Tuesday, December 20, 2011


Tine \tahyn\ , noun;
1. A sharp, projecting point or prong, as of a fork
These tines were made for walkin' (source)
This word comes from Old English tind, which derives from Proto-Germanic *tindja ("tine") of unknown origin. This Germanic word is also the forebear of zinc and German Zinne ("pinnacle").

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