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Webster's Dictionary

Tongue

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(1):

(n.) The clapper of a bell.

(2):

(n.) Speech; words or declarations only; - opposed to thoughts or actions.

(3):

(n.) A people having a distinct language.

(4):

(n.) The lingual ribbon, or odontophore, of a mollusk.

(5):

(n.) The proboscis of a moth or a butterfly.

(6):

(n.) The lingua of an insect.

(7):

(n.) Any small sole.

(8):

(n.) That which is considered as resembing an animal's tongue, in position or form.

(9):

(n.) A projection, or slender appendage or fixture; as, the tongue of a buckle, or of a balance.

(10):

(n.) A projection on the side, as of a board, which fits into a groove.

(11):

(n.) A point, or long, narrow strip of land, projecting from the mainland into a sea or a lake.

(12):

(n.) The pole of a vehicle; especially, the pole of an ox cart, to the end of which the oxen are yoked.

(13):

(n.) A language; the whole sum of words used by a particular nation; as, the English tongue.

(14):

(n.) A short piece of rope spliced into the upper part of standing backstays, etc.; also. the upper main piece of a mast composed of several pieces.

(15):

(n.) Same as Reed, n., 5.

(16):

(n.) Honorable discourse; eulogy.

(17):

(n.) The power of articulate utterance; speech.

(18):

(v. t.) To speak; to utter.

(19):

(v. t.) To chide; to scold.

(20):

(v. t.) To modulate or modify with the tongue, as notes, in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.

(21):

(v. t.) To join means of a tongue and grove; as, to tongue boards together.

(22):

(v. i.) To talk; to prate.

(23):

(v. i.) To use the tongue in forming the notes, as in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.

(24):

(n.) an organ situated in the floor of the mouth of most vertebrates and connected with the hyoid arch.

(25):

(n.) Discourse; fluency of speech or expression.


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Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Tongue'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. http://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/t/tongue.html. 1828.


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