(Ti*thon`o*graph"ic) a. [Tithonic + -graph + -ic.] Of, relating to, or produced by, the
chemical action of rays of light; photographic.
(Tith`o*nom"e*ter) n. [Tithonic + -meter.] An instrument or apparatus for measuring or
detecting tithonicity; an actinometer. [R.]
(Tith"y*mal) n. [L. tithymalus a plant with a milklike sap, Gr. : cf. F. tithymale.] (Bot.) Any
kind of spurge, esp. Euphorbia Cyparissias.
(Ti"ti) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Teetee.
(Tit"il*late) v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Titillated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Titillating.] [L. titillatus, p. p. of
titillare.] To tickle; as, to titillate the nose with a feather.
The pungent grains of titillating dust.Pope.
(Tit`il*la"tion) n. [L. titillatio: cf. F. titillation.]
1. The act of tickling, or the state of being tickled; a tickling sensation. A. Tucker.
2. Any pleasurable sensation.
Those titillations that reach no higher than the senses.Glanvill.
(Tit"il*la*tive) a. Tending or serving to titillate, or tickle; tickling.
(Tit"lark`) n. [Tit a small bird + lark.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous small spring birds belonging
to Anthus, Corydalla, and allied genera, which resemble the true larks in color and in having a very
long hind claw; especially, the European meadow pipit
(Ti"tle) n. [OF. title, F. titre, L. titulus an inscription, label, title, sign, token. Cf. Tilde, Titrate,
1. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known.
2. The inscription in the beginning of a book, usually containing the subject of the work, the author's
and publisher's names, the date, etc.
3. (Bookbindng) The panel for the name, between the bands of the back of a book.
4. A section or division of a subject, as of a law, a book, specif. (Roman & Canon Laws), a chapter or
division of a law book.
5. An appellation of dignity, distinction, or preëminence given to persons, as duke marquis, honorable,
With his former title greet Macbeth.Shak.
6. A name; an appellation; a designation.
7. (Law) (a) That which constitutes a just cause of exclusive possession; that which is the foundation
of ownership of property, real or personal; a right; as, a good title to an estate, or an imperfect title. (b)
The instrument which is evidence of a right. (c) (Canon Law) That by which a beneficiary holds a
8. (Anc. Church Records) A church to which a priest was ordained, and where he was to reside.