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Definition of Tindery
1. tinder [adj] - See also: tinder
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Literary usage of Tindery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"158) speaks of love at first sight as " a tindery fit.'' I love nobody for nothing : I am not so tindery.—Mad. ..."
2. Word and Phrase: True and False Use in English by Joseph Fitzgerald (1901)
"The adjective tindery, coined apparently by Fanny Burney, is too good a word to be ousted from its place in the language: " I love nobody for nothing: I am ..."
3. Geology for Students and General Readers by Alexander Henry Green (1876)
"Where lava is forcibly intruded through other rocks, the pressure to which it is subjected prevents the formation of tindery or scoriaceous texture. ..."