Tuyère arch, the embrasure, in the wall of a blast furnace through which the tuyère enters.

(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.

Twain cloud. (Meteor.) Same as Cumulo-stratus.

(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 also parkleaves.

(||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,
Thy tu-whoos of yesternight.

(||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.]

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