Definition of "tinct" [tinct]

  • A color or tint. (noun)
  • Colored lightly or faintly; tinged. (adjective)

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Use "tinct" in a sentence
  • "Well, now brain sci­en­tists say some­thing dis­tinct is hap­pen­ing in the phys­i­cal brain, too."
  • "This painting of the flesh, I understand, is performed in their youth, by picking the skin with a needle, until the blood starts, and rubbing in a blueish tinct, which is as permanent as their life."
  • "Mars tinctured either cheek with tinct of martial red;"