Definition of Tireling

1. a. Tired; fatigued.



Definition of Tireling

1. Adjective. (obsolete) tired; fatigued ¹

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Definition of Tireling

1. a tired animal [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tireling

tire out
tire tool
tired
tired and emotional
tired of(p)
tireder
tiredest
tiredly
tiredness
tirednesses
tireless
tirelessly
tirelessness
tirelessnesses
tirelike
tireling (current term)
tirelings
tiremaker
tiremakers
tires
tiresome
tiresomely
tiresomeness
tiresomenesses
tirewoman
tirewomen
tirilazad
tiring
tiring-room
tiring-rooms

Literary usage of Tireling

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1. Some Longer Elizabethan Poems by Arthur Henry Bullen (1903)
"... Neither of mare nor gelding let it be; Nor of the tireling jade that bears the pack; But of some lusty horse or courser free, Whose bushy tail upon the ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1872)
"While like a tireling jade he lags half away. Two centuries back horse racing was looked upon as a pastime practised more for pleasure than for profit; ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"(5) ». The iron band of a wheel. South. tireling, adj. Tired. TIREMAN, ». A dealer in ornamental clothing. TIRET, ». A leather strap for hawks, hounds, &c. ..."

4. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1886)
"The iron band of a wheel. South. tireling, adj. Tired. TIIU.M \N, \. A dealer in ornamental clothing. TIBET, *. A leather strap for hawks, hounds, &c. ..."

5. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Whiles like a tireling jade he lags half-way. Or whiles thou seest some of thy stallion race, Their eyes bor'd out, masking the miller's maze, ..."

6. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"THEN get good hair, so that it be not black, Neither of mare nor gelding let it be, Nor of the tireling jade that bears the pack, But of some lusty horse, ..."

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