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  8  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tier  \Ti"er\,  n.  [See  {Tire}  a  headdress.] 
  A  chold's  apron  covering  the  upper  part  of  the  body,  and  tied 
  with  tape  or  cord;  a  pinafore.  [Written  also  {tire}.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tire  \Tire\,  n. 
  A  tier,  row,  or  rank.  See  {Tier}.  [Obs.] 
  In  posture  to  displode  their  second  tire  Of  thunder. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tire  \Tire\,  n.  [Aphetic  form  of  attire;  OE  tir,  a  tir.  See 
  1.  Attire;  apparel.  [Archaic]  ``Having  rich  tire  about  you.'' 
  2.  A  covering  for  the  head;  a  headdress. 
  On  her  head  she  wore  a  tire  of  gold.  --Spenser. 
  3.  A  child's  apron,  covering  the  breast  and  having  no 
  sleeves;  a  pinafore;  a  tier. 
  4.  Furniture;  apparatus;  equipment.  [Obs.]  ``The  tire  of 
  war.''  --Philips. 
  5.  [Probably  the  same  word  and  so  called  as  being  an  attire 
  or  covering  for  the  wheel.]  A  hoop  or  band,  as  of  metal, 
  on  the  circumference  of  the  wheel  of  a  vehicle,  to  impart 
  strength  and  receive  the  wear. 
  Note:  The  iron  tire  of  a  wagon  wheel  or  cart  wheel  binds  the 
  fellies  together.  The  tire  of  a  locomotive  or 
  railroad-car  wheel  is  a  heavy  hoop  of  iron  or  steel 
  shrunk  tightly  upon  an  iron  central  part  The  wheel  of 
  a  bicycle  has  a  tire  of  India  rubber. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tire  \Tire\,  v.  t. 
  To  exhaust  the  strength  of  as  by  toil  or  labor;  to  exhaust 
  the  patience  of  to  wear  out  (one's  interest,  attention,  or 
  the  like);  to  weary;  to  fatigue;  to  jade.  --Shak. 
  Tired  with  toil,  all  hopes  of  safety  past.  --Dryden. 
  {To  tire  out},  to  weary  or  fatigue  to  exhaustion;  to  harass. 
  Syn:  To  jade;  weary;  exhaust;  harass.  See  {Jade}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tire  \Tire\,  v.  t. 
  To  adorn;  to  attire;  to  dress.  [Obs.] 
  [Jezebel]  painted  her  face,  and  tired  her  head.  --2 
  Kings  ix  30. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tire  \Tire\,  v.  i.  [F.  tirer  to  draw  or  pull  of  Teutonic 
  origin,  and  akin  to  E.  tear  to  rend.  See  {Tirade}.] 
  1.  To  seize,  pull  and  tear  prey,  as  a  hawk  does  [Obs.] 
  Even  as  an  empty  eagle,  sharp  by  fast  Tires  with 
  her  beak  on  feathers,  flesh,  and  bone.  --Shak. 
  Ye  dregs  of  baseness,  vultures  among  men,  That  tire 
  upon  the  hearts  of  generous  spirits.  --B.  Jonson 
  2.  To  seize,  rend,  or  tear  something  as  prey;  to  be  fixed 
  upon  or  engaged  with  anything  [Obs.] 
  Thus  made  she  her  remove,  And  left  wrath  tiring  on 
  her  son.  --Chapman. 
  Upon  that  were  my  thoughts  tiring.  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tire  \Tire\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tired};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Tiring}.]  [OE.  teorien  to  become  weary,  to  fail  AS  teorian 
  to  be  tired,  be  weary,  to  tire,  exhaust;  perhaps  akin  to  E. 
  tear  to  rend,  the  intermediate  sense  being  perhaps,  to  wear 
  out  or  cf  E.  tarry.] 
  To  become  weary;  to  be  fatigued;  to  have  the  strength  fail 
  to  have  the  patience  exhausted;  as  a  feeble  person  soon 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  covering  for  a  wheel;  "automobile  tires  are  usually  made  of 
  rubber  and  filled  with  compressed  air"  [syn:  {tyre}] 
  v  1:  get  tired  of  something  or  somebody  [syn:  {pall},  {weary},  {fatigue}, 
  2:  exhaust  or  tire  though  overuse  or  great  strain  or  stress; 
  "We  wore  ourselves  out  on  this  hike"  [syn:  {wear  upon},  {tire 
  out},  {wear},  {weary},  {jade},  {wear  out},  {outwear},  {wear 
  down},  {fag  out},  {fag},  {fatigue}]  [ant:  {refresh}] 
  3:  deplete;  "exhaust  one's  savings"  [syn:  {run  down},  {exhaust}, 
  {sap},  {use  up}] 
  4:  cause  to  be  bored  [syn:  {bore}]  [ant:  {interest}] 

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