titling

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

titling

  1. present participle of title

Noun[edit]

titling (plural titlings)

  1. The act of giving something a title, or of impressing the title on the back of a book.

Etymology 2[edit]

Icelandic word for a tit sparrow. See tit (a small bird).

Noun[edit]

titling (plural titlings)

  1. The hedge sparrow, dunnock, titlene, Prunella modularis
    • (Can we date this quote?) Holland
      The titling, [] being thus deceived, hatcheth the egg, and bringeth up the chick of another bird.
  2. The meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis)
  3. (obsolete, in customhouses) stockfish

Translations[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for titling in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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