4. A weapon. [Obs.]
Him that is aghast of every tool.Chaucer.
5. A person used as an instrument by another person; a word of reproach; as, men of intrigue have
their tools, by whose agency they accomplish their purposes.
I was not made for a minion or a tool.Burks.
(Tool) v. t. [imp. & p. p. tooled ; p. pr. & vb. n. tooling.]
1. To shape, form, or finish with a tool. "Elaborately tooled." Ld. Lytton.
2. To drive, as a coach. [Slang, Eng.]
(Tool"ing), n. Work performed with a tool.
The fine tooling and delicate tracery of the cabinet artist is lost upon a building of colossal proportions.De Quincey.
(Tool"-post` Tool"-stock`) n. (Mach.) The part of a tool-rest in which a cutting tool is clamped.
(Tool"-rest`) n. (Mach.) the part that supports a tool-post or a tool.
(Toom) a. [OE. tom, fr. Icel. tomr; akin to Dan. & Sw. tom, As. tome, adv. Cf. Teem to
pour.] Empty. [Obs. or Prov.Eng. & Scot.] Wyclif.
(Toom), v. t. To empty. [Obs. or Prov.Eng. & Scot.]
(Toon) obs. pl. of Toe. Chaucer.
(Toon) n. [Hind. tun, tun, Skr. tunna.] (Bot.) The reddish brown wood of an East Indian tree
(Cedrela Toona) closely resembling the Spanish cedar; also. the tree itself.
(Toon"wood`) n. (Bot.) Same as Toon.
(Toot) v. i. [OE. toten, AS. totian to project; hence, to peep out.] [Written also tout.]
1. To stand out, or be prominent. [Obs.] Howell.
2. To peep; to look narrowly. [Obs.] Latimer.
For birds in bushes tooting.Spenser.
(Toot), v. t. To see; to spy. [Obs.] P. Plowman.
(Toot), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tooted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tooting.] [Cf. D. toeten to blow a horn,
G. tuten, Sw. tuta, Dan. tude; probably of imitative origin.] To blow or sound a horn; to make similar
noise by contact of the tongue with the root of the upper teeth at the beginning and end of the sound; also,
to give forth such a sound, as a horn when blown. "A tooting horn." Howell.
Tooting horns and rattling teams of mail coaches.Thackeray.
(Toot), v. t. To cause to sound, as a horn, the note being modified at the beginning and end as if
by pronouncing the letter t; to blow; to sound.
(Toot"er) n. One who toots; one who plays upon a pipe or horn. B. Jonson.