(Law), the muniments or evidences of ownership; as, the title deeds to an estate.

Syn. — Epithet; name; appellation; denomination. See epithet, and Name.

(Ti"tle) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Titled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Titling ] [Cf. L. titulare, F. titrer. See Title, n.] To call by a title; to name; to entitle.

Hadrian, having quieted the island, took it for honor to be titled on his coin, "The Restorer of Britain."

(Ti"tled) a. Having or bearing a title.

(Ti"tle*less) a. Not having a title or name; without legitimate title. "A titleless tyrant." Chaucer.

(Ti"tle-page`) n. The page of a book which contains it title.

The world's all title-page; there's no contents.

(Tit"ler) n. A large truncated cone of refined sugar.

(Tit"ling) n. [Icel. titlingr a tit sparrow. See Tit a small bird.]

1. (Zoöl.) (a) The hedge sparrow; — called also titlene. Its nest often chosen by the cuckoo as a place for depositing its own eggs.

The titling, . . . being thus deceived, hatcheth the egg, and bringeth up the chick of another bird.

(b) The meadow pipit.

2. Stockfish; — formerly so called in customhouses.

(Tit"mal) n. The blue titmouse. [Prov. Eng.]

(Tit"mouse`) n.; pl. Titmice [OE. titemose, titmase; tit small, or a small bird + AS. mase a kind of small bird; akin to D. mees a titmouse, G. meise, OHG. meisa, Icel. meisingr. The English form has been influenced by the unrelated word mouse. Cf. Tit a small bird.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of small insectivorous singing birds belonging to Parus and allied genera; — called also tit, and tomtit.

The blue titmouse the marsh titmouse the crested titmouse the great titmouse and the long tailed titmouse are the best-known European species. See Chickadee.

(Ti"trate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Titrated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Titrating.] [F. titrer, from titre standard, title. See Title, n.] (Chem.) To analyse, or determine the strength of, by means of standard solutions. Cf. Standardized solution, under Solution.

(Ti"tra*ted) a. (Chem.) Standardized; determined or analyzed by titration; as, titrated solutions.

(Ti*tra"tion) n. (Chem.) The act or process of titrating; a substance obtained by titrating.

(Tit"ter) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tittered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tittering.] [Probably of imitative origin.] To laugh with the tongue striking against the root of the upper teeth; to laugh with restraint, or without much noise; to giggle.

A group of tittering pages ran before.

(Tit"ter), n. A restrained laugh. "There was a titter of . . . delight on his countenance." Coleridge.

Title deeds

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