(?), n. [Hind. hag.] The practice of secret or stealthy murder by Thugs. "One of the suppressors of Thuggee." J. D. Hooker.
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(?), } n. Thuggee.
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(?), n. [NL., from Gr. an African tree with sweet-smelling wood.] (Bot.) A genus of evergreen trees, thickly branched, remarkable for the distichous arrangement of their branches, and having scalelike, closely imbricated, or compressed leaves.
[Written also thuya.]
See Thyine wood.
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Thuja occidentalis is the Arbor vit of the Eastern and Northern United States. Thuja gigantea of North-waetern America is a very large tree, there called red cedar, and canoe cedar, and furnishes a useful timber.
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(?), n. [L. Thule, Thyle, Gr. , .] The name given by ancient geographers to the northernmost part of the habitable world. According to some, this land was Norway, according to others, Iceland, or more probably Mainland, the largest of the Shetland islands; hence, the Latin phrase ultima Thule, farthest Thule.
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