Old EnglishnEnglish
Teach vbOE: to show, present, offer to view. 2. to show, point out, a thing or a way. 3. to send away, to direct, refer, guide, conduct, convey. 4. to point in a particular direction. 5. to show what is to be observed or be done, direct, prescribe, decree, enjoin.
Teach vbImpart skills or knowledge to; teach, learn, instruct. 2: accustom gradually to some action or attitude. 3. to give instruction; to follow the business, or to perform the duties, of a preceptor. 4. to impart the knowledge of; to give intelligence concerning; to impart, as knowledge before unknown, or rules for practice; to inculcate as true or important; to exhibit impressively; as, to teach arithmetic, music, or the like; to teach morals. 5. to direct, as an instructor; to manage, as a preceptor; to guide the studies of; to instruct; to inform; to conduct through a course of studies. 6. To accustom; to guide; to show; to admonish. 7. to instruct; inform; inculcate; tell; guide; counsel; admonish.
Teacher nA person whose occupation is teaching instructor. 2. a personified abstraction that teaches. 3. one who teaches or instructs; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others; an instructor; a tutor. 2. one who instructs others in religion; a preacher; a minister of the gospel; sometimes, one who preaches without regular ordination
Teacherdom n
Teach-in n
Teachy adj
Teal n
Teal adj
Team n
Team vb
Tear nA drop of the limpid, saline fluid secreted, normally in small amount, by the lachrymal gland, and diffused between the eye and the eyelids to moisten the parts and facilitate their motion. Ordinarily the secretion passes through the lachrymal duct into the nose, but when it is increased by emotion or other causes, it overflows the lids.

2. something in the form of a transparent drop of fluid matter; also, a solid, trans-parent, tear-shaped drop, as of some balsams or resins. 3. that which causes or accom-panies tears; a lament; a dirge. 4. a partially vitrified bit of clay in glass. Nb: Tear is sometimes used in the formation of tear-drop, tear-filled, tear-stained, and the like.

Tear nThe act of tearing, or the state of being torn; a rent; a fissure.
Tear vbOE. teren, AS. teran; akin to OS. to destroy, 2. to separate by violence; to pull apart by force; to rend; to lacerate; as, to tear cloth; to tear a garment; to tear the skin or flesh. 3. hence, to divide by violent measures; to disrupt; to rend;

as, a party or government torn by factions. 4. to rend away; to force away; to remove by force; to sunder; as, a child torn from its home. 6. to pull with violence; as, to tear the hair. 7. to move violently; to agitate. 8. to divide or separate on being pulled; to be rent; as, this cloth tears easily. 9. to move and act with turbulent violence; to rush with violence; hence, to rage; to rave.

Tear phr "To tear down" - to demolish violently; to pull or pluck down.
Tear phr"To tear off" - to pull off by violence; to strip.
Tear phr"To tear out" - to pull or draw out by violence; as, to tear out the eyes.
Tear phr"To tear up" - to rip up; to remove from a fixed state by violence; as, to tear up a floor; to tear up the foundation of government or order.
Tease vbOE: to pick wool. 2. in a spinning sense: to tear into pieces, strip.
Teasing nThe action or act of pulling asunder wool.
Teasing adjIrritating, bad tempered, tetchy, teasily.
Teasle nA plant of the genus "Dipsacus."
Teaslewort nLindley's name for the plant of N.O. Dispacaeceae.
Teasy adj
Teat n
Ted nNew mown grass for drying.
Ted vbOE: To spread out, scatter, or strew abroad. 2. to scatter, dissipate. 3. to spread out cut corn or flax on the ground for drying. 4. to arrange hair; tidy a room etc.
Tee vbOE:teon. 2. to draw, pull, drag, pull. 3. to draw for oneself; to take to or upon oneself. 4. to draw, lead, entice, allure, to bring, into some condition. 5. to bring up, train up, discipline, advocate, teach. 6. to betake oneself; to withdraw. 7. to draw out, protract. 8. to proceed, to go.
Tee vbTo accuse, show, make known, tell.
Tee-off vbTo hit out, attack, reprimand, criticise severely.
Teed off adjAngry, annoyed, irritated, disgruntled, indignant.
Teem vbTo bring forth, produce, give birth to, bear off-spring (also fig). 2. to bring forth young, bear or produce off-spring. 3. to be pregnant, to be full, as if ready to give birth. 4. to be prolific or fertile, to abound, swarm. 5. to rely or appeal to for confirmation or testimony; to refer or appeal to for testimony; as in "To God I teem." 6. to call God to witness, to cite or call to witness.
Teem vbIn OE only: to refer to or trace properly for evidence of ownership. be a third person representing the party from whom it was acquired; to vouch to warranty. 3. to attach oneself (to any one} in fealty, dependence, trust or love; to turn or draw to. 4. to acclaim as lord, to offer or dedicate to God. 5. to proceed to, to train, repair. 6. to think fairly; vouchsafe.
Teemful adjProductive, prolific, fruitful, teeming.
Teemfulness nThe state or condition of being prolific; prolificness.
Teemimg nThe production of bringing forth of off-spring, breeding, child-bearing. 2. off-spring collectively; progeny, produce, abundantness, productiveness, fecundity, fertility, fruitfulness.
Teeming adjThat bears or breeds off-spring; pregnant, gravid, fructifying, germinating, sprouting. 2. abundantly productive, fertile, prolific. 3. abounding, swarming, crowded.
Teemingly advProductively, fruitfulness.
Teemingness adjProductiveness, prolificity, fertility, fecundity.
Teemless adjNot bringing forth young or fruit; barren.
Teen nOE: hurt, trouble, wrong, injury. 2. harm, inflicted, or suffered; injury, hurt, mischief, damage. 3. irritation, vexation, annoyance, anger, wrath, anger, spite, ill-will, malice. 4. something vexatious, cause, of annoyance and trouble. 5.affliction, trouble, suffering, grief, woe. 6. trouble or pain taken about something. 7. pain, physical suffering.
Teen nElement in numerals and a separate word, "as at nineteen, he was almost out of his teens". 2. forming ordinal numbers between, from the cardinal in thirteen to nineteen 3. a young person in his teen years. 4. the years between thirteen and nineteen years of age.
Teen vbTo vex, irritate, annoy, anger, enrage. 2. to inflict suffering on, to harass, injure, harm. 3. to cause physical pain or injury; to hurt, to grief, sorrow to, to grieve, distress. 4. to be vexed or angry; to distress oneself, br grieved.
Teen vbTo fence, hedge, make a hedge in raddles.
Teener nOne in their teenage years.
Teener nA man who keeps (or teens) in order the raddle-fences
Teenful. adjCausing trouble or sorrow, troublesome, painful, grievous, distressing. 2. harmful, injurious. 3. angry, wrathful, malicious, spiteful. 4. sorrowful, grieved, sad.
Teenfully advSadly, lamentably, grievously, harmfully. 2. angrily, wrathfully.
Teen-hedge nA pleated or raddled hedge.
Teenhood nState of being in one's teenage years.
Teening nThe act or action of wrongdoing, affliction, sorrowing, grief.
Teenness nYouthful; characteristic of persons in their teens.
Teeth n
Teethe vb
Teethed adj
Teethful adj
Teething n
Teethy adjWell supplied with teeth.
Teke vbTo eke.
Teke prepIn addition to, besides.
TekenadvIn addition, besides, moreover, ekishly.
Teld nA tent, pavilion, covering, tabernacle, dwelling, building, cage.
Teld-stede nA dwelling place, tabernacle, building.
Teldwright nA tent-maker.
Teld vbTo spread, spread a net, set a trap or snare, raise. 2. pitch a tent, hence erect a building of any kind. 3. to build, raise, erect. encamp, take up a station, residence.
Teld adjAwned, curtained, stationed, encamped, lodged.
Tele nA hostile or malevolent attack, persecution. 2. evil-speaking, detraction, calumny, blame. 3. allurement, enticement, deceit.
Tele vbTo speak evil of, or to revile, calumniate, mock, scorn, deride. 2. to deceive, entrap.
Tell vb
Tell-all nRevelationary account, tending to disclose private information.
Teller nOne who relates, makes known or announces. 2. one who counts or keeps tally, an officer who undertaking banking duties.
Telling adj
Telling off nA scolding, rebuke, chiding.
Telly adjEffective, forcible, striking.
Tell-tale nOne who maliciously or idly divulges private or secret matters.
Telwe vbTo whittle a stick.
Temple n
Temse nA sieve; esp. one used for boiling metal; a strainer.
Temse vbTo sift, sieve, strain or bolt flour with a temse.
Temse-maker nA maker or manufacturer of a temse.
Ten n
Tenth adjComing next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in position.

2. Next in order after the ninth; coming after nine others. 3. constituting or being one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided.

Tenth nA tenth part; one part in ten equal parts; one-tenth, tenth, tenth part, ten percent. 2. position ten in a countable series of things. 3. the next in order after the ninth; one coming after nine others. 4. the quotient of a unit divided by ten; one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided. 5. the tenth part of annual produce, income, increase, or the like; a tithe. 6. the interval between any tone and the tone

represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third. (Eng. Law) a temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject. 8. the tenth part of the annual profit of every living in the kingdom, formerly paid to the pope, but afterward transferred to the crown. It now forms a part of the fund called Queen Anne's Bounty.

Tentwort nWall rue, asplenium muraria, maidenhair.
Tetterwort nChelidonium majus, swallow-wort; in America: the blood-root or puccoon.

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