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Definition of TEAM

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Team \Team\ (t[=e]m), 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 a 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. [1913 Webster]

              A team of ducklings about her.        --Holland. [1913 Webster]

     2. Hence, a number of animals moving together. [1913 Webster]

              A long team of snowy swans on high.   --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

              To take his team and till the earth.  --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

              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. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

     5. (Zool.) A flock of wild ducks.
        [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Team \Team\, v. t.
     To convey or haul with a team; as, to team lumber. [R.]
     --Thoreau.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

110 Moby Thesaurus words for "team":
     age group, band, battalion, bevy, body, both, brace, bracket, brigade, bunch, cabal, cast, clique, cohort, collaborate, combine, company, complement, conjugate, conspire, contingent, cooperate, corps, coterie, couple, couple up, couplet, covey, crew, crowd, detachment, detail, distich, division, double harness, double-harness, double-team, doublet, duad, duet, duo, dyad, eight, eleven, equipage, faction, first string, first team, five, fleet, four-in-hand, gang, group, grouping, groupment, in-group, join together, join up, junta, link up, match, mate, mates, mob, movement, nine, out-group, outfit, pack, pair, pair off, party, peer group, phalanx, platoon, posse, randem, regiment, reserves, rig, rowing crew, salon, second string, second team, set, set of two, side, span, spike, spike team, squad, stable, string, tandem, team up, the two, third string, three-up, tribe, troop, troupe, turnout, twain, two, twosome, unicorn, unite, varsity, wing, yoke


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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