Totality to Touchstone
(To*tal"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. totalite, LL. totalitas.]
1. The quality or state of being total; as, the totality of an eclipse.
2. The whole sum; the whole quantity or amount; the entirety; as, the totalityof human knowledge. Buckle.
The totality of a sentence or passage.Coleridge.
(To"tal*ize) v. t. To make total, or complete;to reduce to completeness. Coleridge.
(To"tal*ly), adv. In a total manner; wholly; entirely.
(To"tal*ness), n. The quality or state of being total; entireness; totality.
(Tote) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toted; p. pr. & vb. n. Toting.] [Said to be of African origin.] To carry
or bear; as, to tote a child over a stream; a colloquial word of the Southern States, and used esp. by
(Tote), n. [L. totum, fr. totus all, whole.] The entire body, or all; as, the whole tote. [Colloq.]
(To*tear") v. t. [Pref. to- + tear. ] To tear or rend in pieces. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(To"tem) n. [Massachusetts Indian wutohtimoin that to which a person or place belongs.] A
rude picture, as of a bird, beast, or the like, used by the North American Indians as a symbolic designation,
as of a family or a clan.
And they painted on the grave postsLongfellow.
Of the graves, yet unforgotten,
Each his own ancestral totem
the symbol of his household;
Figures of the bear and reindeer,
Of the turtle, crane, and beaver.
The totem,the clan deity, the beast or bird who in some supernatural way attends to the clan and watches
(To*tem"ic) a. Of or pertaining to a totem, or totemism.
1. The system of distinguishing families, clans, etc., in a tribe by the totem.
2. Superstitious regard for a totem; the worship of any real or imaginary object; nature worship. Tylor.
(To"tem*ist), n. One belonging to a clan or tribe having a totem. To`tem*is"tic a.
(Tot"er) n. [See Tote to carry.] (Zoöl.) The stone roller. See Stone roller (a), under Stone.
(T'oth"er) A colloquial contraction of the other, and formerly a contraction for that other. See
the Note under That, 2.
The tothir that was crucifield with him.Wyclif(John xix. 32)
(To`ti*pal"mate) a. [L. totus all, whole + E. palmate.] (Zoöl.) Having all four toes united by
a web; said of certain sea birds, as the pelican and the gannet. See Illust. under Aves.
(||To`ti*pal"mi) n. pl. [NL.,from L. totus all, whole + palmus palm.] (Zoöl.) A division of swimming
birds including those that have totipalmate feet.
(To`ti*pres"ence) n. [L. totus all, whole + E. presence.] Omnipresence. [Obs.] A. Tucker.