- (n.) Any one of numerous species of long-winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to Sterna and various allied genera.
- (a.) Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate.
- (a.) That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together; especially, a prize in a lottery resulting from the favorable combination of three numbers in the drawing; also, the three numbers themselves.
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Definitions for: RENT
- Imp. & p. p. of Rend.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Rend
- (n.) An opening made by rending; a break or breach made by force; a tear.
- (n.) Figuratively, a schism; a rupture of harmony; a separation; as, a rent in the church.
- (n.) Income; revenue. See Catel.
- (n.) Pay; reward; share; toll.
- (n.) A certain periodical profit, whether in money, provisions, chattels, or labor, issuing out of lands and tenements in payment for the use; commonly, a certain pecuniary sum agreed upon between a tenant and his landlord, paid at fixed intervals by the lessee to the lessor, for the use of land or its appendages; as, rent for a farm, a house, a park, etc.
- (n.) To grant the possession and enjoyment of, for a rent; to lease; as, the owwner of an estate or house rents it.
- (n.) To take and hold under an agreement to pay rent; as, the tennant rents an estate of the owner.
- (v. i.) To rant.
- (v. i.) To be leased, or let for rent; as, an estate rents for five hundred dollars a year.
- (v. t.) To tear. See Rend.
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- (n.) A fish spear.