Last modified on 6 June 2014, at 18:22
See also: 'tain

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old English tein, teyne; compare Icelandic teinn a twig.

NounEdit

tain (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Thin tin plate
  2. (obsolete) Tin foil for mirrors.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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tain

  1. The most posterior.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of étain (tin).

NounEdit

tain m (plural tains)

  1. silvering
  2. aluminium foil

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