Tonsile Ton"sile, a. [L. tonsilis, fr. tondere, tonsum, to shear, clip. See {Tonsure}. ] Capable of being clipped. [1913 Webster]

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  • tonsile — ton·sile …   English syllables

  • tonsilė — tonsìlė sf. (2) DŽ, NdŽ, LTEXI354 žr. tonzilė …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • tonsile — ˈtän(t)sə̇l, nˌsīl adjective Etymology: Latin tonsilis, from tonsus (past participle of tondēre to shear, clip, crop) + ilis ile more at tome archaic : suitable for being shorn or clipped …   Useful english dictionary

  • TOPIARIUM Opus — cum arbuscularum virgulae ductiles facili flexu in varias formas hominum, turrium, aedium, cubicolorum, modo humi, modo per hortorum et viridariorum spatia, finguntur, pulchre describitur Iul. Firmico, Mathes. l. 8. c. 10. Vide quoque Plinium… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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