- (colloquial) Tasmania
- (archaic) A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; called also tent wine, and tinta.
- (archaic) Attention; regard, care.
- (archaic) Intention; design.
- (medicine) A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used chiefly to dilate a natural canal, to keep open the orifice of a wound, or to absorb discharges.
- (medicine) A probe for searching a wound.
- A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas, or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, used for sheltering persons from the weather.
- (archaic) The representation of a tent used as a bearing.
- To go camping.
- We"ll be tented at the campground this weekend.
- (archaic) To attend to; to heed; hence, to guard; to hinder.
- (medicine) To probe or to search with a tent; to keep open with a tent; as, to tent a wound. Used also figuratively.
- (cooking) To prop up aluminum foil in an inverted "V" (reminicent of a pop-up tent) over food to reduce splatter, before putting it in the oven.
- a pin in the side of a boat which acts as a fulcrum for the oars
verb (thol, ing)
- 1973: The oars squeaked against the tholes, the blades dipped with a steady beat, and the sun beat down: the boat crept across the sea. " Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise
- to suffer or undergo something
- 1922: Seventy beds keeps he there teeming mothers are wont that they lie for to and bring forth bairns hale so God"s angel to Mary quoth. " James Joyce, Ulysses
- to endure, to tolerate, to put up with
- A group of people crowded or gathered closely together; a multitude
- A group of things; a host or swarm
- (transitive) to crowd into a place, especially to fill it
- (intransitive) to congregate
adjective (tighter, tightest)
- Pushed or pulled together.
- My socks are too tight.
- Of a space, etc, narrow, so that it is difficult for something or someone to pass through it.
- The passageway was so we could barely get through.
- They flew in a formation.
- Under high tension.
- Make sure to pull the rope .
- Well-rehearsed and accurate in execution.
- Their marching band is extremely .
- (colloquial) Intimately friendly.
- We've grown tighter over the years.
- (slang) (archaic) Intoxicated; drunk.
- We went drinking and got .
- (slang) Extraordinarily great or special.
- That is one bicycle!
- (context, slang, usually, _, derogatory) Miserly or frugal.
- He's a bit with his money
- (colloquial) scarce, Scarce, hard to come by.
- I grew up in a poor neighborhood; money was very , but we made do.
- (poker) A player who plays very few hands
- (poker) A strategy which involves playing very few hands
- Firmly, so as not to come loose easily.
- Make sure the lid is closed .
- Good night, sleep tight.
- in sufficient time; timely
- An old English measure of weight, usually of wool, containing two stone or 28 pounds.
- 1882: Generally, however, the stone or petra, almost always of 14 lbs., is used, the tod of 28 lbs., and the sack of thirteen stone. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 209.
- a fox, by extension, a crafty person.
- A prearranged meeting or assignation, now especially between lovers to meet at a specific place and time.
- (obsolete) A mutual agreement, a covenant.
- (intransitive) To make a tryst; to agree to meet at a place.
- (transitive) To arrange or appoint (a meeting time etc.).
- (intransitive) To keep a tryst, to meet at an agreed place and time.
- (slang) snack food. Derived from the expression "to tuck in food" meaning "to eat up", "to guzzle".
- A curled position.
- to push in one material under another - as in "tuck in your shirt" or "I tucked in my shirt" etc
- to eat food
- to curl into a ball; to fold up and hold one's legs.
- The diver tucked, flipped, and opened up at the last moment.
verb (twin, n, ing)
- Either of two people (or, less commonly, animals) who shared the same uterus at the same time; one who was born at the same birth as a sibling.
- Either of two similar or closely related objects, entities etc.
- (italbrac, transitive, obsolete except Scotland) To separate, divide.
- (italbrac, intransitive, obsolete except Scotland) To split, part; to go away, depart.
- (usually in the passive) To join, unite; to form links between (now especially of two places in different countries).
- Placetown in England is twinned with Machinville in France.
- (intransitive) To give birth to twins.
- Forming a pair of twins.
- the twin boys
- Forming a matched pair.
- twin socks
- A twist; a convolution.
- A strong thread composed of two or three smaller threads or strands twisted together, and used for various purposes, as for binding small parcels, making nets, and the like; a small cord or string.
- The act of twining or winding round.
- to weave
- A dialect, also known as Yorkshire, spoken in the county of Yorkshire.