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- n. the fifth tine of an antler's beam
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the terminal branches or divisions of the beam of the antler of the stag or other large deer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The crown-antler of a stag. See cut under antler.
Held to the spot by this display of headgear you contemplate it in all its branches, -- main-beam, brow-tine, bes-tine, royal and surroyal, -- they are all beautifully named.