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English → English (gcide) Definition: Hill tit Hill \Hill\, n. [OE. hil, hul, AS. hyll; akin to OD. hille, hil, L. collis, and prob. to E. haulm, holm, and column. Cf. 2d Holm.] 1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain. [1913 Webster] Every mountain and hill shall be made low. --Is. xl. 4. [1913 Webster] 2. The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants. [U. S.] See Hill, v. t. [1913 Webster] 3. A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a hill of corn or potatoes. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] Hill ant (Zo["o]l.), a common ant (Formica rufa), of Europe and America, which makes mounds or ant-hills over its nests. Hill myna (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of birds of India, of the genus Gracula, and allied to the starlings. They are easily taught to speak many words. [Written also hill mynah.] See Myna. Hill partridge (Zo["o]l.), a partridge of the genus Aborophila, of which numerous species in habit Southern Asia and the East Indies. Hill tit (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small Asiatic singing birds of the family Leiotrichid[ae]. Many are beautifully colored. [1913 Webster] Tit \Tit\, n. 1. A small horse. --Tusser. [1913 Webster] 2. A woman; -- used in contempt. --Burton. [1913 Webster] 3. A morsel; a bit. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 4. [OE.; cf. Icel. titter a tit or small bird. The word probably meant originally, something small, and is perhaps the same as teat. Cf. Titmouse, Tittle.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of small singing birds belonging to the families Parid[ae] and Leiotrichid[ae]; a titmouse. (b) The European meadow pipit; a titlark. [1913 Webster] Ground tit. (Zo["o]l.) See Wren tit, under Wren. Hill tit (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of Asiatic singing birds belonging to Siva, Milna, and allied genera. Tit babbler (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small East Indian and Asiatic timaline birds of the genus Trichastoma. Tit for tat. [Probably for tip for tap. See Tip a slight blow.] An equivalent; retaliation. Tit thrush (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of Asiatic and East Indian birds belonging to Suthora and allied genera. In some respects they are intermediate between the thrushes and titmice. [1913 Webster]


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