(Tex"tu*el) a. Textual. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Tex"tu*ist), n. A textualist; a textman. [Obs.]

The crabbed textualists of his time.

(Tex"tur*al) a. Of or pertaining to texture.

(Tex"ture) n. [L. textura, fr. texere, textum, to weave: cf. F. texture. See Text.]

1. The act or art of weaving. [R.] Sir T. Browne.

2. That which woven; a woven fabric; a web. Milton.

Others, apart far in the grassy dale,
Or roughening waste, their humble texture weave.

3. The disposition or connection of threads, filaments, or other slender bodies, interwoven; as, the texture of cloth or of a spider's web.

4. The disposition of the several parts of any body in connection with each other, or the manner in which the constituent parts are united; structure; as, the texture of earthy substances or minerals; the texture of a plant or a bone; the texture of paper; a loose or compact texture.

5. (Biol.) A tissue. See Tissue.

(Tex"ture) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Textured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Texturing.] To form a texture of or with; to interweave. [R.]

(Tex"tur*y) n. The art or process of weaving; texture. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.

(Teyne) n. [See Tain.] A thin plate of metal. [Obs.] "A teyne of silver." Chaucer.

(Th). In Old English, the article the, when the following word began with a vowel, was often written with elision as if a part of the word. Thus in Chaucer, the forms thabsence, tharray, thegle, thend, thingot, etc., are found for the absence, the array, the eagle, the end, etc.

(Thack Thack"er) . See Thatch, Thatcher. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

(Thak) v. t. To thwack. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(||Thal`a*men*ceph"a*lon) n. [NL. See Thalamus, and Encephalon.] (Anat.) The segment of the brain next in front of the midbrain, including the thalami, pineal gland, and pituitary body; the diencephalon; the interbrain.

(Tha*lam"ic) a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a thalamus or to thalami.

(Thal`a*mi*flo"ral Thal`a*mi*flo"rous) a. [See Thalamus, and Floral.] (Bot.) Bearing the stamens directly on the receptacle; — said of a subclass of polypetalous dicotyledonous plants in the system of De Candolle.

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