Definition of Tines
1. Noun. (plural of tine) ¹
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Definition of Tines
1. tine [v] - See also: tine
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Literary usage of Tines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"40 Length of 6th tines 7 6 Widest spread 52 Between points of the 2. 2d tines on each beam 35 The points of 4 brow tines are so even that a level laid ..."
2. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"The bulls and crow* bars arc simply punched for the tines, which are ... The tines are about 4 inches in length below the bar», and are | inch square at the ..."
3. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"This, with the outer tines of the trowel, will stir near or quite two feet and a half of earth ; and under certain circumstances may be sufficient, ..."
4. Dibble Sticks, Donkeys, and Diesels: Machines in Crop Production by Joseph K. Campbell (1990)
"tines are usually L-shaped. L tines work well in heavy trash. C-shaped tines are more curved than the L tines and are useful in penetrating hard soil or in ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... convent and church of cans, with 61 inmates; 9 of Augustinians, with 79 inmates ; 1 of Carmelites, with 28 inmates ; 1 of Thea- tines, with 13 inmates; ..."
6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"... in mortal fear of its moving tines, has no hope in, nor time for, expostulation, and must needs submit. The saying is expressive of an enforced, abject, ..."