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tally a total of points scored or debts owed. [3 definitions]
Talmud the collection of writings on Jewish civil and religious law
talon a claw of a bird or animal.
tamale a Mexican dish of ground meat wrapped in cornmeal dough. Tamales are cooked in corn husks.
tambourine a small drum that has metal disks attached around the rim. The player shakes the tambourine with one hand and strikes it with other.
tame taken from a wild state and made obedient; domesticated. [4 definitions]
tamper1 to meddle in something when one is not asked, and so change or damage it (usually followed by "with").
tan to make into leather by soaking in a special solution. [6 definitions]
tang a sharp, strong flavor or odor.
tangerine a citrus that is a type of mandarin orange. A tangerine has loose, reddish orange skin, a slightly flattened shape, and sweet, juicy fruit. [2 definitions]
tangle to mix or twist into a confused mass. [5 definitions]
tank a large container used to hold liquid or gas. [3 definitions]
tan one's hide (informal) to beat or spank someone very hard.
tantrum a violent, noisy outburst of angry temper.
Tanzania an East African country on the Indian Ocean between Kenya and Mozambique. The capital of Tanzania is Dodoma.
Tanzanian of or having to do with the country of Tanzania or its people, culture, or the like. [2 definitions]
tap1 to strike lightly. [4 definitions]
tap2 a device to control the flow of liquid or gas from a pipe; faucet. [4 definitions]
tap dance a dance in which the dancer uses the foot, heel, or toe to tap out a rhythm. Tap dancers wear special shoes to sound the taps.
tape a long narrow strip of plastic, cloth, or paper that has glue on one side. Tape is used to stick things together. [4 definitions]
tape measure a tool for measuring length made of a long strip of cloth or flexible metal. A tape measure is marked off in inches, centimeters, or other units.