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commonly used of the husbandry of
It is a small vessel, like in proportion to a the plough.
The rowing crew,
To tempt a fare, clothe all their tilts in blue. Gay.
3. military game at which the combaThe ground whence he was taken. Milton. tants run against each other with lances
The husbandman tilleth the ground, is em on horseback. ployed in an honest business that is necessary in His study is his tilt-yard, and his loves life, and very capable of being made an accept Are brazen images of canonized saints. Sbaksp. able service unto God.
Law. He talks as familiarly of John of Gaunt, as if TI'LLABLE. adj. [from till.] Arable ; fit he had been sworn brother to him; and he never for the plough.
saw him but once in the tilt-yard, and then he The tillable fields are so hilly, that the oxen
broke his head.
Sbakspeare. can hardly take sure footing.
Carew. Images representing the forms of Hercules,
Apollo, and Diana, he placed in the tilt-yard at TI'LLAGE. n. s. [from till.] Husbandry; Constantinople.
Knalles. the act or practice of ploughing or cul The spousals of Hippolite the queen,' ture.
What tilts and tourneys, at the feast were seen. Tillage will enable the kingdom for corn for
In tilts and tournaments che valiant strove the natives, and to spare for exportation. Bacon.
A siveaty reaper from his tillage brought By glorious deeds to purchase Emina's love. First-fruits, the green ear, and the yellow sheaf.
4. A thrust. Incite them to improve the tillage of their His majesty seldom dismissed the foreigner till country, to recover the bad soil, and to remedy he had entertained him with the slaughter of twa she waste.
Milton. or three of his liege subjects, whom he very dexBid the laborious hind,
trously put to death with the tilt of his lance. Whose harden'd hands did long in tillage toil,
Addison. Neglect the promis’d harvest of the soil. Dryden. s. Inclination forward; as, the vessel is a
That there was tillage, Moses intimates; but whether bestowed on all, or only upon some parts
tilt, when it is inclined that the liquor of that earth, as also what sort of tillage that was, may run out. is not expressed.
Woodward. To Tilt. v. a. (from the noun.] TI'LLER. n. s. [from till.]
1. To cover like a tilt of a boat. 1. Husbandman; ploughman.
2. To carry as in tilts or tournaments. They bring in sea-sand partly after their
Ajax interpos'a nearness to the places, and partly by the good His sevenfold shield, and screen'd Laertes' son, husbandry of the tiller.
Carew. When the insulting Trojaus urg'd him sore Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a
With tilted spears.
Pbilips, tiller of the ground.
3. To point as in tilts.
Sons against fathers tilt the fatal lance,
Careless of duty, and their native grounds The blades; while husks elude the tiller's care, Distain with kindred blood.
Philips And eminence of want distinguishes the year. 4. (tillen, Dut.] To turn up so as to run
out: as, the barrel is tilted; that is, 2. The rudder of a boat. 3. The horse that goes in the thill. Pro- To Tilt. v. n.
leaned forward. perly THILLER.
1. To run in tilts or tournaments. 4. A till; a small drawer.
To describe races and games, Search her cabinet, and thou shalt find
Or tilting furniture, emblazon'd shields. Milton Each tiller there with love epistles lin'd. Dryd.
2. To fight with rapiers. TI'LLYFALLY. adj. A word used Friends all but even now; and then, but now TI'LLYVALLEY.) formerly when any Swords out and tilting one at other's breasts, thing said was rejected as trifling or im
In opposition bloody.
Scow'ring the watch grows out of fashion wit : pertinent.
Now we set up for tilting in the pit, Am not I consanguineous ? am not I of her
Where 't is agreed by bullies, chicken-heartede blood ? tillyvalley lady.
To fright the ladies first, and then be parted. Tillyfally, sir "John, never tell me; your anci
Dryden. ent swaggerer comes not in my doors. Shaksp.
It is not yet the fashion for women of quality Ti'LMAN. n. s. [till and man.] One who
Collier. tills; a husbandman.
Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet Good shepherd, good tilman, goed Jack and To run a muck, and tilt at all I meet.
Pope. good Gil,
3. To rush as in combat. Makes husband and huswife their coffers to fill.
Some say the spirits tilt so violently, that they Tusser. make holes where they strike.
Collier. TILT. a. s. [týls, Saxon.)
4. To play unsteadily. 1. A tent; any support of covering over
The floating vessel swam head.
Uplifted; and secure with beaked prow
The Heet swift tilting o'er the surges fiew,
5. To fall on one side. And the snow which you know is a melter. As the trunk of the body is kept from tilting
Dirbam. forward by the muscles of the back, so from falling 4. The cover of a boat.
kward by those of the belly, Giowe
noso [from tilt.] One who tilts ; TI'MBREL. 1. s. [timbre, Fr. tympanum, one who fights.
Lat.] A kind of musical instrument A puisny tilter, that spurs his horse on one played by pulsation. side, breaks his staff like a noble goose. Sbaksp. The damsels they delight He us’o the only antique philters,
When they their timbres smite, Deriv'd from old heroick' tiiters. Hudibras. And thereunto dance and carrol sweet. Spenser. If war you chuse, and blood must needs be spilt In their hands sweet timbrels all upheld on here,
Spenser. Let me alone to match your tilter. Granville. Praise with timbrels, organs, flutes; TILTH. n. s. [from till.] Husbandry ; Praise with violins and lutes.
For her, through Egypt's fruitful clime re• Bourn, bound of land, tiltb, vineyard, none;
nown'd, No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil. Sbaksp. Let weeping Nilus hear the timbrel sound. Pope. Her plenteous womb
TIME. n. Expresseth its full tilth and husbandry. Shaksp.
n. s. [zima, Sax. tym, Erse.] Give the fallow lands their seasons and their 1. The measure of duration. tilth.
This consideration of duration, as set out by TILTH. adj. [from till.] Arable; tiled. certain periods, and marked by certain measures I know not how this word can be so
or epochas, is that which most properly we call time.
Time is like a fashionable host,
That slightly shakes his parting guest by th’ Part arable and tiltb; whereon were sheaves
hand, New reap'd.
But with his arms out-stretch'd, as he would fly, Tı'M BER. n. s. (rýmbrian, Sax. to build.] Grasps the incomer.
Sbakspeare 1. Wood fit for building.
Come what come may, I learn'd of lighter timber cotes to frame, Time and the hour runs through the roughest Such as might save my sheep and me from shame.
Sbakspeare Spenser. Nor will polished amber, although it send forth For the body of the ships'no nation doth equal 2. gross exhalement, be found a long time delecEngland for the oaken timber wherewith to build tive upon the exactcst scale.
Brocon. them; but there must be a great providence used, Time, which consisteth of parts, can be no that our ship timber be not unnecessarily wasted. part of infinite duration, or of eternity; for then
Bacon. there would be intinite 'time past to-day, which The straw was laid below,
to-morrow will be more than infinite. Time is Of chips and serewood was the second row; one thing, and infinite duration is another. The third of greens, and timber newly felld.
Greu. Dryden. 2. Space of time. There are hardly any countries that are de Daniel desired that he would give him time, stitute of timber of their own growth. Woodavard. and that he would shew him the interpretation. Upon these walls they plant quick and timber
Daniela trees, which thrive exceedingly. Mortimer. If a law be enacted to continue for a certain Who set the twigs, shall he remember,
time, when that time is elapsed, the law ceaseth That is in haste to sell the timber?
without any farther abrogation.
White. And what shall of thy woods remain,
He for the time remained stupidly good. Except the box that ihrew the main? Prior.
Miltes. 2. The main trunk of a tree.
No time is allowed for digressions.
3. Interval. From every tree, lop, bark, and part o'th' Pomanders, and knots of powders, you may timber;
have continually in your hand; whereas perAnd though we leave it with a root thus hackt,
fumes you can take but at times, Baces The air will drink the sap. Sbakspeare.
4. 3. The main beams of a fabrick.
Life consideredas employed, or destined 4. Materials, ironically,
A great devourer of his time was his agency Such dispositions are the very errors of hu
for men of quality.
Fel. man nature; and yet they are the fittest timber to make politicks of, like to knee timber, that is
All ways of holy living, all instances, and all good for ships to be tossed, but not for houses
kinds of virtue, lié open to those who are ina. that shall stand firm.
ters of themselves, their time, and their fortune. To Tı'MBER. v. n. (from the noun.] To
5. Season ; proper time. light on a tree. A cant word. The one took up in a thicket of brush-wood,
To every thing there is a season, and a time and the other timbered upon a tree hard by.
to every purpose. L'Estrange.
They were cut down out of time, whose foull.
dation was overflown with a flood. To TI'MBER. v. a. To furnish with beams
He found nothing but leaves on it; for the or timber.
time of figs was not yet.
Marke TI'MBERED. adj. (from timber; timbré, Knowing the time, that it is high time to awake French.) Built ; formed ; contrived.
out of sleep. He left the succession to his second son; not
Short were her marriage joys; for in the prime because he thought him the best timbered to sup
Of youth her lord expir'd before his time. Dryd.
I hope I come in time, if not to make, Many heads that undertake learning were At least to save, your fortune and your honour. never squared nor timbered for it. Brouen. TIMBERSOW, n. s. A worm in wood;
The time will come when we shall be forced
to bring our evil ways to remembrance, and then perhaps the woodlouse.
consideration will do us little good.
Calany. Divers creatures, though they be loathsome to take, are of this kind; as earth-worms, tim 6. A considerable space of duration ; CORbersow's, snails
Bacon, tinuance; process of time,
Fight under him, there's plunder to be had; these perticoats, I blamed her for walking abroad A captain is a very gaintul trade:
when she was so near her time; but soon I found And when in service your best days are spent, all the modish part of the sex as far gone as herIn time you may conimaud a regiment. Drydex. self.
Spectator. In time the mind rettects on its own opera 14. Repetition of any thing, or mentica tions about the ideas got by sensation, and there with reference to repetition. by stores itself with a new set of ideas, ideas of
Four times he cross'd the car of night. Milton. reflection.
Many times I have read of the like attempts One imagines, that the terrestrial matter
begun, but never of any finished. which is showered down along with rain enlarges
Every single particle would have a sphere of the bulk of the earth, and that it will in time
void space around it many hundred thousand bury all things under ground. Wood card.
million million times bigger than the dimensions I have resolved to take time, and, in spite of
of that particle.
Bentleyall misfortunes, to write you, at intervals, a long
Lord Oxford, I have now the third tinxe menletter.
tioned in this letter, expects you. Swift. 7. Age; part of duration distinct from
15. Musical measure. other parts:
Musick do I hear? They shall be given into his hand until a time Ha, ha! keep time. How sour sweet musick is and times,
Daniel. When time is broke, and no proportion kept! If we should impute the heat of the season
Sbakspeare. unto the co-operation of any stars with the sun, You by the help of tune and time it seems more favourable for our times to ascribe Can make that song which was but rhyme. the same unto the constellation of Leo. Brown.
Welker. The way to please being to imitate nature, the On their exalted wings poets and the painters, in ancient times, and in
To the celestial orbs they climb, the best ages, have studied her. Dryden. And with th' harmonious spheres keep time. 8. Past time.
Denhan. I was the man in th' moon when time was. Heroes who o'ercome, or die,
Sbakspeare. Have their hearts hung extremely high; 9. Early time.
The strings of which in battle's heat Stanley at Bosworth-field, though he came Against their very corslets beat; time enough to save his life, yet he staid long Keep time with their own trumpet's measure, enough to endanger it.
Bacon. And yield them most excessive pleasure. Prior. If they acknowledge repentance and a more TO TIME. v. a. (from the noun.] strict obedience to be one time or other neces 1. To adapt to the time ; to bring or do at sary, they imagine it is time enough yet to set about these duties.
a proper time.
There is no greater wisdom than well to time 10. Time considered as affording oppor the beginnings and onsets of things. Bacon. tunity.
It is hard to believe, that where his most nuThe earl lost no time, but marched day and merous miracles were afforded, they should all night.
Clarendon. want the advantage of the congruous timings to He continued his delights till all the enemies give them their due weight and efficacy. horse were passed through his quarters; nor did
Hammond, then pursue them in any time. Clarendon. The timing of things is a main point in the disI would ask any man that means to repent at patch of all affairs.
L'Estrange. his death, how he knows he shall have an hour's
This 't is to have a virtue out of season: time for it?
Duty of Man. Mercy is good, but kings mistake its timing. Time is lost, which never will renew,
Dreden. While we too far the pleasing pach pursue,
A man's conviction should be strong, and so Surveying nature.
well timed, that worldly advantages may seem to have no share in it.
Addison. 11. Particular quality of some part of du
2. To regulate as to time. ration.
To the same purpose old Epopeus spoke, Comets, importing change of times and states, Who overlook'd the oars, and tim'd the stroke. Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky, Sbaksp.
Addison. All the prophets in their age, the times
3. To measure harmonically. Of great Messiah sing.
He was a thing of blood, whose every motion If any reply, that the times and manners of
Was timid with dying cries. men will not bear such a practice, that is an answer from the mouth of a professed time-server
. TI'MEFUL. adj. [time and full.] Season,
Sousb. able ; timely; early. 12. Particular time.
If this arch-politician find in his pupils any reGive order, that no sort of person
morse, any feeling of God's future judgments, Have, any time, recourse unto the princes. he persuades them that God bath so great need
of inen's souls, that he will accept them at any When that company died, what time tlie fire time, and upon any condition; interrupting, by devoured two hundred and fifty men. Numbers, his vigilant endeavours, all offer of timefil reThe worst on me must lighi, when time shall turn towards God.
Milton. TI'MELESS, adj. [from time.] A time will come, when my maturer muse 1. Unseasonable ; done at an improper In Cæsar's wars a nobler theine shall chuse.
Dryden. These reservoirs of snow they cut, distributing
Nor fits it to prolong the heav'nly feast
Timeless, indecent, but retire to rest. them to several shops, that from time to time supply Naples.
Addison. 2. Untimely ; immature; done before the 13. Hour of childbirth.
She intended to stay till delivered; for she A pack of sorrows, which would press you 734 within one month of her time. Clarendon,
down, The first time I saw a lady dressed in one of If unprevented, to your timeless grave. Sbaksp.
Neble Gloster's death,
The clergy, through the timorousness of many Who wrought it with the king, and who per. among them, were refused to be heard by their form'd
Saifi. The bloody office of his timeless end.
Sbaksp. Ti'mous. adj. [from time.] Early; TIMELY. adj. (from time.] Seasonable ;
timely; not innate. Obsolete. sufliciently early.
By a wise and timous inquisition, the peccant The west glimmers with some streaks of day,
humours and humourists must be discovered, Now spurs the lated traveller apace
purged, or cut off.
Bacon. To gain the timely inn.
Shakspeare. TÍN. n. s. sten, Dutch.]
1. One of the primitive metals, called by Shakspeare.
the chymists Jupiter. Lest heat should hinder us, his timely care Quicksilver, lead, iron, and tin, have opacity Hath unbesought provided.
Tin ore sometimes holds about one-sixth of And show my duty by my timely care. Dryden. tin.
Woodward, Ti'MELY. adv. [from time.] Early ; 2. Thin plates of iron covered with tin.
To Tin. v. a. [from the noun.] To The beds i'th' east are soft, and thanks to
cover with tin. you,
To keep the earth from getting into the ves. That call'd me timelier than my purpose hither.
sel, he employed a plate of iron tinned over and Sbakspeare. perforated.
Bogle. Sent to forewarn
The cover may be tinned over only by nailing Us timely of what else might be our loss. Milt.
of single tin plates over it.
Mortimer, Timely advis'd, the coming evil shun;
New tinning a saucepan is chargeable. Swift. Better not do the deed, than weep it done.
TI'NCAL. n. s. A mineral.
The tincal of the Persians seems to be the TI'MEPLEASER. n. s. [time and please.]
chrysocolla of the ancients, and what our borax One who complies with prevailing opi is made of.
Woodward. nions, whatever they be.
To Tinct. v. a. (tinctus, Lat. teint, Fr.] Scandal, the suppliants for the people, call
1. To stain; to colour; to spot; to die. them
Some bodies have a more departible nature Timepleasers, flatterers, foes to nobleness.
than others in colouration; for a small quantity
of saffron will tinct more than a very great quane. Ti'MESERVING. n. s. [time and serve. .]
tity of wine.
Baca.. Mean compliance with present power. Some were tincted blue, some red, others If such by trimming and timeserving, which
Brotse. are but two words for the same thing, abandon
I distilled some of the tincted liquor, and al the church of England, this will produce con
that came over was as limpid as rock water. fusion. South.
Bexle. TIMID. adj. [timide, Fr. timidus, Lat.) Those who have preserved an innocence,
Fearful, timorous ; wanting courage; would not suffer the whiter parts of their soul wanting boldness.
to be discoloured or tincted by the reflection of Poor is the triumph o'er the timid hare.
Decay of Piety. Thomson.
2. To imbue with a taste. TIMI'DITY. n. s. (timidité, Fr. timiditas, We have artificial wells made in imitation of Lat. from timid.] Fearfulness; timor
the natural, as tincted upon viuiol, sulphur, and steel.
Bass. ousness; habitual cowardice.
TINCT, n. s.
[from the verb.] Colour; The hare figured pusillanimity and timidiiy
stain; spot. from its tempor. TIMORous. adj. [timor, Lat.] Fearful;
That great med'cine hath
With his tinct gilded thee. Sbakspeare. full of fear and scruple.
The first scent of a vessel lasts, and the tis. Prepossessed heads will ever doubt it, and ti
the wool first appears of. Ben Jonser. morous beliefs will never dare to try it. Brown.
Of evening tinct The infant flames, whilst yet they were con
The purple-streaming amethyst is thine. Tboss. ceal'd In tim'rous doubts, with pity I beheld;
TINCTURE. N. s. (teinture, Fr. tinctura, With easy smiles dispeli'd the silent fear,
from tinctus, Latin.] That durst not tell me what I dy'd to hear.
1. Colour or taste superadded by somePrior.
thing. TI'MOROUSLY. adv. [from timoraus.]
The sight must be sweetly deceived by an inFearfully ; with much fear.
sensible passage from bright colours to dimrner, We would have had you heard
which Italian artizans call the middle tinctures. The traitor speak, and tim'rously confess The manner and the purpose of his treasons.
Hence the morning planet gilds her horn,
Sbakspeare. By tincture or reflection they augment
Miltor. gold from a stone, and metal from wood, yet 'T is the fate of princes, that no knowledge they but timcrously ventured on such terms Come pure to them, but, passing through the which shouid pretend to signify their real es
And ears of other men, it takes a tincture Let dastard souls be timorously wise :
From every channel.
Derbst But tell them, Pyrrhus knows not how to form That beloved thing engrosses him, and, like a Far-fancy'd ills, and dangers out of sight.
coloured glass before his eyes, casts its own co
A. Pbilips. lour and tincture upon all the images of things. TIMOROUSNESS, n. s. [from timorous.]
To begin the practice of an art with a light
tincture of the rules, is to expose ourselves to To Tine. v. a. [zynan, Saxon.] the scorn of those who are judges. Dryden. 1. To kindle ; to light ; to set on fire. Malignant tempers, vhatever kind of life they
Strifeful Atin in their stubborn mind are engaged in, will discover their natural tinca
Coals of contention and not vengeance tin'd. fure of mind. Addison.
Spenser. Few in the next generation who will not write
The clouds and read, and have an early tincture of religion.
Justling or push'd with winds, rude in their
shock, Sire of her joy, and source of her delight!
Tine the slant lightning; whose thwart flame O! wing'd with pleasure, take thy happy flight,
driv'n down, And give each future morn a tincture of thy
Kindles the gummy bark of fir. Millon, white.
Prior. All manners take a tincture from our own,
The priest with holy hands was seen to tine
The cloven wood, and pour the ruddy wine. Or come discolour'd through our passions shown.
Drydene Have a care lest some darling science so far
2. [tinan, Saxon.] To shut. prevail over your mind, as to give a sovereign
T. TINE, tincture to all your other studies, and discolour 1. To rage; to smart. Spenser. all your ideas.
W'atts. 2. To fight. 2. Extract of some drug made in spirits.
Eden stain'd with blood of many a
band In tinctures drawn from vegetables, the super Of Scots and English both, that tined on his fluous spirit of wine distilled off leaves the ex
Spenser, tract of the vegetable.
Boyle. To TINGE. v. a. [tingo, Latin.] To imTo T'I'NCTURE. v. a. (from the noun.]
pregnate or imbue with a colour or 1. To imbue or impregnate with some
taste. colour or taste.
Sir Roger is something of an humourist; and The bright sun compacts the precious stone, his virtues, as well as imperfections, are tinged Imparting radiant Justre like his own :
by a certain extravagance, which makes them He tinctures rubies with their rosy hue,
Spectator. And on the saphire spreads a heavenly blue. A red powder mixed with a little blue, or a
Blackmore, blue with a little red, doth not presently lose its A little black paint will tincture and spoiltwenty culour; but a white powder mixed with any cogay colours.
lour is presently tinged with that colour, and is 2. To imbue the mind.
equally capable of being tinged with any colour Early were jur minds tinctured with a distin whatever.
Newtar. guishing sense of good and evil; early were the lithe eye be tinged with any colour, as in the seeds of a divine love, and holy fear of offending, jaundice, so as to tinge pictures in the bottom sown in our hearts.
Atterbury. of the eye with that colour, all objects appear To Tind. v. (tendgan, Gothick;
tinged with the same colour.
She lays some useful bile aside, tendan, Sax.] To kindle; to set on
To tinge the chyle's insipid tide; fire.
Else we should want boih gibe and satire, . TI'NDER. n.s. [tyndne, zendre, Saxon.] And all be burst with pure good-nature, Prior.
Any thing eminently inflammable placed The infusions of rhubarb and saffron tinge the to catch fire.
urine with a high yellow.
Arbutbrot. Strike on the tider, ho!
TI'Ngent. adi. [lingens, Latin.] Having Giv, me a taper.
Shakspeare: the power to tinge. To these shameless pastimes were their youth admitted, thereby adding, as it were, fire to tinder.
This wood, by the tincture it afforded, ap
Hakewill. peared to have its coloured part genuine; but Where sparks and fire do meet with rinder,
as for the white part, it appears much less enThose sparks more tire will still engender. Suckl.
riched with the tingent property.
B.yle. Whoever our trading with England would TI'N GLASS. n. s. liin and glass.' Bismuth. hinder,
T. TI'NGLE. v. n. liingelen, Dutch.] To inflame both the nations do plainly conspire; 1. To feel a sound, or the continuance of
Because Irisin linen wil soon turn io tinder, And wool it is greasy, and quickly takes tire.
a sound, in the ears. This is perhaps Szeift.
rather tinkle TI'NDER BOX. 11. §. (tinder and box.] The
The ears of them that hear it shall tingle.
Bible. box for holding tinder.
When our ear tingleth, we usually say that That worthy patriot, once the bellows
somebody is talking of us; which is an ancient And tinderbox of all his fellow's. Hudibras.
Brown. He might even as well have employed his time
2. To feel a sharp quick pain with a senin catching moles, making lanterns and tinderboxes.
sation of motion. TINE. n. s. [tinne, Islandick.]
The pale boy senator yet tingling stands.
Pope. 1. The tooth of a harrow; the spike of a
3. To feel either pain or pleasure with a fork.
sensation of motion. The sense of this in the southern parts of England they destroy moles by traps that fall on them, and strike sharp
word is not very well a certained. tines or teeth through them. Mortimer.
They suck pollution through their tingling
Tickel. 2. Trouble ; distress. The tragical effect,
In a palsy, sometimes the sensation or feeling
is either totally abolished, or duil with a sense Vouchsafe, O thou the mournful'st muse of
Arbuthnot. nine, That wont'st the tragick stage for to d'rect,'
70 TK. V. n. (tinnio, Latin; tinciung ha fureral complaints and wailful tine, spenser,
Welsh.] To make a sharp shrill avioe. VOL. IV.