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T () the twentieth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant. With the letter h it forms the digraph th, which has two distinct sounds, as in thin, then. See Guide to Pronunciation, //262-264, and also //153, 156, 169, 172, 176, 178-180. Ta (v. t.) To take. Taas (n.) A heap. See Tas. Tab (n.) The flap or latchet of a shoe fastened with a string or a buckle. Tab (n.) A tag. See Tag, 2. Tab (n.) A loop for pulling or lifting something. Tab (n.) A border of lace or other material, wor
  T () the twentieth letter of the English alphabet, is anonvocal consonant. With the letter h it forms the digraph th, which has twodistinct sounds, as in thin, then. See Guide to Pronunciation, //262-264, andalso //153, 156, 169, 172, 176, 178-180.Ta (v. t.) To take.Taas (n.) A heap. See Tas.Tab (n.) The flap or latchet of a shoe fastened with a string or a buckle.Tab (n.) A tag. See Tag, 2.Tab (n.) A loop for pulling or lifting something.Tab (n.) A border of lace or other material, worn on the inner front edge ofladies' bonnets.Tab (n.) A loose pendent part of a lady's garment; esp., one of a series ofpendent squares forming an edge or border.Tabacco (n.) Tobacco.Tabanus (n.) A genus of blood sucking flies, including the horseflies.Tabard (n.) A sort of tunic or mantle formerly worn for protection from theweather. When worn over the armor it was commonly emblazoned with the arms ofthe wearer, and from this the name was given to the garment adopted for heralds.Tabarder (n.) One who wears a tabard.Tabarder (n.) A scholar on the foundation of Queen's College, Oxford, England,whose srcinal dress was a tabard.Tabaret (n.) A stout silk having satin stripes, -- used for furniture.Tabasheer (n.) A concretion in the joints of the bamboo, which consists largelyor chiefly of pure silica. It is highly valued in the East Indies as a medicinefor the cure of bilious vomitings, bloody flux, piles, and various otherdiseases.Tabbinet (n.) A fabric like poplin, with a watered surface.Tabbies (pl. ) of TabbyTabby (n.) A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured liketaffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendering.Tabby (n.) A mixture of lime with shells, gravel, or stones, in equalproportions, with an equal proportion of water. When dry, this becomes as hardas rock.Tabby (n.) A brindled cat; hence, popularly, any cat.Tabby (n.) An old maid or gossip.Tabby (a.) Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat.Tabby (a.) Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat.Tabbied (imp. & p. p.) of TabbyTabbying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of TabbyTabby (v. t.) To water; to cause to look wavy, by the process of calendering; to calender; as, to tabby silk, mohair, ribbon, etc.Tabefaction (n.) A wasting away; a gradual losing of flesh by disease.Tabefied (imp. & p. p.) of TabefyTabefying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of TabefyTabefy (v. t.) To cause to waste gradually, to emaciate.Tabellion (n.) A secretary or notary under the Roman empire; also, a similarofficer in France during the old monarchy.Taber (v. i.) Same as Tabor.Taberd (n.) See Tabard.Tabernacle (n.) A slightly built or temporary habitation; especially, a tent.Tabernacle (n.) A portable structure of wooden framework covered with curtains,which was carried through the wilderness in the Israelitish exodus, as a placeof sacrifice and worship.Tabernacle (n.) Hence, the Jewish temple; sometimes, any other place forworship.Tabernacle (n.) Figuratively: The human body, as the temporary abode of thesoul.Tabernacle (n.) Any small cell, or like place, in which some holy or preciousthings was deposited or kept.  Tabernacle (n.) The ornamental receptacle for the pyx, or for the consecratedelements, whether a part of a building or movable.Tabernacle (n.) A niche for the image of a saint, or for any sacred painting orsculpture.Tabernacle (n.) Hence, a work of art of sacred subject, having a partiallyarchitectural character, as a solid frame resting on a bracket, or the like.Tabernacle (n.) A tryptich for sacred imagery.Tabernacle (n.) A seat or stall in a choir, with its canopy.Tabernacle (n.) A boxlike step for a mast with the after side open, so that themast can be lowered to pass under bridges, etc.Tabernacled (imp. & p. p.) of TabernacleTabernacling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of TabernacleTabernacle (v. i.) To dwell or reside for a time; to be temporary housed.Tabernacular (a.) Of or pertaining to a tabernacle, especially the Jewishtabernacle.Tabernacular (a.) Formed in latticework; latticed.Tabernacular (a.) Of or pertaining to huts or booths; hence, common; low.Tabes (n.) Progressive emaciation of the body, accompained with hectic fever,with no well-marked logical symptoms.Tabescent (a.) Withering, or wasting away.Tabetic (a.) Of or pertaining to tabes; of the nature of tabes; affected withtabes; tabid.Tabetic (n.) One affected with tabes.Tabid (a.) Affected by tabes; tabetic.Tabific (a.) Alt. of TabificalTabifical (a.) Producing tabes; wasting; tabefying.Tabinet (n.) See Tabbinet.Tablature (n.) A painting on a wall or ceiling; a single piece comprehended inone view, and formed according to one design; hence, a picture in general.Tablature (n.) An ancient mode of indicating musical sounds by letters and other signs instead of by notes.Tablature (n.) Division into plates or tables with intervening spaces; as, thetablature of the cranial bones.Table (n.) A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat,smooth piece of anything; a slab.Table (n.) A thin, flat piece of wood, stone, metal, or other material, on which anything is cut, traced, written, or painted; a tabletTable (n.) a memorandum book.Table (n.) Any smooth, flat surface upon which an inscription, a drawing, or the like, may be produced.Table (n.) Hence, in a great variety of applications: A condensed statementwhich may be comprehended by the eye in a single view; a methodical orsystematic synopsis; the presentation of many items or particulars in one group; a scheme; a schedule.Table (n.) A view of the contents of a work; a statement of the principal topics discussed; an index; a syllabus; a synopsis; as, a table of contents.Table (n.) A list of substances and their properties; especially, a list of theelementary substances with their atomic weights, densities, symbols, etc.Table (n.) Any collection and arrangement in a condensed form of manyparticulars or values, for ready reference, as of weights, measures, currency,specific gravities, etc.; also, a series of numbers following some law, andexpressing particular values corresponding to certain other numbers on whichthey depend, and by means of which they are taken out for use in computations;as, tables of logarithms, sines, tangents, squares, cubes, etc.; annuity tables;   interest tables; astronomical tables, etc.Table (n.) The arrangement or disposition of the lines which appear on theinside of the hand.Table (n.) An article of furniture, consisting of a flat slab, board, or thelike, having a smooth surface, fixed horizontally on legs, and used for a greatvariety of purposes, as in eating, writing, or working.Table (n.) Hence, food placed on a table to be partaken of; fare; entertainment; as, to set a good table.Table (n.) The company assembled round a table.Table (n.) One of the two, external and internal, layers of compact bone,separated by diploe, in the walls of the cranium.Table (n.) A stringcourse which includes an offset; esp., a band of stone, orthe like, set where an offset is required, so as to make it decorative. SeeWater table.Table (n.) The board on the opposite sides of which backgammon and draughts areplayed.Table (n.) One of the divisions of a backgammon board; as, to play into theright-hand table.Table (n.) The games of backgammon and of draughts.Table (n.) A circular plate of crown glass.Table (n.) The upper flat surface of a diamond or other precious stone, thesides of which are cut in angles.Table (n.) A plane surface, supposed to be transparent and perpendicular to thehorizon; -- called also perspective plane.Table (n.) The part of a machine tool on which the work rests and is fastened.Tableed (imp. & p. p.) of TableTableing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of TableTable (v. t.) To form into a table or catalogue; to tabulate; as, to tablefines.Table (v. t.) To delineate, as on a table; to represent, as in a picture.Table (v. t.) To supply with food; to feed.Table (v. t.) To insert, as one piece of timber into another, by alternatescores or projections from the middle, to prevent slipping; to scarf.Table (v. t.) To lay or place on a table, as money.Table (v. t.) In parliamentary usage, to lay on the table; to postpone, by aformal vote, the consideration of (a bill, motion, or the like) till called for, or indefinitely.Table (v. t.) To enter upon the docket; as, to table charges against some one.Table (v. t.) To make board hems in the skirts and bottoms of (sails) in orderto strengthen them in the part attached to the boltrope.Table (v. i.) To live at the table of another; to board; to eat.Tableaux (pl. ) of TableauTableau (n.) A striking and vivid representation; a picture.Tableau (n.) A representation of some scene by means of persons grouped in theproper manner, placed in appropriate postures, and remaining silent andmotionless.Tableaux vivants (pl. ) of Tableau vivantTableau vivant () Same as Tableau, n., 2.Tablebook (n.) A tablet; a notebook.Tablecloth (n.) A cloth for covering a table, especially one with which a tableis covered before the dishes, etc., are set on for meals.Tables d'hote (pl. ) of Table d'hoteTable d'hote () A common table for guests at a hotel; an ordinary.Table-land (n.) A broad, level, elevated area of land; a plateau.Tablemen (pl. ) of TablemanTableman (n.) A man at draughts; a piece used in playing games at tables. SeeTable, n., 10.Tablement (n.) A table.  Tabler (n.) One who boards.Tabler (n.) One who boards others for hire.Tablespoon (n.) A spoon of the largest size commonly used at the table; --distinguished from teaspoon, dessert spoon, etc.Tablespoonfuls (pl. ) of TablespoonfulTablespoonful (n.) As much as a tablespoon will hold; enough to fill atablespoon. It is usually reckoned as one half of a fluid ounce, or four fluiddrams.Tablet (n.) A small table or flat surface.Tablet (n.) A flat piece of any material on which to write, paint, draw, orengrave; also, such a piece containing an inscription or a picture.Tablet (n.) Hence, a small picture; a miniature.Tablet (n.) A kind of pocket memorandum book.Tablet (n.) A flattish cake or piece; as, tablets of arsenic were formerly wornas a preservative against the plague.Tablet (n.) A solid kind of electuary or confection, commonly made of dryingredients with sugar, and usually formed into little flat squares; -- calledalso lozenge, and troche, especially when of a round or rounded form.Tableware (n.) Ware, or articles collectively, for table use.Tabling (n.) A forming into tables; a setting down in order.Tabling (n.) The letting of one timber into another by alternate scores orprojections, as in shipbuilding.Tabling (n.) A broad hem on the edge of a sail.Tabling (n.) Board; support.Tabling (n.) Act of playing at tables. See Table, n., 10.Taboo (n.) A total prohibition of intercourse with, use of, or approach to, agiven person or thing under pain of death, -- an interdict of religious srcinand authority, formerly common in the islands of Polynesia; interdiction.Tabooed (imp. & p. p.) of TabooTabooing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of TabooTaboo (v. t.) To put under taboo; to forbid, or to forbid the use of; tointerdict approach to, or use of; as, to taboo the ground set apart as asanctuary for criminals.Tabor (n.) A small drum used as an accompaniment to a pipe or fife, both beingplayed by the same person.Tabored (imp. & p. p.) of TaborTaboring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of TaborTabor (v. i.) To play on a tabor, or little drum.Tabor (v. i.) To strike lightly and frequently.Tabor (v. t.) To make (a sound) with a tabor.Taborer (n.) One who plays on the tabor.Taboret (n.) A small tabor.Taborine (n.) A small, shallow drum; a tabor.Taborite (n.) One of certain Bohemian reformers who suffered persecution in thefifteenth century; -- so called from Tabor, a hill or fortress where theyencamped during a part of their struggles.Tabour (n. & v.) See Tabor.Tabouret (n.) Same as Taboret.Tabouret (n.) A seat without arms or back, cushioned and stuffed: a high stool;-- so called from its resemblance to a drum.Tabouret (n.) An embroidery frame.Tabrere (n.) A taborer.Tabret (n.) A taboret.Tabu (n. & v.) See Taboo.Tabulae (pl. ) of TabulaTabula (n.) A table; a tablet.Tabula (n.) One of the transverse plants found in the calicles of certain corals and hydroids.Tabular (a.) Having the form of, or pertaining to, a table (in any of the uses
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