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Webster's Dictionary

Tilt

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(1):

(v. t.) To incline; to tip; to raise one end of for discharging liquor; as, to tilt a barrel.

(2):

(v. t.) To point or thrust, as a lance.

(3):

(v. i.) To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a combatant on horseback; to joust; also, figuratively, to engage in any combat or movement resembling that of horsemen tilting with lances.

(4):

(v. t.) To point or thrust a weapon at.

(5):

(v. t.) To hammer or forge with a tilt hammer; as, to tilt steel in order to render it more ductile.

(6):

(v. i.) To lean; to fall partly over; to tip.

(7):

(n.) The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon.

(8):

(n.) A covering overhead; especially, a tent.

(9):

(n.) See Tilt hammer, in the Vocabulary.

(10):

(v. t.) To cover with a tilt, or awning.

(11):

(n.) Inclination forward; as, the tilt of a cask.

(12):

(n.) A military exercise on horseback, in which the combatants attacked each other with lances; a tournament.

(13):

(n.) A thrust, as with a lance.

(14):

(n.) A cloth cover of a boat; a small canopy or awning extended over the sternsheets of a boat.

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Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Tilt'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/t/tilt.html. 1828.

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