tinct (n.) c.1600, from L. tinctus "a dyeing," from tingere (see TINCTURE (Cf. tincture)).

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  • Tinct — Tinct, n. [See {Tint}.] Color; tinge; tincture; tint. [Archaic] Blue of heaven s own tinct. Shak. [1913 Webster] All the devices blazoned on the shield, In their own tinct. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tinct — Tinct, a. [L. tinctus, p. p. of tingere to tinge. See {Tinge}.] Tined; tinged. [Archaic] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tinct — Tinct, v. t. [See {Tinge}.] To color or stain; to imblue; to tint. [Archaic] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tinct — tinct1 [tiŋkt] adj. [L tinctus, pp. of tingere: see TINGE] Archaic tinged; tinted n. Now Rare a color; tint tinct2 abbrev. tincture …   English World dictionary

  • tinct — dis·tinct; dis·tinct·ly; dis·tinct·ness; ex·tinct; tinct; un·dis·tinct·ly; un·dis·tinct·ness; …   English syllables

  • tinct. — tincture. * * * tinct «tihngkt», adjective, noun, verb. –adj. Archaic. tinged; flavored: »lucent syrops tinct with cinnamon (Keats). –n. Arcic. tint; tinge. –v.t. Obsolete. 1. to tinge; tint …   Useful english dictionary

  • tinct — Abbreviation of L. tinctura, tincture. * * * tincture * * * tinct abbr tincture …   Medical dictionary

  • tinct — I. adjective Etymology: Latin tinctus, past participle Date: 1579 colored, tinged II. noun Date: 1602 tincture, tinge …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tinct — /tingkt/, v.t. 1. to tinge or tint, as with color. 2. Obs. to imbue. adj. 3. tinged; colored; flavored. n. 4. tint; tinge; coloring. [1425 75 for earlier alchemical sense; 1585 95 for def. 1; 1595 1605 for def. 4; late ME < L tinctus, ptp. of… …   Universalium

  • tinct. — tincture. * * * …   Universalium

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