Tine (?), n. [See Teen affliction.]

Trouble; distress; teen.

[Obs.] "Cruel winter's tine."

Spenser.

 

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Tine, v. t. [See Tind.]

To kindle; to set on fire. [Obs.] See Tind.

"To tine the cloven wood."

Dryden.

Coals of contention and hot vegneance tind. Spenser.

 

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Tine, v. i. [Cf. Tine distress, or Tine to kindle.]

To kindle; to rage; to smart.

[Obs.]

Ne was there slave, ne was there medicine That mote recure their wounds; so inly they did tine. Spenser.

 

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Tine, v. t. [AS. tnan, from tn an inclosure. See Town.]

To shut in, or inclose.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

 

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Tine, n. [OE. tind, AS. tind; akin to MHG. zint, Icel. tindr, Sw. tinne, and probably to G. zinne a pinnacle, OHG. zinna, and E. tooth. See Tooth.]

A tooth, or spike, as of a fork; a prong, as of an antler.

 

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