(Pin"coff*in) n. [From Pincoff, an English manufacturer.] A commercial preparation of garancin,
yielding fine violet tints.
(Pinc"pinc`) n. [Named from its note.] (Zoöl.) An African wren warbler. (Drymoica textrix).
(Pin"cush`ion) n. A small cushion, in which pins may be stuck for use.
(Pin"dal Pin"dar) n. [D. piendel.] (Bot.) The peanut (Arachis hypogæa); so called in the West
(Pin*dar"ic) a. [L. Pindaricus, Gr. fr. (L. Pindarus) Pindar: cf. F. pindarique.] Of or pertaining
to Pindar, the Greek lyric poet; after the style and manner of Pindar; as, Pindaric odes. n. A Pindaric
(Pin*dar"ic*al) a. Pindaric.
Too extravagant and Pindarical for prose.Cowley.
(Pin"dar*ism) n. Imitation of Pindar.
(Pin"dar*ist), n. One who imitates Pindar.
(Pin"der) n. [AS. pyndan to pen up, fr. pund a pound.] One who impounds; a poundkeeper.
(Pine) n. [AS. pin, L. poena penalty. See Pain.] Woe; torment; pain. [Obs.] "Pyne of hell." Chaucer.
(Pine), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pining.] [AS. pinan to torment, fr. pin torment.
See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]
1. To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict. [Obs.] Chaucer. Shak.
That people that pyned him to death.Piers Plowman.
One is pined in prison, another tortured on the rack.Bp. Hall.
2. To grieve or mourn for. [R.] Milton.
(Pine), v. i.
1. To suffer; to be afflicted. [Obs.]
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.
3. To languish with desire; to waste away with longing for something; usually followed by for.
For whom, and not for Tybalt, Juliet pined.Shak.
Syn. To languish; droop; flag; wither; decay.
(Pine), n. [AS. pin, L. pinus.]
1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus.
There are about twenty-eight species in the United States, of which the white pine the Georgia pine
the red pine (P. resinosa), and the great West Coast sugar pine (P. Lambertiana) are among the most