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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pine \Pine\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pined; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Pining.] [AS. p[imac]nan to torment, fr. p[imac]n torment.
     See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]
     1. To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict.
        [Obs.] --Chaucer. Shak.
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              That people that pyned him to death.  --Piers
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              One is pined in prison, another tortured on the
              rack.                                 --Bp. Hall.
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     2. To grieve or mourn for. [R.] --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pine \Pine\, v. i.
     1. To suffer; to be afflicted. [Obs.]
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     2. To languish; to lose flesh or wear away, under any
        distress or anexiety of mind; to droop; -- often used with
        away. "The roses wither and the lilies pine." --Tickell.
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     3. To languish with desire; to waste away with longing for
        something; -- usually followed by for.
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              For whom, and not for Tybalt, Juliet pined. --Shak.
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     Syn: To languish; droop; flag; wither; decay.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pine \Pine\, n. [AS. p[imac]n, L. poena penalty. See Pain.]
     Woe; torment; pain. [Obs.] "Pyne of hell." --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pine \Pine\, n. [AS. p[imac]n, L. pinus.]
     1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See
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     Note: There are about twenty-eight species in the United
           white+pine+({Pinus+Strobus">States, of which the white pine ({Pinus Strobus),
           Georgia+pine+({Pinus+australis">the Georgia pine ({Pinus australis), the red pine
           ({Pinus resinosa), and the great West Coast sugar
           pine ({Pinus Lambertiana}) are among the most
           valuable. The Scotch pine or fir, also called
           Norway+or+Riga+pine+({Pinus+sylvestris">Norway or Riga pine ({Pinus sylvestris), is the
           only British species. The nut pine is any pine tree,
           or species of pine, which bears large edible seeds. See
           [1913 Webster] The spruces, firs, larches, and true
           cedars, though formerly considered pines, are now
           commonly assigned to other genera.
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     2. The wood of the pine tree.
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     3. A pineapple.
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     Ground pine. (Bot.) See under Ground.
     Norfolk Island pine (Bot.), a beautiful coniferous tree,
        the Araucaria excelsa.
     Pine barren, a tract of infertile land which is covered
        with pines. [Southern U.S.]
     Pine borer (Zool.), any beetle whose larv[ae] bore into
        pine trees.
     Pine finch. (Zool.) See Pinefinch, in the Vocabulary.
     Pine grosbeak (Zool.), a large grosbeak ({Pinicola
        enucleator), which inhabits the northern parts of both
        hemispheres. The adult male is more or less tinged with
     Pine lizard (Zool.), a small, very active, mottled gray
        lizard ({Sceloporus undulatus), native of the Middle
        States; -- called also swift, brown scorpion, and
     Pine marten. (Zool.)
        (a) A European weasel ({Mustela martes), called also
            sweet marten, and yellow-breasted marten.
        (b) The American sable. See Sable.
     Pine moth (Zool.), any one of several species of small
        tortricid moths of the genus Retinia, whose larv[ae]
        burrow in the ends of the branchlets of pine trees, often
        doing great damage.
     Pine mouse (Zool.), an American wild mouse ({Arvicola
        pinetorum), native of the Middle States. It lives in pine
     Pine needle (Bot.), one of the slender needle-shaped leaves
        of a pine tree. See Pinus.
     Pine-needle wool. See Pine wool (below).
     Pine oil, an oil resembling turpentine, obtained from fir
        and pine trees, and used in making varnishes and colors.
     Pine snake (Zool.), a large harmless North American snake
        ({Pituophis melanoleucus). It is whitish, covered with
        brown blotches having black margins. Called also bull
        snake. The Western pine snake ({Pituophis Sayi}) is
        chestnut-brown, mottled with black and orange.
     Pine tree (Bot.), a tree of the genus Pinus; pine.
     Pine-tree money, money coined in Massachusetts in the
        seventeenth century, and so called from its bearing a
        figure of a pine tree. The most noted variety is the pine
        tree shilling.
     Pine weevil (Zool.), any one of numerous species of weevils
        whose larv[ae] bore in the wood of pine trees. Several
        species are known in both Europe and America, belonging to
        the genera Pissodes, Hylobius, etc.
     Pine wool, a fiber obtained from pine needles by steaming
        them. It is prepared on a large scale in some of the
        Southern United States, and has many uses in the economic
        arts; -- called also pine-needle wool, and pine-wood
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a coniferous tree [syn: pine, pine tree, true pine]
      2: straight-grained durable and often resinous white to
         yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
      v 1: have a desire for something or someone who is not present;
           "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
           [syn: ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  88 Moby Thesaurus words for "pine":
     ache, ache for, agonize, be dying for, be hurting for, bleed,
     break, brood, brood over, cave in, clamor for, collapse,
     come apart, come unstuck, conk out, crave, crumble, cry for,
     decline, desiccate, diminish, disintegrate, dream, droop, drop,
     dry up, dwindle, fade, fade away, fail, faint, fizzle out, flag,
     fret, gape for, give out, give way, go downhill, go soft,
     go to pieces, grieve, hanker, hit the skids, hone for, hope for,
     hunger, itch for, languish, languish for, long for, lose strength,
     lust for, mope, mourn, pant for, peak, peg out, peter out,
     pine away, pine for, poop out, run down, sear, shrink, shrivel,
     sigh, sigh for, sink, sorrow, spoil for, take on, thirst,
     thirst for, waste, waste away, weaken, wear away, wear thin,
     weary for, wilt, wish for, wither, wither away, wizen, yearn,
     yearn for, yen for, yield

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Program for Internet News and Email / PINE Is No longer ELM

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     Program for Internet News & Email.  A tool for reading,
     sending, and managing electronic messages.  It was designed
     specifically with novice computer users in mind, but can be
     tailored to accommodate the needs of "power users" as well.
     Pine uses Internet message protocols (e.g. RFC 822,
     SMTP, MIME, IMAP, NNTP) and runs under Unix and
     The guiding principles for Pine's user-interface were: careful
     limitation of features, one-character mnemonic commands,
     always-present command menus, immediate user feedback, and
     high tolerance for user mistakes.  It is intended that Pine
     can be learned by exploration rather than reading manuals.
     Feedback from the University of Washington community and a
     growing number of Internet sites has been encouraging.
     Pine's message composition editor, Pico, is also available
     as a separate stand-alone program.  Pico is a very simple and
     easy-to-use text editor offering paragraph justification,
     cut/paste, and a spelling checker.
     Pine features on-line help; a message index showing a message
     summary which includes the status, sender, size, date and
     subject of messages; commands to view and process messages; a
     message composer with easy-to-use editor and spelling checker;
     an address book for saving long complex addresses and personal
     distribution lists under a nickname; message attachments via
     Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions; folder management
     commands for creating, deleting, listing, or renaming message
     folders; access to remote message folders and archives via the
     Interactive Mail Access Protocol as defined in RFC 1176;
     access to Usenet news via NNTP or IMAP.
     Pine, Pico and UW's IMAP server are copyrighted but
     freely available.
     Unix Pine runs on Ultrix, AIX, SunOS, SVR4 and
     PTX.  PC-Pine is available for Packet Driver, Novell
     LWP, FTP PC/TCP and Sun PC/NFS.  A Microsoft
     Windows/{WinSock} version is planned, as are extensions for
     off-line use.
     Pine was originally based on Elm but has evolved much since
     ("Pine Is No-longer Elm").  Pine is the work of Mike Seibel,
     Mark Crispin, Steve Hubert, Sheryl Erez, David Miller and
     Laurence Lundblade (now at Virginia Tech) at the University of
     Washington Office of Computing and Communications.
     (telnet://demo.cac.washington.edu/) (login as "pinedemo").
     E-mail: ,
     (21 Sep 93)

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Pine -- U.S. County in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    26530
     Housing Units (2000): 15353
     Land area (2000):     1411.043006 sq. miles (3654.584453 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    23.522132 sq. miles (60.922040 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1434.565138 sq. miles (3715.506493 sq. km)
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             46.098412 N, 92.834830 W
      Pine, MN
      Pine County
      Pine County, MN

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Pine, AZ -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Arizona
     Population (2000):    1931
     Housing Units (2000): 2242
     Land area (2000):     31.767043 sq. miles (82.276259 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    31.767043 sq. miles (82.276259 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            55700
     Located within:       Arizona (AZ), FIPS 04
     Location:             34.385067 N, 111.457709 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Pine, AZ

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