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tit

1. any of numerous small active Old World songbirds of the family Paridae (titmice), esp those of the genus Parus (bluetit, great tit, etc.). They have a short bill and feed on insects and seeds
2. any of various similar small birds
3. Archaic or dialect a worthless or worn-out horse; nag
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And this long row seemed particularly hard work to Levin; but when the end was reached and Tit, shouldering his scythe, began with deliberate stride returning on the tracks left by his heels in the cut grass, and Levin walked back in the same way over the space he had cut, in spite of the sweat that ran in streams over his face and fell in drops down his nose, and drenched his back as though he had been soaked in water, he felt very happy.
The first row, as Levin noticed, Tit had mowed specially quickly, probably wishing to put his master to the test, and the row happened to be a long one.
On finishing yet another row he would have gone back to the top of the meadow again to begin the next, but Tit stopped, and going up to the old man said something in a low voice to him.
Levin gave his scythe to Tit, and together with the peasants, who were crossing the long stretch of mown grass, slightly sprinkled with rain, to get their bread from the heap of coats, he went towards his house.
In the picture there's the ghostly form of a long-tailed tit.
A great tit tagged in Sparkhill was found five miles away in Hockley.
Pursuant to the cooperation agreement, Tarena and TIT will jointly establish the Tarena-TIT Innovation and Employment Training Center and the TIT-Tarena Internship and Employment Training Center in order to improve students' practical skills and enhance their competitiveness in the job market.
Sunflower seeds are particularly popular with coal tits and a single bird can empty a seed dispenser in no time by storing its newfound bounty in nooks and crannies around the garden for consumption later.
Washington, Aug 14 ( ANI ): A new study suggests that female blue tits with brightly coloured crowns are better mums than duller birds.
On 12 June 2008 at 1531 hrs, we observed a snake approaching a nest box and heard a male Japanese Tit produce "jar" calls.
Great Tit The Great Tit is perhaps best known for its piercing "teacher-teacher" song, which sounds very much like a bicycle pump.
Kevin Kershaw was on board the Tit Bonhomme with skipper Michael Hayes, the founder of the Helvic lifeboat station, when it went down about 6am on Sunday.