Origin of tine
Related formstined, adjective
Examples from the Web for tine
The rifle flashed--a tine flew, splintered by the bullet, from the brow antler, not an inch above the eye.Warwick Woodlands|Henry William Herbert (AKA Frank Forester)
It would be better to sit down quietly and look upward to tine sky.The New Adam and Eve (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")|Nathaniel Hawthorne
If I were made of iron, at this tine I could write no more.'Meditations|Marcus Aurelius
We would let him perch on a branch, when we Chickadees would nestle around him until he was as warm as in the lovely summer tine.
Soundings in lakes of considerable size and depth show that their bottoms are being covered with tine clays.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton