Tineman
Tineman Tine"man, n.; pl. {Tinemen}. [Probably akin to tine to shut or inclose.] (O. Eng. Forest Law) An officer of the forest who had the care of vert and venison by night. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Tineman — Recorded in the spellings of Tanman, Tenman, Tinham, Tinman, Tineman, Townman, Tunman, Tynam, this is an English surname. It is almost certainly locational, and however spelt, not occupational, and it is claimed that it derives from the village… …   Surnames reference

  • tineman — /taynman/ Sax. In old forest law, a petty officer of the forest who had the care of vert and venison by night, and performed other servile duties …   Black's law dictionary

  • tineman — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tinemen — Tineman Tine man, n.; pl. {Tinemen}. [Probably akin to tine to shut or inclose.] (O. Eng. Forest Law) An officer of the forest who had the care of vert and venison by night. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tanman — Recorded in the spellings of Tanman, Tenman, Tinham, Tinman, Tineman, Townman, Tunman, Tynam, this is an Rnglish surname. It is almost certainly locational, and however spelt, not occupational, and it is claimed that it derives from the village… …   Surnames reference

  • Tenman — Recorded in the spellings of Tanman, Tenman, Tinham, Tinman, Tineman, Townman, Tunman, Tynam, this is an Rnglish surname. It is almost certainly locational, and however spelt, not occupational, and it is claimed that it derives from the village… …   Surnames reference

  • Tinham — Recorded in the spellings of Tanman, Tenman, Tinham, Tinman, Tineman, Townman, Tunman, Tynam, this is an Rnglish surname. It is almost certainly locational, and however spelt, not occupational, and it is claimed that it derives from the village… …   Surnames reference

  • Tinman — Recorded in the spellings of Tanman, Tenman, Tinham, Tinman, Tineman, Townman, Tunman, Tynam, this is an English surname. It is almost certainly locational, and however spelt, not occupational, and it is claimed that it derives from the village… …   Surnames reference

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