Bon ton. See in the Vocabulary.

(Ton) n. [OE. tonne, tunne, a tun, AS. tunne a tun, tub, a large vessel; akin to G. & F. tonne a ton, tun, LL. tunna a tun; all perhaps of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. & Gael. tunna a tun. Cf. Tunnel.] (Com.) A measure of weight or quantity. Specifically: —

(a) The weight of twenty hundredweight.

Tommy is used adjectively or in compounds; as, tommy master, tommy-store, tommy-shop, etc.

(Tom"nod`dy) n. [Tom (see Tomboy) + noddy.]

1. (Zoöl.) A sea bird, the puffin. [Prov.Eng.]

2. A fool; a dunce; a noddy.

(||To*mop"te*ris) n. [NL., fr. Gr. to`mos a cut + ptero`n wing (but taken to mean, fin).] (Zoöl.) A genus of transparent marine annelids which swim actively at the surface of the sea. They have deeply divided or forked finlike organs This genus is the type of the order, or suborder, Gymnocopa.

(To*morn") adv. [Prep. to + morn.] To-morrow. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(To*mor"row) adv. [Prep. to + morrow.] On the day after the present day; on the next day; on the morrow.

Summon him to-morrow to the Tower.

(To*mor"row) n. The day after the present; the morrow."To-morrow is our wedding day." Cowper.

One today is worth two to-morrows.

(Tom"pi*on) n. [See Tampios]

1. A stopper of a cannon or a musket. See Tampion.

2. (Mus.) A plug in a flute or an organ pipe, to modulate the tone. Knight.

3. The iron bottom to which grapeshot are fixed.

(Tom"pon) n. [F. tampon. See Tampion.] An inking pad used in lithographic printing.

(Tom"rig`) n. [Tom (see Tomboy) + rig.)] A rude, wild, wanton girl; a hoiden; a tomboy. Dennis.

(Tom"tit`) n. [Tom (see Tomboy) + tit the bird.] (Zoöl.) (a) A titmouse, esp. the blue titmouse. [Prov.eng.] (b) The wren. [Prov.eng.]

(Tom"-tom`) n. See Tam-tam.

(Ton) obs. pl. of Toe. Chaucer.

(Ton) n. [Cf. Tunny.] (Zoöl.) The common tunny, or horse mackerel.

(||Ton) n. [F. See Tone.] The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton. Byron.

If our people of ton are selfish, at any rate they show they are selfish.

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