Name Report For First Name TACY:


First name TACY's origin is English. TACY means "silence. also an abbreviation of anastacia". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with TACY below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of tacy.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with TACY and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with TACY - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming TACY


stacyann stacy

NAMES RHYMING WITH TACY (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (acy) - Names That Ends with acy:

kacy macy tracy ignacy jacy treacy dacy lacy

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (cy) - Names That Ends with cy:

percy darcy kelcy lucy nancy clancy quincy yancy mercy aldercy chauncy delancy

NAMES RHYMING WITH TACY (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (tac) - Names That Begins with tac:

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (ta) - Names That Begins with ta:

taavet taaveti taavetti taavi tab taban tabari tabatha tabbart tabbert taber tabetha tabia tabitha tablita tabor tabora taburer tad tadao tadd tadeo tadesuz tadewi tadhg tadita tadleigh tafui tag tagan tage taggart tahbert taher tahir tahirah tahkeome tahki tahlia tahmelapachme tahnee tahra tahu tahurer tai taicligh taidgh taidhg taidhgin taigi tailayag taillefe taillefer taini taipa taishi tait taitasi taite taithleach taiyana taj tajah taji tajo taka takala takara takchawee takeo takhi takis takiyah takoda takouhi tal tala talal talawat talayeh talbert talbot talbott tale taleb talebot talehot talei taletha talford talia taliah talib talibah taliesin talihah talisha talitha tallia tallis


First Names which starts with 't' and ends with 'y':

tally tamary tamay tammy tanguy tansy tavey tawney tawny tearley tearly teddy teirney terry thady thay thieny thierry thiery thorley thornley thornly thursday thuy tiernay tierney tiffany tiffney tilly timmy timothy tobey toby tohy tommy tony torey torley tormey torrey torry tory towley townly tracey treadway tredway trey trilby trinidy trinity troy ttoby tuesday tulley tully tymothy

English Words Rhyming TACY


extacynoun (n.) See Ecstasy.

intestacynoun (n.) The state of being intestate, or of dying without having made a valid will.

potentacynoun (n.) Sovereignty.

testacynoun (n.) The state or circumstance of being testate, or of leaving a valid will, or testament, at death.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH TACY (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (acy) - English Words That Ends with acy:

abbacynoun (n.) The dignity, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot.

accuracynoun (n.) The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; precision; exactness; nicety; correctness; as, the value of testimony depends on its accuracy.

acritochromacynoun (n.) Color blindness; achromatopsy.

adequacynoun (n.) The state or quality of being adequate, proportionate, or sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose; as, the adequacy of supply to the expenditure.

advocacynoun (n.) The act of pleading for or supporting; work of advocating; intercession.

alternacynoun (n.) Alternateness; alternation.

archiepiscopacynoun (n.) That form of episcopacy in which the chief power is in the hands of archbishops.
 noun (n.) The state or dignity of an archbishop.

aristocracynoun (n.) Government by the best citizens.
 noun (n.) A ruling body composed of the best citizens.
 noun (n.) A form a government, in which the supreme power is vested in the principal persons of a state, or in a privileged order; an oligarchy.
 noun (n.) The nobles or chief persons in a state; a privileged class or patrician order; (in a popular use) those who are regarded as superior to the rest of the community, as in rank, fortune, or intellect.

autocracynoun (n.) Independent or self-derived power; absolute or controlling authority; supremacy.
 noun (n.) Supreme, uncontrolled, unlimited authority, or right of governing in a single person, as of an autocrat.
 noun (n.) Political independence or absolute sovereignty (of a state); autonomy.
 noun (n.) The action of the vital principle, or of the instinctive powers, toward the preservation of the individual; also, the vital principle.

bureaucracynoun (n.) A system of carrying on the business of government by means of departments or bureaus, each under the control of a chief, in contradiction to a system in which the officers of government have an associated authority and responsibility; also, government conducted on this system.
 noun (n.) Government officials, collectively.

candidacynoun (n.) The position of a candidate; state of being a candidate; candidateship.

celibacynoun (n.) The state of being unmarried; single life, esp. that of a bachelor, or of one bound by vows not to marry.

coefficacynoun (n.) Joint efficacy.

complicacynoun (n.) A state of being complicate or intricate.

concubinacynoun (n.) The practice of concubinage.

confederacynoun (n.) A league or compact between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states, for mutual support or common action; alliance.
 noun (n.) The persons, bodies, states, or nations united by a league; a confederation.
 noun (n.) A combination of two or more persons to commit an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. See Conspiracy.
 noun (n.) With the, the Confederate States of America.

congeneracynoun (n.) Similarity of origin; affinity.

conspiracynoun (n.) A combination of men for an evil purpose; an agreement, between two or more persons, to commit a crime in concert, as treason; a plot.
 noun (n.) A concurence or general tendency, as of circumstances, to one event, as if by agreement.
 noun (n.) An agreement, manifesting itself in words or deeds, by which two or more persons confederate to do an unlawful act, or to use unlawful to do an act which is lawful; confederacy.

contumacynoun (n.) Stubborn perverseness; pertinacious resistance to authority.
 noun (n.) A willful contempt of, and disobedience to, any lawful summons, or to the rules and orders of court, as a refusal to appear in court when legally summoned.

curacynoun (n.) The office or employment of a curate.

degeneracyadjective (a.) The act of becoming degenerate; a growing worse.
 adjective (a.) The state of having become degenerate; decline in good qualities; deterioration; meanness.

delegacyadjective (a.) The act of delegating, or state of being delegated; deputed power.
 adjective (a.) A body of delegates or commissioners; a delegation.

delicacyadjective (a.) The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness; as, delicacy of flavor, of odor, and the like.
 adjective (a.) Nicety or fineness of form, texture, or constitution; softness; elegance; smoothness; tenderness; and hence, frailty or weakness; as, the delicacy of a fiber or a thread; delicacy of a hand or of the human form; delicacy of the skin; delicacy of frame.
 adjective (a.) Nice propriety of manners or conduct; susceptibility or tenderness of feeling; refinement; fastidiousness; and hence, in an exaggerated sense, effeminacy; as, great delicacy of behavior; delicacy in doing a kindness; delicacy of character that unfits for earnest action.
 adjective (a.) Addiction to pleasure; luxury; daintiness; indulgence; luxurious or voluptuous treatment.
 adjective (a.) Nice and refined perception and discrimination; critical niceness; fastidious accuracy.
 adjective (a.) The state of being affected by slight causes; sensitiveness; as, the delicacy of a chemist's balance.
 adjective (a.) That which is alluring, delicate, or refined; a luxury or pleasure; something pleasant to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; a dainty; as, delicacies of the table.
 adjective (a.) Pleasure; gratification; delight.

deliracynoun (n.) Delirium.

democracynoun (n.) Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained and directly exercised by the people.
 noun (n.) Government by popular representation; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained by the people, but is indirectly exercised through a system of representation and delegated authority periodically renewed; a constitutional representative government; a republic.
 noun (n.) Collectively, the people, regarded as the source of government.
 noun (n.) The principles and policy of the Democratic party, so called.

demonocracynoun (n.) The power or government of demons.

depopulacynoun (n.) Depopulation; destruction of population.

determinacynoun (n.) Determinateness.

diplomacynoun (n.) The art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations (particularly in securing treaties), including the methods and forms usually employed.
 noun (n.) Dexterity or skill in securing advantages; tact.
 noun (n.) The body of ministers or envoys resident at a court; the diplomatic body.

disconsolacynoun (n.) The state of being disconsolate.

docimacynoun (n.) The art or practice of applying tests to ascertain the nature, quality, etc., of objects, as of metals or ores, of medicines, or of facts pertaining to physiology.

doulocracynoun (n.) A government by slaves.

dulocracynoun (n.) See Doulocracy.

effeminacynoun (n.) Characteristic quality of a woman, such as softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which is unbecoming a man; womanish delicacy or softness; -- used reproachfully of men.

efficacynoun (n.) Power to produce effects; operation or energy of an agent or force; production of the effect intended; as, the efficacy of medicine in counteracting disease; the efficacy of prayer.

episcopacynoun (n.) Government of the church by bishops; church government by three distinct orders of ministers -- bishops, priests, and deacons -- of whom the bishops have an authority superior and of a different kind.

equivocacynoun (n.) Equivocalness.

fallacynoun (n.) Deceptive or false appearance; deceitfulness; that which misleads the eye or the mind; deception.
 noun (n.) An argument, or apparent argument, which professes to be decisive of the matter at issue, while in reality it is not; a sophism.

fermacynoun (n.) Medicine; pharmacy.

fugacynoun (n.) Banishment.

gerontocracynoun (n.) Government by old men.

gunocracynoun (n.) See Gyneocracy.

gynecocracynoun (n.) Government by a woman, female power; gyneocracy.

gyneocracynoun (n.) See Gynecocracy.

gynocracynoun (n.) Female government; gynecocracy.

hagiocracynoun (n.) Government by a priesthood; hierarchy.

hierocracynoun (n.) Government by ecclesiastics; a hierarchy.

idiocracynoun (n.) Peculiarity of constitution; that temperament, or state of constitution, which is peculiar to a person; idiosyncrasy.

illegitimacynoun (n.) The state of being illegitimate.

illiteracynoun (n.) The state of being illiterate, or uneducated; want of learning, or knowledge; ignorance; specifically, inability to read and write; as, the illiteracy shown by the last census.
 noun (n.) An instance of ignorance; a literary blunder.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH TACY (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (tac) - Words That Begins with tac:

tacnoun (n.) A kind of customary payment by a tenant; -- a word used in old records.

tacamahacnoun (n.) Alt. of Tacamahaca

tacamahacanoun (n.) A bitter balsamic resin obtained from tropical American trees of the genus Elaphrium (E. tomentosum and E. Tacamahaca), and also from East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum; also, the resinous exhudation of the balsam poplar.
 noun (n.) Any tree yielding tacamahac resin, especially, in North America, the balsam poplar, or balm of Gilead (Populus balsamifera).

tacaudnoun (n.) The bib, or whiting pout.

tacenoun (n.) The cross, or church, of St. Antony. See Illust. (6), under Cross, n.
 noun (n.) See Tasse.

tachenoun (n.) Something used for taking hold or holding; a catch; a loop; a button.
 noun (n.) A spot, stain, or blemish.

tachhydritenoun (n.) A hydrous chloride of calcium and magnesium occurring in yellowish masses which rapidly deliquesce upon exposure. It is found in the salt mines at Stassfurt.

tachinanoun (n.) Any one of numerous species of Diptera belonging to Tachina and allied genera. Their larvae are external parasites of other insects.

tachometernoun (n.) An instrument for measuring the velocity, or indicating changes in the velocity, of a moving body or substance.
 noun (n.) An instrument for measuring the velocity of running water in a river or canal, consisting of a wheel with inclined vanes, which is turned by the current. The rotations of the wheel are recorded by clockwork.
 noun (n.) An instrument for showing at any moment the speed of a revolving shaft, consisting of a delicate revolving conical pendulum which is driven by the shaft, and the action of which by change of speed moves a pointer which indicates the speed on a graduated dial.
 noun (n.) An instrument for measuring the velocity of the blood; a haematachometer.

tachydidaxynoun (n.) A short or rapid method of instructing.

tachyglossanoun (n. pl.) A division of monotremes which comprises the spiny ant-eaters of Australia and New Guinea. See Illust. under Echidna.

tachygraphicadjective (a.) Alt. of Tachygraphical

tachygraphicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to tachygraphy; written in shorthand.

tachygraphynoun (n.) The art or practice of rapid writing; shorthand writing; stenography.

tachylytenoun (n.) A vitreous form of basalt; -- so called because decomposable by acids and readily fusible.

tacitadjective (a.) Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent; as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not interposing an objection.

taciturnadjective (a.) Habitually silent; not given to converse; not apt to talk or speak.

taciturnitynoun (n.) Habilual silence, or reserve in speaking.

tacknoun (n.) A stain; a tache.
 noun (n.) A peculiar flavor or taint; as, a musty tack.
 noun (n.) A small, short, sharp-pointed nail, usually having a broad, flat head.
 noun (n.) That which is attached; a supplement; an appendix. See Tack, v. t., 3.
 verb (v. t.) A rope used to hold in place the foremost lower corners of the courses when the vessel is closehauled (see Illust. of Ship); also, a rope employed to pull the lower corner of a studding sail to the boom.
 verb (v. t.) The part of a sail to which the tack is usually fastened; the foremost lower corner of fore-and-aft sails, as of schooners (see Illust. of Sail).
 verb (v. t.) The direction of a vessel in regard to the trim of her sails; as, the starboard tack, or port tack; -- the former when she is closehauled with the wind on her starboard side; hence, the run of a vessel on one tack; also, a change of direction.
 verb (v. t.) A contract by which the use of a thing is set, or let, for hire; a lease.
 verb (v. t.) Confidence; reliance.
 verb (v. t.) To fasten or attach.
 verb (v. t.) Especially, to attach or secure in a slight or hasty manner, as by stitching or nailing; as, to tack together the sheets of a book; to tack one piece of cloth to another; to tack on a board or shingle; to tack one piece of metal to another by drops of solder.
 verb (v. t.) In parliamentary usage, to add (a supplement) to a bill; to append; -- often with on or to.
 verb (v. t.) To change the direction of (a vessel) when sailing closehauled, by putting the helm alee and shifting the tacks and sails so that she will proceed to windward nearly at right angles to her former course.
 verb (v. i.) To change the direction of a vessel by shifting the position of the helm and sails; also (as said of a vessel), to have her direction changed through the shifting of the helm and sails. See Tack, v. t., 4.

tackingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tack
 noun (n.) A union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose his claim.

tackernoun (n.) One who tacks.

tacketnoun (n.) A small, broad-headed nail.

tackeynoun (a. & n.) See Tacky.

tacklenoun (n.) Apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and pulley blocks; sometimes, the rope and attachments, as distinct from the block.
 noun (n.) Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons.
 noun (n.) The rigging and apparatus of a ship; also, any purchase where more than one block is used.
 noun (n.) To supply with tackle.
 noun (n.) To fasten or attach, as with a tackle; to harness; as, to tackle a horse into a coach or wagon.
 noun (n.) To seize; to lay hold of; to grapple; as, a wrestler tackles his antagonist; a dog tackles the game.
 noun (n.) To begin to deal with; as, to tackle the problem.

tacklingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tackle
 noun (n.) Furniture of the masts and yards of a vessel, as cordage, sails, etc.
 noun (n.) Instruments of action; as, fishing tackling.
 noun (n.) The straps and fixures adjusted to an animal, by which he draws a carriage, or the like; harness.

tackledadjective (a.) Made of ropes tacked together.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Tackle

tacksmannoun (n.) One who holds a tack or lease from another; a tenant, or lessee.

tackynoun (n.) An ill-conditioned, ill-fed, or neglected horse; also, a person in a like condition.
 adjective (a.) Sticky; adhesive; raw; -- said of paint, varnish, etc., when not well dried.
 adjective (a.) Dowdy, shabby, or neglected in appearance; unkempt.

taconicadjective (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, the series of rocks forming the Taconic mountains in Western New England. They were once supposed to be older than the Cambrian, but later proved to belong to the Lower Silurian and Cambrian.

tactnoun (n.) The sense of touch; feeling.
 noun (n.) The stroke in beating time.
 noun (n.) Sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances.

tactableadjective (a.) Capable of being touched; tangible.

tacticnoun (n.) See Tactics.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Tactical

tacticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the art of military and naval tactics.
 adjective (a.) Of or pert. to military or naval tactics; hence, pert. to, or characterized by, planning or maneuvering.

tacticiannoun (n.) One versed in tactics; hence, a skillful maneuverer; an adroit manager.

tacticsnoun (n.) The science and art of disposing military and naval forces in order for battle, and performing military and naval evolutions. It is divided into grand tactics, or the tactics of battles, and elementary tactics, or the tactics of instruction.
 noun (n.) Hence, any system or method of procedure.

tactileadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the organs, or the sense, of touch; perceiving, or perceptible, by the touch; capable of being touched; as, tactile corpuscles; tactile sensations.

tactilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tactile; perceptibility by touch; tangibleness.

tactionnoun (n.) The act of touching; touch; contact; tangency.

tactlessadjective (a.) Destitute of tact.

tactualadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the sense, or the organs, of touch; derived from touch.

tachistoscopenoun (n.) An apparatus for exposing briefly to view a screen bearing letters or figures. It is used in studying the range of attention, or the power of distinguishing separate objects in a single impression.

tachographnoun (n.) A recording or registering tachometer; also, its autographic record.

tachometrynoun (n.) Measurement by a tachometer; the science or use of tachometers.

tachygraphnoun (n.) An example of tachygraphy; esp., an ancient Greek or Roman tachygraphic manuscript.

tachygraphernoun (n.) One who writes shorthand; a stenographer; esp., an ancient Greek or Roman notary.

tachymeternoun (n.) An instrument, esp. a transit or theodolite with stadia wires, for determining quickly the distances, bearings, and elevations of distant objects.
 noun (n.) A speed indicator; a tachometer.

tachymetrynoun (n.) The science or use of the tachymeter.

tachyscopenoun (n.) An early form of antimated-picture machine, devised in 1889 by Otto Anschutz of Berlin, in which the chronophotographs were mounted upon the periphery of a rotating wheel.

tactfuladjective (a.) Full of tact; characterized by a discerning sense of what is right, proper, or judicious.


English Words which starts with 't' and ends with 'y':

tabbynoun (n.) A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendering.
 noun (n.) A mixture of lime with shells, gravel, or stones, in equal proportions, with an equal proportion of water. When dry, this becomes as hard as rock.
 noun (n.) A brindled cat; hence, popularly, any cat.
 noun (n.) An old maid or gossip.
 adjective (a.) Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat.
 adjective (a.) Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat.
 verb (v. t.) To water; to cause to look wavy, by the process of calendering; to calender; as, to tabby silk, mohair, ribbon, etc.

taffetynoun (n.) A fine, smooth stuff of silk, having usually the wavy luster called watering. The term has also been applied to different kinds of silk goods, from the 16th century to modern times.

taffynoun (n.) A kind of candy made of molasses or brown sugar boiled down and poured out in shallow pans.
 noun (n.) Flattery; soft phrases.

tallowyadjective (a.) Of the nature of tallow; resembling tallow; greasy.

tallynoun (n.) Originally, a piece of wood on which notches or scores were cut, as the marks of number; later, one of two books, sheets of paper, etc., on which corresponding accounts were kept.
 noun (n.) Hence, any account or score kept by notches or marks, whether on wood or paper, or in a book; especially, one kept in duplicate.
 noun (n.) One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate.
 noun (n.) A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a tally in a game.
 noun (n.) A tally shop. See Tally shop, below.
 noun (n.) To score with correspondent notches; hence, to make to correspond; to cause to fit or suit.
 noun (n.) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard.
 adjective (a.) Stoutly; with spirit.
 verb (v. i.) To be fitted; to suit; to correspond; to match.
 verb (v. i.) To make a tally; to score; as, to tally in a game.

tamabilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tamable; tamableness.

taminynoun (n.) A kind of woolen cloth; tammy.

tammynoun (n.) A kind of woolen, or woolen and cotton, cloth, often highly glazed, -- used for curtains, sieves, strainers, etc.
 noun (n.) A sieve, or strainer, made of this material; a tamis.

tangencynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tangent; a contact or touching.

tangibilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tangible.

tanglyadjective (a.) Entangled; intricate.
 adjective (a.) Covered with tangle, or seaweed.

tanistrynoun (n.) In Ireland, a tenure of family lands by which the proprietor had only a life estate, to which he was admitted by election.

tannerynoun (n.) A place where the work of tanning is carried on.
 noun (n.) The art or process of tanning.

tansynoun (n.) Any plant of the composite genus Tanacetum. The common tansy (T. vulgare) has finely divided leaves, a strong aromatic odor, and a very bitter taste. It is used for medicinal and culinary purposes.
 noun (n.) A dish common in the seventeenth century, made of eggs, sugar, rose water, cream, and the juice of herbs, baked with butter in a shallow dish.

tantivynoun (n.) A rapid, violent gallop; an impetuous rush.
 adverb (adv.) Swiftly; speedily; rapidly; -- a fox-hunting term; as, to ride tantivy.
 verb (v. i.) To go away in haste.

tapestrynoun (n.) A fabric, usually of worsted, worked upon a warp of linen or other thread by hand, the designs being usually more or less pictorial and the stuff employed for wall hangings and the like. The term is also applied to different kinds of embroidery.
 verb (v. t.) To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry.

tarditynoun (n.) Slowness; tardiness.

tarrynoun (n.) Consisting of, or covered with, tar; like tar.
 noun (n.) Stay; stop; delay.
 verb (v. i.) To stay or remain behind; to wait.
 verb (v. i.) To delay; to put off going or coming; to loiter.
 verb (v. i.) To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge.
 verb (v. t.) To delay; to defer; to put off.
 verb (v. t.) To wait for; to stay or stop for.

tarsectomynoun (n.) The operation of excising one or more of the bones of the tarsus.

tarsorrhaphynoun (n.) An operation to diminish the size of the opening between eyelids when enlarged by surrounding cicatrices.

tarsotomynoun (n.) The operation of cutting or removing the tarsal cartilages.

tartarynoun (n.) Tartarus.

tastynoun (n.) Being in conformity to the principles of good taste; elegant; as, tasty furniture; a tasty dress.
 superlative (superl.) Having a good taste; -- applied to persons; as, a tasty woman. See Taste, n., 5.

tatouaynoun (n.) An armadillo (Xenurus unicinctus), native of the tropical parts of South America. It has about thirteen movable bands composed of small, nearly square, scales. The head is long; the tail is round and tapered, and nearly destitute of scales; the claws of the fore feet are very large. Called also tatouary, and broad-banded armadillo.

tattlerynoun (n.) Idle talk or chat; tittle-tattle.

tauromachynoun (n.) Bullfighting.

tautologynoun (n.) A repetition of the same meaning in different words; needless repetition of an idea in different words or phrases; a representation of anything as the cause, condition, or consequence of itself, as in the following lines: --//The dawn is overcast, the morning lowers,/And heavily in clouds brings on the day. Addison.

tautophonynoun (n.) Repetition of the same sound.

tawdrynoun (n.) A necklace of a rural fashion, bought at St. Audrey's fair; hence, a necklace in general.
 superlative (superl.) Bought at the festival of St. Audrey.
 superlative (superl.) Very fine and showy in colors, without taste or elegance; having an excess of showy ornaments without grace; cheap and gaudy; as, a tawdry dress; tawdry feathers; tawdry colors.

tawerynoun (n.) A place where skins are tawed.

tawnynoun (n.) Of a dull yellowish brown color, like things tanned, or persons who are sunburnt; as, tawny Moor or Spaniard; the tawny lion.

taxabilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being taxable; taxableness.

taxologynoun (n.) Same as Taxonomy.

taxonomynoun (n.) That division of the natural sciences which treats of the classification of animals and plants; the laws or principles of classification.

teaberrynoun (n.) The checkerberry.

teapoynoun (n.) An ornamental stand, usually with three legs, having caddies for holding tea.

tearyadjective (a.) Wet with tears; tearful.
 adjective (a.) Consisting of tears, or drops like tears.

technicalitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being technical; technicalness.
 noun (n.) That which is technical, or peculiar to any trade, profession, sect, or the like.

technicologynoun (n.) Technology.

technologynoun (n.) Industrial science; the science of systematic knowledge of the industrial arts, especially of the more important manufactures, as spinning, weaving, metallurgy, etc.

techyadjective (a.) Peevish; fretful; irritable.

tectologynoun (n.) A division of morphology created by Haeckel; the science of organic individuality constituting the purely structural portion of morphology, in which the organism is regarded as composed of organic individuals of different orders, each organ being considered an individual. See Promorphology, and Morphon.

tediositynoun (n.) Tediousness.

teenyadjective (a.) Very small; tiny.
 adjective (a.) Fretful; peevish; pettish; cross.

tegumentaryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a tegument or teguments; consisting of teguments; serving as a tegument or covering.

telangiectasynoun (n.) Telangiectasis.

telaryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a web; hence, spinning webs; retiary.

telegraphynoun (n.) The science or art of constructing, or of communicating by means of, telegraphs; as, submarine telegraphy.

teleologynoun (n.) The doctrine of the final causes of things
 noun (n.) the doctrine of design, which assumes that the phenomena of organic life, particularly those of evolution, are explicable only by purposive causes, and that they in no way admit of a mechanical explanation or one based entirely on biological science; the doctrine of adaptation to purpose.

telepathynoun (n.) The sympathetic affection of one mind by the thoughts, feelings, or emotions of another at a distance, without communication through the ordinary channels of sensation.

telephonynoun (n.) The art or process of reproducing sounds at a distance, as with the telephone.

telescopynoun (n.) The art or practice of using or making telescopes.

temeritynoun (n.) Unreasonable contempt of danger; extreme venturesomeness; rashness; as, the temerity of a commander in war.

temperancynoun (n.) Temperance.

tempestivilynoun (n.) The quality, or state, of being tempestive; seasonableness.

temporalitynoun (n.) The state or quality of being temporary; -- opposed to perpetuity.
 noun (n.) The laity; temporality.
 noun (n.) That which pertains to temporal welfare; material interests; especially, the revenue of an ecclesiastic proceeding from lands, tenements, or lay fees, tithes, and the like; -- chiefly used in the plural.

temporaltynoun (n.) The laity; secular people.
 noun (n.) A secular possession; a temporality.

temporaryadjective (a.) Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited time; not permanent; as, the patient has obtained temporary relief.

temporomaxillaryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to both the temple or the temporal bone and the maxilla.

temptabilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being temptable; lability to temptation.

temulencynoun (n.) Intoxication; inebriation; drunkenness.

tenabilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tenable; tenableness.

tenacitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.
 noun (n.) That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.
 noun (n.) That quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity.
 noun (n.) The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, -- usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.

tenacynoun (n.) Tenaciousness; obstinacy.

tenancynoun (n.) A holding, or a mode of holding, an estate; tenure; the temporary possession of what belongs to another.
 noun (n.) A house for habitation, or place to live in, held of another.

tenantrynoun (n.) The body of tenants; as, the tenantry of a manor or a kingdom.
 noun (n.) Tenancy.

tendencynoun (n.) Direction or course toward any place, object, effect, or result; drift; causal or efficient influence to bring about an effect or result.

tendrynoun (n.) A tender; an offer.

tenebrositynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tenebrous; tenebrousness.

tenementaryadjective (a.) Capable of being leased; held by tenants.

tenerityadjective (a.) Tenderness.

tenotomynoun (n.) The division of a tendon, or the act of dividing a tendon.

tenpennyadjective (a.) Valued or sold at ten pence; as, a tenpenny cake. See 2d Penny, n.
 adjective (a.) Denoting a size of nails. See 1st Penny.

tensibilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tensible; tensility.

tensilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tensile, or capable of extension; tensibility; as, the tensility of the muscles.

tensitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tense, or strained to stiffness; tension; tenseness.

tentorynoun (n.) The awning or covering of a tent.

tenuitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tenuous; thinness, applied to a broad substance; slenderness, applied to anything that is long; as, the tenuity of a leaf; the tenuity of a hair.
 noun (n.) Rarily; rareness; thinness, as of a fluid; as, the tenuity of the air; the tenuity of the blood.
 noun (n.) Poverty; indigence.
 noun (n.) Refinement; delicacy.

tephramancynoun (n.) Divination by the ashes of the altar on which a victim had been consumed in sacrifice.

tepiditynoun (n.) The quality or state of being tepid; moderate warmth; lukewarmness; tepidness.

teratogenynoun (n.) The formation of monsters.

teratologynoun (n.) That branch of biological science which treats of monstrosities, malformations, or deviations from the normal type of structure, either in plants or animals.
 noun (n.) Affectation of sublimity; bombast.

tercentenarynoun (n.) The three hundredth anniversary of any event; also, a celebration of such an anniversary.
 adjective (a.) Including, or relating to, an interval of three hundred years.

termagancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being termagant; turbulence; tumultuousness; as, a violent termagancy of temper.

termatarynoun (n.) Same as Termatarium.

terminatoryadjective (a.) Terminative.

terminologynoun (n.) The doctrine of terms; a theory of terms or appellations; a treatise on terms.
 noun (n.) The terms actually used in any business, art, science, or the like; nomenclature; technical terms; as, the terminology of chemistry.

termlyadjective (a.) Occurring every term; as, a termly fee.
 adverb (adv.) Term by term; every term.

termonologynoun (n.) Terminology.

ternarynoun (n.) A ternion; the number three; three things taken together; a triad.
 adjective (a.) Proceeding by threes; consisting of three; as, the ternary number was anciently esteemed a symbol of perfection, and held in great veneration.
 adjective (a.) Containing, or consisting of, three different parts, as elements, atoms, groups, or radicals, which are regarded as having different functions or relations in the molecule; thus, sodic hydroxide, NaOH, is a ternary compound.

terreitynoun (n.) Quality of being earthy; earthiness.

terrenitynoun (n.) Earthiness; worldliness.

territorynoun (n.) A large extent or tract of land; a region; a country; a district.
 noun (n.) The extent of land belonging to, or under the dominion of, a prince, state, or other form of government; often, a tract of land lying at a distance from the parent country or from the seat of government; as, the territory of a State; the territories of the East India Company.
 noun (n.) In the United States, a portion of the country not included within the limits of any State, and not yet admitted as a State into the Union, but organized with a separate legislature, under a Territorial governor and other officers appointed by the President and Senate of the United States. In Canada, a similarly organized portion of the country not yet formed into a Province.

terrynoun (n.) A kind of heavy colored fabric, either all silk, or silk and worsted, or silk and cotton, often called terry velvet, used for upholstery and trimmings.

tertiarynoun (n.) A member of the Third Order in any monastic system; as, the Franciscan tertiaries; the Dominican tertiaries; the Carmelite tertiaries. See Third Order, under Third.
 noun (n.) The Tertiary era, period, or formation.
 noun (n.) One of the quill feathers which are borne upon the basal joint of the wing of a bird. See Illust. of Bird.
 adjective (a.) Being of the third formation, order, or rank; third; as, a tertiary use of a word.
 adjective (a.) Possessing some quality in the third degree; having been subjected to the substitution of three atoms or radicals; as, a tertiary alcohol, amine, or salt. Cf. Primary, and Secondary.
 adjective (a.) Later than, or subsequent to, the Secondary.
 adjective (a.) Growing on the innermost joint of a bird's wing; tertial; -- said of quills.

testaceographynoun (n.) The science which treats of testaceans, or shellfish; the description of shellfish.

testaceologynoun (n.) The science of testaceous mollusks; conchology.

testamentaryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a will, or testament; as, letters testamentary.
 adjective (a.) Bequeathed by will; given by testament.
 adjective (a.) Done, appointed by, or founded on, a testament, or will; as, a testamentary guardian of a minor, who may be appointed by the will of a father to act in that capacity until the child becomes of age.

testimonynoun (n.) A solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact.
 noun (n.) Affirmation; declaration; as, these doctrines are supported by the uniform testimony of the fathers; the belief of past facts must depend on the evidence of human testimony, or the testimony of historians.
 noun (n.) Open attestation; profession.
 noun (n.) Witness; evidence; proof of some fact.
 noun (n.) The two tables of the law.
 noun (n.) Hence, the whole divine revelation; the sacre/ Scriptures.
 verb (v. t.) To witness; to attest; to prove by testimony.

tetanynoun (n.) A morbid condition resembling tetanus, but distinguished from it by being less severe and having intermittent spasms.