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Page 50 of 56 for the letter t

tuim, tume, toom, teem, tim, taem, tuimt, teemt, teemed, tuimald, tumald,
tuim [tøm, tym, C. U. tɪm, ø: tem, N. tim]
n. A place where rubbish is emptied, a dump.
adj. Empty, unoccupied, vacant. Of people or their limbs etc.: thin, lean, lank, empty-headed, foolish, witless, deficient in sense. Empty of food, fasting, hungry. Of a cough or frost-hardened ground etc.: hollow, echoing. Of the moon: in its dark phase, not visible. Of machinery: idling, not actually processing materia. Of a locomotive: running light, without a train.
v. To empty a vessel etc. by drinking, pouring or tipping out the contents, to evacuate. To pour the contents out of a vessel, to empty out. To hollow out. To empty, to be or become empty, to discharge. Of rain: to pour down, to fall in torrents.
pt. pp. tuimt

Compounds and phrases etc.

dountuim: I.Sh. A heavy fall of rain.
tuimald: I.Sh. A downpour of rain.

See teem also.
tuin, teen, tune, tin, chune, tuinie, tuiny, tuinless,
tuin [tøn, tyn, C. tɪn, MN. tin]
n. A tune, intonation, the pitch and cadence of speech, mood, humour, disposition, temper,
v. To tune, to put to order, scold.
pt. pp. tuint

tuinie
adj. Moody.

Compounds and phrases etc.

ill tuin: A bad mood.
timmer-tuint: Tone deaf.
tuinless adj. Tuneless.
tuink, puink,
tuink [I.Ork. tøŋk]
n. A thump, crack, blow.
tuip, tup, tip, teep, tupp, toop,
tuip [tøp, C. U. tɪp, MN. tip, NN. I. tup]
n. A ram (male sheep).
tuird, turd, tord, taird, teerd,
tuird [tø:rd, C. te:rd, N. ti:rd & t(j)u:(ə)rd]
n. A turd. A lump of excrement, a nasty, objectionable, dirty person.
tuith, teeth, teud, teith, tooth, teith, teethpaste, tuithpaste, tuithache, teethache, aisle-tuith, aizle-tooth, assle-tuith, assel-tuith, teethbrush, tuithie, tuithy, tuithless, teethless, teethe, teithe, teethin, teethin',
tuith [tøθ, C. U. tɪθ & tiθ, N. tiθ]
n. A tooth. The fragment of the lower end of a rainbow seen near the horizon and taken to be a sign of bad weather.
pl. teeth [tiθ]

tuithie
adj. Sharp-toothed, acrimonious, critical.

teethe [ti:ð]
v. To develop or cut teeth, to furnish with teeth or spikes, point a wall or slates etc. with lime.

Compounds and phrases etc.

aisle tuith ['ezl-, 'esl-, asl-], chaft-tuith: A back tooth, a molar tooth.
gam-teetht: Having lapping teeth.
sair teeth: Toothache.
teethbrush: A toothbrush.
seam o teeth: A set of dentures.
teethpaste: Toothpaste.
the teeth: The six in dominoes.
tuithache [-ek]: Toothache.
tuithfu: A very small quantity of food or drink, a mouthful of liquor etc.
tuithless: Toothless.
tuithsome: Toothsome, tasty.
wouf's tuith contracted stuith, dim. stuithie: The stump of a rainbow seen on the sea and thought to presage bad weather. A bar across the moon or sun.
tulchan,
tulchan ['tʌlxən]
n. A calf-skin stuffed with straw set beside a cow to induce her to give her milk freely. A substitute, a man of straw. A large-boned, fat person.
tullie, tulli, tully, tolli,
tullie [I. 'tʌli]
n. A large knife with a wooden handle. A clasp-knife or sheath-knife.
tulliment, doliment, dolimentin, tullimentin, tullimentan,
tulliment [I.Ork. 'tʌlimɛnt]
v. Of stars: to dance, sparkle, scintillate.
tulloch, tulach,
tulloch ['tʌləx]
n. A mound, knoll, hillock, a heap of money.

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