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thunderstorm
noun Date: 1652 a storm accompanied by lightning and thunder
thunderstrike
transitive verb (thunderstruck; -struck; also thunderstricken; thunderstriking) Date: circa 1586 1. to strike dumb ; astonish 2. archaic to strike by or as if by lightning
thunderstroke
noun Date: 14th century a stroke of or as if of lightning with the attendant thunder
Thunersee
geographical name see Thun, Lake of
thunk
I. dialect past and past participle of think II. noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1947 a flat hollow sound III. intransitive verb Date: 1949 to produce a flat hollow ...
Thur
abbreviation see Thurs
Thurber
biographical name James Grover 1894-1961 American writer • Thurberesque adjective
Thurberesque
adjective see Thurber
Thurgau
or French Thurgovie geographical name canton NE Switzerland capital Frauenfeld area 389 square miles (1008 square kilometers), population 201,773
Thurgovie
geographical name see Thurgau
thurible
noun Etymology: Middle English thurribul, from Latin thuribulum, from thur-, thus incense, from Greek thyos incense, sacrifice, from thyein to sacrifice — more at thyme Date: ...
thurifer
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin thurifer, adjective, incense-bearing, from thur-, thus + -ifer -iferous Date: 1849 one who carries a censer in a liturgical service
Thüringen
geographical name see Thuringia
Thuringer
noun Etymology: German Thüringerwurst, from Thüringer Thuringian + Wurst sausage Date: circa 1923 a mildly seasoned fresh or smoked sausage
Thuringia
or German Thüringen geographical name region central Germany including the Thuringian Forest (or German Thüringer Wald) (wooded mountain range between the upper Werra & ...
Thuringian
noun Date: 1618 1. a member of an ancient Germanic people whose kingdom was overthrown by the Franks in the sixth century 2. a native or inhabitant of Thuringia • ...
thurl
noun Etymology: perhaps from English dialect, gaunt Date: 1920 the hip joint in cattle — see cow illustration
Thurrock
geographical name former urban district SE England in Essex
Thurs
or Thur or Thu abbreviation Thursday
Thursday
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English thursdæg, from Old Norse thōrsdagr; akin to Old English thunresdæg Thursday, Old Norse Thōrr Thor, Old English thunor ...
Thursday Island
geographical name island NE Australia off N Queensland in Torres Strait
Thursdays
adverb see Thursday
thus
adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Saxon thus thus Date: before 12th century 1. in this or that manner or way 2. to this degree or extent ; ...
thus far
phrasal so far
thusly
adverb Date: 1865 in this manner ; thus
Thutmose
biographical name name of 4 kings of Egypt: especially III died 1450 B.C. (reigned 1504-1450 B.C.)
thwack
I. transitive verb Etymology: imitative Date: circa 1530 to strike with or as if with something flat or heavy ; whack II. noun Date: 1587 a heavy blow ; whack; also the ...
thwart
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English thwerten, from thwert, adverb Date: 13th century 1. a. to run counter to so as to effectively oppose or baffle ; contravene ...
thwarter
noun see thwart I
thwartly
adverb see thwart III
thwartwise
adverb or adjective Date: 1589 crosswise 1
thy
adjective Etymology: Middle English thin, thy, from Old English thīn, genitive of thū thou — more at thou Date: 12th century archaic of or relating to thee or thyself ...
Thyatira
geographical name — see Akhisar
Thyestean
adjective Etymology: Thyestes, brother of Atreus who unwittingly ate the flesh of his children Date: 1667 of or relating to the eating of human flesh ; cannibal
thylacine
noun Etymology: New Latin Thylacinus, genus of marsupials, from Greek thylakos sack, pouch Date: 1838 Tasmanian tiger
thylakoid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary thylak- (from Greek thylakos sack) + -oid Date: 1962 any of the membranous disks of lamellae within plant chloroplasts ...
thym-
or thymo- combining form Etymology: New Latin thymus thymus
thyme
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French time, thime, from Latin thymum, from Greek thymon, probably from thyein to make a burnt offering, sacrifice; akin to Latin ...
thymectomize
transitive verb see thymectomy
thymectomy
noun (plural -mies) Date: circa 1905 surgical removal of the thymus • thymectomize transitive verb
thymey
adjective see thymy
thymic
adjective Date: circa 1656 of or relating to the thymus
thymidine
noun Etymology: thymine + -idine Date: 1912 a nucleoside C10H14N2O5 that is composed of thymine and deoxyribose and occurs as a structural part of DNA
thymine
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin thymus Date: 1894 a pyrimidine base C5H6N2O2 that is one of the four bases coding genetic information in ...
thymo-
combining form see thym-
thymocyte
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1923 a cell of the thymus; especially a thymic lymphocyte
thymol
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin thymum thyme Date: 1857 a crystalline phenol C10H14O of aromatic odor and antiseptic properties found ...
thymosin
noun Etymology: Greek thymos thymus + English 1-in Date: 1966 a mixture of polypeptides isolated from the thymus; also any of these
thymus
noun (plural thymuses; also thymi) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek thymos warty excrescence, thymus Date: 1578 a glandular structure of largely lymphoid tissue that ...
thymy
or thymey adjective Date: 1727 abounding in or fragrant with thyme
thyr-
or thyro- combining form Etymology: thyroid thyroid
thyratron
noun Etymology: from Thyratron, a trademark Date: 1929 a gas-filled hot-cathode electron tube in which the grid controls only the start of a continuous current thus giving ...
thyristor
noun Etymology: thyratron + transistor Date: 1958 any of several semiconductor devices that act as switches, rectifiers, or voltage regulators
thyro-
combining form see thyr-
thyrocalcitonin
noun Date: 1963 calcitonin
thyroglobulin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1905 an iodine-containing protein of the thyroid gland that is the precursor of thyroxine and ...
thyroid
I. adjective also thyroidal Etymology: New Latin thyroides, from Greek thyreoeidēs shield-shaped, thyroid, from thyreos shield shaped like a door, from thyra door — more at ...
thyroid-stimulating hormone
noun Date: 1941 a hormone that is secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland and stimulates the thyroid gland — abbreviation TSH; called also thyrotropic hormone, ...
thyroidal
adjective see thyroid I
thyroidectomized
adjective see thyroidectomy
thyroidectomy
noun (plural -mies) Date: 1889 surgical removal of thyroid gland tissue • thyroidectomized adjective
thyroiditis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1885 inflammation of the thyroid gland
thyrotoxicosis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1911 hyperthyroidism
thyrotrophic
adjective see thyrotropic
thyrotrophin
noun see thyrotropin
thyrotropic
also thyrotrophic adjective Date: circa 1923 exerting or characterized by a direct influence on the secretory activity of the thyroid gland
thyrotropic hormone
noun Date: 1940 thyroid-stimulating hormone
thyrotropin
also thyrotrophin noun Etymology: thyrotropic, thyrotrophic Date: 1939 thyroid-stimulating hormone
thyrotropin-releasing factor
noun see thyrotropin-releasing hormone
thyrotropin-releasing hormone
noun Date: 1968 a tripeptide hormone synthesized in the hypothalamus that stimulates secretion of thyroid-stimulating hormone — called also thyrotropin-releasing factor
thyroxin
noun see thyroxine
thyroxine
or thyroxin noun Etymology: thyr- + oxy + indole Date: 1918 an iodine-containing hormone C15H11I4NO4 that is an amino acid produced by the thyroid gland as a product of the ...
thyrsus
noun (plural thyrsi) Etymology: Latin, from Greek thyrsos Date: 1591 a staff surmounted by a pinecone or by a bunch of vine or ivy leaves with grapes or berries that is ...
thysanuran
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek thysanos tassel + oura tail — more at ass Date: 1835 bristletail • thysanuran adjective
thyself
pronoun Date: before 12th century archaic yourself — used especially in ecclesiastical or literary language and sometimes by Friends especially among themselves
Thyssen
biographical name Fritz 1873-1951 German industrialist
Ti
symbol titanium
ti
I. noun Etymology: Tahitian, Marquesan, Samoan, & Maori Date: 1832 any of several Asian and Pacific trees or shrubs (genus Cordyline) of the agave family with leaves in ...
TIA
abbreviation transient ischemic attack
Tiahuanaco
geographical name locality W Bolivia near SE end of Lake Titicaca; site of prehistoric ruins
Tian Shan
or Tien Shan geographical name mountain system central Asia extending from the Pamirs NE into Xinjiang Uygur — see Pobeda Peak
Tianjin
or Tientsin geographical name municipality & port NE China SE of Beijing population 7,764,141
tiara
noun Etymology: Latin, royal Persian headdress, from Greek Date: 1616 1. a 3-tiered crown worn by the pope 2. a decorative jeweled or flowered headband or semicircle for ...
Tibbett
biographical name Lawrence Mervil 1896-1960 American baritone
Tiber
or Italian Tevere geographical name river 252 miles (405 kilometers) central Italy flowing through Rome into Tyrrhenian Sea
Tiberias
geographical name city NE Israel in Galilee on W shore of Sea of Galilee population 23,900
Tiberias, Lake
or Tiberias, Sea of geographical name — see galilee (Sea of)
Tiberias, Sea of
geographical name see Tiberias, Lake
Tiberius
biographical name 42 b.c.-a.d. 37 Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar Augustus Roman emperor (14-37)
Tibesti Mountains
geographical name mountains N central Africa in the Sahara in NW Chad; highest peak Emi Koussi 11,204 feet (3415 meters)
Tibet
or Xizang geographical name region SW China on high plateau (average altitude 16,000 feet or 4877 meters) N of the Himalayas capital Lhasa area 471,660 square miles (1,226,316 ...
Tibetan
noun Date: 1822 1. a member of the predominant people of Tibet and adjacent areas of Asia; also the Tibeto-Burman language of the Tibetan people 2. a native inhabitant of ...
Tibetan Buddhism
noun Date: 1889 a form of Mahayana Buddhism that evolved in Tibet and is dominated by the sect of the Dalai Lama
Tibetan terrier
noun Date: 1905 any of a breed of terriers resembling Old English sheepdogs but having a curled well-feathered tail
Tibeto-Burman
noun Date: 1901 1. a language family that includes Tibetan, Burmese, and related languages of southern and eastern Asia 2. a member of a people speaking a Tibeto-Burman ...
tibia
noun (plural tibiae; also -ias) Etymology: Latin Date: circa 1706 1. the inner and usually larger of the two bones of the vertebrate hind or lower limb between the knee and ...
tibial
adjective see tibia
tibiofibula
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1909 a bone especially in frogs and toads that is formed by fusion of the tibia and fibula
Tibullus
biographical name Albius circa 55-circa 19 B.C. Roman poet
Tibur
geographical name see Tivoli
Tiburón
geographical name island 34 miles (55 kilometers) long NW Mexico in Gulf of California off coast of Sonora
tic
noun Etymology: French Date: circa 1834 1. local and habitual spasmodic motion of particular muscles especially of the face ; twitching 2. a frequent usually unconscious ...
tic douloureux
noun Etymology: French, painful twitch Date: 1800 trigeminal neuralgia
tic-tac-toe
or tick-tack-toe noun Etymology: tic-tac-toe, former game in which players with eyes shut brought a pencil down on a slate marked with numbers and scored the number hit Date: ...
tical
noun (plural ticals or tical) Etymology: Thai, from Portuguese, from Malay tikal, a monetary unit Date: 1662 baht
Ticinese
adjective or noun see Ticino
Ticino
geographical name 1. river 154 miles (248 kilometers) Switzerland & Italy flowing from slopes of St. Gotthard Range SE & SW through Lake Maggiore into the Po 2. (or French ...
tick
I. noun Etymology: Middle English tyke, teke; akin to Middle High German zeche tick, Armenian tiz Date: 14th century 1. any of a superfamily (Ixodoidea) of bloodsucking ...
tick fever
noun Date: circa 1897 1. Texas fever 2. a febrile disease (as Rocky Mountain spotted fever) transmitted by the bites of ticks
tick off
transitive verb Etymology: 4tick Date: 1915 1. reprimand, rebuke 2. to make angry or indignant
tick trefoil
noun Etymology: 1tick Date: 1853 any of various leguminous plants (genus Desmodium) with trifoliolate leaves and rough sticky loments
tick-borne
adjective Date: 1921 capable of being transmitted by the bites of ticks
tick-tack-toe
noun see tic-tac-toe
ticked
I. adjective Date: circa 1688 1. marked with ticks ; flecked 2. having or made of hair banded with two or more colors II. adjective Etymology: tick off Date: circa ...
ticker
noun Date: 1821 something that ticks or produces a ticking sound: as a. watch b. (1) a telegraphic receiving instrument that automatically prints off information ...
ticker tape
noun Date: 1895 the paper ribbon on which a telegraphic ticker prints off its information
ticket
I. noun Etymology: Middle French etiquet, estiquette note attached to something indicating its contents, from Middle French dialect (Picard) estiquier to attach, from Middle ...
ticket agency
noun Date: 1923 an agency selling transportation or theater and entertainment tickets
ticket agent
noun Date: 1861 one who sells transportation or theater and entertainment tickets
ticket office
noun Date: circa 1667 an office of a transportation company, theatrical or entertainment enterprise, or ticket agency where tickets are sold and reservations made
ticket-of-leave
noun (plural tickets-of-leave) Date: 1732 a license or permit formerly given in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth of Nations to a convict under imprisonment to go at ...
ticketless
adjective see ticket I
ticking
I. noun Etymology: 2tick Date: 1649 a strong linen or cotton fabric used in upholstering and as a covering for a mattress or pillow II. noun Etymology: 3tick Date: 1885 ...
tickle
I. verb (tickled; tickling) Etymology: Middle English tikelen; akin to Old English tinclian to tickle Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to excite or stir up ...
tickler
noun Date: 1680 1. a person or device that tickles 2. a device for jogging the memory; specifically a file that serves as a reminder and is arranged to bring matters to ...
ticklish
adjective Date: 1581 1. a. touchy, oversensitive b. easily overturned 2. requiring delicate handling 3. sensitive to tickling • ticklishly adverb • ...
ticklishly
adverb see ticklish
ticklishness
noun see ticklish
tickseed
noun Etymology: 1tick Date: circa 1760 coreopsis
ticktack
or tictac noun Etymology: reduplication of tick Date: 1549 1. a ticking or tapping beat like that of a clock or watch 2. a contrivance used by children to tap on a window ...
ticktock
noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1848 the ticking sound of a clock
ticky-tack
I. noun see ticky-tacky I II. adjective see ticky-tacky II
ticky-tacky
I. noun also ticky-tack (plural ticky-tackies; also ticky-tacks) Etymology: reduplication of tacky Date: 1962 sleazy or shoddy material used especially in the construction of ...
tictac
noun see ticktack
tid
abbreviation Etymology: Latin ter in die three times a day
tidal
adjective Date: 1807 1. a. of, relating to, caused by, or having tides b. periodically rising and falling or flowing and ebbing 2. dependent (as to the time of ...
tidal wave
noun Date: 1851 1. something overwhelming especially in quantity or volume 2. a. an unusually high sea wave that is triggered especially by an earthquake b. an ...
tidally
adverb see tidal
tidbit
also titbit noun Etymology: perhaps from tit- (as in titmouse) + bit Date: circa 1640 1. a choice morsel of food 2. a choice or pleasing bit (as of information)
tiddledywinks
or tiddlywinks noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: probably from English dialect tiddly little, alteration of little Date: 1892 a game whose object is to snap ...
tiddler
noun Etymology: probably from English dialect tiddly little Date: 1885 British a small fish (as a stickleback or minnow)
tiddly
adjective Etymology: tiddly an alcoholic drink, probably from English dialect tiddly Date: 1905 chiefly British slightly drunk
tiddlywinks
noun plural but singular in construction see tiddledywinks
tide
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, time, from Old English tīd; akin to Old High German zīt time and perhaps to Greek daiesthai to divide Date: before 12th century 1. a. ...
tide over
transitive verb Etymology: 2tide Date: 1821 to support or enable to survive temporarily
tideland
noun Date: 1787 1. land overflowed during flood tide 2. land underlying the ocean and lying beyond the low-water limit of the tide but being within the territorial waters ...
tideless
adjective see tide I
tidemark
noun Date: 1799 1. a. a high-water or sometimes low-water mark left by tidal water or a flood b. a mark placed to indicate this point 2. the point to which something ...
tidewater
noun Date: 1772 1. water overflowing land at flood tide; also water affected by the ebb and flow of the tide 2. low-lying coastal land
tideway
noun Date: 1798 a channel in which the tide runs
tidier
noun see tidy II
tidily
adverb see tidy I
tidiness
noun see tidy I
tiding
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tīdung, from tīdan to betide Date: 12th century a piece of news — usually used in plural
tidy
I. adjective (tidier; -est) Etymology: Middle English, timely, in good condition, from tide time Date: 13th century 1. properly filled out ; plump 2. adequately ...
tidytips
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1888 an annual California composite herb (Layia platyglossa) having yellow-rayed flower heads often tipped with white
tie
I. noun Etymology: Middle English teg, tye, from Old English tēag; akin to Old Norse taug rope, Old English tēon to pull — more at tow Date: before 12th century 1. a. ...
tie in
verb Date: 1793 transitive verb to bring into connection with something relevant: as a. to make the final connection of b. to coordinate in such a manner as to ...
tie into
phrasal to attack with vigor
tie one on
phrasal slang to get drunk
tie silk
noun Date: circa 1915 a silk fabric of firm resilient pliable texture used for neckties and for blouses and accessories
tie tac
noun see tie tack
tie tack
or tie tac noun Date: 1954 an ornamented pin with a receiving button or clasp that is used to attach the two parts of a necktie together or to attach a necktie to a shirt
tie the knot
phrasal to perform a marriage ceremony; also to get married
tie up
verb Date: 1530 transitive verb 1. to attach, fasten, or bind securely; also to wrap up and fasten 2. a. to connect closely ; join b. to cause to be linked so ...
tie-and-dye
noun Date: 1928 tie-dyeing
tie-down
noun Date: circa 1942 a fitting or a system of lines and fittings used to secure something (as an aircraft or cargo)
tie-dye
noun Date: circa 1939 1. tie-dyeing 2. a tie-dyed garment or fabric
tie-dyed
adjective Date: 1904 having patterns produced by tie-dyeing
tie-dyeing
noun Date: 1904 a hand method of producing patterns in textiles by tying portions of the fabric or yarn so that they will not absorb the dye
tie-in
noun Date: 1925 1. something that ties in, relates, or connects especially in a promotional campaign 2. a book that inspired or was inspired by a motion picture or ...
tie-line
noun Date: 1923 a telephone line that directly connects two or more private branch exchanges
tie-rod
noun Date: 1839 a rod (as of steel) used as a connecting member or brace
tie-up
noun Date: 1851 1. a. a cow stable; also a space for a single cow in a stable b. a mooring place for a boat 2. a slowdown or stoppage of traffic, business, or ...
tieback
noun Date: 1926 1. a decorative strip or device of cloth, cord, or metal for draping a curtain to the side of a window 2. a curtain with a tieback — usually used in plural
tiebreaker
noun Date: circa 1932 a contest used to select a winner from among contestants with tied scores at the end of a previous contest
Tieck
biographical name (Johann) Ludwig 1773-1853 German author
tied cottage
noun Date: 1899 British a cottage or house owned by an employer (as a farmer) and reserved for occupancy by an employee
tieless
adjective see tie I
Tien Shan
geographical name see Tian Shan
Tientsin
geographical name — see Tianjin
tiepin
noun Date: 1780 an ornamental straight pin that has usually a sheath for the point and is used to hold the ends of a necktie in place
Tiepolo
biographical name Giovanni Battista 1696-1770 Italian painter
tier
I. noun Etymology: Middle French tire rank, from Old French — more at attire Date: 1569 1. a. a row, rank, or layer of articles; especially one of two or more rows, ...
tierce
I. variant of terce II. noun Etymology: Middle English terce, tierce, from Anglo-French, from feminine of terz, adjective, third, from Latin tertius — more at third Date: ...
tiercel
or tercel noun Etymology: Middle English tercel, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *tertiolus, from diminutive of Latin tertius third; probably from the fact that the male is ...
tiered
adjective Date: 1807 having or arranged in tiers, rows, or layers — often used in combination
Tierra del Fuego
geographical name 1. archipelago off S South America S of Strait of Magellan; in Argentina & Chile area over 28,400 square miles (73,556 square kilometers) 2. chief island of ...
tiff
I. intransitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1700 to have a petty quarrel II. noun Date: 1754 a petty quarrel
tiffany
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: perhaps from obsolete French tiphanie Epiphany, from Late Latin theophania, from Late Greek, ultimately from Greek theos god + phainein to show ...
Tiffany
I. adjective Date: 1936 being glass or an article of glass made by or in the manner of Louis C. Tiffany; especially made of pieces of stained glass II. biographical ...
tiffin
noun Etymology: probably alteration of tiffing, gerund of obsolete English tiff to eat between meals Date: 1800 chiefly British a light midday meal ; luncheon
Tiflis
geographical name — see Tbilisi
Tigard
geographical name city NW Oregon SSW of Portland population 41,223
tight
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English tiht, thyht dense, solid, watertight, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse thēttr tight; akin to Middle High German dīhte thick, ...
tight end
noun Date: 1962 an offensive football end who lines up close to the tackle and can act as a lineman or receiver
tight-knit
adjective Date: 1946 closely integrated and bound in love or friendship
tight-lipped
adjective Date: 1876 1. having the lips closed tight (as in determination) 2. reluctant to speak ; taciturn
tight-mouthed
adjective Date: 1911 closemouthed
tighten
verb (tightened; tightening) Date: circa 1727 transitive verb to make tight or tighter intransitive verb to become tight or tighter • tightener noun
tighten one's belt
phrasal to practice strict economy
tightener
noun see tighten
tightfisted
adjective Date: 1844 reluctant to part with money • tightfistedness noun
tightfistedness
noun see tightfisted
tightly
adverb see tight I
tightness
noun see tight I
tightrope
noun Date: 1801 1. a rope or wire stretched taut for acrobats to perform on 2. a dangerously precarious situation — usually used in the phrase walk a tightrope
tights
noun plural Date: circa 1837 a skintight garment covering the body from the neck down or from the waist down; also British panty hose
tightwad
noun Date: 1906 a close or miserly person
tightwire
noun Date: 1928 a tightrope made of wire
Tiglath-pileser III
biographical name died 727 B.C. king of Assyria (745-727)
tiglon
noun Etymology: tiger + lion Date: 1942 a hybrid between a male tiger and a female lion
tigon
noun Etymology: tiger + lion Date: 1926 tiglon
Tigre
I. noun Date: 1878 a Semitic language of northern Eritrea and adjacent parts of Sudan II. geographical name 1. city E Argentina, NW suburb of Buenos Aires, on islands in ...
Tigrean
adjective or noun see Tigre II
tigress
noun Date: 1611 a female tiger; also a tigerish woman
Tigrinya
noun Etymology: Amharic tïgrïñña, from Tïgray Tigre, Ethiopia Date: 1878 a Semitic language of northern Ethiopia and Eritrea
Tigris
geographical name river 1180 miles (1899 kilometers) SE Turkey & Iraq flowing SSE & uniting with the Euphrates to form the Shatt al Arab
Tijuana
geographical name city NW Mexico on United States border in Baja California population 742,686
Tikal
geographical name ancient Mayan city N Guatemala
Tikamthe
biographical name see Tecumseh I
tike
variant of tyke
tiki
noun Etymology: Maori & Marquesan, from Tiki, first man or creator of first man Date: 1777 a wood or stone image of a Polynesian supernatural power
tiki bar
noun Date: 1980 a restaurant or bar decorated in a simulated Polynesian theme that usually serves exotic cocktails
tikka
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu tikkā small piece of meat, from Persian tikka Date: 1955 an Indian dish of marinated meat cooked on a skewer
til
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu, from Sanskrit tila Date: 1840 sesame
tilapia
noun (plural -pia; also -pias) Etymology: New Latin, genus name Date: 1849 any of numerous African freshwater cichlid fishes (genera Oreochromis, Tilapia, and Sarotherodon) ...
Tilburg
geographical name commune S Netherlands SE of Rotterdam population 160,618
tilbury
noun (plural -buries) Etymology: Tilbury, 19th century English coach builder Date: 1814 a light 2-wheeled carriage
Tilbury
geographical name town & port SE England in Essex on Thames River E of London
tilde
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Medieval Latin titulus tittle Date: circa 1864 1. a mark ˜ placed especially over the letter n (as in Spanish señor sir) to denote the sound ...
Tilden
biographical name Samuel Jones 1814-1886 American politician
Tildy
biographical name Zoltán 1889-1961 Hungarian politician
tile
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tigele, from Latin tegula tile; akin to Latin tegere to cover — more at thatch Date: before 12th ...
tilefish
noun Etymology: tile- modification of New Latin Lopholatilus Date: 1881 any of various marine bony fishes (family Malacanthidae) used as food; especially a large fish ...
tiler
noun see tile II
Tilimsen
geographical name see Tlemcen
tiling
noun Date: 15th century 1. the action or work of one who tiles 2. a. tiles b. a surface of tiles 3. tessellation 1b; also a generalization of this to fill Euclidean ...
till
I. preposition Etymology: Middle English, from Old English til; akin to Old Norse til to, till, Old English til good Date: before 12th century 1. chiefly Scottish to 2. (or ...
tillable
adjective see till III
tillage
noun Date: 15th century 1. the operation of tilling land 2. cultivated land
Tillamook Bay
geographical name inlet of the Pacific NW Oregon
tillandsia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Elias Tillands died 1693 Finnish botanist Date: 1759 any of a large genus (Tillandsia) of chiefly epiphytic plants of the pineapple family ...
tiller
I. noun Etymology: Middle English *tiller, from Old English telgor, telgra twig, shoot; akin to Old High German zelga twig, Old Irish dlongaid he splits Date: before 12th ...
tillerman
noun Date: circa 1934 one in charge of a tiller ; steersman
Tillich
biographical name Paul Johannes 1886-1965 American (German-born) theologian
Tillotson
biographical name John 1630-1694 English prelate
Tilly
biographical name Graf von 1559-1632 Johann Tserclaes Bavarian general
Tilsit
I. noun also Tilsiter Etymology: German Tilsiter, from Tilsit (now Sovetsk, Russia) Date: circa 1932 a semisoft porous light yellow cheese with a flavor that ranges from ...
Tilsiter
noun see Tilsit I
tilt
I. noun Etymology: Middle English teld, telte tent, canopy, from Old English teld; akin to Old High German zelt tent Date: 15th century a canopy for a wagon, boat, or ...
tilt-rotor
noun Date: 1961 an aircraft that has rotors at the end of each wing which can be oriented vertically for vertical takeoffs and landings, horizontally for forward flight, or ...
tiltable
adjective see tilt IV
tilter
noun see tilt IV
tilth
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from tilian to till Date: before 12th century 1. cultivated land ; tillage 2. the state of aggregation of a soil ...
tiltmeter
noun Date: 1932 an instrument to measure the tilting of the earth's surface
tiltyard
noun Date: 1528 a yard or place for tilting contests
Tim
abbreviation Timothy
Timagami, Lake
geographical name lake Canada in Ontario N of Lake Nipissing
timbal
noun see timbale 2
timbale
noun Etymology: French, literally, kettledrum Date: 1824 1. a. a creamy mixture (as of meat or vegetables) baked in a mold; also the mold in which it is baked b. a ...
timber
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, building, wood; akin to Old High German zimbar wood, room, Greek demein to build, domos course of stones or bricks Date: ...
timber hitch
noun Date: circa 1815 a knot used to secure a line to a log or spar — see knot illustration
timber rattlesnake
noun Date: 1895 a widely distributed rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) chiefly of the eastern United States
timber wolf
noun Date: 1860 gray wolf

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