Tine, v. t. [See Tind.] To
kindle; to set on fire. [Obs.] See Tind. "To tine the
cloven wood." Dryden.
Coals of contention and hot vengeance
Tine, v. i. [Cf. Tine distress, or
Tine to kindle.] To kindle; to rage; to smart. [Obs.]
Ne was there slave, ne was there medicine
That mote recure their wounds; so inly they did tine.
Tine, v. t. [AS. t?nan, from
t?n an inclosure. See Town.] To shut in, or
inclose. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
Tine, n. [OE. tind, AS. tind;
akin to MHG. zint, Icel. tindr, Sw. tinne, and
probably to G. zinne a pinnacle, OHG. zinna, and E.
tooth. See Tooth.] A tooth, or spike, as of a fork; a
prong, as of an antler.
Tine (?), n. [See Teen affliction.]
Trouble; distress; teen. [Obs.] "Cruel winter's tine."