Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A spelling of ta'en for taken, past participle of take.
  • A Scotch form of tone.

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Examples

  • For the tane was a rouch sailor chield, an 'the tither was a yoong lad, little mair, an' a fine gentleman as weel's a bonny man.

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • Mai tane tari event mate mail kariyo hato pan mail failer notice ave chhe tane madi hoy to kahe je mane, 4-5 var try kari chhe dhokal mokal vani pan tane madi yo nathi lagto.

    Weekend Lunch Series- Leftover Special: Vagharela Bhaat ( Stir fried Rice)

  • There is no Islamic pope for the masses to look up to, so someone has to set a tane, and not just be a “passive observers.”

    Spending seven Septembers hijacking my religion back

  • I have no idea if that's the usual word for toilet in Maori most places just have doors labeled wahine "women" and tane "men" or if someone was getting creative.

    The smallest room and other important cultural matters

  • King of Carrick and his cooks perceiving the roast to be aneuch, commanded it to be tane fra the fire, and the Earl himself began the grace in this manner: — ‘Benedicite, Jesus Maria, you are the most obstinate man that ever I saw; gif I had known that ye had been so stubborn, I would not for a thousand crowns have handled you so; I never did so to man before you.’

    Ivanhoe

  • Sadly, the brave and methodical tane-Anst had been among them, felled as he personally led a squad in pursuit of just one more fleeing raft.

    Icerigger

  • Far out on the southwest icefield, Eorda-tane-Anst, knight of Sofold, felt the ice-earth shake under him, saw the huge column of flame and smoke erupt in the harbor, of his home.

    Icerigger

  • Browghty crag [538] was tane by the Englismen, beseiged by the Governour, but still keapt; and at it was slane Gawen, the best of the Hammyltonis, [539] and the ordinance left.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • The Englesmen perceaving the danger, and how that the Scottishe men intended to have tane the tope of the hill, maid hast to prevent the perrell.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Raith; [440] should eyther have bene slane, or ellis tane, and after to have bene used at his pleasur.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

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