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Tra-duce', v. a. to defame ; to revile.

Tra-du'cer, re. one who tradsices.

Traffic, n. commerce; trade; barter

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Traffic, r. [i. & p. Trafficked ;] to prac-
tise commerce ; to buy and sell.

Traffjck-er, n. a trader ; a merchant.

Tra-*5'di-an, ii. an actor of tragedy.

Tra^'e-dy, n. a species of drama in
wnich the catastrophe is melan-
choly or affecting.

Tra*'ic, ) a. relating to tragedy ; ca-

Ti^S-'i-cal, i lamitous ; sorrowful.

Tra|'i-cal-ly, ad. in a tragical manner.

Tra|-i-com'e-dy, n. a drama partaking
both of tragedy and comedy.

Trail, v. a. &. n. to draw ; to drag.

Trail, 7i. a track ; any thing drawn.

Train, v. a. to allure ; to educate ; to
bring up ; to exercise or discipline.

Train, «. trail ; tail ; a process ; a se-
ries ; a retinue ; a procession ; a line.

Train 'a-ble, a. that may be trained.

Train'band, n. a trained band ; militia.

Train'ing,7i.exercise ; military review.

Train '-oil, n. oil from the fat of whales.

Traipse, v. n. to walk carelessly.

Trait, (trat or tra) n. a stroke ; a
touch ; a feature. [betrays.

Trai'tor, n. one who, being trusted,

Trai'tor-ous,a.treacherous ; perfidious.

Trai'tress, n. a woman who betrays.

Tra-ject', v. a. to cast through, throw.

Tra-jec'tion, n. a throwing through.

Tra-jec'to-ry, n. a curve ; arbit of a

Tram, n. a sort of wagon or car. [comet.

rram'mel, n. shackles : — iron hook.

Tram'mel, v. a. to catch ; to shackle.

Tra-mon'tane, a. foreign ; barbarous.

Tramp, v. to tread ; to travel on foot.

Tramp, _7t. travel on foot ; a ramble.

Tramp'er, n. a stroller ; a vagrant.

Tram'ple, v. a. & n. to tread under foot.

Trance, n. a temporary view of the
spiritual world ; a rapture.

Tran'qujl, a. quiet; peaceful ; calm.

Tr^n-quil'li-tyjTi.quiet ; peace of mind.

Tran'qujI-lIze, v. a. to quiet; to calm.

Tran'quil-ly, ad. in a tranquil state.

Trans-act', v. a. to perform ; to do.

Trans-ac'tion, n. management ; affair.

Trans-act'or, n. one who transacts.

Trans-al'pine, a. beyond the Alps. [tic.

Trans-at-lan'tic, a. beyond the Atlan-

Tran-scend', v. a. to surpass; to ex-
ceed ; to outdo ; to surmount.

Tran-scend'ence, n. preeminence.

Tran-scend'ent, a. preeminent.

Tran-scen-dent'al, a. extraordinary.

Tran-scend'ent-ly, ad. preeminently.

Tran-scrlbe', v. a. to copy ; to write.

T/an-scrib'er, n. one who transcribes.

Tran 'script, n. a copy from an original

Tran-scrlp'tion, 71. the act of copying

Tran'sept, »«. a cross aisle.

Trans-f er', v. a. to convey ; to remove.

Trans'fer, n. a removal. [ferred.

Trans-f er'a-ble, (tt that may be trans

Trans-f ig-u-ra'tion, n. change of form.

Trans-f ig'ure, (trans-f ig'yur) v. a. to
change the figure or form of.

Trans-fix', v. a, to pierce through, [of.

Ti-ans-f orm', v. a. to change the form

Trans-for-ma'tion, 71. change of form.

Trans-f5|e', v, a. to pour out of one
into another ; to inject.

Trans-fu'^ion, n, act of transfusing.

Trans-gress', v. to violate ; to break.

Tians-gres'sion, (trans-gresh'un) n. act
of transgressing ; violation. [es.

Trans-gress'or, 71. one who transgress

Tran'sient, (tran'shent) a. short ; soon
past ; hasty ; fleeting ; transitoi-y.[ly.

Tran'sient-ly, (tran'shent-le) ad. hasti-

Tran'sit, n. act of passing, as a planet
across the sun's disk, or as goods
through a country, [sage ; change.

Tran-si"tion, (tran-sizh'un) n. pas-

Tran-si"tion-ai,a.relating to transition.

Tran'si-tive, a. passing over : — acting
upon some object, as a verb.

Tran'sj-to-ry, a. fleeting ; transient.

Trans-iate', v. a. to remove: — to
change into another language.

Trans-la'tion, n. act of translating.

Traiis-la'tor, n. one who translates.

Trans-lu'cent, a. semitransparent.

Trans-ma-rine', a. lying beyond the

Trans'mi-grant, a. migrating. [sea

Trans'mi-grate, v. n. to pass to anoth-
er place. [place into another.

Trans-mi-gra'tign, n. passage from one

Trans-mis'sj-ble, a. that may be trans-

Trans-mis'sion, (trans-mish'un) n. act
of transmitting; thing transmitted.

Trans-mis'sjve, a. transmitted ; sent.

Trans-nilt', v. a. to send from one
person or place to another ; to send.

Trans-mit'tal, n. act of transmitting.

Trans-mii'ta-ble, a. capable of change.

Trans-mLi-ta'tion,7i.act of transmuting.

Trans-mute', v. a, to change from one
nature or substance to another.

Tr^n'som, n. a cross-beam or lintel.

Trans-par'en-cy, n. state of being
transparent. [through ; clear.

Trans-pdr'ent, a. that may be seen

Trans-piorce', v. n. to pierce through.

Trans-pj-ra'tion, n. act of transpiring.

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Trans-plre', v. a. to emit in vapor.

Tians-plre', v. n. to be emitted, as
vapor ; to become known. [place.

Trans-plant', v. a, to plant in a new

Trans-plan-ta'tign, n. act of trans-

Trans-plant'er, n. one who transplants.

Tians-p5rt', v. a. to convey ; to ban-
ish : — to ravish with pleasure.

Trans'pSrt, n. conveyance ; trans-
portation : — rapture ; ecstasy.

Trans-port'a-ble, a. that may be trans-
ported, [ing J conveyance.

Trans-por-ta'tion, n. act of transport-

Trans-po^'al, n. a transposition.

Trans-po^e', v. a. to put each in the
place of the other ; to put out of
place. [act of transposing.

Trans-po-§i"tion, (trans-po-zish'un) n.

Trans-ship', v. a. to convey from one
vessel to another.

Tran-sub-stan-ti-a'tion, (-she-a'shun)
n. the doctrine that bread and wine
in the eucharist are changed into
the real body and blood of Christ.

Tran-sude', v. n. to sweat through.

Trans-ver'sal, a. running crosswise:

Trans-verse', a. in a cross direction.

Trans-verse'ly, ad. in a cross direction.

Trap, n. an engine to catch animals ;
a snare : — a kind of rock.

Trap, V. a. to ensnare ; to entrap.

Tra-pan', v. a. to lay a trap for, ensnare.

Tra-pan', n. a stratagem ; a snare.

Trap'-door, (-dor) n. a door in a floor.

Trap'pingf , n. pi. ornaments ; dress.

Trash, n. waste matter; refuse ; dross.

Trash 'y, a. worthless ; vile ; useless.

Trav'ail, v. n. to toil ; to be in labor.

Trav'ail, n. toil ; labor in childbirth.

Trav'ei, v. n. &. a. to make a journey ;
to pass ; to go ; to journey over. [ney.

Trav'el, n. act of travelling ; a jour-

Trav'el-ler,?i. one who travels ; tourist.

Trav'ers-a-ble,a. that may be traversed.

Trav'erse, a. lying across.

Trav'erse, ad. crosswise ; athwart.

Trav'erse, 71. an obstacle : — a denial.

Trav'erse, v. a. to cross ; to deny.

Trav'es-ty, n. a burlesque translation.

Trav'es-ty, v. a. to translate so as to
render ridiculous ; to burlesque.

Tray, n. a shallow wooden vessel.

Treach'er-ous, a. faithless ; perfidious.

Treach'er-oiis-ly, ad. perfidiously.

Treach'er-y,?i. breach of trust ; perfidy.

Trea'cle, (tre'kl) n. a sirup : molasses.

Tread, (tred) v. n. [i. trod ; p. trod-

den ;] to set the foot ; to trample 5
to step ; to walk.

Tread, v. a. to walk on ; to beat ; to

Tread, n. a stepping; a track, [press.

Tread'le, (tred'dl) ?i. a part of a loom,
which is moved by the foot.

Tread'-mill, n. a mill kept in motion
by persons treading on a wheel.

Trea'^on, (tre'zn) n. a breach of faith ;
rebellion against government.

Trea'§on-si-ble, (tre'zn-§i-bl) a. having
the nature of treason ; rebellious. ,

Trea§'ure,(trezh'ur)?i. wealth hoarded.

Trea^'ure, (trezh'ur) v. a. to lay up.

Treaf'ur-er, (trezli'ur-er) n. an officer
who has the care of money or rev-
enue, [money.

Trea§'u-ry, (trezh'-) n. a place foi

Treat, v. a. to use ; to handle, manage.

Treat, v. n. to discourse, make terms.

Treat, n. an entertainment given.

Trea'tj^e, n. a discourse ; dissertation.

Treat'ment, n. management ; usage.

Trea'ty, (tre'te) n. an agreement be-
tween independent states; negoti-
ation ; a compact.

Treb'le, (treb'bl) a. triple ; threefold.

Treb'le, (treb'bl) v. a. to triple.

Treb'le, v. n. to become threefold.

Treb'le, n. the highest part in music.

Treb'ly, ad. in a threefold degree.

Tree, n. the largest kind of vegetable.

Tree'-nail, n. a wooden pin.

Tre'f oil, n. a three-leaved plant.

Treil'lage, (trel'aj) n. a trellis or frame
to support espaliers.

Trel'ljs, 71. a sort of lattice-work.

Trem'ble, v. n. to shake ; to shudder.

Tre-men'dous, a. dreadful ; terrible.

Tre-men'dous-ly, ad. dreadfully.

Tre'mor, n. the state of trembling.

Trem'u-lous, a. trembling; fearful.

Trench, v. to encroach ; to cut ; to dig.

Trench, 71. a ditch ; a long, narrow pit.

Trench'er, n. one who trenches : — a
large plate ; a platter ; a table.

Trench'er-man, n. a feeder; an eater.

Trend, v. n. to run ; to tend, stretch.

Tre-pan', n. a surgeon's circular saw ;
a trephine. [trepan.

Tre-paii', v. a. to perforate with tho

Tre-phine', or Tre-phine', n. a surgi-
cal instrument for trepanning.

Trep-i-da'tion, 71. a trembling ; terror.

Tres'pass, 71. off'ence ; unlawful act.

Tres'pass, v. n. to transgress ; to oflTend.

Tres'pass-er, n one who trespasses.

Tress, 71. a lock ; a ringlet of hair.

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Tres'tle, (tres'sl) n. the frame of a
table ; a three-legged stool, [waste.

Tret, 71. an allowance in weight for

Trev'et, 7t. a three-legged stool ; trivet.

Trey, (tra) n. a three at cards.

Tri'a-ble, a. that may be tried.

Tri'ad, 71. three united ; union of three.

Tri'al, n. a test; an examination.

Tri'an-gle, (tri'ang-gl) n. a figure of
three angles and three sides.

Tri-an'gu-lar, a. having three angles.

Tribe, 7i. a distinct body of people.

Trjb'let, n. a tool for making rings.

Trib-u-la'tion, 7i. distress ; affliction.

Tri-bu'nal, n. a court of justice.

Trib'une, n. an officer of ancient
Rome : — a raised seat for a speaker.

Trib'u-ta-ry, a. jjaying tribute ; con-
tributing; subordinate; subject.

Trib'u-ta-rj', n. one who pays tribute.

Trib'ute, n. a payment made in ac-
knowledgment of subjection ; a tax.

Trice, 71. a short time ; an instant.

Trick, n. a sly fraud ; artifice ; juggle.

Trick, V. to cheat, defraud : — to dress.

Trick'er-y, n. artifice ; knavery

Trlck'jsh, a. cunning ; subtle.

Tric'kie, v. n. to fall down in drops.

Trick'ster, n. one who practises tricks.

Trlck'tr^ck, n. a game at tables, [ors.

TrI'col-ored, (-urd) a. having three col-

Trl'dent,7i.asceptre with three prongs.

Trl-den'tate, a. having three teeth.

TrI-en'ni-nl, a. happening every third
year ; lasting three years.

Trl'fid,a. divided into three parts, [ly.

Tri'fie, V. n. to act with levity or fol-

Tri'fle, V. a. to waste ; to dissipate

Tri'iie, ?«. a thing of no value.

TrI'fler, n. one who trifles.

TrI'fling, a. unimportant ; slight.

Tri-fo'li-ate, a. having three leaves.

Trl'form, a. having a triple form.

Trig, V. a. to stop, as a v/heel by put-
ting a stone under it ; to scotch.

Trlg'Ser, n. a catch of a gun or wheel.

"i'ri'gryph, 71. an ornament in a column.

1 rlg'9-nal, a. triangular.

Trig-o-iio-met'ri-cal, u. relating to trig-
onometry, [triangles.

Trle-o-nom'e-trj% 7?. art of measuring

TrI'graph, n. a treble mark ; three let-
ters united in one sound ; as, ca^i.

Trl-h5'dral,a.having three equal sides.

TrI-lio'dron, n. figure of 3 equal sides.

Tri-lat'er-al, a. having three sides.

Trl-llt'er-al, a. having three letters.

Trill, n. a shaking of the voice.

Trill, V. to utter quavering ; to shake

Trill'ion, (tril'yun) n. a million o
millions of millions.

Trim, a. nice ; snug ; dressed up.

Trlm,7i. dress ; ornaments ; trimming.

Trim, V. a. to dress; to prune. [ties

Trim, V. 71. to fluctuate between par-

Trlm'mer, n, one who trims.

Trlm'ming, n. needful appendages.

Trlm'ness,7i.neatness ; petty elegance

Trine, a. threefold ; thrice repeated.

Trln-j-ta'ri-^n, a. relating to the Trin-
ity, [doctrine of the Trinity.

Trin-i-ta'ri-an, n. a believer of the

Trin'i-ty, n. three united in one ; doc-
trine of three persons in one God.

Trin'ket, n. a toy ; ornament ; a jewel.

Trl-no'mi-al, a. containing three terms.

Tri'o, n. a piece of music of three
parts: three united.

Trip, V. a. to supplant ; to throw.

Trip, V. n. to fall ; to stumble ; to err.

Trip, n. a stumble ; a mistake : — a
short journey or voyage ; a ramble.

Trip'ar-tlte, a. divided into three parts.

Tripe, 77. the belly ; the large stomach
of the ox, &;c., prepared for food.

Trlp'e-dal, a. having three feet.

TrI-per'son-al, a. having three persons.

Trl-pet'ai-oiis, a. having three petals.

Trip'-ham-mer, 7!. a large hammer Used
in forges.

Trlph'thong, (trip'thong) n. a union
of three vowels in one sound, as ieu,

Trip'le, a. threefold.

Trip'le, V. a. to make threefold, treble.

Trip'let, 71. three of a kind ; three lines

Trlp'Ii-cate, a. threefold. [rhyming.

Trip-li-ca'tion, li. the act of trebling.

Tri-pli9'i-ty,7i. state of being threefold.

Tri'pod, n. a seat with three feet.

TrI-sec'tion, n. a division into three
equal parts. [three syllables.

Trls'yl-la-ble, n. a word consisting -of

Trite, a. worn out ; stale ; common.

Trite'ly, ad. in a trite or common way.

Trite'ness, n. staleness ; commonness.

Tri'the-I^m, 71. doctrine of three Gods

TrI'the-Ist, n. a believer in tritheism.

Tri-the-Is'tic, a. relating to tritheism.

Trit'u-ra-ble, a. that may be triturated.

Trlt'ii-rite, v. a. to pound, pulverize.

Trlt-ii-ra'tion, 7?. reduction to powder.

TrI'umph, n. a solemn procession in
honor of victory ; victory ; pomp.

Trl'umph, v. n. to conquer ; to exult.

TrI-iam'phal, a. celebrating victorj'.

Trl-iim'phant, a. exulting ; victorious.

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TrI-um'vir, n. one of a triumvirate.

Tri-iiin'vi-rate, n. a government by

Trl'une, a. three in one. [three men.

Tri-u'ni-ty, n. state of being triune.

rri-ver'bi-al, a. having three words.

Triv'et, n. a stool witli three legs.

Triv'i-al, a. worthless ; light; trifling.

TrS'car, n. a surgical instrument.

Trod, i. &. p. from Tread.

Trod'den, (trod'dn)/>. from Tread.

Troll, V. to move circularly 3 to roll.

Trol'lop, 71. a slattern. [nace.

Tromp, 71. a blowing machine of a fur-
Troop, n. a company ; a body of cav-
alry ; a body of soldiers; an army.

Troop, V. n. to marcli in a body.

Troop'er, n. a horse-soldier.

Trope, V. a figure of speech, which
changes the use of a word. [trophies.

Tr5'phied, (tro'fid) a. adorned with

Tro'phy,rt. something taken in battle;
a monument or memorial of victory.

Troji'ic, n. line or circle parallel to the
equator, at which the sun turns back.

Trop'i-cal, a. relating to a trope ; figu-
rative : — relating to the tropics.

Trop'i-cal-ly, ad. in a tropical manner.

Trot, 7J. 71. to move with a jolting pace.

Trot, n. jolting, high pace of a horse.

Troth, n. faith ; fidelity; truth.

TrSt'ter, 71. one that trots.

Troub'le, (trub'bl) v. a. to disturb ; vex.

Troiib'le, n. disturbance ; affliction.

Troub'Ie-some, (trub'bl-sum) a. vexa-
tious ; uneasy; afflictive, tiresome.

Troub'lous, a. disordered. [sel.

Trough, (trof) n. a long, hollow ves-

Trbunce, v. a. to punish ; to beat.

Troii'§er§, n. pi. loose pantaloons.

Trout, 71. a delicate, fresh-water fish.

Tro'ver, n. an action for goods found
and not delivered to the owner.

Trow'el, 71. a tool used by bricklayers.

Trow'^er^, 71. pi. pantaloons ; trousers.

Trby'-weight, (-wat) n. a kind of
weight, with twelve ounces in a
pound, used by goldsmiths.

Tru'ant, 7t. an idler ; an idle boy.

Tru'ant, a. idle ; straying from school.

Truce, 71. a suspension of hostilities.

Truck, V. to barter: — to use a truck.

Truck, 71. barter : — sort of cart ; car.

Truc'kle, v. n. to yield ; to act with
servility ; to creep ; to roll, [wheels.

Trfic'kle-bed, 71. a bed that runs on

Truck'man, n. one who drives a truck.

Tru'cu-lent, a. savage ; barbarous.

Trudge, v. n. to travel on foot, jog on.

True, a. not false ; genuine ; real j
faithful; honest; right; exact.

True'he'sLrt-ed, a. honest ; faithful.

Truffle, n. a siibten-aneous fungus.

Trug, n. a hod for coals, mortar, &c

Tru'i^in, 71, a self-evident truth.

Trull, 71. a wench ; a vagrant strumpet.

Tru'ly, ad. according to truth ; really.

Triimp, n. trumpet: — winning card.

Trump, V. a. &. n. to win or play with
a trump ; to devise ; to sound.

Trump'er-y, n. empty talk ; trifles.

Trum'pet, n. an instrument of music

Trum'pet, v. a. to publish aloud.

Trum'pet-cr, n. one who trumpets.

Triin'cate, v. a. to maim ; to cut short.

Trun-ca'tion, n. act of truncating.
I'run'^heon, (trun'shun) n. a stalf.

Trun'dle, v. to roll ; to bowl along

Trun'dle, n. a little wheel ; roller.

Trun'dle-bed, n. same as truckle-hed.

Triink, n. the body without the limba
as of a tree or animal : — a chest for
clothes : — proboscis of an elephant.

Trunn'ion§, (-yunz) n. pi. knobs of
cannon. [bundle.

Truss, 71. a bandage for ruptures : — a

Truss, V. a. to bind or pack np.

Trust, n. confidence ; reliance ; credit.

Trust, V. a. to confide in ; to believe.

TrustjV.Ti. to have confidence ; to hope.

Trus-tee', 71. one to whom the man-
agement of property, &c., is intrust-

Trust'j-ly, ad. honestly ; faithfully.[ed.

Triist'i-ness, n. honesty ; fidelity.

Trust'y, a. fit to be trusted ; honest.

Truth, n. conformity to fact or reality ;
verity ; veracity ; fidelity ; virtue.

Truth'ful,a.conformable to truth ; tme.

Try, V. a, to examine ; to prove, essay.

Try, V. 71. to endeavor ; to attempt.

Tub, 71. a large, open vessel of wood.

Tube, 71. a long, hollow body ; a pipe.

Tu'ber, n. a vegetable root, as a potato

Tu'ber-cle, n. small swelling ; pimple.

Tu-ber'cu-lar, a. full of tubercles.

Tu'ber-ous, a. having tubers or knobs

Tii'bu-lar, a. long and hollow ; fistular

Tu'bu-lous, a. fistular ; tubular.

Tuck, 71. a fold in dress.

Tiick, V. a. to press; to enclose under

Tuck'er, n. a linen for the breast.

Tue^'day, n. the third day of the week,

Tuff, 71. a volcanic substance.

Tiift, 71. a cluster of hair, grass, &c.

Tuft, V. a. to adorn with tufts.

Tuft'ed, a. growing in tufts or clusters.

TSft'y, a. having or growing in tufts.

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Tug, V. a. & n. to pull with great effort.

Tiig, n. a long, hard pull : — a rope.

Tu-i"tion, (tu-Ish'un) n. puperintend-
ence or Instruction, as by a tutor.

Tii'lip, n. a plant and a gay flower.

Tum'ble, v.a. &.n. to fall ; to roll about.

Tum'ble, n. act of tumbling ; a fall.

TuHi'bler, n. one who tumbles or
shows feats of activity : — a drin Ic-

Tum'brel, n. a cart : — a ducking-stool.

Tu-me-f ac'tion, n. a swelling ; tumor.

Tu'me-fy, v. a. to swell ; to puff up.

Tu'mid, a. swelled ; puffed up.

Tu'mor, n. a morbid swelling. [tie.

Tu'mult, Ti. a commotion ; a stir ; bua-

Tu-mult'u-a-ry,fl. unruly ; tumultuous.

Tii-miiIt'u-ous,a.disorderly ; turbulent.

Tun, 71. large cask : — a weight ; ton.

Tun'a-ble, a. tlrat may be tuned.

Tune, 71. a series of musical notes ;
harmony : — proper state.

Tune, V. a. to put into a musical state.

Tune'ful, a. musical; harmonious.

Tu'njc, 71. a Roman garment ; a cov-
ering ; a waistcoat ; integument.

Tu'ni-cle, ti. a covering ; thin skin.

Tiin'nel, v. a. to form like a tunnel.

Tiin'nel, 71. a funnel; a vessel : — an
excavation or passage through a hill.

Tiir'ban, 7t. an Eastern h«ad-dress.

Tiir'bid, a. thick ; muddy ; not clear.

Tur'bid-nesSjTi. muddiness ; thickness.

Tiir'bi-nat-ed, a. twisted ; spiral.

Tiir'bot, n. a delicate flat fish.

Tiir'bu-lence, n. tumult ; disorder.

Tiir'bu-lent, a. disorderly ; tumultuous.

Tu-reen', n. a deep vessel for soups.

Tiirf, 71. a clod covered with grass ; a
sod ; peat for fuel : — a race-ground.

Tiirf, V. a. to cover with turfs.

Tiirf'y, a. full of, or covered with turf.

Tur-ges'cence, n. state of being turgid.

Tur'*id, a. swelling ; pompou.* ; tumid.

Tiir'key, 7i. a large domestic fowl.

Tur-koij', (tur-kez') n. a blue mineral.

Tiir'mdil, 71. trouble ; disturbance.[ry.

Tiir'moil, t). a. &; 71. to harass ; to wea-

TUrn, V. a. &c TK to move round; to
revolve ; to change ; to alter.

Tiirn, n. act of turning ; change, [ty.

Turn'coat, 7u one who forsakes his par-
Turn 'er-y, n. the art of turning.

Tiir'nip, ru a white esculent root.

Tiirn'key, ju a keeper of prison doors.

Tiirn'pike, n. a toll-gate on a road.

'J'urn'sole, n. the heliotrope ; a piant.

Tiirn'stTle, ru a turnpike in a footpath.

TUr'pen-tine, 71. a resinous juice from

trees of the pine and fir species.
Tiir'pi-tude, 71. vileness ; enormity.
Tur'ret, n. a slender, tall tower.
Tur'ret-ed, a. furnished with turrets.
Tiir'tle, n. a sea-tortoise : — a dove.
Tiir'tle-d^e, n. a species of dove.
Tiis'can, a, relating to Tuscany: —

noting an order of architecture.
Tiisk, 71. a long, pointed tooth ; fang.
Tus'sle, (tiis'sl) 7i. a struggle.; contest.
Tu'te-la*e, n. guardianship ; care.
Tii'te-lar, Tu'te-la-ry, a. protecting.
Tu'tor, 71. instructor ; a teacher.
Tu'tor, V. a. to instruct ; to teach. [ship.
Tu'tor-a*e, n. instruction ; guardian-
Tu'tor-ess, n. an instructress.
Twad'dle, (twod'dl) 71. idle talk.
Twain, a, & 71. two. (JYearly obsolete.)
Twang, V. to make a sharp sound.
Twang, 71. a sharp, quick sound.
Twat'tle, (twot'tle) v. n. to prate.
Tweag, V. a. to pinch ; to squeeze.
Twee'dle, v. a. to handle lightly.
TweS'zer?, n. pi. small pincers.
Twelfth, a. second after the tenth.
Twelve, a. two and ten ; twice six.
Twelve'month, 71. a year.
Twen'ti-eth, a. ordinal of twenty.
Twen'ty, a. &c n. twice ten ; a score.
Twi'bil", 71. a halberd ; a paver's tool.
Twice, ad. two times. [time.

Twi'f a.l-l5w, ». a. to plough a second
Twig, 71. a small shoot or branch.
Twi'llght, (twi'lit) 77. the faint light

before sunrise and after sunset.
Twill, V. a. to weave in ribs ; to quill ;

to quilt. [the same birth.

Twin, 71. one of two children born at
Twine, V. a. &.n. 10 twist ; to wind.
Twine, 71. a twisted thread ; twist.
Twinge, V. a. to torment ; to pinch.
Twinge, 71. short, sharp pain ; a pinch*
Twink, 71. a motion of the eye ; a

twinkle. See Twinkle.
Twln'kle, v. n. to sparkle ; to flash.
Twin'kle, ) 71. a sparkling light; a
Twink'ljng, ) motion of the eye.
Twirl, V. to turn round ; to revolve.
Twirl, 71. rotation ; a circular motion.
Twist, V. a. &. n. to convolve ; to wind.
Twist, 71. a cord : — contortion.
Twit, c- a. to upbraid ; to reproach.
Twitch, V. a. to pluck forcibly, snatch.
Twitch,_B. a quick pull ; contraction.
Twit'ter, V. n. to sing, as swallows,
Twit'ter, 71. a small noise • ? flutter.
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Twa'f old, (t8'f old) a. double ; two.

Tym'bEil, n. a kind of kettledrum.

Tym'psin, n. a printer's frame for
sheets : — a panel : — a drum.

Tym'p^-num, n. diiini of the ear.

Type, n. emblem j a figure : — a mod-
el ; a pattern : — a printing letter.

Ty'phiJid, a. relating to, or like, ty-

Ty-pb66n', n. a violent tornado, [phus.

Ty'phus, n. a fever attended by great
debility, and cerebral disturbance.

Typ'i-cal, a. emblematical ; figurative.

Typ't-caUly, ad. in a typical manner.

Typ'i-f y, v. a. to show in emblem.

Ty-pog'ra-pher, n. a printer.

Ty-po-grSpli'l-csil, a. relatii>g to typog<
raphy or printing.

Ty-po-graph'i-cal-ly, ad. with types.

Ty-pog'r^-phy, n. the art of printing.

Ty-ran'nic, ) a. relating to tyranny j

Ty-ran'ni-cal, \ cruel ; despotic.

Ty-ran'ni-cjl-ly, ad. in the manner of
a tyrant. [a tyrant.

Ty-i-an'ni-cide, n. a killer or killing of

Tyr'an nlze, v. n. to act the tyrant.

Tyr'an-nous, a. tyrannical ; despotic.

Tyr'an -ny, n. the government or con-
duct of a tyrant ; despotism.

Ty'rant, n. a cruel, despotic ruler. .

Ty'ro, n. a beginner ; student.


Uthe fifth English vowel, was for-
^ merly the same letter as the
consonant V. But the consonant
and vowel have very different uses,

_ and are now different characters.

tj-biq'ui-t^i-ry, (yu-bik'we-ta-re) a, ex-

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