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6 definitions found
 for tine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tine \Tine\, v. t. [See Tind.]
     To kindle; to set on fire. [Obs.] See Tind. "To tine the
     cloven wood." --Dryden.
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           Coals of contention and hot vengeance tind. --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tine \Tine\, v. i. [Cf. Tine distress, or Tine to kindle.]
     To kindle; to rage; to smart. [Obs.]
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           Ne was there slave, ne was there medicine
           That mote recure their wounds; so inly they did tine.
                                                    --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tine \Tine\, v. t. [AS. t?nan, from t?n an inclosure. See
     Town.]
     To shut in, or inclose. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tine \Tine\, n. [OE. tind, AS. tind; akin to MHG. zint, Icel.
     tindr, Sw. tinne, and probably to G. zinne a pinnacle, OHG.
     zinna, and E. tooth. See Tooth.]
     A tooth, or spike, as of a fork; a prong, as of an antler.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tine \Tine\, n. [See Teen affliction.]
     Trouble; distress; teen. [Obs.] "Cruel winter's tine."
     --Spenser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tine
      n 1: prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler

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