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TrTp'tSte, 7i. A noun used in only three cases.
Tri'reme, 71. A Grecian galley with three tiers

or benches of oars on a side.
Tri-sa'(j1!-pn, 71. A hymn in which holy is three

times repeated, as in Te Deiim.
TrT-s£ct', v. a. To divi<le into three equal parts.
TRi-sEc'TipN, n. A division into three ecpial parts.
Tris'mvs, 77. {Med.) Lockjaw ; tetanus.
tTRfST'FUl,, a. Sad ; melancholy ; sorrowful. Shak



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TrIs-VL-lab'ic, > a. Consisting of three syl-
Tris-yl-lab'i-cal, ) lables.
TrTs'^'L-la-ble [tris'sil-la-hl, S. fp'. J F. Ja.

fVb.; tris-sil'l?-bl, P. K. Sm. C.J, n. A word

consisting of three syllables.
Trite, a. Worn out ; stale ; cominon ; not new.
Trite'lv, ad. In a trite or common way.
TrIte'ness, 71. Staleness ; commonness.
TRl'THE-i§M, n. Tlie doctrine of three Gods.
Tri'the-Ist, n. A believer in tritheism.
Tri-the-Is'tic, a. Relating to tritheism.
Tri'tone, n. (Mas.) An interval now generally

called a sharp fourth.
TRiT'y-RA-BLE, a. That may be triturated.
Trit'v-rate, v. a. To pound ; to pulverize.
TrTt-v-RA'tion, k. Reducticm to powder.
TrI'Omph, n. A solemn procession In honor of

vjctory : — victory ; conquest : — pomp ; show
TrI'umph, v. n. To celebrate a victory ; to rejoice

for victory ; to exult : — to conquer.
TRi-rjM'pilAL, a. Used in celebrating a victory.
Tri-Tim'piiant, a. Celebrating victory ; graced

with victory ; victorious ; exulting.
TRl-riM'PHANT-LY, ad. In a triumphant manner.
TriTimph-er, n. One who triumphs.
TR/riM'viR,?!. [L.] L. pL TJi I- ujl' i^l-Rl; Eng.

TRi UM'viR^. One of a triumvirate; one of

three men in the same office.
TRi-ijM'viRATE, 11. A government by three

men; a union of tliree men.
TRiTjNE [tri'un, S. P. J. E. Ja. K. Sm. C. ; tri-un',

IV F.], a. Being at once three and one.
TriCni-ty, n. The state of being triune.
Tri-ver'bi-al, a. Consisting of three words.
Triv'et, n. A stool with three legs. See Trevet.
*TRiv'l AL [triv'yal, S. ff. J. E. F. Ja. ; triv'e-al,

P. Sni. C. HI).], a. Vile ; worthless ; light ; trifling.
*TRiv-l-AL'l-TV, 71. A trifle ; trivialness.
*TRlv'l-AL-i.Y, ad. Inconsiderably ; lightly.
*Triv'ial-ness, 77. Worthlessness ; triviality.
Tro'car, n. A surgical instrument.

^roI^hVi-^'al,!"- Consisting of trochees.

Tro'jBhe, n. [trochus, L.J (Med.) A lozenge or
cake coniposed of sugar and mucilage.

TRo'eUEf., n. [trocksuSjh.] A foot used in Latin
poetry, consisting of a long and a short syllable.

Tr6'£;h!L, 77. [trochiius, h.] The humming-bird:
— a small sea-bird ; the wren : — a ring or moulding,

TRO-jBHiL'ics, 77. pi. Science of rotary motion.

Tro'£;h]NG§, 77. pi. Branches on a deer's head.

Tro'EHITE, 77. (Min.) A figured fossil stone.

TrojEU'le-a, 77. [L.J A tackle; a pulley. —
(Anat.) A sort of cartilaginous pulley ; a cartilage.

TrojBH'le-a ry, a. Relating to the trochlea.

Trod, i. & p. From Tread.

Trod'den (trod'dn), |) Froxn Tread.

Trog'lq dyte, 77. One who lives m a cave.

Troll, v. a. To move circularly ; to roll

Troll, v n. To run round : — to fish for a pike.

Trol'lqp, 77. A slattern ; a slovenly woman.

Trom'bo-lite, 77. (Min.) Native phosphate of
copper.

TroM-Bo'ne or TR(iM'BONE [trom-bo'na, S777. ;
troni'bon, K. C.J, n. [U.J A brass musical
wind-instrument, serving as the bass to the
trunqiet.

Tromp, 77. A blowing machine used in furnaces.

Troop, 77. A body of cavalry, dragoons, or mount-
ed soldiers : — a body of soldiers ; an army : — a
company.

Troop, ;;. 77. To march m a body, or in haste.

Troop'er, 77. A horse soldier ; a horseman.

Trope, 77, (Rhel.) A figure of speech, which
changes a word from its original signification ;
as, c\uuds foretell [1. e. foreshow J rain.

Tro'phied (tro'fjd), a. Adorned with trophies.

Tro'PH Y, 77. Something taken in battle : — a mon-
ument or memorial of victory.

Trop'ic, 77. Aline or circle parallel to the equator,
at which the sun turns back in his annual jour-



ney. — There are two tropics, those of CaiicM

and Capricorn, the former 23° 28' north, the

latter 23o 28' south, of the equator.
Trop'i-cal, a. Relating to a trope i figurative: —

relating to or produced within the tropics ; torrid .
Tr5p'i-cal ly, ad. In a tropical manner, [hot.
Trop-o-i^o^^'i-cal, a. Relating to tropology.
Trp-p6L'9-(^y, 77. The doctrine of tropes.
Trot, v. n. Tc move witli a higli, jolting pace.
Trot, n. The jolting, high pace of a horse.
*Troth (21) [troth, W. P. J. E. F. Sm. ; trawth,

S. K. i troth, Ja.], 77. Faith; fidelity; truth;

verity.
*Tr6th'plight (troth'pllt), n. A betrothinc.
Trot'ter. 77. One that trots : — a sheep's font.
TiidU'BA-DdUR {ltb'ba.-(ibr),n. [Fr.J A iiicdi-

cBval poet of Pnivence, in France.
TroOb'le (trub'bl), 7;. a. To disturb ; to afflict;

to vex ; to molest ; to harass ; to embarrass.
TroOb'le (trub'bl), 11. Disturbance ; affliction.
TroDb'ler (trub'bler), n. One who troubles.
TroDb'le-soivie (trub'bl-sum), a. Vexatious )

uneasy : afflictive ; tiresome ; wearisome.
TroOb'le-some-ly (trub'bl-sum-le). ad. Vex-

atiously ; wearisomely ; unseasonably.
TroDb'lous (trub'blus), a. Confused • disordered.
Trough (trof, 21) [trSf, S. W. P. J. F. Sm. ; tro,

E. ,■ truf, ./a. ; tra.wf, C], n. Any long thing hol-
lowed, and open longitudinally on the upper side.
TroOnce, v. a. To punish ; to beat severely.
TRbf)'§ERf , 77. p?. Loose pantaloons.
7'i{0!7SS£^£r(tro-so'), 77. [Fr.J Paraphernalia , the

clothes, &c. of a bride.
Trout, 77. A delicate, spotted, fresh-water fish.
Tro'ver. 77. (Law.) An action for goods found

and not delivered to the owner on demand.
fTROW [tro, S. W. P. E. J. F. Sm. ; trbu, Ja.],

V. n. To think ; to imagine ; to believe.
Trow'el, 77. A tool used by bricklayers.
Trow'sers, 77. pi. Pantaloons. See Trousers.
Tro y'-'wei'ght (-wat), 77. [from Trnyes in France.]

A scale of weights, with twelve ounces in a

pound ; — used by goldsmiths.
TrO'ant, 77. An idler ; an idle boy.
TRfl'ANT, a. Idle ; wandering from school, &c.
TrOce, 77. A temporar)' suspension of hostilities ;

a short peace ; a short quiet.
TriJce'-BRE AK-ER, 77. A Violator of a covenant.
Truck, v. a. To convey by a truck : — to barter.
Truck, tj. 77. To barter : —to use a truck.
Truck, 77. Barter: — a sort of cart; a car.
Truck' A^E, 77. Act of trucking : — expense of

trucking or conveying goods : — barter.
TrDck'er, 77. One v^'ho traffics by excliange.
TrDc'ki.e, v. h. To be in subjection ; to yield ; to

act with servility ; to creep ; to roll.
TRuc'KLE-Bi3D, 71. A bed that runs on wheels.
TrDck'Man, 77. One who drives a truck.
TRtJ'cu-LENCE, 77. Savageness of manners.
TRtJ'cu-LENT, a. Savage; barbarous; cruel.
TRUDqtE, V. n. To travel laboriously ; to jog on.
TRtlE (tru), a. Not false; veracious; genuine;

real ; faithful ; steady ; honest ; right ; exact.
TrCe'-blOe, 77. The best blue color, —a. An epi-
thet used figuratively, in the sense of honest, un-

corrupt.
TrOe'born, a. Having a right liy birth ; genuine.
TriIe'bred, a. Of a good breed and education,
TRtlE'HEART-ED, a. Honest ; faithful.
TrOe'love-knot, 77. A particular kind of knot.
TRtTE'Nljss, 77. Sincerity; faithfulness.
TrOe'pen-jvy, 77. A wortliy, honest fellow
TrOf'fle [tru'fi, S. fV. J. F Ja. ; truf'fl, P. C?

truf'fl, Sm.], II. A subterraneous fungus.
TrTig, 77. A hod for coals, mortar, &c.
TrO'T^m, 77. A self-evident and undeniable trutli,

such as needs not to be stated. See Axiom
TrDll, 77. A wench ; a vagrant strumpet.
TrO'ly, ad. According to truth ; really ; exactly
TrOmp, n. A trumpet : — a winning card.
Trump, v. a. To win with a trump : — to devise.



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TRriMP, V. n. To play a trump card ; to sound.

TRaMP'ER-Y, n. Empty talk ; nonsense ; folly: —
trifles ; worthless trasli.

Trum'pet, 7t. An instrument of martial music.

TRriiM;'PET, V. a. To publish aloud ; to proclaim.

Truji'pet-er, n. One who trumpets or proclaims.

Trun'cate, v. a. To maim ; to lop ; to cut short

TrPn'cate, a. (Bot.) Abruptly cut off

Tru N-c a'tion, n. Act of truncating or loppinc.

TrTin'oheon (trun'shun), n. A staff; a cudsrel.

tTRUN'^HEON (trun'slii.in), v. a. To beat. "Sliak.

Trijn'dle, v. n. & a. To roll ; to bowl alonp.

TrTin'dle, n. Any ro\ind, rolling thing ; roller.

Trijn'dle-Bed, 7!. Same as truckle-bed.

Trunk, n. The body without the branches or
limbs, as of a tree or animal : — a chest tor clothes :
— a tube : — the proboscis of an elephant, &c.

fTRiJNK, V. a. To truncate ; to maim ; to lop.

JTrunk'-ho^e, 11. Large breeches formerly worn.

Trun'nel, 7i. A roller ; a trundle : — a tree-nail.
See Tree-nail.

TRfiNN'ipN? (trun'yunz), n. pi. Knobs of cannon.

TRtl'^lON (tru'zhun)j ;(. Act of thrusting. [R.]

TrHss, n. A bandage for ruptures : — a bundle, as
of hay: — a frame of timber. — (JVaut.) A ma-
chine for confining a yard to the mast.

Trijss, v. a. To bind with a truss ; to pack up.

Trust, 71. Reliance on the integrity, fidelity, &c.
of another; confidence; charge; credit; belief.

Trijst, v. a. To confide in ; to believe ; to credit;
to commit to the care of; to sell to upon credit.

Trust, _p^ n. To have confidence ; to hope.

TRtJs-TEE', 7). One to whom the management of
property or of an institution is intrusted.

Trust'er, 77. One who trusts.

Trijst'i-lv, ad. Flonestly ; faithfully ; with fidelity.

Trust'i-ness, 77. Honesty; fidelity; faithfulness.

Trust'y, a. Fit to be trusted ; honest ; faithful.

TRtjTH, n. ; pi. TRilTHS. Conformity to fact or
reality ; that which is true ; verity ; veracity ,
fidelity ; honesty ; virtue.

Syn. — The truth of the report ; the veracity of
the reporter. Truth and reality are often con-
founded. Reality denotes the existence of a thing ;
truth relates to the report concerning it. The
thing reported either is or is not a reality ; the re-
port is either true or false.

TrCth'fOl, a. Conformable to truth ; true.

TrOth'fOl-ly, ad. According to truth.

TrOth'fOl-IsEss, 7(. State of being truthful.

Try, V a. To examine ; to prove ; to put to a test ;
toessay ; to attempt : — to refine.

Try, v. n. To endeavor ; to make an essay.

Try'ing, p. a. Bringing to trial ; severe.

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

Tube, ti. A long, hollow body ; a pipe ; a siphon.

Tu'BER, 77. A vegetable root, as a potato.

TO'bkr-cle, 7!. A small swelling ; a pimple.

Ty-BER^cy-LAR, a. Fuji of tubercles.

TObe'ro^E orTu'BER-o^E [tub'roz, W F.Ja.K.;
tQ'ber-oz, J. Sm. ii.], n. A plant with a tuber-
ous root ; pohanthe.i tubcrosa.

Ttl-BER-OSE', a. Having tubers ; tuberous.

Tu'BER-Oils, a. Having tubers or knobs.

Tfi'BU-LAR, a. Long and hollow ; fistular.

Tu'bu-i.at-ed, i a. Longitudinally hollow ; fis-

Tu'EU-LoCis, \ tular ; tubular.

Tu'bu-li-form, a. Having the form of a tube.

TiirK, ri. [fA sword; a net. Shak.]: — a fold m
dress : — a blow ; a stroke.

TT'CK, V. a. To compress ; to enclose under.

TTjck'er, 71. He or that which tucks: — a piece
of linen to shade a woman's breast. [week.

TuEfj'uAY (tuz'da), 77. The third day of the

Tu'fa, 7i. A mineral deposit ; tiifT. See Tuff.

TDff', v. [titfo, It.J (Min.) A gray deposit of cal-
careous carbonate ; a volcanic substance.

Ti;f-f66n', 77. A violent tempest. See Typhoon.

THft, 77. A cluster of hair, grass, ribbons, &c.

TTift, v. a. To form into, or adorn with, a tuft.

TOft'ew, a. Growing in tufts or clusters.



Tijft'y, a. Adorned with tufts ; growing in tuft«.

TDs, 7;. a. & 7?. To pull with great effort ; to draw.

TfJGr, 77. A long, hard pull; a great effort: — a
strong rope or leather strap : — a tow-boat ; as, a
steam-fTi^.

TuG'GER, 77. One that tugs or pulls hard.

Ty i"TipN (tu-ish'un), n Superintendence or in
struction, as by a tutor ; teaching.

Ty-i"TlpN-A-RY, a Relating to tuition.

Tu'LiP, 77. A plant and a gay flower.

TOm'ble, v. n. To fall suddenly ; to roll about.

TijM'BLE, V. a. To turn over ; to throw about.

Tum'ble, 71 Act of tumbling ; a fall.

Tum'bler, 77. One who tumbles or shows feats
of activity : — a drinking-glass.

TDm'brel, 77. A dung-cart : — a ducking-stool.

TiJM'BRiL, 71. A sort of cage or crib made of osiers,
fVir feeding sheep.

Tu-ME-fac'tion, 77. A swelling ; a tumor.

Tij'ME-FY, V. n. & a. To swell : — to make to sweH.

Tu'MID, a. Swelled; puffed up; pompous.

Til'MiD-NESS, 77. State of being tumid.

Tu'mqr, 77 A morbid swelling: — affected pomp.

TO'BipR-ous, a. Swelling; protuberant. [R.]

Tu'My-L.^R, a. Relating to or formed in heaps.

Tu-my-LOSE' or Tu'mu-loiIs, a. Full of hills.

Tu'MULT, 77. A wild commotion of the multitude ;
uproar ; riot ; a stir ; turbulence ; bustle.

Ty-MULT'y-A-Rj-LY, a(/. In a tumultuary manner.

Ty-MULT'y-A-RJ-Nijss, 77. Turbulence.

Ty-MULT'y-A-RY, a. Disorderly; tumultuous

Ty-MULT'y-oOs (tu-mult'yu-iis), a. Full of tu-
mults ; disorderly ; turbulent ; violent ; unruly.

Ty-MULT'y-ous-LY, ad. In a tumultuous manner.

Ty-MOLT'y-oys-NiJss, 71. Disorder; violence.

Tu'mu-lvs, 11. ; pi. tu'mu-lj. [L.] An arti-
ficial mound of earth ; a mound ; a hillock.

TtJN, 77. A large cask : — a weight. See Tor*.

Tun, v. a. To put into casks ; to barrel. [a'.J

Tun'a-ble, a. That may be tuned ; harmonious.

TiIn'a-BLE-NESS, 77. Harmony ; melodiousness.

TiIn'a-BLY, ad. Harmoniously ; melodiously.

TONE, 77. A series of musical notes with unity of
key-note ; a piece of music ; sound ; harmony : —
proper state ; proper order ; right temper.

Tune, v. a. To put into a musical state ; to sing.

Tune, v. n. To form one sound to another.

Tune'fOl, a. Musical ; harmonious.

Tun'er, 77. One who tunes or sings.

TDng'sten, 77. (Mm.) A sort of mineral, and
a metal obtained from it.

Tu'nic, 77. A Roman garment; a kind of waist-
coat: — a covering ; integument; tunicle.

Tij'ni-cle, 77. A natural covering ; integument.

Tun'ing, 77. Act of singing or playing in concert.

TuN'NAijiE, 77. Contents of vessels. See Tonnage.

Ti/n'nel, v. a. To form like a tunnel ; to form an
excavation or tunnel through.

Tun'nel, 77. A shaft of a cliininey, &c. ; a passage
for smoke , a funnel : — a tube with a broad
mouth, used to pour liquid into a vessel : — an ex-
cavation or passage through a hill or under a river,

TiiR'BAN, 77. The Turkish and Oriental cover for
the head ; a sort of cap.

TiiR'BANED (tiir'band), a. Wearing a turban.

TiiR'BARV, 77. A right to dig turf : — a place for

TiiR'BETH, 77. See Turpeth. [digging turf.

TiiR'BiD, a. Thick ; muddy; not clear.

TiiR'BlD-NESS, 77. Muddiness : thickness.

TiJR'Bi-NATE, > a. Shaped like a spinning-top ;

TiJR'Bl-NAT-ED, \ twisted ; spiral ; conical.

TiiR-B!-NA'TipN, 77. Act of spinning like a top.

TiJR'BiT. 7!. A kind of pigeon.

TiiR'BpT, 71. A delicate flat fish.

TiiR'By-LiiNCE, 77. Tumult; confusion; disorder.

TiJR'By-i.iJNT, a. Disorderly ; tumultuous ; vio-
lent ; refractory ; seditious ; factiou.s.

TiiR'By-l.LNT-LV, a(/. TumultuoiKsly ; violently.

I'iJR'cf.'jM [tiir'sizui, JV. F. Sm. WA. ; tiir'kizm, i>.
K.], n_. The religion of the Turks.

Ty-RiiEN', 77. A deep vessel for soups, &c.



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TfJRF. n. A clod covered with grass ; a sod : — peat

for fuel : — a race-ground.
TiJRF, V a. To cover with turfs.
TiJRF'l-NESS, n. State of abounding with turfs.
'I'iJRF'y, a. Pull of turfs ; covered with turf.
Tur'^ent, a. Swelling ; tumid ; turgid. [R.]
Ti.iR-^Es'cENCE, In. State of being turgid ; act
Tur-<J;es'cen-cv, i of swelling.
TiJR'CjtlD, a. Distended beyond its natural size ;

inflated ; tumid ; bombastic ; pompous.

Syn. — A turgid, infiated, or bombastic style ;

a -pompous manner.
TUR-qtiD'i-TY, H. State of being turgid.
TiiR'qtiD-NESS, n. State of being turgid.
Tur'key (tUr'ke), n. A large domestic fowl.
Tur-k6i§' (tur-kez' or tur-kolz') [tur-kSz', W- P.

F. ; tur-kaz', S. E. J. ; tur-kbiz', Sm.], n. \titr-

(juoise, Fr.J A blue mineral used in jewelry.
TliR'ME-Ric, n. An Indian root, or Indian saffron,

used in dyeing and in cookery.
TtJR'MOiL [tur'mbil, S. JV. J. E. K. Sm. R. C. ;

tur-nioil', P. F. ./a.], n. Trouble ; disturbance.
TiJR'MOiL, V. a. To harass ; to weary ; to disturb.
TiJR'MolL, V. n. To be uneasy or in commotion.
TiiRN, •«. a. To move round ; to revolve: — to

cliange ; to transform ; to alter : — to translate.
TiJRN, V. n. To move round : — to change posture ;

to alter : — to return : — to become acid.
Turn, 7t. The act of turning ; change; vicissi-
tude: — course ; inclination ; direction: — form ;

manner.
TliRN'cOAT, n. One who forsakes his party.
TiiRN'ER, 71. One who turns : — a sort of pigeon.
TiJRN'ER-Y, n. An of turning: — things turned.
Ti.'RN'iNGr, n. A flexure ; a winding; a meander.
TUr'NIP^ n. A white, esculent root.
TtjRN'KEY (tiirn'ke), n. A person who has the

charge of the keys of a prison.
Turn'-oOt, rt. A place on a railroad for cars to

turn out : — a mutiny among laborers.
'I'iJRN'ovER, n. A kind of apple pie or tart.
TiiRx'PlKE-, n. A gate on a road ; a toll-gate.
TiiRN'pmE, v.a. To form like a turnpike-road.
TOrn'pike-Road, n. A road on which turnpikes

are erected, and tolls are paid.
TiiRN'soLE, 7i. The heliotrope ; a plant.
TuRN'splT, n. One that turns the spit ; a dog.
TiJEN'STlLE, n. A kind of turnpike in a footpath.
TiiR'PEN-TiNE, 71. A resinous juice from trees of

the pine and fir species.
TijR'peth, 11 A yellow sulphate of mercury, used

in painting : — an Oriental plant or root.
TiiR'Pl-TilDE, n. Moral baseness or vileness ;

wickedness ; enormity
Tur-QUOI§e' (tur-kez'), »■ See Tuekois.
TC'k'REL, n. A tool used by coopers.
THr'ret, 71. A slender, tall tower or eminence.
Tur'ret-ed, a. Furnished with turrets.
TriR'RlL-lTE,7t. (Oeol) An extinct genus of cham-
bered shells.
TfiR'TLE, 71.^ A sea-tortoise : — the turtle-dove.
TiJR'TLE-DoVE, 7i. A species oi dove noted for

Its gentleness and tenderness.
TiJs'CAN, a. Relating to Tuscany : — noting the

most simple of the five orders of architecture.
TfJSH, interj Expressing a check or rebuke,
TOsK, n, A long, pointed tooth ; a fang.
TOSK'ED or TOSK'Y, a. Having tusks.
Tus'SLE (tus'sl), /I. A struggle ; contest. [Low.]
Tfi-S'SLE, u. 71. To struggle ; to scuffle. [Low.]
TfrS'socK, TDs'sAC, II. A tuft ; a kind of grass.
TfiT, interj. Noting rebuke or check ; tush.
TC'TE-LAqJE, n. Guardianship ; protection care.
TC'te-LAR, I a. Relating to a tutor or guar-
Tu'TE-LA-RY. S dian ; protecting; guarding.
TO'te-nag, 71. Alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel.
TO'TOR, 71. One who instructs; a preceptor; an

[nstructor in a college or university.
Tu'TpR, V. a. To Instruct ; to teach ; to discipline.
Tij'TOR-A^^E, 71. Office of tutor ; instruction.
TD'TpR ii.ss, n. An instructress ; a governess.



Tl'-TO'RI-AL, a. Relating to a tutor.

Tut' Ti, [i\.,all.] {Mus.) All together: — a direc

tion for all the parts to play in full concert.
TDt'tv, n. An impure oxide of zinc.
Twad'dle (twSd'dl), n. Idle talk ; nonsense.
Twain, a. & n. Two. [J^Tearly obsolete]
TwAng, 77. 71. To sound with a quick, sharp
TwSng, v. a. To make to sound sharply, [noise.
Tv^'ANG, 77. A sharp, quick sound ; a relish.
fTWAN'GLE, V. n. To sound sharply ; to twang.
TwAT'TLE (twot'tl), V. n. To prate ; to chatter.
TWEAG or Tweak, «. a. To pinch ; to squeeze.
Twee'dle, v. a. To handle lightly ; to twidle.
TWEEL, V. a. To weave cloth diagonally corded.
Twee'zer§, 7j. ;)/. Small pincers to pluck out
Twelfth, a._ Second after the tenth. [liairs.

Twelfth'-tide, 71. Twelfth day after Christmas.
Twelve, a. Two and ten ; twice six.
TWELVE'MONTH [twel'muiitli, S. rV. E, Ja. :

twblv'miinth, P. J. F. K.], n. A year.
TWELVE'PENCE, 7i. A sliilling.
TwJiLVE'PEN-NY, a. Sold for a shilling.
Twen'ti-eth, a. Twice tenth ; ordinal of twenty.
Twen'ty, a. & n. Twice ten ; a score.
Twi'BlL, 77. A halberd : — a paver's tool.
TwiCE, ad. Two times ; doubly.
TwId'dle, v. v. To trifle; to quiddle. [Low.]
TwlD'LE or Twi'DLE [twid'dl, S. E. K. Sm.;

twi'dl, W. F. .Ja.], V. a. To touch or handle

lightly ; totwcedle.
Twi'FAL-Low, V. a. To plough a second time.
Twig, ?i. A small shoot ; a little branch.
TwiG'fiY, a. Wade of twigs; full of twigs.
Twl'LlGHT (twi'llt), II. The faint light before

sunrise and after sunset ; obscure light.
Twi'LlGHT (twi'lT*\ a. Obscure ; shaded.
Twill, v. a. To Wcve in ribs ; to quill ; to quilt.
Twin, 7i. One of two children born at the same

birth. — pi. The Oemini, a sign of tlie zodiac.
TwiN'-BORN, a. Born at the same birth.
Twine, v. a. To twist ; to wind ; to cling to.
Twine, v. n. To be convolved ; to wind.
Twine, n. A twisted thread ; twist ; embrace.
TwiN^E, jj. a. &n. To torment; to pinch: — to

feel a twinge or sharp pain.
TwiNC^E, n. Short, sudden, sharp pain ; a pinch.
TwiNK, 77. A motion of the eye. See Twinkle.
TwIn'kle, v. n. To sparkle ; to flash ; to quiver;

to open and shut the eye by turns.
TwiN'KLE, ) n. A sparkling light ; a motion of
TwiNK'LlNG, \ the eye : — a moment.
TwTn'ling, 77. A twin lamb.
Twin'ter, 71. A beast two winters old.
Twirl, v. a. & 77. To turn round ; to revolve.
Twirl, ?!. Rotation ; a circular motion ; twist.
Twist, v. a. To form by complication ; to wind.
Twist, v. n. To be contorted or convolved.
Twist, n. Any thing twisted ; sewing-silk ; cord ;

string : — contortion ; a writhe.
TwiST'ER, n. He or that which twist.s.
TwiT, V. a. To upbraid ; to flout ; to reproach.
Twitch, t;. a. To pluck forcibly ; to snatch.
TwiTCHi77. A quick pull ; a sudden contraction.
TwiT'TER, u. 77. I'o make a noise, as swallow.s.
TwiT'TER, 71. One who twits: — a small noise:

— a sort of laughter: — a flutter, as of the nerves
'TwiXT. A contraction of betwixt.
Two (to), a. One and one: — used in compo-
sition, as j70o-legged.
Tw6'-iiD(^ED (to'edjd), a. Having two edges.
Two'FOLD (to'fold), a. Double ; two ; two of the

same kind. — ad. Doubly.
Tw6'-HAND-ED, a. Employing both hands ; large.
Two'PENCE (to'pens or tQp'ens), n. Two pen-
nies : — a small English coin.
Twopenny (to'pen-e or tup'en-e), a. Valued at,

or worth, twopence : — of little or no value.
Tye (ti), 7!. a. To bind. — n. A knot. See Tie.
Tv'er, n. One who ties. See Tier.
1'v'ger, 77. See Tiger.
TvKEi 71. A dog. See Tike.



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T?'M'ba.L, n. A k nd t.f kettle-drum.

TvM'PAN, n. The frame of a printing-press on

which the sheets are laid to be printed: — a

panel : — a drum ; tympanum.
Ti'M' PA-NUM,n. [h.] Adrum: — a part of the ear.
Tym'PA-ny, 7i. X" flatulence ; the wind-dropsy.
rv'NY, a. Very small. See Tiny.
Type, n. A symbol ox figure of something to come ;

an emblem : — a model ; a pattern ; a specimen ;

a stamp : — a metallic printing-letter.
TvpE'-MET-AL, n. An alloy of lead and antimony.
Ty'phoid, a. Relating to, or like, typluis.
Ty-ph66n', n. A violent tornado iii the Chinese

seas : — a hot, suffocating wind.
Ty'phus, 11. (Med.) A fever attended by great

debility, and tendency to putrefaction.
Tv'P'ic, ) a. Relating to types; emblematical;
Tvp'i-CAL,, I figurative; metaphorical.
Tvp'i-CAL-LY, arf. In a typical manner.
TYP'i-CAL-NESS, 71. State of being typical.
Tvp'i-fy, v. a. To figure ; to show in emblem.
Ty-p6g'RA-pher, n. A printer.
*Tv-po-graph'!C, a. Relating to printing.
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[tl-po-praf'e-kal, S. E. Ja. K. C. ffTi. ; fip-o-gr5f.
e-kal, fV. P.J. y Sm.],a. Relating to printing.

*Tv-pp-GRAPH'l-CAL-LV, ad. By means of types.

Ty-pog'ra-piiy, n' The art of printing.

Ty-ran'nic, ) a. Relating to tyranny or to a

Tv-rSn'nJ-cai,, I tyrant; cruel ; despotic.

T y-rXn'ni-cJil-ly, ad. In the manner of a tyrant.

Ty-ran'nj-cide, n. A killer or killing of a tyrant.

TiR'AN-NizE, V. n. To play or act the tyrant.

Tvr'an-noijs, a. Tyrannical ; despotic ; arbitrary.

Tyr'an-nous-ly, ad. Arbitrarily ; despotically.

Tvr'an-ny, n. The government or conduct of a
tyrant ; cruel government ; despotism ; oppression.
Syn. — Both tyranny and despotism imply abso-
lute power ; tyranny is more commonly used to
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