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the thing stolen.

THii'lNE,?i. {Chem.) The principle of tea.

Their (thAr), pron. a. Belonging to them.

Their§ (thirz), pron. pos. From They.

The'i^m, II. The belief in the existence of a God,
opposed to atheism ; deism.

Syn. — Deism, as commonly used, implies a dis-
belief in revealed religion ; theism does not.

The'ist, 77. One who believes in a God.

The-is'tic, ) a. Belonging to theism or theists;

Tllii-is'Ti-CAL, \ adliering to theism.

Them, pron. pi. The objective case of They.

THiiME, n. The first or radical state of a thing:— -
a subject ; a topic : — a sliort dissertation.

Them-sElve^', pro?i. Tlie very persons.

Then, ail. At tliat time ; afterwards: — for this
reason ; therefore ; in that case.

Thence, arf. From that place ; for that reason.

ThEnce-forth', ad. From that time.

ThEnce-F(3r'vvard, ad. On from that time.

The-oc'ra-cy, 7i. A government directed by God,

ThE-p-crXt'ic, i a. Relating to, or partak-

The-o-crXt'j-cal, j ing of, a theocracy.

MtENjSiR; MOVE, NOR, s6n ; bOlL, BUR, rOLE. — 9, 9, g, 6o/« ; x;, fi, £, |, Aar^i ; § (W z; 5f (Wgz : THIS.
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The-od'p-lite, n. An instrument used by sur-
veyors for measuring heights and distances.

THg-oa'p-NY, n. The generation of the gods.

The-o-lo'Cj+i-an, n. One versed in theology; a
professor of tlieology ; a learned divine.

THE-O-Loqt'ic, la. Relating to theology ; di-

The-o-l6(^'i-cal. \ vine ; sacred.

THE-p-Lo^^'i-CAL-LY, ad. According to theology.

Th^-ol'p-^^Ist, ) n. A theologian ; a

THfi'p-LOGtJE (the'o-log), ( divine.

The-ol'P-<^ize, v. a. To render theological

THE-6L,'p-(?^y, n. The science which treats of the
existence and attributes of God, and of his rela-
tions to man ; divinity.

THE-5M'A-jeHY, n. A fight against the gods.

The-op'a-thy, n. Divine sympathy.

The-6ph'a-ny, n. Manifestation of God.

THji-p-PHf-LXN'THRp-Pi^M;, 11. The love of God
and man._

The-or'bo, n. A musical instrument ; a large lute.

The'p-REM, n. A truth or position proposed to be
proved ; a proposition. — A theorem is to be proved,
a -problem to be solved.

THt'otl Mi^'TcAL ^- Relating to theorems;

The-p-rEt'ic, ) a. Relating to theory ; specu-

THE-p-R]3T'i-CAl., \ lative ; not practical.

The-p-ret'i-cal-ly, ad. Speculatively.

THii'p-RiST, n. One who forms theories.

The'p-rTze, v. n. To form theories ; to speculate.

The'p-ry, n. The abstract principles of any sci-
ence ; hypothesis ; a speculation ; a system.

Syn.— A theory is founded on inferences drawn
from principles which have been estabhshed by
evidence ; an hypothesis is a proposition or princi-
ple assumed, or taken for granted, to account for
certain phenomena. A sound theory; an assumed
hypothesis: funcilul speculation ; a. tegular system.

THii-p-soPH'lc, ) a. Relating to divine wis-

THE-p-soPH'i-CAL, ( dom ; divinely wise.

THE-6s'p-PHi§M, 11. Divine illumination.

The-os'p-phy, n. Divine wisdom ; theosophism.

THfiR-A-PEij'Tlc, I a. Relating to therapeu-

THER-A-PEU'Ti-CAL, 5 tics ; curative.

THiiR-A-PEu'Tlcs, n. pi. Art of curing diseases.

There (thir), arf. In that place. — It is used in
composition with prepositions, as in the following
words, most of which are now growing obsolete or
quaint, unless used technically.

TheRE'A-BOUT, ) , Mparfhat nlacfl

There'a-boOts, ( ""• ^^^"^ ^"^"^ P'**^®-

There-Xf'ter, ad. After that.

There-St', ad. At that ; at that place'.

There-by', ad. By that

There'fore (ther'for or tfiir'for) [ther'for, S.
W. F. K. Sm. R. Wb. ; thar'for, J. E. Ja. ; th4r'-
fbr. P.], ad. &L conj. For that ; for this ; for this
reason ; consequently ; for that purpose.

There-from', ad. From that.

There-in', ad. In that ; in this.

Thisre-in-to', ad. Into that.

There-6f', ad. Of that ; of this.

There-6n', ad. On that.

The: RE-OUT', ad. Out of that.

Thi:re-t6' or There-un-t6', ad. To that.

THiJRE-ijN'DER, ad. Under that.

There-op-6n', ad. Upon that.

There-wi'th', ad. With that.

The'ri-Xc [the're-ak, Sm. Wb. Todd; the-ri'^k,
Ja. Jt], n. (Med.) A remedy against poisons.

The-rI'a-cal, a. Medicinal; physical.

Ther'mal, a. Relating to heat ; hot; warm.

THER-MO-ii-LEC-TRi^'l-TY, n. Electricity de-
veloped by the unequal distribution of heat.

Ther'mp-9EN, m. The matter of heat ; caloric.

Ther-mom'e-ter, 71. An instrument formeasur-
ing the variations of heat or temperature.

Ther-mp-met'ri-cal, a. Relating to a ther-

THER-Mp-MET'RI-CA.L-Ly,ad. By a thermometer.

Ther'mo-scope, n. A sort of thermometer.

These, pron. a. : pi. of This. Opposed to those.

The'^sis, n. ; pi. THE'sii§. [L.] Something laid
down affirmatively or negatively ; a position ;
proposition; theme. — (Mas.) The depression oi
the hand in marking or beating time.

Thes'pj-an, a. Relating to tragedy or acting.

Thet'i-cal, a. Laid down ; positive. [R.]

~ -• ■ • ■ ^_ Relating to theurgy ; magi-

The-ur'(^!C, ) a. Re

THE-UR'qti-CAL, i cal.

The'ur-(^y, 11. The pow

power of doing supernatural
things ; the art of magic.

They (tha), pron. The plural of He, She, or It.

fTHi'BLE, n. A slice ; a scummer ; a spatula.

Thick, a. Not thin ; dense; gross: — not clear ; mud-
dy ; turbid : — frequent ; close ; compact ; crowd-
ed : — dull : — liaving depth ; as, two feet thick.

Thick, n. The thickest part ; a thicket.

Thick, ad. Frequently; fast ; closely.

Thick'en (thik'kn), v. a. To make thick.

ThIck'en (thik'kn), v. n. To grow thick.

Thick'et, n. A close knot or cluster of trees.

Thick'ly, od. Densely; deeply; closely.

Thick'ness, re. State of being thick ; density.

THiCK'siiT, a. Close planted ; thick as to body.

ThTck'set, n. A thick sort of velvet.

Thick'-skinned (thick'skind), a. Having a thick
skin ; not sensitive.

Thick'-skull, n. A dolt; a blockhead.

Thick'-skulled (thick'skiSld), a. Dull ; stupid.

Thiijf (thef), 71.; pi. thieve^. One guilty of
theft ; one who steals ; a purloiner.

Thieve, v. n. To practise theft ; to steal.

Thiev'er-y, 71. The practice of stealing ; theft.

Thiev'ish, a. Addicted to theft ; secret ; sly.

THiEV'isH-LY (thev'jsh-le), ad. Like a thief.

Thiev'jsh-nEss, 11. A disposition to steal.

Thigh (thi, 76), n. A limb or part of the body be .
tween the knee and the hip-joint or trunk.

Thill, n. The shaft of a carriage.

Thim'ble, n. A metal cap for the needle finger.

THiM'BLE-Bi2R-RY, 71. The black raspberry.

Thime (tim), n. See Thyme.

Thin, a. Not thick ; rare ; lean ; slim ; slender.

Thin, ad. Not thickly ; thinly.

Thin, v. a. To make thin ; to attenuate.

ThIne, pron. pos. Belonging or relating to thee.

Thing, n. VVhatever is not a person ; any matter.

Think, v. n. [i. thought ;pp. thinking, thought.]
To employ the mind ; to have ideas ; to reason ;
to cogitate ; to meditate ; to fancy ; to muse.

Think,?), a. To imagine : to conceive ; to believe.

Think' ER, n. One who thinks.

Think'ing, n. Imagination ; idea ; judgment.

Think'ing, p. a. Having thought ; reflecting.

Thi'n'ly, ad. In a thin manner ; not thickly.

Thin'ness, 77. State of being thin ; tenuity.

Thin'-skinned (-skind), a. Having a thin skin ;
irritable ; irascible ; sensitive.

Third, a. The first after the second.

Third, 7(. A third part: — the sixtieth part of a
second : — a widow's portion. See Thirds.

Third'LY, ad. In the third place.

Third^, n. pi. (Law.) A widow's portion, or
third of her deceased husband's estate.

Thirst, n. A painful want of drink ; thirstiness ;
dryness ; eager desire.

Thirst, v. v. To feel want of drink : to be dry.

Thirs'ti-ness, n. The state of being thirsty.

Thirs'ty, a. Suffering want of drink ; very dry.

Thir'teen, a. Ten and three.

Thir'teenth, a. The third after the tenth.

Thir'ti-eth, a. The ordinal of thirty.

Thir'tv, a. & n. Thrice ten ; ten and twenty.

This, pron. a.; pi. THE^E. The one which ii
present ; not that ; the last part.

This'tle (this'sl), n. A prickly weed or plant. -^
It is the emblem of Scotland, as the rose is of
England, the leek of Wales, and the shamrock ot

ThIs'tly (this'le), a. Overgrown with thistles.

i, f , I, o, V, y, long ; X, E, I, o, 0, J, short ; A, e, i, p, y, y, obscure.— fare, far, fAst, all; h£ir, hSeRj




ThTth'er. ad. To that place or point.
Thith'er-ward, ad. Towards that place.
Thole, 71. \thvhi.s, L,,] A roof: — a wooden pin.
Thong, n. A strap or string of leather.
Thq-rac'ic, a. Relating to the thorax or breast.
THo'RAL,'a. Relating to the bed.
Tho'rax, 71. [L.] The breast ; the chest.
Thorn, n. A prickly tree ; a spine : — a trouble.
Thorn'bXck, 71. A sea-tish with a spinous body.
Thorn'-hedge, 71. A hedge made of thorns.
Thorn'y, a. Spiny ; prickly ; difficult ; perplexing.
fTHOR'pUGH (tliur'o), ;)re/>. Through. Shak.
Thor'ough (thur'o,7C),a. Going through ; reach-
ing from side to side ; complete ; full ; perfect.
Thor'Qugh-Bass (thQr'o-bas), n. (^Mus.) An

accompaniment to a continued bass by figures.
Thor'ough-fare (thiar'g-fir), 77. A passage

through ; a place much passed through.
Thor'ough-ly (thiir'o-le), ad. Completely.
Thor'ough-pAced (tliur'o-past), a. Complete.
Thor'ough-sped (thur'o-sped), a. Finished.
Thor'ough-wort (-wUrt), 7i. A medicinal plant.
Tho|E, pron. a. ; pi. of That. Not these.
Thou, proji. The second personal pronoun; the

person spoken to.
ThoO, v. n. To use thou and thee in conversation.

—_v. a. To treat with familiarity.
Though (the), cotij. Although ; if; in case that.
TiioUGHT (thbLwt, 77), i. &. p. From Thinli.
Thought (thawt), 77. Act of thinking; result of
thinking; that which is thuuglit ; idea; senti-
ment ; fancy ; reflection ; care ; concern.
Thought'fOl (thawt'ful), a. Full of thought ;

reflecting ; considerate ; attentive ; careful.
THOUGHT'F0L-L,v(thawt'fiil-le),arf. With thought.
Thought'fOl-ness (thawt'fui-nes),ji. Reflection.
Thought'less (thawt'les), a. Gay; careless.
TH:JUGHT'LESS-LV(tha.wt'les-Ie),a(f. Carelessly.
Thought'less-ness, n. Want of thought.
Tm:")U'sand, a. & 77. Ten hundred.
Thou'§andth, a. The ordinal of a thousand.
Thral'dom, 77. Slavery; servitude; bondage.
fTHRAP'PLE, 77. The windpipe of an animal.
Thkash, v. a. To beat and clean from chaff, as

corn ; to drub ; to beat : — written also thresh.
Thrash'er, 77. One who thrashes ; thresher.
Thra-son'i-cal, a. Like Thraso ; boastful ; brag-
THRA-soN'i-CAL-LY, ad. Boastfully. [ging.

Thread (thred), 71. A small twist of flax, silk,
cotton, or wool ; a small line or string ; a fila-
ment : — any thing continued in a course.
Thread (thred), v. a. To pass through ; to pierce.
THRiiAD'BARE, a. Deprived of the nap ; trite.
Thread'en (thred'dn), a. Made of thread.
Thread'v (thred'e), a. Like thread ; slender.
Threat (thret), 71. A menace; denunciation of ill.
Threat'en (thret'tn), v. a. To menace; to de-
nounce evil upon ; to terrify.
Threat'en-er (thret'tn-er), 77. A menacer.
Threat'en-Ing,p. a. Foreboding evil ; imminent.
Three, a^& 77. Two and one. [three.

Three'fold, o. Thrice repeated ; consisting of
Three'pence (thre'pens or thrip'ens) [thrlp'ens,
S. F. Ja. Wb.; threp'ens, W. P.; thrS'pens or
thrip'ens, Sm.], 7?. The sum of three pennies.
Three'pen-ny (thrip'en-ne ar thre'pen-e), a.

Worth threepence ; of little value.
THRiJE'scoRE, a. Thrice twenty ; sixty.
Thrijn'p-dy, 77. A song of lamentation.
THRiisH, V. a. To heat corn to free it from chaff;

to beat : — written also thrash.
TiiRijsft'ER, n. One who threshes corn : — a fish.
THRiisii'mG-FLooR (-flor), ) 77. An area on which
ThrAsh'ing-Floor (-flor), ( corn is beaten out.
ThrIjsh'old, n. The ground or step under a
door; a door-sill : — an entrance; a door; a ves-
Threw (thru), (. From Throw. [tibule.

Thrice, ad. Three times.

ThkId, v. a. To side or pass through ; to thread.
ThrIft, 77. A thriving state; prosperity; profit;
frugality ; good husbandry ; economy.

ThrIf'tj-ly, ad. Frugally ; prosperously,
Thrif'tj-ness, 77. Frugality ; good husbandry.
Thrift'less, a. Wanting thrift ; extravagant.
Thrif'ty, a. Using good management ; economU

cal; frugal; sparing; thriving; careful.
Thrill, v. a. To pierce ; to bore ; to penetrate.
Thrill, v. n. To feel a sharp, tingling sensation.
Thrill, 77. A breathing-hole ; a sharp sound.
Thrive, 71.77. [7. throve ; pp. thriving, thriven.]

To prosper ; to grow rich ; to flourish ; to grow.
Thriv'en (thriv'vn), p. From Thrive.
Thriv'er, 77. One who prospers or thrives.
THRiy'iNG,p. a. Growing; flourishing.
Throat (throt), n. The fore part of the neck.
Throb, v. n. To heave ; to beat ; to palpitate.
Throb, 77. A beat ; a strong pulsation.
Throe (thro), 71. The pain of travail ; a pang.
Throm'bus, 77. {Med.) A small tumor.
Throne, 77. The chair of state of a king, empe-

ror,_or sovereign ; the seat of a bishop.
Throne, 7). a. To enthrone. Milton, [r.]
Throng (21), n. A multitude pressing against
each other ; a crowd.

Syn. — A great number of persons pressing
against each other is a crowd or a throng; any
great number, a multitude.
Throng, 7;. 77. To crowd ; to come in multitudes.
Throng, v. a. To oppress with crowds.
THROS'TLE(thros'sl),77. The thrush: — a spindle.
Throt'tle, 77. The windpipe ; the larynx.
Throt'tle, v. a. To choke ; to suffocate.
THRotiGH (thrii, 76), prep. From end to end of;

throughout ; by means of.
ThroOgh (thru), ad. From end to end, or from

side to side ; to the end ; throughout.
tTHRoOGH'LY (thru'le), ad. Thoroughly.
THROt5GH-oOT' (thru-out'), prep. Quite through.
ThroOgh-out' (thru-out'), ad. In every part.
Throve, i. From Thrive.

Throw (thro), v. a. [i. threw ; pp. throwing,
thrown.] To send to a distance by projectile
force ; to fling ; to cast ; to hurl : — to twist.
Throw (thro), 7;. 77. To make a cast ; to cast dice.
Throw (thro), 77. A cast : — a pang. See Throe.
Thro^v'er, 77 One who throws ; a throwster.
Thrown (thron), p. From Throw.
Throw'ster (thro'ster), 71. One who twists or

throws silk, 7. e. prepares it for the weaver.
Thrum, 77. The ends of a weaver's threads.
ThrDm, v. a. To weave ; to knot ; to fringe : — to

play coarsely, as on a harp.
Thrush, ?7. A small shiging-bird ; throstle: — a

disease commim to infants.
Thrijst, v. a. [7. THRUST ; pp. thrusting, thrust.]

To push with force ; to drive ; to urge ; to stab.
Thrust, v, n. To make a push ; to attack with

a pointed weapon : — to press ; to throng.
Thrust, 77. A hostile attack; an assault ; a stab.
Thrust'er, 77. One who thrusts.
Thumb (thtim), 77. The short, thick finger.
Thumb (thiim), v. a. To handle awkwardly.
Thumb'screw (-skru), 77. A screw for a window-
sash : — an instrument of torture.
Thijmb'stall, 77. A case for the thumb.
ThOm' MlM, [Heb.] Perfections.
Thump, 77. A hard, heavy, dull blow ; a knock.
THijMP, V. a. To beat with dull, heavy blows.
Thijmp, v. n. To fall or strike with a heavy blow.
Thijmp'er, 77. A person or thing that thumps.
TllUMp'lNG, a. Great ; huge. [Low.]
ThOn'der, 77. The noise produced by the explo-
sion of lightning ; a loud, rumbling noise.
Thun'der,7j. 71. To discharge the electric fluid in

the air ; to make a loud or terrible noise.
Thun'der, v.a. To emit with noise and terror.
ThDn'der-Bolt, 77. Lightning; fulmination.
ThOn'der-ClAp, 11. An explosion of thunder.
Thun'der-er, 77. Ho or that which thunders.
Thun'dijr-ing, p. II. Loud; noisy; terrible.
ThDn'der-Sh<)m r, 77. A rain with thunder.
ThDn'uer-Storm, 71. A storm with thunder.

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ThOn'DER-STRTKE, v. a. [i. & p. THUNDER-
STRUCK ] To blast with lightning ; to astonish ;
to_ frighten.
Thu'ri-ble, n. A pan to burn incense in ; a

Thu-rif'er-oCs, a. Bearing frankincense.
Thu-R1-fi-ca'tion, n. Act of burning incense.
THiJRS'DAY, 71. The fifth day of the week.
lHi!S,'ad. In this manner ; to this degree ; so.
ThwXck, v. a. To strike; to thresh ; to bang.
Thwack, n. A heavy, hard blow ; a thump.
Thwart, a. Transverse : — [t perverse, Shak.]
Thwart, ad. Obhquely ; across.
Thwart, v. a. To cross ; to oppose ; to traverse.
Thwart, v. n. To be in opposition to.
Thwart-ships, ad. {JVaut.) Across the ship.
T HV (thl or the] [thi, S. P. J. E. F. Ja. Wb. ; thi
or the, fV. ; tfu or the, Sjra.], pron. Of thee ; be-
loiiging to thee.
Thy'Ine-wood (-wud) [thi'in-wud, F. Sm. ;
thl'in-wud, S. ; the'Tn-wud, (V.], n. A precious
wood ; the wood of cypress.
*Thvme (tim') [tim, S. fV. P. J. E. F. Ja K. Sm. ;

thim, Wb-\, n. An aromatic plant.
*Thy'm:y (ti'me), a. Abounding with thyme.
Th y'roID, a. Noting a cartilage of the throat.
FHY-Si2l,F', yron. reciprocal, used for emphasis.
Ti-A'RA [ti-a'ra, W. J. E. K. Sm. ; tl-i'ra, P. ;
tl-a'ra, Ja.], n. A dress for the head ; a diadem.
Tib' I A, n. [L.] {Anat.) The larger of the two
bones which form the second segment of the leg :
— a pipe.
TiB'!-AL, a. Relating to a pipe or to the tibia.
Tic DouLOUREUX{V\\'Ao'\o-xb'),n. [Fr.] {Med.)

A painful neuralgia in the face.
TICK, n. A score ; trust ; a debt : — a ticket : — the
louse of sheep : — a case for a bed ; ticking : — a
noise made by ticking, as by a watch.
Tick, v. n. To run on score ; to trust : — to make

a slight noise, as a watch.
Tick, v. a. To note by a regular vibration.
Tick'en, j n. A case for a bed ; a tick ; cloth for
TiCK'iNG, j a bed-case.
Tick'et, II. A token of a right, privilege, or debt :

a marked card or slip of paper.
Tick'et, v. a. To distinguish by a ticket.
Tic'KLE, V. a. To cause to laugh ; to please.
Tic'kle, v. n. To feel titillaticm ; to titillate.
TicK'LER, ?t. One who tickles.
TTck'ling, n. Act of one who tickles ; titillation.
Tick'lish, a. Easily tickled: — difficult to be

touched ; tottering ; unfixed.
Tick'lish-ness, 77. State of being ticklish.
TiD, a. Tender ; soft ; nice. [R.]
TT'dal, a. R-elating to the tides.
Tid'bi't, n. A dainty ; a delicate piece; titbit.
Tide, n. The ebb and flow of the sea ; course.
Tide, v. n. To pour a flood ; to be agitated.
TTde'&ate, 77. A passage for the tide into a basin.
TiDE'LESS, a. Having no tide.
TiDEs'siAN, ) 7i. A custom-house officer, who
TTde'wait-er, \ watches the landing of goods.
TT'di-ly, ad. In a tidy manner ; neatly.
TT'Dl-NiiSS, 77. State of being tidy ; neatness.
Ti'ding^, 77. pi. News ; intelligence.
TT'Dy. a. Neat ; clean ; nice ; spruce.
Ti'DV, n. An apron for a child ; a covering.
TIE (ti), V. a. [i. TIED ; pp. tying, tied.] To
fasten with a knot ; to bmd ; to fasten ; to confine.
Tie (ti), n. A knot: a fastening; a bond.
Tli3R (ter), 71. A row ; a rank ; a series of things.
Ti'er, 77. One wlio ties : — a child's apron.
Tierce (ters or ters) [ters, P. J. E. Ja. K. Sm. ;
ters, S. fV. F.], v. A third part of a pipe ; forty-
two gallons : — a thrust. — (Mas.) A third.
Tier'cet (ter'set), -n. A triplet ; three lines.
Tiff, 71. Liquor; drink: — a fit of peevishness.
Tiff, v. n. To be in a pet 3 to quarrel. [Local.]
Ti'f'fa-ny, 77. Gauze or very thin silk.
TiG, 71. A play of children: — called also tag.
TipE (tej), n. [Fr.] The shaft of a column.

Ti'jGer, n. A fierce animal of the feline genus.

Tight (tit), a. Tense ; tenacious ;'close ; not looser
_— hard : — not leaky : — neat ; snug : — adroit.

Tight'en (ti'tn), V. a. To make tight ; to close.

Tight'ly (tit'le), ad. In a tight manner ; closely j
not loosely : — neatly.

TIght'ness (tit'nes), 77. Closeness :— neatness.

TT'GRESs,7!. The female of the tiger.

Ti'grish, a. Resembling a tiger ; fierce.

Tike, 77. A dog; a cur : — a clown. [Local.]

Til'bu-ry, ) n. A two-wheeled pleasure-car-

TiL'BiiRGH, j riage ; a sort of chaise.

Tile, 71. A piece of burnt clay, or broad thin brick,
used to cover houses, or for paving.

TlLE, V. a. To cover with tiles ; to cover as with

TiL'ER, 77. One who covers houses with tiles.

Til'ing, 77. A roof covered with tiles ; tiles.

Till, 71. A money-box in a shop ; a tiller.

Till, prep. To the time of; to; until.

Till, ad. or conj. To the time when ; until.

Till, v. a. To cultivate ; to husband ; to prepare.

TlLL'A-BLE,a. That may be tilled ; arable.

Till' A^E, n. Act of ploughing or tilling ; culture.

Till'er, 77. A ploughman : — handle of a rudder.

Tilt, 77. A cover of a boat : — a military game.

Tilt, v. a. To cover; to point ; to turn up.

Tilt, v. n. To fight ; to rush, as in combat.

Tilt'er, 71. One who tilts ; one who fights.

Tilth, 77. Tliat which is tilled ; culture ; tillages

Tilt'-hAm-mer, 77. A large hammer used in iron-
works ; a trip-hammer.

TTm'bal, 77. A kettle-drum ; tymbal.

Tim'ber, 77. Wood fit for building ; a beam.

TTm'ber,?). a. To furnish with timber; to support.

Tim'brel, 77. A kind of musical instrument.

TIME, 77. The measure of duration ; degree of du-
ration ; a space of time ; season ; age ; interval ;
a period : — measure of sound : — repetition.

Syii. — Ancient or modern iwnes ; time of the
day ; season of the year ; present or past age ;
short interval ; regular period.

Time, v. a. To adapt to the time ; to regulate.

TiME'KiJEP-ER, ) 77. That which keeps time; a

Time'piece, ) watch or clock.

Time'less, a. Unseasonable ; immature.

TiME'jjl-NESS, 77. The state of being timely.

Time'ly, a. Seasonable ; sufficiently early.

Time'serv-er, 77. One who meanly complies
with the times ; a temporizer.

TiME'siJRV-iNG, 77. Mean compliance with power.

TiME'siiiRV-iNG, a. Temporizing; servile.

TIME '-WORN, a. Worn by long use.

Tim'id, a. Wanting courage; easily frightened;
fearful ; timorous ; not bold ; afraid.

Ti-mid'J-ty, 77. Fearfulness ; fear ; timorousness.

TIm'ist, n. One who keeps time : — a timeserver.

TI m6c'ra-cy, 77. A government exercised by
men of wealth or property.

TiM'o-ROOs, a. Fearful; full of fear; timid.

TiM'o-ROUs-LY, ad. Fearfully; with much fear.

TiM'o-ROUS-Niiss, 77. Fearfulness ; timidity.

Tin, 77. A common, whitish metal, very malleable:
— a thin plate of iron covered with tin.

TfN, V. a. To cover with tin.

TiN'cAL (ting'kfil), 7i. A mineral ; crude borax.

Tinc-to'ri-al, a. Relating to tincture.

T'Inct'ijre (tingkt'yur), 77. Color or taste super-
added by something : — essence ; extract of drugs.

Tinct'ure (tingkt'yur), v. a. To imbue : to tinge.

TTn'der, 77. Any thing very inflammable

Tin'der-Box, 77. A box for holding tinder.

TIne, 77. Spike of a fork, harrow, &c. ; a prong.

TIned (tind), a. Having a tine or tines.

TTn'foil, 77. Tin formed into a very thin leaf.

TIng, v. 77. To ring ; to sound as a bell.

TIng, 77. A sharp sound ; as, the t777^ of a bell.

T(N(^E, v.a. To impregnate ; to imbue ; to ilye.

Tinge, ?7. A color; stain; tint.

Tin'-glAss, 71. A term applied to bismuth.

TiN'GLE (ting'gl), V. 77. To feel a quick pain.

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TIn'glins, It. A tlirillins sensation or noise.
TiNK, V. n. To make a shrill noise ; to tinkle.
TiNK'ER, n. A mender of old brass vessels, &c.
TInk'er, v. a. & n. To mend old brass vessels.
TiN'KLE (tingk'kl), V. V. To make a sharp, quick

noise ; to clink ; to tink.
TiN'KLE, V. a. To cause to clink.
TIn'kle, n. A clink ; a quick, sharp noise.
TlNK'LiNG, n. A small, quick, sharp noise.
TiN'MAN, n. A manufacturer of, or dealer in, tin.
TiN'NER, n. One who works in tin-mines.
TiN'NV,a. Abounding with tin ; like tin.
TiN'-PLATE, n. A thin sheet of iron covered on

both sides with tin : — an alloy of iron and tin.
TlN'SEL, n. Any thing showy "and of little value.
TTn'sel, a. Specious ; showy ; superficial.
TiN'SEL, V. a. To decorate, as with tinsel.
Tint, ?(. A dye ; a color. — v. a. To dye ; to color.
TiN-TiN-NAB'u-LA-RY, a. Sounding as a bell.
Ti'Nv'fti'ne, S. IV. P.' J. E. F. Ja. K. Sm. ; tin'ne,

ffb.], a. Little; small; puny.
Tip, n. The top ; end ; point ; extremity.
Tip, (1. a. To top ; to cover on the end ; to tap.
TTp'pet, n. Something worn about the neck.
TiP'PLE, ». »i. & a. To drink to excess. — ji. Drink.
TiP'PLER, n. One who tipples ; a drunkard.
TlP'PLlNG, 71. Act of drinking to excess.
TiP'pLiNG-HoOsE, n. A public drinking-honse.
TiP'sTAFF, n. An officer and his staff of justice ;

a constable: — a staff tipped with metal.
TiP'sY, a. Drunk ; overpowered with drink.
TTp'toe (tip'to), n. The end of the toe.
Tlp'Top, n. The highest degree ; the summit.
Tl-RADE', n. [Fr.] A strain of invective or cen-

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