from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A branch of a deer's antlers.
- noun A prong on an implement such as a fork or pitchfork.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To close.
- To lose.
- To destroy.
- To be lost; hence, to be destroyed; perish.
- noun 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
- noun A dialectal form of
- To shut in; inclose, as with a hedge; hence, to make or repair for inclosure, as a hedge.
- An obsolete form of
- Same as
- noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Trouble; distress; teen.
- transitive verb obsolete To kindle; to set on fire.
- transitive verb Prov. Eng. To shut in, or inclose.
- intransitive verb obsolete To kindle; to rage; to smart.
- noun A tooth, or spike, as of a fork; a prong, as of an antler.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
spikeor point on an implement or tool, especially a prongof a fork or a toothof a comb
- noun A small branch, especially on an
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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