teem

TEEM, v.i.

1. To bring forth,as young.

If she must teem,

Create her child of spleen--

2. To be pregnant; to conceive; to engender young.

Teeming buds and cheerful greens appear.

3. To be full; to be charged; as a breeding animal; to be prolific. Every head teems with politics.

4. To bring forth; to produce, particularly in abundance. The earth teems with fruits; the sea teems with fishes.

TEEM, v.t. To produce; to bring forth.

What's the newest grief?

Each minute teems a new one.

[This transitive sense is not common.]

1. To pour. [Not in use.]