American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The numbers 13 through 19.
- n. The 13th through 19th items in a series or scale, as years of a century or degrees of temperature.
- n. A teenager.
- adj. Teenage.
- n. Archaic Misery; grief.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Grief; sorrow; trouble; ill fortune; harm.
- n. Vexation; anger; hate.
- To grieve; afflict; reflexively, to be vexed.
- To inclose; make a fence round.
- A corruption of teend for tind.
- To allot; bestow.
- A suffix used in the cardinal numerals from thirteen to nineteen, meaning ‘ten,’ and expressing in these numerals ten more than the amount indicated by the initial element.
- n. A teenager, a person between 13 and 19 years old.
- n. archaic Grief, sorrow; suffering.
- v. transitive, obsolete To excite; to provoke; to vex; to afflict; to injure. - Piers Plowman
- v. transitive, obsolete, provincial To hedge or fence in; to enclose.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Archaic Grief; sorrow; affiction; pain.
- v. obsolete To excite; to provoke; to vex; to affict; to injure.
- v. Prov. Eng. To hedge or fence in; to inclose.
- n. a teenager.
- adj. being of the age 13 through 19
- n. a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
- See tine to shut (Wiktionary)
- Middle English tene, from Old English tēona. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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