Teem

Definition of Teem

v. t.1.To pour; - commonly followed by out; as, to teem out ale.
2.(Steel Manuf.) To pour, as steel, from a melting pot; to fill, as a mold, with molten metal.
1.To think fit.
v. i.1.To bring forth young, as an animal; to produce fruit, as a plant; to bear; to be pregnant; to conceive; to multiply.
[imp. & p. p. Teemed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Teeming.]
If she must teem,
Create her child of spleen.
- Shak.
2.To be full, or ready to bring forth; to be stocked to overflowing; to be prolific; to abound.
His mind teeming with schemes of future deceit to cover former villainy.
- Sir W. Scott.
The young, brimful of the hopes and feeling which teem in our time.
- F. Harrison.
v. t.1.To produce; to bring forth.
That [grief] of an hour's age doth hiss the speaker;
Each minute teems a new one.
- Shak.

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