American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A color or tint.
- adj. Colored lightly or faintly; tinged.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To tinge or tint, as with color; hence, figuratively, to imbue.
- n. Tint; tinge; coloring; hue.
- n. A tincture; an essence; specifically, the grand elixir of the alchemists.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Archaic Tined; tinged.
- n. Archaic Color; tinge; tincture; tint.
- v. Archaic To color or stain; to imblue; to tint.
- v. color lightly
- From Latin tinctus ("dyeing"), past participle of tingō ("I tinge"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, a transforming elixir, from Latin tīnctus, a dyeing, from past participle of tingere, to dye. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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