(Tet"ter), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tettered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tettering.] To affect with tetter. Shak.
(Tet"ter*ous) a. Having the character of, or pertaining to, tetter.
(Tet"ter-tot`ter) n. [See Teeter.] A certain game of children; seesaw; called also titter-
totter, and titter-cum-totter.
(Tet"ter*wort`) n. (Bot.) A plant used as a remedy for tetter, in England the calendine, in
America the bloodroot.
(Tet`ti*go"ni*an) n. [Gr. dim. of a kind of grasshopper.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species
of Hemiptera belonging to Tettigonia and allied genera; a leaf hopper.
(Tet"tish) a. [Cf. Testy.] Captious; testy. [Written also teatish.] [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
(||Tet"tix) n. [NL., fr. Gr. a kind of grasshopper.]
1. (Zoöl.) The cicada. [Obs. or R.]
2. (Zoöl.) A genus of small grasshoppers.
(Tet"ty) a. Testy; irritable. [Obs.] Burton.
(Teu"fit) n. (Zoöl.) The lapwing; called also teuchit. [Prov. Eng.]
(Teuk) n. (Zoöl.) The redshank. [Prov. Eng.]
(Teu"ton) n.; pl. E. Teutons L. Teutones [L. Teutones, Teutoni, the name of a Germanic
people, probably akin to E. Dutch. Cf. Dutch.]
1. One of an ancient German tribe; later, a name applied to any member of the Germanic race in Europe; now
used to designate a German, Dutchman, Scandinavian, etc., in distinction from a Celt or one of a Latin
2. A member of the Teutonic branch of the Indo- European, or Aryan, family.
(Teu*ton"ic) a. [L. Teutonicus, from Teutoni, or Teutones. See Teuton.]
1. Of or pertaining to the Teutons, esp. the ancient Teutons; Germanic.
2. Of or pertaining to any of the Teutonic languages, or the peoples who speak these languages.
Teutonic languages, a group of languages forming a division of the Indo-European, or Aryan, family,
and embracing the High German, Low German, Gothic, and Scandinavian dialects and languages. - -
Teutonic order, a military religious order of knights, established toward the close of the twelfth century,
in imitation of the Templars and Hospitalers, and composed chiefly of Teutons, or Germans. The order