(Town"house`) n. A building devoted to the public used of a town; a townhall.

(Town"ish), a. Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a town; like the town. [R.] Turbervile.

(Town"less), a. Having no town. Howell.

(Town"let) n. A small town. North Brit. Rev.

(Towns"folk`) n. The people of a town; especially, the inhabitants of a city, in distinction from country people; townspeople.

(Town"ship) n.

1. The district or territory of a town.

In the United States, many of the States are divided into townships of five, six, seven, or perhaps ten miles square, and the inhabitants of such townships are invested with certain powers for regulating their own affairs, such as repairing roads and providing for the poor. The township is subordinate to the county.

2. In surveys of the public land of the United States, a division of territory six miles square, containing 36 sections.

3. In Canada, one of the subdivisions of a county.

(Towns"man) n.; pl. Townsmen

1. An inhabitant of a town; one of the same town with another. Pope.

2. A selectman, in New England. See Selectman.

(Towns"peo`ple) n. The inhabitants of a town or city, especially in distinction from country people; townsfolk.

(Town"ward, Town"wards) adv. Toward a town. Longfellow.

(Tow"path`) n. A path traveled by men or animals in towing boats; — called also towing path.

(Tow"rope`) n. A rope used in towing vessels.

(Tow"ser) n. [See Touse to pull about. ] A familiar name for a dog. [ Written also Towzer. ]

(Tow"y) a. Composed of, or like, tow.

(||Tox*æ"mi*a) a. [NL., fr. Gr. toxiko`n poison + a"i^ma blood.] (Med.) Blood poisoning. See under Blood.

(Tox"ic, Tox"ic*al) a. [L. toxicum poison, originally, a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. toxiko`n (sc. ) poison for smearing arrows with, fr. toxiko`s of or for the bow, from to`xon bow, arrow. Cf. Intoxicate.] Of or pertaining to poison; poisonous; as, toxic medicines.

(Tox"i*cant) n. A poisonous agent or drug, as opium; an intoxicant.

(Tox`i*co*log"ic*al) a. [Cf.F. toxicologique. ] Of or pertaining to toxicology.Tox`i*co*log"ic*al*ly, adv.

(Tox`i*col"o*gist) n. One versed in toxicology; the writer of a treatise on poisons.

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