tine (plural tines)
- A spike or point on an implement or tool, especially a prong of a fork or a tooth of a comb
- A small branch, especially on an antler or horn
See teen (“affliction”).
- To kindle; to set on fire.
- to tine the cloven wood
- coals of contention and hot vengeance tin'd
- (obsolete) To rage; to smart.
- Ne was there slave, ne was there medicine / That mote recure their wounds; so inly they did tine.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- IPA: [ˈtʲinʲə]
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- Traditional bentwood box
tine (stressed accusative form of tu)
- te (unstressed form)