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Webster 1913 Edition


Tineman

Tine′man

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Tinemen
(#)
.
[Probably akin to
tine
to shut or inclose.]
(O. Eng. Forest Law)
An officer of the forest who had the care of vert and venison by night.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Tineman

TI'NEMAN

,
Noun.
Anciently an officer of the forest in England, who had the nocturnal care of vert and venison.

Definition 2021


tineman

tineman

English

Noun

tineman (plural tinemen)

  1. (obsolete, Britain, law) An officer of the forest who had the care of vert and venison by night.