Reverse Dictionary: THUN – TIL


THUNDER, THUNDERBOLT, THUNDERING – ADJECTIVES
 BULDERING of the weather: hot, muggy, sultry; threatening thunder …1746 Eng. dial.
 CERAUNIC pertaining to or accompanied by thunder and lightning …1748
 FULMINEOUS pertaining to thunder or lightning …1727 obs.
 GROUTY of the sky, weather: thundery, threatening rain …1744-50 Eng. dial.
 SULPHUROUS pert. to thunder and lightning …1603 poetic usage
 SULPHURY pert. to thunder and lightning …c1611
 THUNDRIFIED thundery …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THUNNERY-LIKE portending thunder …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TONITRUANT thundering, loud …1907
– TONITRUOUS full of thunder, loud noise, or violent utterance …1882 rare
 
THUNDER etc. – NOUNS
 ASTRAPHOBIA a morbid fear of thunder and lightning …1873
 BOMACIE a thunderstorm …Bk1911 Sc.
 BOOGER a storm with rain and thunder and lightning …1956 Amer. dial.
 BOWT a thunderbolt …Bk1911 Sc.
 BRASH a sudden gust, shower, or thunderclap …Bk1911 Sc.
 BRATTLE a loud, clattering noise; the crash of thunder or of a storm; a noisy fray …Bk1911 Sc.
 BREAD-WAGON a thunder-clap …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 BRONTOPHOBIA an intense dread of thunder and thunderstorms …1905
 COCK-EYE a sudden squall or thunderstorm in northwest Australia …1894 Aust.
 COCK-EYE BOB a sudden squall or thunderstorm in northwest Australia …1894 Aust.
 COCK-EYED BOB a sudden squall or thunderstorm in northwest Australia …1894 Aust.
 COCKY BOB a sudden squall or thunderstorm in northwest Australia …1894 Aust.
 CORN-WAGON a thunder-clap …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 DENT a ‘stroke’ or clap of thunder …1866 Eng. dial.
 DINDER thunder …1790 Eng. dial.
 DINDEREX a thunderbolt …1790 Eng. dial.
 DINT a stroke of thunder …ME obs.
 EARTH-DIN thunder …19C Sc.
 ELECTRIC CLOUD a thunder cloud; an electrical storm …1969 Amer. dial.
 FIRE-FLAUGHT lightning, a flash of lightning; a storm of thunder and lightning …c1375 orig. Sc.
 FIRE OF HEAVEN a thunderbolt; a flash of lightning …1830
 GUST a thunderstorm; heavy rain …1772 Amer. dial.
 LORD’S BREAD-WAGON thunder …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 NUBBIN KILLER thunder …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 RATTLEY-BAGS thunder …1879 Eng. dial.
 REEL a loud noise; a vibrating peal; a clap of thunder …1803 Sc.
 SAB a soaking, saturating, esp. of a heavy downpour of rain, a thunder shower …1768 Sc.
 SULPHUR thunder and lightning, a discharge of gunpowder, etc. …1607 obs.
 TEMPEST a storm, esp. a thunderstorm, but without the accompaniment of high wind …1867 Eng. dial.
 THUNDERATION thunder …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 THUNDER-BALL a thunderbolt …1858 Eng. dial.
 THUNDERBOOMER a thunder-cloud; a thunderstorm; a very heavy rain …1984 Amer. dial.
 THUNDER-BRATTLE the sound of thunderclaps following one another in quick succession …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THUNDER-BRUST a sudden thunderclap …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THUNDERBUSTER a thunder-cloud, a thunderstorm, a very heavy rain …1950 Amer. dial.
 THUNDER-FLAUGHT a flickering gleam among thunder-clouds …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THUNDER-GOWL the grumbling of distant thunder …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THUNDERGUSH a violent thunderstorm; rain accompanied by thunder and lightning …1825 Amer. dial.
 THUNDERGUST a violent thunderstorm; rain accompanied by thunder and lightning …1734 Amer. dial.
 THUNDER-PASH a thunder-shower …Bk1905 Ireland
 THUNDER-PLUMP a heavy thunderstorm …1821 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 THUNDER-SHOWER a thunderstorm …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THUNDER-SPEET a thunderstorm …1899 Sc.
 THUNDER-SPLATS the large, heavy drops that fall from a thunder-cloud …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– THUNDER-THUMP a thunderbolt …1563 obs.
 THUNDER-WARKS the sick, faint feelings experienced by some people in thundery weather …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THUNGE a loud, hollow sound; the report of a gun, or of a loud peal of thunder; a heavy blow or fall producing such a sound …1849 Eng. dial.
 TIORDIN thunder …Bk1905 Sc.
 UP AND UNDER thunder …1990s rhyming sl.
– WHACKER anything abnormally large or notable of its kind; a big lie; a heavy blow, a thump …1770
 WHITE THUNDER thunder at a distance …1968 Amer. dial.
 
THUNDER etc. – PHRASES
 SOUNDS LIKE POTATO WAGONS ROLLING AROUND THE HEAVENS said of thunder …1985 Amer. dial.
 THERE’S THE MUD WAGON said when the rumble of thunder is heard …1955 Amer. dial.
 
THUNDER etc. – VERBS
 BRATTLE to peal as thunder …Bk1911 Sc.
 GROWL of thunder: to rumble …1727-46
 GUST to storm, to thunder …1939 Amer. dial.
 REEL of thunder: to peal …1877 Sc.
 THUNDER-SHOOT to strike or destroy by a thunderbolt or lightning …B1900 obs.
– THUNDER-THUMP to thump or beat with thundering strokes …1637 obs.
– TONITRUATE to thunder …1666 rare


THUNDERSTRUCK – VERBS
– to be thunder-struck; (chiefly used in the passive)  SIDERATE 1623 obs.


THURSDAY – NOUNS
– Thursday FIFTH DAY 1868 Amer. dial.
– Thursday THUNDERDAY c1460 obs.


THUS – ADVERBS
– thus, in this way THUS-GATES 1827 Sc. obs.
– thus, in this way THUSLY 1898 Eng. dial.
– thus, in this way THUSSINS 1839 Eng. dial.
– thus, so, in this way THISNEYS Bk1905 Eng. dial.


THWACK – NOUNS
– a blow with a stick or cudgel; a whack or thwack; esp. one upon the soles of the feet BASTINADE;  BASTONADE 1660 arch.
– a blow with a stick or cudgel; a whack or thwack; esp. one upon the soles of the feet BASTINADO 1577 arch.

THWACK – VERBS
– to thwack, to beat, to flog THACK;  THOCK 1863 Sc.
– to thwack, to beat with a stick; to thrash BASTINADO 1614 arch.
– to thwack, to thrash with a stick, esp. on the soles of the feet BASTINADE;  BASTONADE 1601 arch.
– to thwack with a stick; to beat RENCHEL;  RENSHEL Bk1904 Sc. obs.


THWART, THWARTED – ADJECTIVES
FRIAR TUCKED thwarted …1996 UK rhyming sl. for ‘fucked’

THWART etc. – VERBS
BAFFLE to impede, to obstruct, to thwart, to balk …1895 Eng. dial.
BALK to hinder, to prevent, to thwart, to impede …1865 Eng. dial.
BOFFLE to impede, to obstruct, to thwart, to balk …1895 Eng. dial.
CRAB THE ACT to spoil things; to thwart someone’s plans; to interfere with someone or something …1906 Amer. sl.
FLUMMUX to fail, to thwart …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
GET SALT to be thwarted, to encounter misfortune …1950s African-American & W. Indies sl.
NICK to cheat, to trick, to thwart, to get the better of …1818 Sc. 
OPPONE to endeavour to hinder, thwart, or overthrow; to withstand, to resist, to combat; to stand in the way of, to obstruct …1610 obs.
QUART to thwart, to go contrary to …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
PUT THE MOCKERS ON to ruin, thwart or jinx …Brit. sl.
QUEER THE ACT to interfere, to spoil or thwart someone’s plans …1910s US sl.
STONKER to render useless; to put of action, to thwart; also, to kill, to destroy; to defeat or outwit …1919 Aust. & NZ sl.
TAKE AGAINST to take a dislike to; to thwart …1897 Eng. dial.
THROW to thwart, to oppose; to dispute, to contradict, to argue; to provoke, to anger …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
THROW A KINK INTO to create a difficulty for; to thwart …1930 Amer. sl.


TIBET – NOUNS, PERSON
– a member of the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism who wears a yellow ceremonial hat YELLOW HAT 1736


TICK (arachnid) – NOUNS
– a tick BLUE BUG 1968 Amer. dial.


TICK, TICKING (clock) – NOUNS
MARRIAGE-SHAKE a ticking sound …1899 Sc.

TICK etc. (clock) – VERBS
– to tick, as a clock TACK 1950 Eng. dial.


TICKET – NOUNS
ANNIE a free ticket or pass to a game or entertainment …1922 Amer. sl.
ANNIE OAKLEY a complimentary ticket; a free pass, orig. to a circus, but latterly to the theatre …1910s US sl.
CHINEE a complimentary ticket of admission to an entertainment, esp. a sporting event …20C US sl.
DEADWOOD unsold tickets for a performance …1934 US sl.
DUCAT a ticket of admission or transportation …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
DUCK an admission ticket for a paid event …1945 US sl.
ICE a profit from the illegal sale of tickets for the theatre, cinema, etc. …L19 US sl.
OAKLEY a free pass; orig. to a circus, but latterly to the theatre …1920s US sl.
PAPER free passes of admission to a theatre or other entertainment …L18 sl.
PAPER an admission ticket, such as to a dance; also, a forged ticket …M19 US sl.
RABBIT IN THE THICKET a ticket …1980s Aust. rhyming sl.
SCALPING working as a ticket tout …L19 sl., orig. US
SCALP TICKET the unused half of a return ticket …1940s Aust. sl.
SKULL a free ticket …1987 US circus & carnival usage …1981 US sl.
STATIONERY free tickets to an athletic or entertainment event …1952 UK sl.
SWAG free merchandise or tickets to concerts handed out by music recording companies …1997 US sl.

TICKET – NOUNS, PERSON
CHOPPER a ticket-taker; one who tears a ticket in two parts to show that it has been used …1899 Amer. sl.
JUMPER a ticket-inspector on a bus, tram, etc. …1909 Brit. sl.
PAPERER one who issues or receives free passes to a theatre or other entertainment …L19 sl.
SALMON (AND TROUT) a ticket tout …1932 UK rhyming sl.
SCALP a person who buys tickets for a sporting or entertainment event and resells them at a profit …1869 US sl. 
SCALPER someone who sells tickets, etc., esp. below the official rates; a spectator who touts tickets for a show, lottery, etc. at inflated prices …1869 sl., orig. US
SNAPPER a ticket inspector …1938 Brit. sl.
SNIP a ticket collector …1970 UK sl.

TICKET – VERBS
ANNIE OAKLEY to punch an admission ticket, thus rendering it free …1910s US sl.
NIG IN to sneak in without paying …2003 Brit. sl.
SCALP to sell stock, tickets, etc. at below or (now) above the official rates …1886 orig. US
SCAM IN to gain entry to a concert, performance, etc. without paying for a ticket …1960s sl.
ZOOM to get something without paying for it, as a ticket to a show …1930s African-American sl.


TICKLE, TICKLED, TICKLING – ADJECTIVES
TICKLE easily tickled; susceptible to tickling …1377 obs.
TICKLESOME sensitive to tickling …1898 Ireland
TICKLY sensitive to tickling; easily tickled …1530
TITILLATIVE tending to tickle, having the power of tickling …1736 nonce word

TICKLE etc. – NOUNS
SCRIGGLE;  SKRIGGLE a quick motion caused by tickling, a wriggle …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
TIDDLER a feather or feather-brush for tickling …1900 sl.
TITILLATION a sensation of being tickled; a tingling, an itching …1621
TITILLATION the act of tickling or touching lightly so as to tickle …1623
VELLICATION a pulling or twitching; irritation or stimulation by means of small or sharp points; titillation or tickling …1623

TICKLE etc. – VERBS
GOOCH to poke or tickle …1929 Amer. dial.
GOOSE to poke or tickle someone suddenly, esp. in the buttocks, or to threaten to do so; to startle …1906 Amer. dial.
 KIDDLE-KITTLE to tickle …B1900 Eng. dial.
KITTLE to tickle …Sc.
 PLAY CREEP-MOUSE to tickle babies and make them laugh …1877 Eng. dial.
TITTLE to tickle …a1300 Eng. dial.
VELLICATE of persons: to tickle or titillate …1755


TICKLISH – ADJECTIVES
 BRICKLE delicate, ticklish; requiring cautious handling …1568 obs.
CORKY light, trifling, frivolous; buoyant, lively, springy; hence, skittish, ticklish, restive …1601 colloq.
GOOCHY ticklish …1944 Amer. dial.
GOOSEY nervous, jumpy, touchy, ticklish …1906 Amer. dial.
GOOSY nervous, jumpy, touchy, ticklish …1906 Amer. dial.
JEALOUS requiring suspicious or careful vigilance; delicate, ticklish …1600 obs.
KITTLY ticklish …Sc.
 QUISCOS difficult to deal with or settle, ticklish, ‘kittle’; stubborn …1720 Sc.
 QUISQUOSE difficult to deal with or settle, ticklish, ‘kittle’; stubborn …1720 Sc.
 QUISQUOUS perplexing, subtle; difficult to discuss, deal with, or settle; ticklish …1721 Sc.
TETCHY of a subject, situation, etc.: sensitive, ticklish …1886 Amer. dial.


TIC-TAC-TOE – NOUNS
CAT the game of tic-tac-toe …1950 Amer. dial.
CAT AND MOUSE the game of tic-tac-toe …1950 Amer. dial.
CAT AND RAT the game of tic-tac-toe …1950 Amer. dial.
CAT’S GAME a tied game of tic-tac-toe …1950 Amer. dial.
CAT’S TAIL a tied game of tic-tac-toe …1965 Amer. dial.
DITTO tic-tac-toe …1965 Amer. dial.
JACK the game of tic-tac-toe …1967 Amer. dial.
 OLD CAT tic-tac-toe …1950 Amer. dial.
 ONE OLD CAT tic-tac-toe …1965 Amer. dial.
 RAT AND CAT the game of tic-tac-toe …1965 Amer. dial.
 THREE OLD CATS tic-tac-toe …1965 Amer. dial.

TIC-TAC-TOE – PHRASES
DEVIL GOT IT, THE in tic-tac-toe: said when neither X nor O wins …1966 Amer. dial.


TIDAL, TIDE – ADJECTIVES
AESTIFEROUS ebbing and flowing as the tide …1731 obs.
BEBBING-FULL of the tide: high, full …Bk1911 Sc.
TIDING that ebbs and flows; tidal …1622

TIDAL etc. – NOUNS
ATSET the turn of the tide, when the ebb begins …Bk1898 Sc.
BACKWATER the ebb of the tide …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BIRD-TIDES especially low tides occurring annually about midsummer …1856 Eng. dial.
INSOOK of the tide: an inrush …Bk1902 Sc.
KANE water at low tide between the outer sandbank and the beach …1893 Eng. dial.
LARGE WATER high tide …1920 Amer. dial.
NICK the turn of the tide; the period of slack water at this time …1908 Sc. 
NIP TIDE neap-tide …1899 Amer. dial.
TIDES-WAY the way of the tide …1627 obs.
TIDING the flowing or rising of the tide …1593 obs.
TIDOLOGY the study or science that treats of the tides …1834 rare
VALE-WATER ebb-tide …1600 obs.

TIDAL etc. – VERBS
MAKE of the tide, sea, etc.: to rise, surge, advance …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SAG of the tide: to cease to flow; to be at the turn before receding …1899 Sc.
SCORE OUT of the tide: to wash down the beach …1855 Eng. dial.
SIT of the tide: to set …1751 obs.
VENDER of the tide: to turn …1908 Sc.


TIDBIT – ADJECTIVES
TIT-BITICAL full of tit-bits or tidbits …1890 nonce word
TIT-BITTY full of tit-bits or tidbits …1887 nonce word

TIDBIT – NOUNS
CATE a delicacy, a tidbit …1634 obs.
EATTOCK a tidbit, a dainty …1905 Sc.
EMPS-PIECE the best, the choicest piece of food; a tidbit …1671 Eng. dial. obs.
NIFFNAFF a small, insignificant thing; a trifle, a titbit, a knickknack …1808 Sc. 
QUINKINS dregs or leavings of any kind; scum of a liquid; charred traces of food which have stuck to the saucepan; a fry-up after the killing of a pig; tidbits of any kind …1825 Sc.
SUNKET a dainty, a tidbit …1788 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.


TIDDLYWINKS – VERBS
– of a wink in tiddlywinks: to wobble around DANCE 1977 US sl.


TIDE – see TIDAL


TIDILY, TIDINESS, TIDY, TIDYING – ADJECTIVES
 APPLE PIE neat, tidy, perfect …20C US sl.
 CANNY agreeable to the eyes or perception, tidy, seemly, comely; good, worthy; very satisfactory …1802 Sc.
 CLEAN AS A GUT orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 CLEAN AS A WHISTLE orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 FAIR clean, tidy, set in order; level, even …1895 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 FARRANDLY of persons: comely, handsome, good-looking; decent, respectable; neat, tidy …1790 Eng. dial.
 FARRANTLY of persons: decent, respectable; neat, tidy …1790 Eng. dial.
 FEASIBLE adj. of persons: neat, tidy, presentable; of pleasing appearance or manner, decent, respectable …1820 Sc.
 HAGLI orderly, tidy, careful, convenient …1928 Sc.
 IN APPLE-PIE ORDER perfectly tidy and properly placed; orderly, neat …1864
 IN KELTER orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 IN KILTER orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– JIMP neat in attire, tidy; spruce; slender, elegant …Bk1875 Eng. dial.
 JIMPRICUTE orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 KIPPY orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 MACK neat, tidy …1825 Sc. obs.
 MACK-LIKE tidy, neat, seemly, well-proportioned; adapted to the purpose …1822 Sc.
 MACKY neat, tidy …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 MANNERLY tidy, respectable, decent; fashionable …1885 Eng. dial.
 MENSE decent, respectable; clean, tidy, neat …1879 Eng. dial.
 MENSEFUL tidy, clean, neat; in good order …1703 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 NACKETY compact, neat, tidy, smart-looking …1756 Sc.
 NASTY-CLEAN overly tidy; excessively fastidious …1943 Amer. dial.
 NASTY-NEAT very neat, overly tidy; excessively fastidious; too particular or fussy; old-fashioned …1916 Amer. dial.
 NASTY-NICE very neat, overly tidy; excessively fastidious; too particular or fussy; old-fashioned …1873 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 NATTY neat, stylish, tidy …1557 colloq.
 NEAT AS A BANDBOX orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1902 colloq.
 NEAT AS A GUT orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 NEAT AS A NEW PIN orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1902 colloq.
 NEAT AS A PIN orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 NEAT AS A WHISTLE orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 NEAT-NICE very neat, overly tidy; excessively fastidious; too particular or fussy; old-fashioned …1951 Amer. dial.
 NICE-NASTY very neat, overly tidy; excessively fastidious; too particular or fussy; old-fashioned …1965 Amer. dial.
 NOPPY tidy, neat …1877 Eng. dial.
 PENSY tidy in dress and appearance; spruce, neat …a1806 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
 QUEME of pleasing appearance; beautiful, fair; neat, tidy …a1300 obs.
 REDD-UP tidy, neat, put in order …1838 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 SHIPSHAPE orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 SLICK orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 SLICK AS A GUT orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 SLICK AS A WHISTLE orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 SPOONEY;  SPOONY orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 TIGHT neat in appearance; neatly and carefully dressed; trim, tidy, smart; of a neat compact build, well-made, shapely …1697 arch. or Eng. dial.
 TIPLEY clean, tidy, smart; generally used ironically …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TO RIGHTS orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 TRIG pleasingly trim. tidy, neat …1838 Amer. dial.
 
TIDILY etc. – ADVERBS
 DESSABLY orderly, tidily …1796 Eng. dial.
 TIGHTLY neatly, tidily, smartly …1825-9
 
TIDILY etc. – NOUNS
 APPLE-PIE ORDER neatness, tidiness …L18
 MENSE neatness, tidiness, order; freshness, gloss, newness, bloom …1867 Eng. dial.
 MENSEFULNESS tidiness, order …1891 Eng. dial.
 MOP-UP an operation to tidy up after a flood, fire, etc.
 NATTINESS neatness; tidiness; spruceness …colloq.
 REDD the act of setting in order, tidying, cleaning; arrangement, settlement …1892 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 RED-UP the act of setting in order, tidying, cleaning; arrangement, settlement …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCURRYFUNGE a hasty tidying of the house between the time you see a neighbour coming, and the time they knock on the door …1975 Amer. dial. (Maine)
 
TIDILY etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BONNIE BRILLO one who is excessively neat and tidy …1980s US students’ sl.
 NATTY-BODY a tidy, well-conducted person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 READY-UP one who tidies up …1941 Amer. dial.
 
TIDILY etc. – VERBS
 DIGHT to prepare, to put in order, to tidy, to clean; to sweep, to dust …1678 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 LICK AN’ PRAN to tidy up …1950s W. Indies sl.
 MENSE to tidy, to make clean and neat; to clear up; also, to dress or smarten oneself up …1859 Eng. dial.
 MENSEN UP to tidy, to make clean and neat, to put in order …1889 Eng. dial.
 READY UP to tidy up, to make neat, to put in order …1864 Amer. dial.
 REDD to set in order, to arrange; to prepare; to tidy, to clean up …1787 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 REDDEN UP to tidy up a house …1926 Amer. dial.
 REDD UP to put in order, to tidy up; to clean up an apartment or house …1867 Amer. dial.
 RED UP to put in order, to tidy up; to clean up an apartment or house …1842 Amer. dial.
 RID to tidy, to put in order, to clean up …1882 Eng. dial.
 SCURRYFUNGE to hastily make tidy …1975 Amer. dial.
 SIDEN to straighten up or tidy a table or room, not a thorough cleaning; to put in order …1936 Amer. dial.
 SLICK UP to tidy, to make neat …M19 US sl.
 TEAKETTLE UP to tidy, to put in order …1975 Amer. dial.
 TED to spread out; to arrange in order; to tidy, to smooth …1887 Sc.
 TIGHT to put in order; to make tidy or neat …1895 Eng. dial.
 TIGHTEN to make oneself tidy …1786 obs. rare
– TITTY-TOIT to tidy up …B1900 Eng. dial.


TIDINGS – NOUNS
– tidings, news UNKIN 1889 Sc.


TIDY – see TIDILY


TIE, TIED (bind)  – ADJECTIVES
BOUNDEN made fast by tie, band, or bar; tired, fastened, clamped …c1325 obs.
EVEN STEPHEN even, tied …1866 Amer. dial.
EVEN STEVEN even, tied …1866 Amer. dial.
LIGATE bound, tied …1604 obs. rare

TIE etc. (bind)  – NOUNS
ABLIGATION a tying up from …1849 obs.
SUBLIGATION a binding or tying underneath …1658 obs.

TIE etc. (bind)  – verbs
ABLIGATE to bind or tie up from …1731 obs.
BAIL UP to tie up, to fasten …1883 Sc.
BETIE to tie round, to bind fast …1578 obs.
CADGE to fasten, tie, bind, knot …LME obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CAPISTRATE to  halter, to muzzle, to tie …1656 obs. rare
FAGGOT to make into a faggot; to bind or tie up in or as in a faggot …1598
HALCH to fasten, to tie, to knot …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial. obs.
HALSH to fasten, to tie; to knot, to noose, to loop, to twist …1809 Eng. dial.
HANK to fasten, to secure, to tie up; to fasten with a loop …1812 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– I-KNIT to tie, fasten, attach …c1000 obs.
LYE to bind, to tie …1621 obs.
MINK to tie fast …1861 Sc.  
PECKHAM RYE to tie …20C rhyming sl.
RAIL to tie or fasten in a string or row …1622 obs. rare
REEM to tie fast …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SUBLIGATE to bind or tie underneath …1656 obs.
TAG to tie, to bind …1825 Sc.
TANG to tie …1825 Eng. dial.
TAW to tie, to fasten …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
THRUMMIL to handle, esp. to handle overmuch or awkwardly; to fumble, to grope; to tie up or fasten awkwardly …Bk1905 Sc.
TING to tie, to bind, to fasten together …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
WRAP to tie up …Brit. criminals’ sl.


TIE (neckwear) – NOUNS
APPLE-GUARD a scarf and tie …L19 UK criminals’ sl.
CHEST-PLASTER a flat cravat that covers the shirt-front between the coat and the throat …L19 sl.
CHOKER a necktie …1945 US sl.
CHOKE RAG a cravat or necktie …1840 US jocular usage
CHOKE STRAP a necktie …1944 Amer. dial.
DEAD HEAT a necktie …1980s Aust. sl.
DICKY BOW a bow tie; one that is pre-tied and may be clipped to the collar or fastened around the neck …1923 UK colloq.
DICKY TIE a bow tie; one that is pre-tied and may be clipped to the collar or fastened around the neck …1900
FALL a necktie …1890 Eng. dial.
FALLING-BAND a necktie, an old-fashioned neck-band …1622 Eng. dial.
MONKEY TIE a particularly gaudy tie …1940s S. Afr. sl.
NECKERCHER a necktie …1872 Eng. dial.
NECKING a kerchief; a necktie …1816 Eng. dial.
NELLIE (BLIGH);  NELLY (BLY) a tie …1910s rhyming sl.
PECKHAM RYE a tie …1925 Brit. rhyming sl., later usually a necktie
RAG a necktie …1910s US sl.
 SHOOFLY;  SHU-FLY a necktie or ribbon bow worn around the neck …1933 Amer. dial.
THRAPPLE-GIRTH;  THROPPLE-GIRTH a collar or cravat …1787 Sc.
TIAL a tie; a string with which anything is fastened; anything used for tying a latchet; a tying …Bk1905 Sc.
WATERFALL neckcloth, scarf or tie with long pendant ends …M19 sl.
WHITE CHOKER a white tie …c1860 lower-class sl.


TIGER – ADJECTIVES
TIGRINE pert. to or resembling a tiger, esp. in marking or colouring …1656
TIGROID resembling a tiger; marked like a tiger …1901

TIGER – NOUNS
MEOWL the cry of a tiger …1653 Sc. obs.
OLD STRIPES a tiger …L19 sl.
STRIPES a tiger …L19 sl.
– TIGERKIN a diminutive tiger; a tiger cub …1867
TIGERLING a young or diminutive tiger …1858
TIGROLOGY the branch of zoology which treats of tigers …1822-56 nonce word

TIGER – VERBS
RANK of a tiger: to roar …1607 obs. rare


TIGHT, TIGHTLY, TIGHTNESS – ADJECTIVES
– tight, stiff KEDGE Bk1901 Eng. dial.
– tight, straight TANG 1825 Sc.
– very tight ASS-TIGHT 1960 Amer. sl.
– very tight TIGHT AS A TICK Bk2006 US sl.

TIGHT etc. – ADVERBS
– tightly HARD-HORN 1836 Sc.
– tightly, closely ARCTLY 1545 obs. rare
– tightly, firmly, securely HARD 1889 Sc. & Eng. dial.

TIGHT etc. – NOUNS
– tightness, narrowness, straitness ARCTITUDE 1828 


TIGHTEN, TIGHTENED – ADJECTIVES
– tightened by feel rather than by measured torque; said of a bolt, etc. GRUNT-TIGHT 1992 US sl.

TIGHTEN etc. – VERBS
– to tighten THEETEN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to tighten, so as to prevent motion GAG Bk1900 Eng. dial.


TIGHT-FISTED – ADJECTIVES
HANDFAST having a firm grip of the hand; tight-fisted, close-fisted …1603
MEAN AS BIRDSHIT very tight-fisted …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
MEAN AS HUNGRY TYSON very tight-fisted …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
MINGEY tight-fisted, mean …UK playground sl.
MISERABLE tight-fisted, grasping, mean …M19 Aust. sl.
SCHEISTY;  SHYSTY tight-fisted …M19 US sl.
SO MEAN HE WOULDN’T GIVE A RAT A RAILWAY PIE extremely tight-fisted …Bk1999 Aust. sl.

TIGHT-FISTED – NOUNS, PERSON
SANNIE SICCAR-SOLES a very cautious, rather tight-fisted person …1950 Sc.

TIGHT-FISTED – VERBS
HAVE A DEATH ADDER IN ONE’S POCKET to be tight-fisted …Bk1999 Aust. sl.


TIGHTS – NOUNS
– tights SNOW WHITES 1992 UK rhyming sl.


TILL – NOUNS
CASH a chest or box for money; a cash-box, a till …1598 obs.
CHIP a cash-box; a till; a cash drawer without belling device …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
COMBINATION CHIP a till; a cash drawer with belling device …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
DAMPER a cash drawer; a till; in more recent use: a cash register …1848 US criminals’ sl.
DINGER a till; a cash drawer with belling device …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
JACK a till …1930s rhyming sl. (Jack and Jill)
JACK AND JILL a till …c1890 rhyming sl.
LOB a box; a till …1718 thieves’ sl.
LOB-CRAWLING robbing tills …1894 thieves’ sl.
LOB-SNEAKING robbing tills …1868 thieves’ sl.
PETER a safe; also, a cash-box or cash register …1859 sl.
RAB a cash register …1930s UK criminals’ sl.
TILL-TAPPING pilfering from a till …1893
TIN a till for money …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

TILL – NOUNS, PERSON
DAMPER-GETTER a robber of tills; a thief of money drawers …1904 US criminals’ sl.
LOB-CRAWLER a till-thief …1887 thieves’ sl.
TILL-TAPPER one who steals from a till …1893

TILL – VERBS
DRAW A DAMPER to take or rob a  money drawer or till …1848 US sl.
TURN DOWN THE DAMPER to rob a cash drawer or till …1893 US sl.


TILL, TILLAGE – NOUNS
– tillage LABOUR 1896 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– tillage; manuring; cultivation of land MANURANCE 1572 obs.

TILL etc. – VERBS
to till, to cultivate land MANURE a1400 obs.
to till, to cultivate land; to plough LABOUR 1798 Sc. & Ireland
to till, to cultivate land; to treat in the way of husbandry HUSBANDRIZE 1652 obs. rare


TILT, TILTED, TILTING – ADJECTIVES
 CRICKELTY unsteady; liable to tilt or upset …19C Eng. dial.
HEALDING sloping, leaning, tilting …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
HILDING sloping, leaning, tilting …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
KEGGLED tilted, rocking at an angle, lopsided …1951 Sc.
TIPPY characterized by tipping or tilting; unsteady …1886 colloq.

TILT etc. – VERBS
KEEK to tilt; to lean backward …1951 Sc.
LEAN TOWARDS COOPER’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1967 Amer. dial.
LEAN TOWARDS FISHER’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1957 Amer. dial.
LEAN TOWARDS JONES’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1905 Amer. dial.
LEAN TOWARDS PERKINS’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1967 Amer. dial.
LEAN TOWARDS SAWYER’S to slant, to tilt, to be out of plumb …1967 Amer. dial.
TAIT to tilt; to overturn …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
TEAP to tip, to tilt; to toss, to overturn …B1900 Eng. dial.
TIPE to tip, to tilt; to empty by tipping anything up; to throw over …1865 Eng. dial.