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target

target
(n.) A kind of small shield or buckler, used as a defensive weapon in war.
(n.) A butt or mark to shoot at, as for practice, or to test the accuracy of a firearm, or the force of a projectile.
(n.) The pattern or arrangement of a series of hits made by a marksman on a butt or mark; as, he made a good target.
(n.) The sliding crosspiece, or vane, on a leveling staff.
(n.) A conspicuous disk attached to a switch lever to show its position, or for use as a signal.

tercet

tercet
(n.) A triplet.
(n.) A triplet; a group of three lines.

terret

terret
(n.) One of the rings on the top of the saddle of a harness, through which the reins pass.

threat

threat
(n.) The expression of an intention to inflict evil or injury on another; the declaration of an evil, loss, or pain to come; menace; threatening; denunciation.
(n.) To threaten.

threst

threst
(p. p. &) of Threste

thrift

thrift
(n.) A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality.
(n.) Success and advance in the acquisition of property; increase of worldly goods; gain; prosperity.
(n.) Vigorous growth, as of a plant.
(n.) One of several species of flowering plants of the genera Statice and Armeria.

throat

throat
(n.) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column.
(n.) Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx; -- sometimes restricted to the fauces.
(n.) A contracted portion of a vessel, or of a passage way; as, the throat of a pitcher or vase.
(n.) The part of a chimney between the gathering, or portion of the funnel which contracts in ascending, and the flue.
(n.) The upper fore corner of a boom-and-gaff sail, or of a staysail.
(n.) That end of a gaff which is next the mast.
(n.) The angle where the arm of an anchor is joined to the shank.
(n.) The inside of a timber knee.
(n.) The orifice of a tubular organ; the outer end of the tube of a monopetalous corolla; the faux, or fauces.
(v. t.) To utter in the throat; to mutter; as, to throat threats.
(v. t.) To mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending.

thrust

thrust
(imp. & p. p.) of Thrust
(n.) A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab; -- a word much used as a term of fencing.
(n.) An attack; an assault.
(n.) The force or pressure of one part of a construction against other parts; especially (Arch.), a horizontal or diagonal outward pressure, as of an arch against its abutments, or of rafters against the wall which support them.
(n.) The breaking down of the roof of a gallery under its superincumbent weight.
(n. & v.) Thrist.
(v. i.) To make a push; to attack with a pointed weapon; as, a fencer thrusts at his antagonist.
(v. i.) To enter by pushing; to squeeze in.
(v. i.) To push forward; to come with force; to press on; to intrude.
(v. t.) To push or drive with force; to drive, force, or impel; to shove; as, to thrust anything with the hand or foot, or with an instrument.
(v. t.) To stab; to pierce; -- usually with through.

tirrit

tirrit
(n.) A word from the vocabulary of Mrs. Quickly, the hostess in Shakespeare's Henry IV., probably meaning terror.

turatt

turatt
(n.) The hare kangaroo.

turbit

turbit
(n.) The turbot.
(n.) A variety of the domestic pigeon, remarkable for its short beak.

turbot

turbot
(n.) A large European flounder (Rhombus maximus) highly esteemed as a food fish. It often weighs from thirty to forty pounds. Its color on the upper side is brownish with small roundish tubercles scattered over the surface. The lower, or blind, side is white. Called also bannock fluke.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of flounders more or less related to the true turbots, as the American plaice, or summer flounder (see Flounder), the halibut, and the diamond flounder (Hypsopsetta guttulata) of California.
(n.) The filefish; -- so called in Bermuda.
(n.) The trigger fish.

turgot

turgot
French economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI; his proposals for reforms that involved abolishing feudal privileges made him unpopular with the aristocracy and in 1776 he was dismissed (1727-1781)

turret

turret
(n.) A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure.
(n.) A movable building, of a square form, consisting of ten or even twenty stories and sometimes one hundred and twenty cubits high, usually moved on wheels, and employed in approaching a fortified place, for carrying soldiers, engines, ladders, casting bridges, and other necessaries.
(n.) A revolving tower constructed of thick iron plates, within which cannon are mounted. Turrets are used on vessels of war and on land.
(n.) The elevated central portion of the roof of a passenger car. Its sides are pierced for light and ventilation.

tyrant

tyrant
(n.) An absolute ruler; a sovereign unrestrained by law or constitution; a usurper of sovereignty.
(n.) Specifically, a monarch, or other ruler or master, who uses power to oppress his subjects; a person who exercises unlawful authority, or lawful authority in an unlawful manner; one who by taxation, injustice, or cruel punishment, or the demand of unreasonable services, imposes burdens and hardships on those under his control, which law and humanity do not authorize, or which the purposes of government do not require; a cruel master; an oppressor.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of American clamatorial birds belonging to the family Tyrannidae; -- called also tyrant bird.
(v. i.) To act like a tyrant; to play the tyrant; to tyrannical.