from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The symbol for the element thorium.
  • abbr. Bible Thessalonians
  • abbr. Thursday

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Symbol for thorium.
  • n. Country code for Thailand.
  • n. Abbreviation of Thursday.
  • proper n. Abbreviation of Thessalonians.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In Old English, the article the, when the following word began with a vowel, was often written with elision as if a part of the word. Thus in Chaucer, the forms thabsence, tharray, thegle, thend, thingot, etc., are found for the absence, the array, the eagle, the end, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem.: a symbol for thallium: better Tl.
  • n. A common English digraph. See T.
  • n. An abbreviation of Thursday.
  • n. In chem., the symbol for thorium.
  • n. A suffix used in forming abstract nouns from adjectives or verbs, as in health from whole or heal, stealth from steal, filth from foul, tilth from till, growth from grow, truth, troth, from true or trow, drouth from dry, highth from high, etc.
  • n. A suffix (-eth after a vowel) used in forming ordinal from cardinal numerals, as in fourth, fifth, sixth, etc., twentieth, thirtieth, hundredth, thousandth, millionth, etc.
  • n. A suffix (in older form -eth) used in forming the third person singular (and in Middle English all persons plural) of the present indicative of verbs, as in singeth, hopeth, etc., or hath, doth, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fifth day of the week; the fourth working day
  • n. a soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands


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  • Don't be thilly, if Ah'm gonna go, itth to thee that thuperhot George Takei and that hunky Kevin Th-orbo!

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  • If in the above situation of the tongue and teeth a sound be produced in the mouth, and the sonorous air be forced between them, the sonisibilant Th is formed, as in Thee; and should have an appropriated character as [*].

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  • All the other impressions are -- to paraphrase Thénard -- embroideries on this.

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