1. (obsolete) anxiety; teen
    • with labour and long tyne

tyne (tynes, present participle tyning; past and past participle tyned)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To lose.
    • 1847, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
      ‘Yes, bonny wee thing, I’ll wear you in my bosom, lest my jewel I should tyne.’
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To become lost; to perish.

tyne (plural tynes)

  1. Alternative form of tine

  • IPA: /taɪn/
  • (Geordie) IPA: /tɛin/
Proper noun
  1. A river in the counties of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear in north east England. The city of Newcastle upon Tyne is found upon its northern bank and Gateshead is found upon its southern bank
  2. A coastal sea area that includes the mouth of this river
  3. A river in East Lothian, in southern

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