Words starting with t

Words and definitions

Meaning of Tailage

Tailage means: See Tallage.

Meaning of Tail-bay

Tail-bay means: One of the joists which rest one end on the wall and the other on a girder; also, the space between a wall and the nearest girder of a floor. Cf. Case-bay.

Meaning of Tail-bay

Tail-bay means: The part of a canal lock below the lower gates.

Meaning of Tailblock

Tailblock means: A block with a tail. See Tail, 9.

Meaning of Tailboard

Tailboard means: The board at the rear end of a cart or wagon, which can be removed or let down, for convenience in loading or unloading.

Meaning of Tailed

Tailed means: Having a tail; having (such) a tail or (so many) tails; -- chiefly used in composition; as, bobtailed, longtailed, etc.

Meaning of Tailing

Tailing means: The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall.

Meaning of Tailing

Tailing means: Same as Tail, n., 8 (a).

Meaning of Tailing

Tailing means: Sexual intercourse.

Meaning of Tailing

Tailing means: The lighter parts of grain separated from the seed threshing and winnowing; chaff.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zenana

Zenana means: The part of a dwelling appropriated to women.

Meaning of Zemni

Zemni means: The blind mole rat (Spalax typhlus), native of Eastern Europe and Asia. Its eyes and ears are rudimentary, and its fur is soft and brownish, more or less tinged with gray. It constructs extensive burrows.

Meaning of Zemindari

Zemindari means: Same as Zamindary.

Meaning of Zemindary

Zemindary means: Alt. of Zemindari

Meaning of Zemindar

Zemindar means: Same as Zamindar.

Meaning of Zein

Zein means: A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance.

Meaning of Zehner

Zehner means: An Austrian silver coin equal to ten kreutzers, or about five cents.

Meaning of Zeekoe

Zeekoe means: A hippopotamus.

Meaning of Zedoary

Zedoary means: A medicinal substance obtained in the East Indies, having a fragrant smell, and a warm, bitter, aromatic taste. It is used in medicine as a stimulant.

Meaning of Zed

Zed means: The letter Z; -- called also zee, and formerly izzard.

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