9 letter word starting with to

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toadeater noun A fawning, obsequious parasite; a mean sycophant; a flatterer; a toady.
toadstone noun A local name for the igneous rocks of Derbyshire, England; — said by some to be derived from the German todter stein, meaning dead stone, that is, stone which contains no ores., Bufonite, formerly regarded as a precious stone, and worn as a jewel. See Bufonite.
toadstool noun A name given to many umbrella-shaped fungi, mostly of the genus Agaricus. The species are almost numberless. They grow on decaying organic matter.
tokenless adjective Without a token.
tolerable adjective Capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally., Moderately good or agreeable; not contemptible; not very excellent or pleasing, but such as can be borne or received without disgust, resentment, or opposition; passable; as, a tolerable administration; a tolerable entertainment; a tolerable translation.
tolerance noun The power or capacity of enduring; the act of enduring; endurance., The endurance of the presence or actions of objectionable persons, or of the expression of offensive opinions; toleration., The power possessed or acquired by some persons of bearing doses of medicine which in ordinary cases would prove injurious or fatal.
tolerated imp. & past participle of Tolerate
tollbooth noun A place where goods are weighed to ascertain the duties or toll., In Scotland, a burgh jail; hence, any prison, especially a town jail., To imprison in a tollbooth.
tolletane adjective Of or pertaining to Toledo in Spain; made in Toledo.
tollhouse noun A house occupied by a receiver of tolls.
tolsester noun A toll or tribute of a sextary of ale, paid to the lords of some manors by their tenants, for liberty to brew and sell ale.
toluidine noun Any one of three metameric amido derivatives of toluene analogous to aniline, and called respectively orthtoluidine, metatoluidine, and paratoluidine; especially, the commonest one, or paratoluidine, which is obtained as a white crystalline substance.
toluylene noun Same as Stilbene., Sometimes, but less properly, tolylene.
tombester noun A female dancer.
tombstone noun A stone erected over a grave, to preserve the memory of the deceased.
tomentose adjective Covered with matted woolly hairs; as, a tomentose leaf; a tomentose leaf; a tomentose membrane.
tonguelet noun A little tongue.
tonnihood noun The female of the bullfinch; — called also tonyhoop.
tonometer noun An instrument for determining the rate of vibrations in tones., An apparatus for studying and registering the action of various fluids and drugs on the excised heart of lower animals., An instrument for measuring tension, esp. that of the eyeball.
tonometry noun The act of measuring with a tonometer;, measurement of tension, esp. the tension of the eyeball.
tonophant noun A modification of the kaleidophon, for showing composition of acoustic vibrations. It consists of two thin slips of steel welded together, their length being adjystable by a screw socket.
tonsorial adjective Of or pertaining to a barber, or shaving.
tool-post noun Alt. of Tool-stock
tool-rest noun the part that supports a tool-post or a tool.
toothache noun Pain in a tooth or in the teeth; odontalgia.
toothback noun Any notodontian.
toothbill noun A peculiar fruit-eating ground pigeon (Didunculus strigiostris) native of the Samoan Islands, and noted for its resemblance, in several characteristics, to the extinct dodo. Its beak is stout and strongly hooked, and the mandible has two or three strong teeth toward the end. Its color is chocolate red. Called also toothbilled pigeon, and manu-mea.
toothless adjective Having no teeth.
toothpick noun A pointed instument for clearing the teeth of substances lodged between them.
toothsome adjective Grateful to the taste; palatable.
toothwort noun A plant whose roots are fancied to resemble teeth, as certain plants of the genus Lathraea, and various species of Dentaria. See Coralwort.
top-armor noun A top railing supported by stanchions and equipped with netting.
top-block noun A large ironbound block strapped with a hook, and, when used, hung to an eyebolt in the cap, — used in swaying and lowering the topmast.
top-boots noun pl. High boots, having generally a band of some kind of light-colored leather around the upper part of the leg; riding boots.
top-chain noun A chain for slinging the lower yards, in time of action, to prevent their falling, if the ropes by which they are hung are shot away.
top-cloth noun A piece of canvas used to cover the hammocks which are lashed to the top in action to protect the topmen.
top-drain verb t. To drain the surface of, as land; as, to top-drain a field or farm.
top-dress verb t. To apply a surface dressing of manureto,as land.
top-heavy adjective Having the top or upper part too heavy for the lower part.
topiarian adjective Of or pertaining to the ornamental cutting and trimming of trees, hedges, etc.; practicing ornamental gardening.
topically adverb In a topical manner; with application to, or limitation of, a particular place or topic.
top-light noun A lantern or light on the top of a vessel.
toppingly adverb In a topping or proud manner., Same as Topping, a., 3.
top-proud adjective Proud to the highest degree.
top-shell noun Any one of numerous species of marine top-shaped shells of the genus Trochus, or family Trochidae.
torchwood noun The inflammable wood of certain trees (Amyris balsamifera, A. Floridana, etc.); also, the trees themselves.
torchwort noun The common mullein, the stalks of which, dipped in suet, anciently served for torches. Called also torch, and hig-taper.
tormented imp. & past participle of Torment
tormenter noun One who, or that which, torments; a tormentor., An executioner.
tormentil noun A rosaceous herb (Potentilla Tormentilla), the root of which is used as a powerful astringent, and for alleviating gripes, or tormina, in diarrhea.
tormentor noun One who, or that which, torments; one who inflicts penal anguish or tortures., An implement for reducing a stiff soil, resembling a harrow, but running upon wheels.
tormentry noun Anything producing torment, annoyance, or pain.
torminous adjective Affected with tormina; griping.
tornadoes plural of Tornado
tornariae plural of Tornaria
torpedoes plural of Torpedo
torpidity noun Same as Torpidness.
torpified imp. & past participle of Torpify
torpitude noun Torpidness.
torquated adjective Having or wearing a torque, or neck chain.
torrefied imp. & past participle of Torrefy
torridity noun Torridness.
torsional adjective Of or pertaining to torsion; resulting from torsion, or the force with which a thread or wire returns to a state of rest after having been twisted round its axis; as, torsional force.
tortility noun The quality or state of being tortile, twisted, or wreathed.
tortricid adjective Of or pertaining to Tortix, or the family Tortricidae.
tortulous adjective Swelled out at intervals like a knotted cord.
torturous adjective Involving, or pertaining to, torture.
toscatter verb t. To scatter in pieces; to divide.
totalness noun The quality or state of being total; entireness; totality.
totipalmi nounpl. A division of swimming birds including those that have totipalmate feet.
tottering present participle & vb. noun of Totter
touchable adjective Capable of being touched; tangible.
touchback noun The act of touching the football down by a player behind his own goal line when it received its last impulse from an opponent; — distinguished from safety touchdown.
touch-box noun A box containing lighted tinder, formerly carried by soldiers who used matchlocks, to kindle the match.
touchdown noun The act of touching the football down behind the opponents’ goal .
touchhole noun The vent of a cannot or other firearm, by which fire is communicateed to the powder of the charge.
touchwood noun Wood so decayed as to serve for tinder; spunk, or punk., Dried fungi used as tinder; especially, the Polyporus igniarius.
toughened imp. & past participle of Toughen
toughness noun The quality or state of being tough.
toupettit noun The crested titmouse.
townhouse noun A building devoted to the public used of a town; a townhall.
townsfolk noun The people of a town; especially, the inhabitants of a city, in distinction from country people; townspeople.
townwards adverb Toward a town.
toxodonta nounpl. An extinct order of Mammalia found in the South American Tertiary formation. The incisor teeth were long and curved and provided with a persistent pulp. They are supposed to be related both to the rodents and ungulates. Called also Toxodontia.