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TaintTaint Taint, v. t.
Aphetic form of Attaint.
Taint Taint, v. i.
1. To be infected or corrupted; to be touched with something
I can not taint with fear. --Shak.
2. To be affected with incipient putrefaction; as, meat soon
taints in warm weather.
Taint Taint, n.
1. Tincture; hue; color; tinge. [Obs.]
2. Infection; corruption; deprivation.
He had inherited from his parents a scrofulous
taint, which it was beyond the power of medicine to
3. A blemish on reputation; stain; spot; disgrace.
TaintTaint Taint, n. [Cf. F. atteinte a blow, bit, stroke. See
1. A thrust with a lance, which fails of its intended effect.
This taint he followed with his sword drawn from a
silver sheath. --Chapman.
2. An injury done to a lance in an encounter, without its
being broken; also, a breaking of a lance in an encounter
in a dishonorable or unscientific manner. [Obs.] TaintTaint Taint, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tainted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To thrust ineffectually with a lance. [Obs.]
Taint Taint, v. t.
1. To injure, as a lance, without breaking it; also, to
break, as a lance, but usually in an unknightly or
unscientific manner. [Obs.]
Do not fear; I have A staff to taint, and bravely.
2. To hit or touch lightly, in tilting. [Obs.]
They tainted each other on the helms and passed by.
TaintTaint Taint, v. t. [F. teint, p. p. of teindre to dye, tinge,
fr. L. tingere, tinctum. See Tinge, and cf. Tint.]
1. To imbue or impregnate with something extraneous,
especially with something odious, noxious, or poisonous;
hence, to corrupt; to infect; to poison; as, putrid
substance taint the air.
2. Fig.: To stain; to sully; to tarnish.
His unkindness may defeat my life, But never taint
my love. --Shak.
Syn: To contaminate; defile; pollute; corrupt; infect;
disease; vitiate; poison.
Meaning of Taint from wikipedia
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