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1. A branch of a deer's antlers.
2. A prong on an implement such as a fork or pitchfork.
[Middle English, from Old English tind.]
tined (tīnd) adj.
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1. a slender prong, esp of a fork
2. (Zoology) any of the sharp terminal branches of a deer's antler
[Old English tind; related to Old Norse tindr, Old High German zint]
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a sharp, projecting point or prong, as of a fork.Also, esp. Brit., tyne.
[before 900; late Middle English tyne, Middle English tind, Old English]
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|Noun||1.||tine - prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler|
fork - cutlery used for serving and eating food
pitchfork - a long-handled hand tool with sharp widely spaced prongs for lifting and pitching hay
prong - a pointed projection
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tine[ˈtaɪn] n [fork] → dent f
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