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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English teth, plural of tothe, from Old English tēþ, nominative plural of tōþ, from earlier *tœ̄þ, from Proto-Germanic *tanþiz, nominative plural of *tanþs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dóntes, nominative plural of *h₃dónts.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tiːθ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːθ

NounEdit

teeth

  1. plural of tooth

NounEdit

teeth pl (plural only)

  1. The ability to be enforced, or to be enforced to any useful effect.

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