In places solemnly dedicated for that purpose, is a shell; and, as there is a cord fastened to the spear more direct service and testification of our homage to they are taken much in the same manner as the God.


whales. TESTIMONY, n. s. & v. a. Lat. testimonium. Testudo, in antiquity, was particularly used Evidence given ; proof by witness ; public or among the poets, &c., for the ancient lyre; beopen attestation : io witness.

cause it was originally made by its inventor The proof of every thing must be by the testimony Mercury, of the back or hollow of the testudo of such as the parties produce.

Spenser. aquatica, or sea tortoise, which he accidentally If I bring you sufficient testimony, my ten thou- found on the banks of the river Nile. See LYBE. sand ducats are mine. Shakspeare. Cymbeline. Let him be but testimonied in his own bringings was a kind of cover or screen which the soldiers,

TESTUDO, in the military art of the ancients, forth, and he shall appear a scholar, a statesman, and a soldier.


e. gr. a whole company, made themselves of their To quote a modern Dutchman, where I may use a

bucklers, by holding them up over their heads, classic author, is as if I were to justify my reputation, and standing close to each other. and neglect all persons of note and quality that know TESTUDO was also a kind of large wooden me, and bring the testimonial of the scullion in the tower which moved on several wheels, and was kitchen.

Selden. covered with bullock hides, serving to shelter We maintain the uniform testimony and tradition the soldiers when they approached the walls to of the primitive church.

White. mine them, or batter them with rams. It was Evidence is said to arise from testimony, when we

called testudo, from the strength of its roof, which depend upon the credit and relation of others for the covered the workmen as the shell does the tortruth or falsehood of any thing.


toise. By his prescript a sanctuary is framed,

TESTY, adj. ] Fr. testie ; Ital. testurdo. An ark; and in the ark his testimony ; The records of his covenant.


Tes'tiness. n. 8. I Fretful; peevish : the noun Thou for the testimony of truth hast born

substantive corresponding. Universal reproach.

Id. Must I stand and crouch under your testy humour! I could not answer it to the world, if I gave not

Srakspeare. your lordship my testimony of being the best husband. King Pyrrhus cured his splenetick Dryden. And testy courtiers with a kick.

Hudibras It is possible to have such testimonials of divine Testiness is a disposition or aptness to be angry: authority as may be sufficient to convince the more

Locke. reasonable part of mankind, and pray what is want- In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, ing in the testimonies of Jesus Chrisi ?

Thou’rt such a touchy, testy, pleasing fellow;
Burnet's Theory of the Earth.

Hast so much wit, and mirth, and spleen about tbee, A clerk does not exhibit to the bishop letters mis- There is no living with thee, nor without thee. sive or testimonial, tesufying his good behaviour.

Addison. Ayliffe. Hospitable people entertain all the idle vagrant re

TETANUS, a dreadful spasmodic disorder, ports, and send them out with passports and testimo

in which the whole body becomes rigid and innials, and will have them pass for legitimate. flexible. It most commonly proves mortal. See Government of the Tongue.

MEDICINE. TESTUDO, the tortoise, in zoology, a genus TETBURY, a market-town in the county of belonging to the class of an phibia, and order of Gloucester, and on the verge of the county of reptilia. The body has a tail, and is defended Wilts. It once boasted of a good trade in the with a bony or coriaceous covering. The mouth woollen manufactory, which has of late years has naked mandibles without teeth. There are declined materially; indeed the place is redthirty-three species, of which

dered uncommonly dull, in consequence of the TESTUDO Midas, the common sea turtle, is desertion of trade. The town is much esteemed the most remarkable. It is found in the island for the salubrity of its air, and richness of its of Ascension and other places in the South Sea. soil; the streets are capacious and clean, and the The shell is so very strong that it can carry more houses principally built of small stone, covered than 600 lbs. on its back, or as many men as can with mortar. The church, which was rebuilt in stand on it loaded. It digs round holes in the 1781, is a rich and beautiful specimen of modern sand, in which it lays a vast number of eggs Gothic architecture. There is a spacious marketyearly, to the amount of 1000, it is said. It house and a convenient town hall. The Bristol broods on them during the night. Its flesh is of Avon river takes its rise in this parish, which it a greenish color, makes excellent food, and is the leaves immediately, and passing by Broken. favorite dish of sailors as well as of epicures. borough, Malmesbury, Chippenbam, Bradford, It lives on cuttle and shell fish, and grows to a and Bath, (where it becomes navigable), runs to prodigious size, some having been found to Bristol, and thence on to the spacious bosom of weigh 480 lbs. The Americans find so good the channel. The town is governed by the feof account in catching turtle, that they have made fees and a bailiff, who is chosen annually. Marthemselves very expert at it; they watch them ket day is Wednesday. Fairs Ash Wednesday, from their nests on shore, in moon-light nights; and 22d of July, for cattle, sheep, and horses; and, before they reach the sea, turn them on their Wednesday before old Lady day, Wednesday backs, and leave them till morning ; when they before old Michaelmas, and Wednesday after, are sure to find them, since they are utterly un- for hiring servants. Population 2734. able to recover their former posture; at other TET'CHY, adj. Ital. testaccio. Froward; times they hunt them in boats, with a peculiar peevish: or a corruption of testy or touchy, kind of spear, striking them with it through the perhaps.

A grievous burthen was thy birth to me,

parallelogram, a rhombus, and a trapezium. It Tetchy and wayward was thy infancy.

sometimes also means peculiarly a square. Shakspeare. Richard III.

TETRAGʻONAL, adj. Gr. terpaywvos. Four A silly schoolboy, coming to say my lesson to the world, that peevish and techy master. Graunt.


From the beginning of the disease, reckoning on TETE A TETE, n. s. Fr. téte à tête. Cheek unto the seventh day, the moon will be in a tetragoby jowl.

nal or quadrate aspect, that is, four signs removed Long before the squire and dame

from that wherein the disease began; in the fourteenth A re tête à tête.


day it will be in an opposite aspect, and at the end Deluded mortals, whom the great

of the third septenary tetragonal again. Chuse for companions téte à tête ;

Browne's Vulgar Errours. Who at their dinners, en famille,

TETRAGONIA, in botany, a genus of plants Get leave to sit whene'er you will.

belonging to the class of icosandria, and order Swift's Miscellanies.

of monogynia; and in the natural system rangTETH'ER, n. s. See TEDDER. A string by ing under the thirteenth order, succulentæ. The which horses are held from pasturing too wide. calyx is divided into three, four, or five parts. Hamlet is young,

There is no corolla; the drupæ is beneath, and And with a larger tether he may walk

the nut three or eight-celled. There are seven Than may be given you.

Shakspeare. species; the puticosa, decumbens, herbacea, Fame and censure with a tether,

echinata, expansa, crystallina, and japonica. By fate, are always linked together.

TETRAGRAMMATON (τετραγραμματον, και

Swift's Miscellanies. denomination given by the Greeks to the Hebrew Imagination has no limits; but where it is confined

name of God nin', Jehova, because in the Hewe find the shortness of our tethers.

Swift. brew it consists of four letters. TETHYS, in the mythology, the greatest of TETRAGYNIA, (τεσσαρες, four, and γυνη, a all the sea goddesses, the daughter of Coelus or woman), the name of an order in the fourth, Uranus, and Terra, and the wife of Oceanus, and fifth, sixth, eighth, and thirteenth classes in the mother of the river gods, the sea nymphs, &c. sexual system; consisting of plants which, to

Tethys, in entomology, a genus of insects the classic character, whatever it is, add the cirbelonging to the class of vermes, and order of cumstance of having four styles or female organs. mollusca. The body is oblong, fleshy, and with- Herb paris and grass of Parnassus furnish examout feet; the mouth consists of a cylindrical ples. See BOTANY. proboscis under the duplicature of a lip; and TETRANDRIA (τεσσαρες, four, and ανηρ, a there are two foramina at the left side of the man or husband), the name of the fourth class in neck. The species are two, both inhabitants of Linnæus's sexual system, consisting of plants the ocean.

with hermaphrodite flowers, which have four staTETRACERA, in botany, a genus of plants mina or male organs that are of equal length. belonging to the class of polyandria, and order In this last circumstance consists the main difof tetragynia, and in the natural system ranging ference, according to Linnæus, between the plants under the doubtful. The calyx is hexaphyllous, of the class in question and those of the fourand the capsules four. There is only one species, teenth class didynamia, in which the four sta- · viz. T. volubilis.

mina are of unequal length, two of them being TETRADYNAMIA (Teogapes, four, and ov- long, and two short. The orders of this numevapus, power), four powers; the fifteenth class rous class are three, founded upon the number of of Linnæus's sexual system, consisting of plants styles or female organs. Scabious, teazel, barren with hermaphrodite flowers having six stamina, wort, the starry plants of Ray, and the greater four of which are long, and two short; it corre- number of genera in this class, have one style; sponds to the siliquosæ of Ray, and cruciformes dodder and hypecoum have two; holly and a few of Tournefort. All the species are distinguished others have four. by cruciform flowers. It comprehends two or- TETRAO, in ornithology, a genus of birds ders, gymnospermia, those plants which have belonging to the order of gallinæ, and thus chanaked seeds, being four in number; (except racterised by Linnæus: there is a spot near the phryma which is monospermous); and an- eyes naked or papillose, or covered, though more giospermia, which contains those plants the seeds rarely with feathers. Gmelin has enumerated of which are enclosed in a capsule. See Bo- about sixty-six species. The genus tetrao com

prehended both the grous partridge and quail; TETRAEDRON, or TETRAHEDRON, in geo- but Dr. Latham, with great judgment and prometry, is one of the five platonic or regular bo- priety, has made two genera of them, under the dies or solids, comprehended under four equi- names of tetrao, comprehending the grous; and lateral and equal triangles. Or it is a triangular perdix, comprehending the partridge and quail. pyramid of four equal and equilateral faces. See Perdix. Dr. Latham thus distinguishes

TETRAGON, in astrology, denotes an aspect the genus tetrao: the bill is like a crooked cone, of two planets with regard to the earth, when they with a naked scarlet skin above each eye, and are distant from each other a fourth part of a the feet feathered to the toes. He reckons twenty circle, or 90°. The tetragon is expressed by the species. The four following are found in Bricharacter , and is otherwise called a square or

tain: quartile aspect.

1. T. lagopus, the white game, or ptarmigan, TETRAGON, in geometry, a quadrangle, or a is fifteen inches in length, and weighs nineteen figure having four angles. Such as a square,

Its plumage of a pale brown or ash

TANY, Index.


color, elegantly crossed or mottled with small they always keep on the tops of the hills, are dusky spots and minute bars ; the head and neck scarcely ever found on the sides, and never de with broad bars of black, rust color, and white: scend into the valleys. Their food is the mounthe belly and wings are white, but the shafts of tain berries and the tops of the heaths. See the greater quill-feathers black. In the male the SHOOTING. gray color predominates, except on the head and 3. T. tetrix, black grouse, or black cock, like neck, where there is a great mixture of red, with the woodcock, is fond of woody and mountainbars of white. The females and young birds ous situations ; feeding on bilberries and other have a great deal of rust color in them. The mountain fruits, and in the winter on the tops of tail consists of sixteen feathers; the two middle the heath. In the summer they frequently deof which are ash colored, mottled with black, scend from the hills to feed on corn. They and tipped with white; the two next black, never pair: but in the spring the male gets upon slightly marked with white at their ends, the rest some eminence, crows and claps his wings, on wholly black; the feathers incumbent on the tail which signal all the females within hearing reare white, and almost entirely cover it. Ptar- sort to him. The hen lays seldom above six or migans are found in these kingdoms only on the seven eggs. When the female is obliged, during summits of the highest hills of the Highlands of the time of incubation, to leave her eggs in quest Scotland, of the Hebrides, and Orkneys; and a of food, she covers them up so artfully with few still inhabit the lofty hills near Keswick in moss or dry leaves that it is very difficult to disCumberland, as well as the mountains of Wales. cover them. On this occasion she is extremely They live amidst the rocks, perching on the gray tame nd tranquil, however wild and timorous stones, the general color of the strata in those at other times. She often keeps to her best, exalted situations. They are very silly birds; though strangers attempt to drag her away. As so tame as to bear driving like poultry; and, if soon as the young ones are hatched, they are provoked to rise, take very short flights, making seen running with extreme agility after the moa great circuit like pigeons. Like the grouse, ther, though sometimes they are not entirely disthey keep in small packs; but never, like those engaged from the shell. The hen leads them birds, take shelter in the heath, but beneath loose forward for the first time into the woods, to stones. To the taste they scarcely differ from a show them ant's eggs and the wild mountain grouse. These birds are called by Pliny lagopi, berries, which, while young, are their only food. their feet being clothed with feathers to the claws, As they grow older their appetites grow stronger, as the hare's are with fur: the nails are long, and they then feed upon the tops of the heather broad, and hollow. The first circumstance guards and the cones of the pine tree.' In this manner them from the rigor of the winter; the latter they soon come to perfection. An old black enables them to form a lodge among the snow, cock is in length twenty-two inches, and weighis where they lie in heaps to protect themselves nearly four pounds. The bill is dusky; and the from the cold. The feet of the grouse are clothed plumage of the whole body black, glossed over in the same manner; but those of the last two the neck and rump with a shining blue. The species here described, which perch upon trees, coverts of the wings are of a dusky brown; the are naked, the legs only, being feathered, not be- inner coverts white; the thighs and legs are coing in want of such a protection.

vered with dark brown feathers; the toes re2. T. Scoticus, the red game, or moor-fowl, is semble those of the former species. The tai. peculiar to the British islands. The male weighs consists of sixteen black feathers, and is much about nineteen ounces; and is in length fifteen forked; the exterior feathers bend greatly outinches and a half. The bill is black : the irides wards, and their ends seem as if cut off. The hazel colored. The throat is red. The plumage female weighs only two pounds; and its length on the head and neck is of a light tawny red; is one foot six inches. The head and neck are each feather is marked with several transverse marked with alternate bars of dull red and bars of black. The back and scapular feathers black; the breast with dusky black and white, are of a deeper red; and on the middle of each but the last predominates. The back, coverts of feather is a large black spot; the breast and belly the wings, and tail, are of the same color as the are of a dull purplish brown, crossed with nu- neck, but the red is deeper. The tail is slightly merous narrow dusky lines; the quill-feathers forked; it consists of eighteen feathers variegated are dusky; the tail consists of sixteen feathers with red and black. The feathers under the tail of an equal length, all of them (except the four are white, marked with a few bars of black and middlemost) are black, and the middle feathers orange. This bird hatches its young late in the are barred with red; the thighs are of a pale red, summer. It lays from six to eight eggs, of a barred obscurely with black; the legs and feet dull yellowish white color, marked with numbers clothed to the very claws with thick soft white of very small ferruginous specks; and towards feathers. The claws are whitish, very broad and the smaller end with some blotches of the same strong. The female weighs only fifteen ounces. hue. The colors in general are duller than those of 4. T. urogallus, the woodcock, inhabits woody the male; the breast and belly are spotted with and mountainous countries; in particular, forests white; and the tips of some of the coverts of of pines, birch trees, and junipers; feeding on the wings are of the same color. These birds the tops of the former and berres of the latter; pair in the spring, and lay from six to ten eggs. the first often infects the flesh with such a taste The young brood follow the hen the whole sum- as to render it scarcely eatable. In the spring mer; in the winter they join in flocks of forty it calls the females to its haunts with a loud and or fifty, and become remarkably shy and wild ; shrill voice; and is at that time so very inatten

} tricus.

tive to its safety as to be very easily shot. It TETRASTYLE, in the ancient architecture, stands perched on a tree, and descends to the a building, and particularly a temple, with four females on their first appearance. They lay from columns in its front. eight to sixteen eggs; eight at the first and more

TEʻTRICAL, adj. ? Fr. tetrique ; Lat. teas they advance in age. These birds are com- TETRI'cous.

Froward ; permon in Scandinavia, Germany, France, and se

verse; sour. veral parts of the Alps. They are found in no In this the tetrical bassa finding him to excel, gave other part of Great Britain but the Highlands of him as a rare gift to Solyman. Scotland, and are very rare even in those parts.

Kuolles's History of the Turks. They are there called capercalzie, auer-calzie, TETRODON, in ichthyology, a genus of and in the old law books caperkally; the last fishes arranged by Linnæus under the class of signifying the horse of the woods: this species amphibia, and order of nantes; but placed by being, in comparison of others of the genus, pre- Gmelin under the class of pisces, and order of eminently large. The length of the male is two branchiostegi. The jaws are bony, stretched out, feet nine inches; its weight sometimes fourteen and cloven at the point; the aperture of the gil's pounds. The female is much less, the length is linear; the body is muricated beneath, and being only twenty-six inches. The sexes differ there are no ventral fins. There are thirteen also greatly in colors. The bill of the male is species ; of which the most remarkable is T. of a pale yellow; the head, neck, and back, are lineatus, called by Mr. Hasselquist fahaka, which elegantly marked with slender lines of gray and is the Egyptian and Arabic name. It has of late black running transversely. The upper part of been found in the Nile about Cairo, but was the breast is of a rich glossy green; the rest of never known in former times. It is said to grow the breast and the belly black, mixed with some to a prodigious size. When just caught it pricks white feathers; the sides are marked like the the skin if it is taken in the bare hands, and proneck; the coverts of the wings crossed with un- duces small pustules in the same manner as dulated lines of black and reddish brown; the nettles. The flesh is poisonous. Mr. Foster exterior webs of the greater quill-feathers are confirms the account of the poisonous nature of black: the tail consists of eighteen feathers, the a species of tetrodon in his account of New Calemiddle of which is the longest ; these are black, donia. marked on each side with a few white spots. TETTER, 1. s. Sax, teter. A scab; a The legs are very strong, and covered with brown scurf; a ringworm. feathers; the edges of the toes are pectinated. A most instant tetter barked about, Of the female the bill is dusky; the throat red; Most lazar like, with vile and loathsome crust, the head, neck, and back, are marked with trans- All my smooth body. Shakspeare. Hamlet. verse bars of red and black; the breast has some

A scabby tetter on their pelts will stick. Dryden. white spots on it, and the lower part is of a plain TETUAN, a sea-port of Morocco, in the proorange color; the belly is barred with pale orange vince of El Garb, on the Mediterranean, withic and black; the tips of the feathers are white. The the Straits of Gibraltar. A branch of the Atlas, tail is of a deep rust color, barred with black, passing through the province of Tedla, comes tipped with white, and consists of sixteen fea- within a few miles of the town. The envirous thers. See SHOOTING.

are planted with vineyards and gardens, and the TETRAPET'ALOUS, adj. Gr. Tegoapes and oranges are reckoned very superior. Several Teralov. Such flowers as consist of four leaves European consuls and merchants were settled round the style.

here till 1770, when an Englishman having shot All the tetrapetalous siliquose plants are alkale- a Moor the emperor banished all Europeans, and . scent.


would no longer permit any to reside there. A TETRAPODOLOGY (Terpatos, and doyos) considerable communication, however, is mainthat branch of zoology which treats of quadru- tained with Gibraltar, whence ships often repair, peds, in the Linnæan system called mammalia. when the wind is unfavorable for making Tan

TETRAPOLIS, an ancient name of Antioch giers; and our fleets, entering the Mediterranean, in Syria, because it contained four cities. often water and victual in the bay. Thirty miles

TE’TRARCH, n. s. Fr. tetrurque ; Lat. te- south-east of Tangiers. trarcha; Gr. retpapxns. A Roman governor TETZEL, or Testzel (John), a monk of the of the fourth part of a province.

sixteenth century, whose honest bigotry may be All the earth,

classed among the proximate causes of the ReHer kings and tetrarchs, are their tributaries : formation. He was born at Piern upon the Elbe, People and nations pay them hourly stipends. and, having taken the habit of St. Dominick, re

Ben Jonson.

ceived a commission from the archbishop of A TETRARCH is a prince who holds and go- Mayence, to preach up the indulgences of Leo verns a fourth part of a kingdom. Such origi- X. The extravagant power and virtue which he nally was the import of the title tetrarch; but it attributed to his commodities, declaring that they was afterwards applied to any petty king or were sufficient to procure impunity for a sinner, sovereign; and became synonymous with eth- though he had even violated the mother of God narch.

herself! first roused the indignation of Luther, TETRASTICK, n. s. Gr. Terpasıxos. An and drew upon him those attacks which were at epigram or stanza of four verses.

length transferred from the effect to the cause, and The tetrastick obliged Spenser to extend his sense

diverted from combating the absurdities themto the length of four lines, which would have been selves to exposing the corruption of the systeru more closely confined in the couplet. Pope. by which they were sanctioned. The eyes of the

papal government were at length, when too late, both seated, according to Mela, beyond the opened to the mischief which Tetzel had occa- Elbe, on the Sinus Codanus, or Baltic; and sioned, and he received so severe a rebuke from there, it is supposed, lay the country of the Teuthe legate that he is said to have died of a broken tones, now Ditmarsh ; diversity of dialects proheart in 1519.

ducing the different terms Teut, Tut, Dit, Îid, TEUCER, the son of Scamander by Ida the and Thod, which in the ancient German language founder and first king of Phrygia, from whom signified people. Of these Teutones Virgil is to his subjects were called Teucri. Dardanus mar- be understood in the epithet Teutonicus, an apried his daughter Batca, and succeeded him.- pellation which more lately came to be applied Virg. Æn. in. 108.

io the Germans in general, and later still the apTeucer, a son of Telamon and brother of pelļation Alemanni. Ajax. He built a town in the isle of Cyprus, The TEUTONIC LANGUAGE is supposed to which he called Salamis from his birth-place. have been the language of the ancient Germans,

TEUCRI, a name given the Trojans from and hence is reckoned amongst the mother Teucer their first king.

tongues. See PhilOLOGY. TEUCRIUM, germander, in botany, a genus TEUTONIC ORDER, an order of military knights, of plants belonging to the class of didynamia, established towards the close of the twelfun cenand order of gymnospermia; and in the natural tury, in the Holy Land, where, after the death of system ranging under the forty-second order, Barbarossa, the Germans behaved with so much verticillatæ. The corolla has no upper lip, is bravery, that Henry king of Jerusalem, the padivided into two parts beyond the base, and is triarch, and several other princes, determined to divaricated where the stamina issue out. There reward their valor by instituting the order. They are thirty species; of which three are natives of had at first the title of the knights of St. Gevrge, Great Britain, viz.

and afterwards were called Equites Mariani, or 1. T. chamædrys, the smaller creeping ger- knights of St. Mary. Among their other oblimander, has fibrous, very creeping, spreading gations it was required that every knight should roots; many four cornered, very branchy, trailing be of noble parentage; that the order should destalks, nearly a foot long; oval, cuneiform, cut, fend the Christian religion and the Holy Land; crenated leaves on short foot-stalks ; and reddish that they should exercise hospitality towards tiie Aowers, growing almost in a verticillus, on whorls, Christians in general, but particularly those of round the stalk, three on each peduncle ; ap- their own country; and that they should with all pearing in June and July.

their power endeavour to propagate and extend 2. T. scocodonia, wood sage, or germander, is the Christian faith and the religion of Jesus. In distinguished by leaves which are heart-shaped, 1190, having become rich by donations from the serrated, and petiolated ; by racemi, which are superstitious, they elected their first grand master, lateral and ranged in one row; and by an erect Henry Walpot, a German, who had distinguished stem. The flowers are straw-colored, and the himself by his zeal and valor. In 1191 pope filaments red. The plant has a bitter taste, and Celestine III. confirmed their privileges already smells like hops with a little mixture of garlic. granted, giving then the title of the Teutonie It is used in brewing in the isle of Jersey instead knights of the hospital of St. Mary the Virgio. of hops.

By the conditions of this bull they vowed perpe 3. T. scordium, the common water germander, tual continence, obedience, and poverty ; oblihas creeping perennial roots, sending up many gations which it may well be imagined were not square, procumbent, or trailing stalks, branching very strictly kept. See Poland, and Perssia. diffusely; oblong, indented, serrated, close-sit- TEW'EL, n.s. Fr. tuyau or tuyal. Defined ting, opposite leaves; and small reddish flowers, below. generally two together, from the sides of the In the back of the forge, against the fire-place, is stalks and branches, in July and August. This fixed a thick iron plate, and a taper pipe in it about plant was formerly considered as medicinal, but five inches long, called a tewel, or teuel iron, which has now fallen into disuse. It grows naturally comes through the back of the forge; into this tewel in marshy places, in the isle of Ely and other is placed the bellows.

Voron, parts of England, and most parts of Europe ; TEWIT, in ornithology. See Tringa. and is sometimes admitted into gardens, in moist TEWKESBURY, a market town and borough places, for variety, and as a medicinal plant. of England, in the county of Gloucester, situated

TEURART, an ancient town of Africa, in on the eastern bank of the Avon, near its conFez, seated on a mountain, near the river Za; it fluence with the Severn. The access to the town was anciently a very important city.

is by several commodious bridges. That over TEUTHIS, in ichthyology, a genus of fishes the Avon_is a stone structure of considerable belonging to the order of abdominales. The length. The town is large, handsome, and po head is somewhat truncated on the fore part; the pulous. It consists mostly of three principal branchil membrane has five rays ; the teeth streets, with several lanes and alleys branching equal, rigid near each other, forming a regular off, which are mostly well paved and lighted. series. There are two species, viz. 1. T. hepatus; The houses in the town are chiefly built of brick, and 2. T. Java.

but the old habitations with projecting stones, TEUTHRAS, king of Mysia. See TELEPHUS. and pyramidal roofs, have been mostly pulled TEUTOBOCHUS, a gigantic king of the down. The act for paying and lighting the Teutones.

streets was obtained in 1786 ; and, from that TEUTONES, or Teutoni, an ancient people, period, a growing spirit of improvement has always by historians joined with the Cimbri; difused itself among the inhabitants. Of the

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