs a journey in a circuit.

55839

tourmalin
TOURMALIN

55840

tourn
TOURN, n. The sheriff's turn or court; also, a spinning wheel. [Not American.]

55841

tournament
TOURNAMENT, n. turn'ament. A martial sport or exercise formerly performed by cavaliers to show ...

55842

tournequet
TOURNEQUET, n. turn'eket. A surgical instrument or bandage which is straitened or relaxed with a ...

55843

tourney
TOURNEY, n. turn'ey. A tournament, supra.TOURNEY, v.i. turn'ey. To tilt; to perform tournaments.

55844

touse
TOUSE, v.t. touz. To pull; to haul; to tear. [Hence Towser.] As a bear whom angry curs have ...

55845

tousel
TOUS'EL, v.t. s as z. The same as touse; to put into disorder; to tumble; to tangle. [Used by the ...

55846

tow
TOW, v.t. [L. duco.] To drag, as a boat or ship, through the water by means of a rope. Towing is ...

55847

tow-line
TOW-LINE, n. [tow and line.] A small hawser, used to tow a ship, &c.

55848

tow-rope
TOW-ROPE, n. [tow and rope.] Any rope used in towing ships or boats.

55849

towage
TOWAGE, n. [from tow, the verb.] The act of towing.1. The price paid for towing.

55850

toward
TO'WARD

55851

towardliness
TO'WARDLINESS, n. [from towardly.] Readiness to do or learn; aptness; docility. The beauty and ...

55852

towardly
TO'WARDLY, a. Ready to do or learn; apt; docile; tractable; compliant with duty.

55853

towardness
TO'WARDNESS, n. Docility; towardliness.

55854

towards
TO'WARDS, prep. [L. versus, verto.]1. In the direction to. He set his face toward the wilderness. ...

55855

towel
TOW'EL, n. A cloth used for wiping the hands and for other things.

55856

tower
TOW'ER, n. [L. turris.]1. A building, either round or square, raised to a considerable elevation ...

55857

tower-mustard
TOW'ER-MUSTARD, n. [tower and mustard.] A plant of the genus Turritis.

55858

towered
TOW'ERED, a. Adorned or defended by towers.

55859

towering
TOW'ERING, ppr. Rising aloft; mounting high; soaring.1. a. Very high; elevated; as a towering ...

55860

towery
TOW'ERY, a. Having towers; adorned or defended by towers; as towery cities.

55861

towing
TOWING, ppr. Drawing on water, as a boat.

55862

towing-path
TOWING-PATH, n. A path used by men or horses that tow boats.To wit, to know; namely.

55863

town
TOWN, n.1. Originally, a walled or fortified place; a collection of houses inclosed with walls, ...

55864

town-crier
TOWN-CRI'ER, n. [town and cry.] A public crier; one who makes proclamation.

55865

town-house
TOWN'-HOUSE, n. [town and house.] The house where the public business of the town is transacted by ...

55866

townish
TOWN'ISH, a. Pertaining to the inhabitants of a town; like the town.

55867

townless
TOWN'LESS, a. Having no town.

55868

township
TOWN'SHIP, n. The district or territory of a town. In New England, the states are divided into ...

55869

townsman
TOWNS'MAN, n. [town and man.] An inhabitant of a place; or one of the same town with another.1. A ...

55870

towser
TOWS'ER, n. [from touse.] The name of a dog.

55871

toxical
TOX'ICAL, a. [L. toxicum.] Poisonous. [Little used.]

55872

toxicology
TOXICOL'OGY, n. [Gr. poison, and discourse.] A discourse on poisons; or the doctrine of poisons.

55873

toy
TOY, n.1. A plaything for children; a bauble.2. A trifle; a thing for amusement, but of no real ...

55874

toyer
TOY'ER, n. One who toys; one who is full of trifling tricks.

55875

toyful
TOY'FUL, a. Full of trifling play.

55876

toying
TOY'ING, ppr. Dallying; trifling.

55877

toyish
TOY'ISH, a. Trifling; wanton.

55878

toyishness
TOY'ISHNESS, n. Disposition to dalliance or trifling.

55879

toyman
TOY'MAN, n. [toy and man.] One that deals in toys.

55880

toyshop
TOY'SHOP, n. [toy and shop.] A shop where toys are sold.

55881

toze
TOZE, v.t. To pull by violence. [See Touse.]

55882

trace
TRACE, n. [L. tractus, tracto. See Track, and the verb Trace.]1. A mark left by any thing ...

55883

traceable
TRA'CEABLE, a. That may be traced.

55884

traced
TRA'CED, pp. Marked out; delineated; followed.

55885

tracer
TRA'CER, n. One that traces or follows by marks.

55886

tracery
TRA'CERY, n. Ornamental stone work.

55887

trachea
TRA'CHEA, n. [Low L. from Gr. rough.] In anatomy, the windpipe.

55888

tracheal
TRA'CHEAL, a. Pertaining to the trachea or windpipe; as the tracheal artery.

55889

tracheocele
TRA'CHEOCELE, n. [trachea and a tumor.] An enlargement of the thyroid gland; bronchocele or ...

55890

tracheotomy
TRACHEOT'OMY, n. [trachea and to cut.] In surgery, the operation of making an opening into the ...

55891

trachyte
TRA'CHYTE, n. [Gr.rough.] A species of volcanic rock, composed of crystals of glassy feldspar, ...

55892

trachytic
TRACHYT'IC, a. Pertaining to trachyte, or consisting of it.

55893

tracing
TRA'CING, ppr. [from trace.] Marking out; drawing in lines; following by marks or ...

55894

track
TRACK, n.1. A mark left by something that has passed along; as the track of a ship, a wake; the ...

55895

tracked
TRACK'ED, pp. Followed by the footsteps.

55896

tracking
TRACK'ING, ppr. Following by the impression of the feet; drawing a boat; towing.

55897

trackless
TRACK'LESS, a. Having no track; marked by no footsteps; untrodden; as a trackless desert.

55898

tract
TRACT, n. [L. tractus; traho.]1. Something drawn out or extended.2. A region, or quantity of land ...

55899

tractability
TRACTABIL'ITY, n. [from tractable.] The quality or state of being tractable or docile; docility; ...

55900

tractable
TRACT'ABLE, a. [L. tractabilis, from tracto, to handle or lead.]1. That may be easily led, taught ...

55901

tractableness
TRACT'ABLENESS, n. The state or quality of being tractable or manageable; docility; as the ...

55902

tractably
TRACT'ABLY, adv. In a tractable manner; with ready compliance.

55903

tractate
TRACT'ATE, n. [L. tractatus.] A treatise; a tract. [Not now in use.]

55904

tractation
TRACTA'TION, n. [L. tractatio.] Treatment or handling of a subject; discussion.

55905

tractatrix
TRACTA'TRIX, n. In geometry, a curve line.

55906

tractile
TRACT'ILE, a. [L. tractus.] Capable of being drawn out in length; ductile. Bodies are tractile or ...

55907

tractility
TRACTIL'ITY, n. The quality of being tractile; ductility.

55908

traction
TRAC'TION, n. [L. tractus, traho.] The act of drawing, or state of being drawn; as the traction of ...

55909

tractor
TRACT'OR, n. That which draws, or is used for drawing.

55910

trade
TRADE, n. [L. tracto, to handle, use, treat.]1. The act or business of exchanging commodities by ...

55911

trade-wind
TRA'DE-WIND, n. [trade and wind. A wind that favors trade. A trade wind is a wind that blows ...

55912

traded
TRA'DED, a. Versed; practiced. [Not in use.]

55913

tradeful
TRA'DEFUL, a. Commercial; busy in traffic.

55914

trader
TRA'DER, n. One engaged in trade or commerce; a dealer in buying and selling or barter; as a ...

55915

tradesfolk
TRA'DESFOLK, n. People employed in trade. [Not in use.]

55916

tradesman
TRA'DESMAN, n. [trade and man.] A shopkeeper. A merchant is called a trader, but not a ...

55917

trading
TRA'DING, ppr. Trafficking; exchanging commodities by barter,or buying and selling them.1. a. ...

55918

tradition
TRADI'TION, n. [L. traditio, from trado, to deliver.]1. Delivery; the act of delivering into the ...

55919

traditional
TRADI'TIONAL

55920

traditionally
TRADI'TIONALLY, adv. By transmission from father to son, or from age to age; as an opinion or ...

55921

traditionary
TRADI'TIONARY, a. Delivered orally from father to son; communicated from ancestors to descendants ...

55922

traditioner
TRADI'TIONER

55923

traditionist
TRADI'TIONIST, n. One who adheres to tradition.

55924

traditive
TRAD'ITIVE, a. [L. trado.] Transmitted or transmissible from father to son, or from age to age, by ...

55925

traditor
TRAD'ITOR, n. [L.] A deliverer; a name of infamy given to christians who delivered the Scriptures ...

55926

traduce
TRADU'CE, v.t. [L. traduco; trans, over,and duco, to lead.]1. To represent as blamable; to ...

55927

traduced
TRADU'CED, pp. Misrepresented; calumniated.

55928

traducement
TRADU'CEMENT, n. Misrepresentation; ill founded censure; defamation; calumny. [Little used.]

55929

traducent
TRADU'CENT, a. Slandering; slanderous.

55930

traducer
TRADU'CER, n. One that traduces; a slanderer; a calumniator.

55931

traducible
TRADU'CIBLE, a. That may be orally derived or propagated. [Little used.]

55932

traducing
TRADU'CING, ppr. Slandering; defaming; calumniating.

55933

traducingly
TRADU'CINGLY, adv. Slanderously; by way of defamation.

55934

traduction
TRADUC'TION, n. [L. traductio.] Derivation from one of the same kind; propagation. If by ...

55935

traductive
TRADUC'TIVE, a. Derivable; that may be deduced.

55936

traffick
TRAF'FICK, n. [L. trans.] 1. Trade; commerce,either by barter or by buying and selling. This ...

55937

traffickable
TRAF'FICKABLE, a. Marketable. [Not in use.]

55938

trafficker
TRAF'FICKER, n. One who caries on commerce; a trader; a merchant. Is.8.

55939

trafficking
TRAF'FICKING, ppr. Trading; bartering; buying and selling goods, wares and commodities.

55940

tragacanth
TRAG'ACANTH, n. [L. tragacanthum; Gr. a goat, and thorn.]1. Goat's thorn; a plant of the genus ...

55941

tragedian
TRAGE'DIAN, n.[L. tragoedus. See Tragedy.] A writer of tragedy.1. More generally, an actor of ...

55942

tragedy
TRAG'EDY, n. [Gr. said to be composed of a goat, and a song, because originally it consisted in a ...

55943

tragi-comedy
TRAGI-COM'EDY, n. A kind of dramatic piece representing some action passed among eminent persons, ...

55944

tragi-comic
TRAGI-COM'IC

55945

tragi-comical
TRAGI-COM'ICAL, a. Pertaining to tragi-comedy; partaking of a mixture of grave and comic scenes.

55946

tragi-comically
TRAGI-COM'ICALLY, adv. In a tragicomical manner.

55947

tragic
TRAGIC

55948

tragical
TRAG'ICAL, a. [L. tragicus.]1. Pertaining to tragedy; of the nature or character of tragedy; as a ...

55949

tragically
TRAG'ICALLY, adv. In a tragical manner; with fatal issue; mournfully; sorrowfully. The play ends ...

55950

tragicalness
TRAG'ICALNESS, n. Fatality; mournfulness; sadness. We moralize the fable in the tragicalness of ...

55951

trail
TRAIL, v.t. [L. traho.]1. To hunt by the track. [See the Norman, supra.]2. To draw along the ...

55952

trailed
TRAILED, pp. Hunted by the tracks; laid flat; drawn along on the ground; brought to a lower ...

55953

trailing
TRA'ILING, ppr. Hunting by the track; drawing on the ground; trading down; laying flat; bringing ...

55954

train
TRAIN, v.t. [L. traho, to draw?]1. To draw along. In hollow cube he train'd His devilish ...

55955

train-band
TRA'IN-BAND, n. [train and band.] A band or company of militia. Train-bands, in the ...

55956

train-bearer
TRA'IN-BEARER, n. [train and bearer.] One who holds up a train.

55957

train-oil
TRA'IN-OIL, n. [train and oil.] The oil procured from the blubber or fat of whales by boiling.

55958

train-road
TRA'IN-ROAD, n. [train and road.] In mines, a slight rail-way for small wagons.

55959

trainable
TRA'INABLE, a. That may be trained. [Little used.]

55960

trained
TRA'INED, pp. Drawn; allured; educated; formed by instruction.

55961

training
TRA'INING, ppr. Drawing; alluring; educating; teaching and forming by practice.TRA'INING, n. The ...

55962

trainy
TRA'INY, a. Belonging to train-oil. [Not in use.]

55963

traipse
TRAIPSE, v.i. To walk sluttishly or carelessly. [A low word.]

55964

trait
TRAIT, n. [L. tractus. See Tract and Treat.]1. A stroke; a touch. By this single trait, Homer ...

55965

traitor
TRA'ITOR, n. [L. traditor; trado, to deliver.]1. One who violates his allegiance and betrays his ...

55966

traitorly
TRA'ITORLY, a. Treacherous. [Not in use.]

55967

traitorous
TRA'ITOROUS, a. Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless; as a traitorous officer or ...

55968

traitorously
TRA'ITOROUSLY, adv. In violation of allegiance and trust; treacherously; perfidiously. They had ...

55969

traitorousness
TRA'ITOROUSNESS, n. Treachery; the quality of being treasonable.

55970

traitress
TRA'ITRESS, n. A female who betrays her country or her trust.

55971

traject
TRAJECT', v.t. [L. trajectus,trajicio; trans and jacio, to throw.]To throw or cast through; as, to ...

55972

trajecting
TRAJECT'ING, ppr. Casting through.

55973

trajection
TRAJEC'TION, n. The act of casting or darting through.1. Transportation.2. Emission.

55974

trajectory
TRAJECT'ORY, n. The orbit of a comet; the path described by a comet in its motion, which Dr. ...

55975

tralation
TRALA'TION, n. [from L. translatio.] A change in the use of a word, or the use of a word in a less ...

55976

tralatitious
TRALATI'TIOUS, a. [L. translatus, transfero.] Metaphorical; not literal.

55977

tralatitiously
TRALATI'TIOUSLY, adv. Metaphorically; not in a literal sense.

55978

tralineate
TRALIN'EATE, v.t. [L. trans and linea, line.] To deviate from any direction. [Not in use.]

55979

tralucent
TRALU'CENT, a. [L. tralucens; trans and luceo.] Transparent; clear.

55980

trammel
TRAM'MEL, n.1. A kind of long net for catching birds or fishes. The trammel differs not much from ...

55981

trammeled
TRAM'MELED, pp. Caught; confined; shackled.1. In the manege, a horse is said to be trammeled, ...

55982

trammeling
TRAM'MELING, ppr. Catching; confining; shackling.

55983

tramontane
TRAMON'TANE, n. One living beyond the mountain; a stranger.TRAMON'TANE, a. [L. trans, beyond, and ...

55984

tramp
TRAMP, v.t. To tread.TRAMP, v.i. To travel; to wander or stroll.

55985

tramper
TRAMP'ER, n. A stroller; a vagrant or vagabond.

55986

trample
TRAM'PLE, v.t.1. To tread under foot; especially, to tread upon with pride, contempt, triumph or ...

55987

trampled
TRAM'PLED, pp. Trod on; trodden under foot.

55988

trampler
TRAM'PLER, n. One that tramples; one that treads down.

55989

trampling
TRAM'PLING, ppr. Treading under foot; prostrating by treading; treading with contempt and insult.

55990

tranation
TRANA'TION, n. [L. trano.] The act of passing over by swimming. [Not in use.]

55991

trance
TR`ANCE, n. tr`ans. [L. transitus, a passing over; transeo, to pass over; trans and eo.] An ...

55992

tranced
TR`ANCED, a. Lying in a trance or ecstasy. And there I left him tranc'd.

55993

trangram
TRAN'GRAM, n. An odd thing intricately contrived. [It is said to be a cant word, and is not ...

55994

tranquil
TRAN'QUIL, a. [L. tranquillus.] Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated. The atmosphere ...

55995

tranquilize
TRAN'QUILIZE, v.t. To quiet; to allay when agitated; to compose; to make calm and peaceful; as, to ...

55996

tranquilized
TRAN'QUILIZED, pp. Quieted; calmed; composed.

55997

tranquilizing
TRAN'QUILIZING, ppr. Quieting; composing.

55998

tranquillity
TRANQUIL'LITY, n. [L. tranquillitas.] Quietness; a calm state; freedom from disturbance or ...

55999

tranquilly
TRAN'QUILLY, adv. Quietly; peacefully.

56000

tranquilness
TRAN'QUILNESS, n. Quietness; peacefulness.

56001

transact
TRANSACT', v.t. [L. transactus, transigo; trans and ago; to act or drive through.] To do; to ...

56002

transacted
TRANSACT'ED, pp. Done; performed; managed.

56003

transacting
TRANSACT'ING, ppr. Managing; performing.

56004

transaction
TRANSAC'TION, n. The doing or performing of any business; management of any affair.1. That which ...

56005

transactor
TRANSACT'OR, n. One who performs or conducts any business.

56006

transalpine
TRANSAL'PINE, a. [L. trans, beyond, and Alpine, of the Alps.]Lying or being beyond the Alps in ...

56007

transanimate
TRANSAN'IMATE, v.t. [trans and animate.] To animate by the conveyance of a soul to another body.

56008

transanimation
TRANSANIMA'TION, n. [L. trans and anima.] Conveyance of the soul from one body to another; ...

56009

transatlantic
TRANSATLAN'TIC, a. [L. trans, beyond, and Atlantic.] Lying or being beyond the Atlantic. When ...

56010

transcend
TRANSCEND', v.t. [L. transcendo; trans and scando, to climb.]1. To rise above; to surmount; as ...

56011

transcended
TRANSCEND'ED, pp. Overpassed; surpassed; exceeded.

56012

transcendence
TRANSCEND'ENCE

56013

transcendency
TRANSCEND'ENCY, n. Superior excellence; supereminence.1. Elevation above truth; exaggeration.

56014

transcendent
TRANSCEND'ENT, a. [L. transcendens.] Very excellent; superior or supreme in excellence; surpassing ...

56015

transcendental
TRANSCENDENT'AL, a. Supereminent; surpassing others; as transcendental being or ...

56016

transcendently
TRANSCEND'ENTLY, adv. Very excellently; supereminently; by way of eminence. The law of ...

56017

transcolate
TRANS'COLATE, v.t. [L. trans and colo, to strain.]To strain; to cause to pass through a sieve or ...

56018

transcribe
TRANSCRI'BE, v.t. [L. transcribo; trans, over, and scribo, to write.] To copy; to write over ...

56019

transcribed
TRANSCRI'BED, pp. Copied.

56020