(Tin"e*an) n. (Zoöl.) Any species of Tinea, or of the family Tineidæ, which includes numerous
small moths, many of which are injurious to woolen and fur goods and to cultivated plants. Also used
(Tined) a. Furnished with tines; as, a three-tined fork.
(Tin"e*id) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Tinean.
(Tine"man) n.; pl. Tinemen [Probably akin to tine to shut or inclose.] (O. Eng. Forest Law)
An officer of the forest who had the care of vert and venison by night. [Obs.]
(Ti"net) n. [From Tine to shut in, inclose.] Brushwood and thorns for making and repairing hedges.
(Ting) n. [An imitative word. Cf. Tink.] A sharp sound, as of a bell; a tinkling.
(Ting), v. i. To sound or ring, as a bell; to tinkle. [R.] Holland.
(||Ting), n. The apartment in a Chinese temple where the idol is kept.
(Tinge) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tingeing ] [L. tingere, tinctum, to dye,
stain, wet; akin to Gr. and perhaps to G. tunken to dip, OHG. tunchon, dunchon, thunkon. Cf. Distain,
Dunker, Stain, Taint a stain, to stain, Tincture, Tint.] To imbue or impregnate with something different
or foreign; as, to tinge a decoction with a bitter taste; to affect in some degree with the qualities of another
substance, either by mixture, or by application to the surface; especially, to color slightly; to stain; as, to
tinge a blue color with red; an infusion tinged with a yellow color by saffron.
His [Sir Roger's] virtues, as well as imperfections, are tinged by a certain extravagance.Addison.
Syn. To color; dye; stain.
(Tinge), n. A degree, usually a slight degree, of some color, taste, or something foreign, infused
into another substance or mixture, or added to it; tincture; color; dye; hue; shade; taste.
His notions, too, respecting the government of the state, took a tinge from his notions respecting the
government of the church.Macaulay.
(Tin"gent) a. [L. tingens, p. pr. of tingere to tinge. See Tinge.] Having the power to tinge.
As for the white part, it appears much less enriched with the tingent property.Boyle.
(Tin"ger) n. One who, or that which, tinges.
(Tin"gid) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the genus Tingis.
(||Tin"gis) n. [NL.] (Zoöl.) A genus of small hemipterous insects which injure trees by sucking the
sap from the leaves. See Illustration in Appendix.
(Tin"gle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tingled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tingling ] [Freq. of ting. Cf. Tinkle.]
1. To feel a kind of thrilling sensation, as in hearing a shrill sound.
At which both the ears of every one that heareth it shall tingle.1 Sam. iii. 11.