tit
Titmouse Tit"mouse`, n.; pl. {Titmice}. [OE. titemose, titmase; tit small, or a small bird + AS. m[=a]se a kind of small bird; akin to D. mees a titmouse, G. meise, OHG. meisa, Icel. meisingr. The English form has been influenced by the unrelated word mouse. Cf. {Tit} a small bird.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small insectivorous singing birds belonging to {Parus} and allied genera; -- called also {tit}, and {tomtit}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The blue titmouse ({Parus c[oe]ruleus}), the marsh titmouse ({Parus palustris}), the crested titmouse ({Parus cristatus}), the great titmouse ({Parus major}), and the long tailed titmouse ({[AE]githalos caudatus}), are the best-known European species. See {Chickadee}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tit — or Tits may refer to:* A common name or part of a name of numerous species of birds, including: **Tits, chickadees and titmice of the family Paridae **Long tailed tits, of the family Aegithalidae **Wrentit, of the family Sylviidae **Tit babblers …   Wikipedia

  • Tit — Tit, n. 1. A small horse. Tusser. [1913 Webster] 2. A woman; used in contempt. Burton. [1913 Webster] 3. A morsel; a bit. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 4. [OE.; cf. Icel. titter a tit or small bird. The word probably meant originally, something small …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ţiţ — interj. Cuvânt care redă chiţăitul şoarecelui. ♢ expr. Nici ţiţ = nici un cuvânt, nici cârc, nici pis. – Onomatopee. Trimis de valeriu, 07.05.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  ŢIŢ interj. v. chiţ. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  ţiţ/ţiţ ţíţ… …   Dicționar Român

  • tit — tit1 [tit] n. [ TIT(MOUSE)] a titmouse or other small bird tit2 [tit] n. [ME titte < OE tit, TEAT] 1. NIPPLE (sense 1) 2. a breast: in this sense now vulgar tit3 …   English World dictionary

  • tit — Ⅰ. tit [1] ► NOUN ▪ a titmouse. ORIGIN probably Scandinavian. Ⅱ. tit [2] ► NOUN 1) vulgar slang a woman s breast. 2) Brit …   English terms dictionary

  • TIT — steht als Abkürzung für den Brief des Paulus an Titus ist ein anderer Name für Moulay Abdallah, ein Ort zehn Kilometer südlich von El Jadida in Marokko TIT steht als Abkürzung für Tokyo Institute of Technology, eine staatliche technische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tit — [ tıt ] noun count 1. ) IMPOLITE a woman s breast 2. ) INFORMAL a TEAT 3. ) a small bird that is common in Europe => TIT FOR TAT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Tit. — Tit., Abbreviatur 1) für Titus; 2) für Titulus, Rang, Würde; 3) für Titulo, unter dem Titel. Tit. deb., für Titulo debito, mit gebührendem Titel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tit — Tit., vollständiger Tit. deb., Abkürzung für titulo debito (lat.), »mit gebührendem Titel« …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tit. — Tit. = ↑ Titel. * * * Tit. = Titel …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tit. — tit. tit. abbrtitle Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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