From (etyl) .
A large horned animal in ancient Hebrew literature, variously identified with the wild ox or aurochs (Bos primigenius ), the Arabian oryx, or a mythical creature (compare (unicorn)).
(nautical) To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.
From (etyl) teme, from (etyl) . More at (l), (l).
A set of draught animals, such as two horses in front of a carriage.
* 1931 , William Faulkner, Sanctuary , Vintage 1993, p. 111:
- It happened almost every day that coaches stuck fast, until a team of cattle could be procured from some neighbouring farm to tug them out of the slough.
Any group of people involved in the same activity, especially sports or work.
- The adjacent alleys were choked with tethered wagons, the teams reversed and nuzzling gnawed corn-ears over the tail-boards.
- We need more volunteers for the netball team .
(obsolete) A group of animals moving together, especially young ducks.
- The IT manager leads a team of three software developers.
- a team of ducklings about her
(UK, legal, obsolete) 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.
* ALEXANDER M. BURRILL, LAW DICTIONARY & GLOSSARY, vol II, 1871 URL: http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924022836450
- a long team of snowy swans on high
- TEAM, Theam, Tem, Them. Sax. [from tyman, to propagate, to teem.] In old English law. Literally, an offspring, race or generation. 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 villeins, and their offspring or suit. They who had a jurisdiction of this kind, were said to have a court of Theme... constantly used in the old books in connection with toll, in the expression Toll & Team.
* When referring to the actions of a sports team, British English typically uses the third-person plural form rather than the third-person singular. However, this is not done in other contexts such as in business or politics.
**: Manchester were unable to bring the strong team they originally intended,
**: Leeds were champions again.
* German: (l)
To form a group, as for sports or work.
To convey or haul with a team.
- They teamed to complete the project.
- to team lumber