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Tint


TINT, noun [Latin tinctus, tingo. See Tinge.] A dye; a color, or rather a slight coloring or tincture distinct from the ground or principal color; as red with a blue tint or tint of blue. In painting, tints are the colors considered as more or less bright, deep or thin, by the due use and intermixture of which a picture receives its shades, softness and variety.

Or blend in beauteous tint the color'd mass.

Their vigor sickens, and their tints decline.

TINT, verb transitive To tinge; to give a slight coloring to.

TIN'-WORM, noun [tin and worm.] An insect.