Lexicon: tabernacle – taleless

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tabernacle (-s), n. [Fr. < L. 'tent, booth, shed'.] (webplay: habitation, worship).

Tent; shelter; temporary dwelling; [fig.] body; shell; [Biblical] shrine; holy place of worship; ornate canopied structure (see 2 Samuel 7:6).

table (-s, -'s), n. [OE < L. tabula, flat board, plank, board to play on, writing tablet, list, account, painting, votive tablet, flat piece of ground.] (webplay: die, God, spread).

Board; plank; article of furniture; flat horizontal panel held up by supports; place for sharing meals, work, conversation, or ornaments; [fig.] altar; place of holy communion; (see Ezekiel 41:22).

tableau, n. [Fr. tableaux, target for a spear; see table, n.]

Panorama; landscape; view; living picture; detailed description; [fig.] stage; drama; theater.

tactic (-s), n. [L < Gr. 'art of arrangement or tactics'.] (webplay: art).

Strategy; maneuver; procedure; plan; scheme; way to achieve a desired end; [fig.] syntax; grammar; verbal expression.

tail, n. [OE.]

Posterior appendage; movable slender extremity at the end of the spine; animal body part at the end of the back above the hind legs.

tailor, n. [ME < Anglo Norman taillour, one who cuts.] (webplay: clothes).

Sartor; sewer; maker of garments; one who shapes and stitches material into clothes.

taint (-s), n. [OFr < L. tinctus, dyed, stained.] (webplay: infection).

Spot; hint; stain; mark of dishonor; blemish on reputation.

take (-en, -s, -th, -ing, took), v. [OE tacan, grasp, grip, seize, lay hold of.] (webplay: frost, hand, hold, liberty, Lord, mind, surprise).

  1. Pack; transport; convey; tote; carry with; bring along.
  2. Grab; pick up.
  3. Accept; receive.
  4. Remove; strip; snatch; extract.
  5. Dispatch; cause to die; transport away by death; bring through the veil of mortality.
  6. Speak; say; pronounce.
  7. Seize; capture.
  8. Confiscate; appropriate from an opponent in battle.
  9. Lift; raise; elevate; [fig.] cradle.
  10. Adopt; affirm; espouse; postulate; mentally claim.
  11. Use; apply; employ; implement; utilize.
  12. Eat; consume; partake of; break into bite-sized pieces.
  13. Diminish; deactivate; temporarily disrupt.
  14. Choose; select; include; admit; allow to enter in.
  15. Make; perform; attempt; essay; try.
  16. Assume; move into; transfer into; live within.
  17. Feed on; prey upon; [fig.] destroy; obliterate; demolish; ruin; annihilate.
  18. Expend; involve; require; delay; occur during; come to pass in.
  19. Understand; consider; think of.
  20. Achieve; accomplish.
  21. Secure; feel; sense; procure; obtain.
  22. Learn.
  23. Move; shake; stir; stimulate; [fig.] make music with.
  24. Handle; experience; bear; withstand; endure.
  25. Earn; deserve; merit.
  26. Have; receive; be in the attitude of.
  27. Clasp; hold.
  28. Ascertain; determine; calculate; specify; find out.
  29. Make time for.
  30. Gather; harvest.
  31. Alternate; exchange; go back and forth in.
  32. Believe; trust.
  33. Appear to have; become similar to.
  34. Inherit; go into.
  35. Catch; achieve; succeed in having.
  36. Translate; transfer; [fig.] call; beckon.
  37. Lead; guide; transport.
  38. Recant; abjure; forswear; retract; withdraw the error of.
  39. Require; necessitate; need.
  40. Go; wend; progress; pass on.
  41. Phrase: “Take a backward look”: remember; reminisce; glance again; resume a past pattern; review the past; return to a former scene.
  42. Phrase. “Take/took up”: gather; collect; assemble; pack; bundle to carry.
  43. Phrase. “Take care”: watch out; be reverent; have respect.
  44. Phrase. “Take away”: steal; pilfer; abscond with; deprive of.
  45. Phrase. “Take my chance with”: gamble on; decide to deal with; accept the possible outcome of.
  46. Phrase. “Take … by surprise”: startle; do the unexpected; act in a way not anticipated.

tale, n. [OE talu.] (webplay: secret, story).

  1. Scripture; sermon; Bible passage; teaching of the Lord in the New Testament; (see Matthew 7:7-8); [fig.] fable; fiction; fabrication.
  2. Story; account; anecdote; narrative; chronicle.
  3. Myth; fable; recitation; report; history; legend.

taleless, adj. [see tale, n.]

Uneventful; anonymous; unheralded; not noted.