Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Teen (Page: 1480)

Teen (?), n. [OE. tene, AS. teóna reproach, wrong, fr. teón to accuse; akin to G. zeihen, Goth. gateihan to tell, announce, L. dicere to say. See Token.] Grief; sorrow; affiction; pain. [Archaic] Chaucer. Spenser.

With public toil and private teen Thou sank'st alone. M. Arnold.

Teen (Page: 1480)

Teen, v. t. [AS. teónian, tnan, to slander, vex. √64. See Teen, n.] To excite; to provoke; to vex; to affict; to injure. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.


Teen (Page: 1480)

Teen, v. t. [See Tine to shut.] To hedge or fence in; to inclose. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.