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Word meaning tongue

n. an organ situated in the floor of the mouth of most vertebrates and connected with the hyoid arch.
n. The power of articulate utterance; speech.
n. Discourse; fluency of speech or expression.
n. Honorable discourse; eulogy.
n. A language; the whole sum of words used by a particular nation; as, the English tongue.
n. Speech; words or declarations only; -- opposed to thoughts or actions.
n. A people having a distinct language.
n. The lingual ribbon, or odontophore, of a mollusk.
n. The proboscis of a moth or a butterfly.
n. The lingua of an insect.
n. Any small sole.
n. That which is considered as resembing an animal's tongue, in position or form.
n. A projection, or slender appendage or fixture; as, the tongue of a buckle, or of a balance.
n. A projection on the side, as of a board, which fits into a groove.
n. A point, or long, narrow strip of land, projecting from the mainland into a sea or a lake.
n. The pole of a vehicle; especially, the pole of an ox cart, to the end of which the oxen are yoked.
n. The clapper of a bell.
n. A short piece of rope spliced into the upper part of standing backstays, etc.; also. the upper main piece of a mast composed of several pieces.
n. Same as Reed, n., 5.
v. t. To speak; to utter.
v. t. To chide; to scold.
v. t. To modulate or modify with the tongue, as notes, in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.
v. t. To join means of a tongue and grove; as, to tongue boards together.
v. i. To talk; to prate.
v. i. To use the tongue in forming the notes, as in playing the flute and some other wind instruments.

Crossword clues for tongue

- Language
- Organ of taste
- Striker inside a bell


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