Definition of Teening

1. Verb. (present participle of teen) ¹



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Definition of Teening

1. teene [v] - See also: teene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teening

teenagery
teend
teended
teending
teendom
teends
teene
teened
teener
teeners
teenes
teenful
teenhood
teenier
teeniest
teening (current term)
teenlike
teens
teensier
teensiest
teensy
teensy-weensy
teensy weensy
teenth
teentier
teentiest
teentsier
teentsiest
teentsy
teenty

Literary usage of Teening

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1. A History of English Sounds from the Earliest Period, Including an by Henry Sweet (1879)
"See Candle-teening. ' Wash your hands, or else the fire Will not teend to your desire ... 21. Compare tinder, tinder-box. See note 10, p. 59. teening-bottle ..."

2. Specimens of English Dialects: I. Devonshire: an Exmoor Scolding and Courtship by William Hutton, Walter William Skeat (1879)
"See Candle-teening. ' Wash your hands, or else the fire Will not teend to your desire.' ' Part must be kept wherewith to teend The Christmas log next yeare. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Kelter, order, condition. " In bad kelter." Kendle-teening, candle-lighting teen it. ... -teening when yung time. To light a candle is to Mall ..."

4. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"... -teening, candle-lighting time. To light a candle is to teen it. " "Twas kendle-teening when yung Mall ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1847)
"teening with interest to the historian and philosopher, to the lover of daring enterprise and marvellous adventure it is full of fascination. ..."

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