Definition of Tindery

1. Adjective. Resembling or characteristic of tinder. ¹



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Definition of Tindery

1. tinder [adj] - See also: tinder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tindery

tinctures
tincturing
tind
tindal
tindals
tinded
tinder
tinder-box
tinder-boxes
tinder box
tinderbox
tinderboxes
tindered
tindering
tinders
tindery (current term)
tinding
tindora
tindoras
tinds
tine
tine test
tinea
tinea amiantacea
tinea barbae
tinea capitis
tinea circinata
tinea corpora
tinea corporis
tinea cruris

Literary usage of Tindery

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"158) speaks of love at first sight as " a tindery fit.'' I love nobody for nothing : I am not so tindery.—Mad. ..."

2. Word and Phrase: True and False Use in English by Joseph Fitzgerald (1901)
"The adjective tindery, coined apparently by Fanny Burney, is too good a word to be ousted from its place in the language: " I love nobody for nothing: I am ..."

3. Geology for Students and General Readers by Alexander Henry Green (1876)
"Where lava is forcibly intruded through other rocks, the pressure to which it is subjected prevents the formation of tindery or scoriaceous texture. ..."

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