from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A branch of a deer's antlers.
- n. A prong on an implement such as a fork or pitchfork.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A spike or point on an implement or tool, especially a prong of a fork or a tooth of a comb
- n. A small branch, especially on an antler or horn
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Trouble; distress; teen.
- transitive v. To kindle; to set on fire.
- intransitive v. To kindle; to rage; to smart.
- transitive v. To shut in, or inclose.
- n. A tooth, or spike, as of a fork; a prong, as of an antler.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To close.
- To shut in; inclose, as with a hedge; hence, to make or repair for inclosure, as a hedge.
- To lose.
- To destroy.
- To be lost; hence, to be destroyed; perish.
- n. A wild vetch or tare, as Vicia hirsuta, which clasps other plants with its tendrils. Tine-grass, tine-tare, and tine-weed are applied to the same or similar plants.
- A dialectal form of teen.
- n. A dialectal form of teen.
- An obsolete form of tiny.
- Same as tind.
- n. One of a set of two or more pointed projecting prongs or spikes; specifically, a slender projection adapted for thrusting or piercing, as one of those of a fork of any kind, or of a deer's antler: locally used also of projections more properly called teeth, as of a harrow. See cuts under antler, palmate, 1, and Rusa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
Middle English, from Old English tind.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old English tind. Cognate with German Zinne. (Wiktionary)