Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
Tine (?), n. [See Teen affliction.] Trouble; distress; teen. [Obs.] Cruel winter's tine."
Tine, v. t. [See Tind.] To kindle; to set on fire. [Obs.] See Tind. To tine the cloven wood."
Coals of contention and hot vegneance tind.
Tine, v. i. [Cf. Tine distress, or Tine to kindle.] To kindle; to rage; to smart. [Obs.]
Ne was there slave, ne was there medicine
That mote recure their wounds; so inly they did tine.
Tine, v. t. [AS. tnan, from tn an inclosure. See Town.] To shut in, or inclose. [Prov. Eng.]
Tine, n. [OE. tind, AS. tind; akin to MHG. zint, Icel. tindr, Sw. tinne, and probably to G. zinne a pinnacle, OHG. zinna, and E. tooth. See Tooth.] A tooth, or spike, as of a fork; a prong, as of an antler.
Tin"e*a (?), n. [L., a worm, a moth.]
1. (Med.) A name applied to various skin diseases, but especially to ringworm. See Ringworm, and Sycosis.
2. (Zoöl.) A genus of small Lepidoptera, including the clothes moths and carpet moths.
Tin"e*an (?), n. (Zoöl.) Any species of Tinea, or of the family Tineidæ, which includes numerous small moths, many of which are injurious to woolen and fur goods and to cultivated plants. Also used adjectively.
Tined (?), a. Furnished with tines; as, a three-tined fork.
Tin"e*id (?), n. (Zoöl.) Same as Tinean.
Tine"man (?), n.; pl. Tinemen (#). [Probably akin to tine to shut or inclose.] (O. Eng. Forest Law) An officer of the forest who had the care of vert and venison by night. [Obs.]
Ti"net (?), n. [From Tine to shut in, inclose.] Brushwood and thorns for making and repairing hedges. [Obs. Eng.]
Ting (?), n. [An imitative word. Cf. Tink.] A sharp sound, as of a bell; a tinkling.
Ting, v. i. To sound or ring, as a bell; to tinkle. [R.]
Ting, n. The apartment in a Chinese temple where the idol is kept.
Tinge (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tingeing (?).] [L. tingere, tinctum, to dye, stain, wet; akin to Gr. , and perhaps to G. tunken to dip, OHG. tunchn, dunchn, thunkn. Cf. Distain, Dunker, Stain, Taint a stain, to stain, Tincture, Tint.] To imbue or impregnate with something different or foreign; as, to tinge a decoction with a bitter taste; to affect in some degree with the qualities of another substance, either by mixture, or by application to the surface; especially, to color slightly; to stain; as, to tinge a blue color with red; an infusion tinged with a yellow color by saffron.
His [Sir Roger's] virtues, as well as imperfections, are tinged by a certain extravagance.
Syn. -- To color; dye; stain.
Tinge, n. A degree, usually a slight degree, of some color, taste, or something foreign, infused into another substance or mixture, or added to it; tincture; color; dye; hue; shade; taste.
His notions, too, respecting the government of the state, took a tinge from his notions respecting the government of the church.
Tin"gent (?), a. [L. tingens, p.pr. of tingere to tinge. See Tinge.] Having the power to tinge. [R.]
As for the white part, it appears much less enriched with the tingent property.
Tin"ger (?), n. One who, or that which, tinges.
Tin"gid (?), a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the genus Tingis.
Tin"gis (?), n. [NL.] (Zoöl.) A genus of small hemipterous insects which injure trees by sucking the sap from the leaves. See Illustration in Appendix.
Tin"gle (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tingled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tingling (?).] [Freq. of ting. Cf. Tinkle.]
1. To feel a kind of thrilling sensation, as in hearing a shrill sound.
At which both the ears of every one that heareth it shall tingle.
1 Sam. iii. 11.
2. To feel a sharp, thrilling pain.
The pale boy senator yet tingling stands.
3. To have, or to cause, a sharp, thrilling sensation, or a slight pricking sensation.
They suck pollution through their tingling vein.
Tink (?), v. i. [OE. tinken; of imitative origin. Cf. Ting a tinkling, Tinker.] To make a sharp, shrill noise; to tinkle.
Wyclif (1 Cor. xiii. 1).
Tink, n. A sharp, quick sound; a tinkle.
Tink"er (?), n. [From Tink, because the tinker's way of proclaiming his trade is to beat a kettle, or because in his work he makes a tinkling noise. Johnson.]
1. A mender of brass kettles, pans, and other metal ware. Tailors and tinkers."
2. One skilled in a variety of small mechanical work.
3. (Ordnance) A small mortar on the end of a staff.
4. (Zoöl.) (a) A young mackerel about two years old. (b) The chub mackerel. (c) The silversides. (d) A skate. [Prov. Eng.]
5. (Zoöl.) The razor-billed auk.
Tink"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinkered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tinkering.] To mend or solder, as metal wares; hence, more generally, to mend.
Tink"er, v. i. To busy one's self in mending old kettles, pans, etc.; to play the tinker; to be occupied with small mechanical works.
Tink"er*ing, n. The act or work of a tinker.
Tink"er*ly, a. After the manner of a tinker. [R.]
Tink"er*shire (?), Tin"kle (?), n. (Zoöl.) The common guillemot. [Prov. Eng.]
Tin"kle (?), v. i. [Freq. of tink. See Tink, Tingle.]
1. To make, or give forth, small, quick, sharp sounds, as a piece of metal does when struck; to clink.
As sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
1 Cor. xiii. 1.
The sprightly horse
Moves to the music of his tinkling bells.
2. To hear, or resound with, a small, sharp sound.
And his ears tinkled, and the color fled.
Tin"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinkled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tinkling.] To cause to clonk, or make small, sharp, quick sounds.
Tin"kle, n. A small, sharp, quick sound, as that made by striking metal.
Tin"kler (?), n. A tinker. [Prov. Eng.]
Tin"kling (?), n.
1. A tinkle, or succession of tinkles.
Drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds.
2. (Zoöl.) A grackle (Quiscalus crassirostris) native of Jamaica. It often associates with domestic cattle, and rids them of insects.
Tin"man (?), n.; pl. Tinmen (). A manufacturer of tin vessels; a dealer in tinware.
Tin"mouth` (?), n. (Zoöl.) The crappie. [U.S.]
Tinned (?), a.
1. Covered, or plated, with tin; as, a tinned roof; tinned iron.
2. Packed in tin cases; canned; as, tinned meats.
Cassell (Dict. of Cookery).
Tin"nen (?), a. Made or consisting of tin. [Obs.]
Tin"ner (?), n.
1. One who works in a tin mine.
2. One who makes, or works in, tinware; a tinman.
Tin"ni*ent (?), a. [L. tinniens, p.pr. of tinnire to ring, tinkle.] Emitting a clear sound. [Obs.]
Tin"ning (?), n.
1. The act, art, or process of covering or coating anything with melted tin, or with tin foil, as kitchen utensils, locks, and the like.
2. The covering or lining of tin thus put on.
Tin*ni"tus (?), n. [L., fr. tinnire to jingle.] (Med.) A ringing, whistling, or other imaginary noise perceived in the ears; -- called also tinnitus aurium.
Tin"nock (?), n. (Zoöl.) The blue titmouse. [Prov. Eng.]
Tin"ny (?), a. Pertaining to, abounding with, or resembling, tin. The tinny strand."
Tin"sel (?), n. [F. étincelle a spark, OF. estincelle, L. scintilla. Cf. Scintillate, Stencil.]
1. A shining material used for ornamental purposes; especially, a very thin, gauzelike cloth with much gold or silver woven into it; also, very thin metal overlaid with a thin coating of gold or silver, brass foil, or the like.
Who can discern the tinsel from the gold?
2. Something shining and gaudy; something superficially shining and showy, or having a false luster, and more gay than valuable.
O happy peasant! O unhappy bard!
His the mere tinsel, hers the rich reward.
Tin"sel, a. Showy to excess; gaudy; specious; superficial. Tinsel trappings."
Tin"sel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinseled (?) or Tinselled; p. pr. & vb. n. Tinseling or Tinselling.] To adorn with tinsel; to deck out with cheap but showy ornaments; to make gaudy.
She, tinseled o'er in robes of varying hues.
Tin"sel*ly, a. Like tinsel; gaudy; showy, but cheap.
Tin"sel*ly, adv. In a showy and cheap manner.
Tin"smith` (?), n. One who works in tin; a tinner.
Tin"stone` (?), n. (Min.) Cassiterite.
Tint (?), n. [For older tinct, fr. L. tinctus, p.p. of tingere to dye: cf. F. teinte, teint, It. tinta, tinto. See Tinge, and cf. Taint to stain, a stain, Tent a kind of wine, Tinto.] A slight coloring. Specifically: --
(a) A pale or faint tinge of any color.
Or blend in beauteous tints the colored mass.
Their vigor sickens, and their tints decline.
(b) A color considered with reference to other very similar colors; as, red and blue are different colors, but two shades of scarlet are different tints.
(c) (Engraving) A shaded effect produced by the juxtaposition of many fine parallel lines.
Tint tool (Eng.), a species of graver used for cutting the parallel lines which produce tints in engraving.
Tint, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Tinting.] To give a slight coloring to; to tinge.
Tin`ta*mar" (?), n. [F. tintamarre.] A hideous or confused noise; an uproar. [Obs.]
Tin"ter*nell (?), n. A certain old dance. [Obs.]
Tin"tle (?), n. (Zoöl.) The wren. [Prov. Eng.]
Tin`tin*nab"u*lar (?), Tin`tin*nab"u*la*ry (?), a. [L. tintinnabuluma little bell, fr. tintinnare to ring, to jingle, tinnire to jingle.] Having or making the sound of a bell; tinkling.
Tin`tin*nab`u*la"tion (?), n. A tinkling sound, as of a bell or bells.
Tin`tin*nab"u*lous (?), a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the tinkling of a bell; having a tinkling sound; tintinnabular.
Tin"to (?), n. [Pg., tinged, fr. L. tinctus, p.p. of tingere to tinge. See Tint, n.] A red Madeira wine, wanting the high aroma of the white sorts, and, when old, resembling tawny port.
Tin"type` (?), n. Same as Ferrotype.
Tin"ware` (?), n. Articles made of tinned iron.
Ti"ny (?), a. [Compar. Tinier (?); superl. Tiniest.] [Probably fr. tine, teen, trouble, distress, vexation.] Very small; little; puny.
When that I was and a little tiny boy.
Tip (?), n. [Akin to D. & Dan. tip, LG. & Sw. tipp, G. zipfel, and probably to E. tap a plug, a pipe.]
1. The point or extremity of anything; a pointed or somewhat sharply rounded end; the end; as, the tip of the finger; the tip of a spear.
To the very tip of the nose.
2. An end piece or part; a piece, as a cap, nozzle, ferrule, or point, applied to the extreme end of anything; as, a tip for an umbrella, a shoe, a gas burner, etc.
3. (Hat Manuf.) A piece of stiffened lining pasted on the inside of a hat crown.
4. A thin, boarded brush made of camel's hair, used by gilders in lifting gold leaf.
5. Rubbish thrown from a quarry.
Tip (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tipped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tipping.] To form a point upon; to cover the tip, top, or end of; as, to tip anything with gold or silver.
With truncheon tipped with iron head.
Tipped with jet,
Fair ermines spotless as the snows they press.
Tip, v. t. [Cf. LG. tippen to tap, Sw. tippa, and E. tap to strike gently.]
1. To strike slightly; to tap.
A third rogue tips me by the elbow.
2. To bestow a gift, or douceur, upon; to give a present to; as, to tip a servant. [Colloq.]
3. To lower one end of, or to throw upon the end; to tilt; as, to tip a cask; to tip a cart.
To tip off, to pour out, as liquor. -- To tip over, to overturn. -- To tip the wink, to direct a wink; to give a hint or suggestion by, or as by, a wink. [Slang] Pope. -- To tip up, to turn partly over by raising one end.
Tip, v. i. To fall on, or incline to, one side.
To tip off, to fall off by tipping.
Tip, n. [See Tip to strike slightly, and cf. Tap a slight blow.]
1. A light touch or blow; a tap.
2. A gift; a douceur; a fee. [Colloq.]
3. A hint, or secret intimation, as to the chances in a horse race, or the like. [Sporting Cant]
Tip"cart` (?), n. A cart so constructed that the body can be easily tipped, in order to dump the load.
Tip"cat` (?), n. A game in which a small piece of wood pointed at both ends, called a cat, is tipped, or struck with a stick or bat, so as to fly into the air.
In the middle of a game at tipcat, he paused, and stood staring wildly upward with his stick in his hand.
Tip"per (?), n. A kind of ale brewed with brackish water obtained from a particular well; -- so called from the first brewer of it, one Thomas Tipper. [Eng.]
Tip"pet (?), n. [OE. tipet, tepet, AS. tæppet, probably fr. L. tapete tapestry, hangings. Cf. Tape, Tapestry, Tapet.]
1. A cape, or scarflike garment for covering the neck, or the neck and shoulders, -- usually made of fur, cloth, or other warm material.
2. A length of twisted hair or gut in a fish line. [Scot.]
3. A handful of straw bound together at one end, and used for thatching. [Scot.]
Tippet grebe (Zoöl.), the great crested grebe, or one of several similar species. -- Tippet grouse (Zoöl.), the ruffed grouse. -- To turn tippet, to change. [Obs.]
Tip"ping (?), n. (Mus.) A distinct articulation given in playing quick notes on the flute, by striking the tongue against the roof of the mouth; double-tonguing.
Tip"ple (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tippled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Tippling (?).] [From tip a small end, or a word akin to it; cf. Norw. tipla to tipple, to drip, Prov. E. tip, tiff, tift, a draught of liquor, dial. G. zipfeln to eat and drink in small parts. See Tip a point, and cf. Tipsy.] To drink spirituous or strong liquors habitually; to indulge in the frequent and improper used of spirituous liquors; especially, to drink frequently in small quantities, but without absolute drunkeness.
Few of those who were summoned left their homes, and those few generally found it more agreeable to tipple in alehouses than to pace the streets.
Tip"ple, v. t.
1. To drink, as strong liquors, frequently or in excess.
Himself, for saving charges,
A peeled, sliced onions eats, and tipples verjuice.
2. To put up in bundles in order to dry, as hay.
Tip"ple, n. Liquor taken in tippling; drink.
Pulque, the national tipple of Mexico.
S. B. Griffin.
Tip"pled (?), a. Intoxicated; inebriated; tipsy; drunk. [R.]
Tip"pler (?), n.
1. One who keeps a tippling-house. [Obs.]
2. One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spirituous liquors, whether he becomes intoxicated or not.
Tip"pling-house` (?), n. A house in which liquors are sold in drams or small quantities, to be drunk on the premises.
Tip"si*fy (?), v. t. [Tipsy + -fy.] To make tipsy. [Colloq.]
Tip"si*ly, adv. In a tipsy manner; like one tipsy.
Tip"si*ness, n. The state of being tipsy.
Tip"staff` (?), n.; pl. Tipstaff ().
1. A staff tipped with metal.
2. An officer who bears a staff tipped with metal; a constable.
Tip"sy (?), a. [Compar. Tipsier (?); superl. Tipsiest.] [Akin to tipple; cf. Prov. G. tips drunkenness, betipst drunk, tipsy. See Tipple.]
1. Being under the influence of strong drink; rendered weak or foolish by liquor, but not absolutely or completely drunk; fuddled; intoxicated.
2. Staggering, as if from intoxication; reeling.
Midnight shout and revelry,
Tipsy dance and jollity.
Tip"toe` (?), n.; pl. Tiptoes (). The end, or tip, of the toe.
He must . . . stand on his typtoon [tiptoes].
Upon his tiptoes stalketh stately by.
To be, ∨ To stand, a tiptoe ∨ on tiptoe, to be awake or alive to anything; to be roused; to be eager or alert; as, to be a tiptoe with expectation.