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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Team  \Team\,  n.  [OE.  tem,  team,  AS  te['a]m,  offspring,  progeny, 
  race  of  descendants,  family;  akin  to  D.  toom  a  bridle,  LG 
  toom  progeny,  team,  bridle,  G.  zaum  a  bridle,  zeugen  to 
  beget,  Icel.  taumr  to  rein,  bridle,  Dan.  t["o]mme,  Sw 
  t["o]m,  and  also  to  E.  tow  to  drag,  tug  to  draw.  [root]64. 
  See  {Tug},  and  cf  {Teem}  to  bear.] 
  1.  A  group  of  young  animals,  especially  of  young  ducks;  a 
  brood;  a  litter. 
 
  A  team  of  ducklings  about  her  --Holland. 
 
  2.  Hence  a  number  of  animals  moving  together. 
 
  A  long  team  of  snowy  swans  on  high.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  Two  or  more  horses,  oxen,  or  other  beasts  harnessed  to  the 
  same  vehicle  for  drawing,  as  to  a  coach,  wagon,  sled,  or 
  the  like  ``A  team  of  dolphins.''  --Spenser. 
 
  To  take  his  team  and  till  the  earth.  --Piers 
  Plowman. 
 
  It  happened  almost  every  day  that  coaches  stuck 
  fast  until  a  team  of  cattle  could  be  procured  from 
  some  neighboring  farm  to  tug  them  out  of  the  slough. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  A  number  of  persons  associated  together  in  any  work  a 
  gang;  especially,  a  number  of  persons  selected  to  contend 
  on  one  side  in  a  match,  or  a  series  of  matches,  in  a 
  cricket,  football,  rowing,  etc 
 
  5.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  flock  of  wild  ducks. 
 
  6.  (O.  Eng.  Law)  A  royalty  or  privilege  granted  by  royal 
  charter  to  a  lord  of  a  manor,  of  having  keeping,  and 
  judging  in  his  court,  his  bondmen,  neifes,  and  villains, 
  and  their  offspring,  or  suit,  that  is  goods  and  chattels, 
  and  appurtenances  thereto.  --Burrill. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Team  \Team\,  v.  i. 
  To  engage  in  the  occupation  of  driving  a  team  of  horses, 
  cattle,  or  the  like  as  in  conveying  or  hauling  lumber, 
  goods,  etc.;  to  be  a  teamster. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Team  \Team\,  v.  t. 
  To  convey  or  haul  with  a  team;  as  to  team  lumber.  [R.] 
  --Thoreau. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  team 
  n  1:  a  cooperative  unit  [syn:  {squad}] 
  2:  two  or  more  draft  animals  that  work  together  to  pull  a 
  vehicle 
  v  :  form  a  team;  "We  teamed  up  for  this  new  project"  [syn:  {team 
  up}] 




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