teethe

[teeth]
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verb (used without object), teethed, teeth·ing.

to grow teeth; cut one's teeth.

Nearby words

  1. teeter,
  2. teeterboard,
  3. teetertotter,
  4. teeth,
  5. teeth grinding,
  6. teether,
  7. teething,
  8. teething ring,
  9. teething troubles,
  10. teethridge

Origin of teethe

1375–1425; late Middle English tethen, derivative of teth teeth

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British Dictionary definitions for teethe

teethe

verb

(intr) to cut one's baby (deciduous) teeth
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Word Origin and History for teethe

teethe

v.

early 15c., probably from an unrecorded Old English verb *teþan, from toþ (see tooth). Related: Teethed; teething.

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