from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dead-wood used in tining, or repairing a hedge.
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With the three long prongs of this trident the thing struck, swiftly, with fearful precision — JOYOUSLY — tining those who fled, forking them, tossing them from its points high in air.
"" "" A H Brooks for tin on acct. tining Filed Recpt 50.
"April 5" Sam for tining roof Hotel BB xmass holadays 2.
UNEXTINCUI&HAHLE a. \, »tining. ibl .. fr. i Uoquciubtble i oui 10 be pal omi Milium, Snilrj.
The boats pull up and the tourists step out in the new light, and in the hotel on the mainland shore a great silver urn waits, bubbling with fresh coffee; a little whisper of steam, like the last part of the fog from the lake, goes up into the warm air of the hotel dining room, and there is a good sound of chattered plates and tining forks and low converse, and a gentle lidding of eyes and a mouthing of coffee in dreams already begun before the pillow.