(Tut"san) n. [F. toutesaine; tout, toule, all (L. totus) + sain, saine, sound, healthy, L. sanus.]
(Bot.) A plant of the genus Hypericum from which a healing ointment is prepared in Spain; called
(||Tut"ti) n. pl. [It., fr. L. totus, pl. toti, all.] (Mus.) All; a direction for all the singers or players
to perform together. Moore (Encyc. of Music).
(Tut"ty) n. [F. tutie; cf. Sp. tutia, atutia, LL. tutia; all from Per. tutiya.] (Chem.) A yellow or
brown amorphous substance obtained as a sublimation product in the flues of smelting furnaces of zinc,
and consisting of a crude zinc oxide.
(Tut"-work`) n. (Mining) Work done by the piece, as in nonmetaliferous rock, the amount
done being usually reckoned by the fathom. Tomlinson.
(Tut"-work`man), n.; pl. Tut- workmen (Mining) One who does tut-work. Tomlinson.
(Tu-whit" Tu-whoo") n. & interj. Words imitative of the notes of the owl.
Thy tu-whits are lulled, I wot,Tennyson.
Thy tu-whoos of yesternight.
Tuyère arch, the embrasure, in the wall of a blast furnace through which the tuyère enters.
(||Tu`yère") n. [F.; akin to tuyau a pipe; of Teutonic origin. Cf. Tweer, Tewel.] A nozzle, mouthpiece,
or fixture through which the blast is delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire of a forge.
[Corruptly written also tweer, and twier.]
(Tuz) n. [Cf. W. tusw a wisp, a bunch, tus that binds or wraps, tusiaw to bind round, to wrap. Cf.
Tussock.] A lock or tuft of hair. [Obs.] Dryden.
(Tu"za) n. (Zoöl.) The tucan.
(Twad"dle) v. i. & t. [See Twattle.] To talk in a weak and silly manner, like one whose faculties
are decayed; to prate; to prattle. Stanyhurst.
(Twad"dle), n. Silly talk; gabble; fustian.
I have put in this chapter on fighting . . . because of the cant and twaddle that's talked of boxing and
fighting with fists now-a-days.T. Hughes.
(Twad"dler) n. One who prates in a weak and silly manner, like one whose faculties are decayed.
(Twad"dling) a. & n. from Twaddle, v.
(Twad"dy) n. Idle trifling; twaddle.
(Twag"ger) n. A lamb. [Prov. Eng.]
(Twain) a. & n. [OE. twein, tweien, tweyne, AS. twegen, masc. See Two.] Two; nearly
obsolete in common discourse, but used in poetry and burlesque. "Children twain." Chaucer.
And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.Matt. v. 41. In twain, in halves; into two parts; asunder.
When old winder split the rocks in twain.Dryden.
Twain cloud. (Meteor.) Same as Cumulo-stratus.