TAIN

Etymology

Noun

tain (uncountable)

(obsolete) Thin tin plate

(obsolete) Tin foil for mirrors.

Anagrams

• NAIT, TINA, Tani, Tian, Tina, ain't, aniṭ, anti, anti-, nait, tian, tina

Proper noun

Tain

A town (royal burgh) in Ross-shire, Highland council area, Scotland (OS grid ref NH7882).

Anagrams

• NAIT, TINA, Tani, Tian, Tina, ain't, aniṭ, anti, anti-, nait, tian, tina

Source: Wiktionary


Tain, n. Etym: [OE. tein, teyne; cf. Icel. teinn a twig, akin to AS. tan, Goth. tains.]

Definition: Thin tin plate; also, tin foil for mirrors. Knight.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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