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Definitions of team

  1. a cooperative unit
  2. form a team; " We teamed up for this new project"
  3. two or more draft animals that work together to pull a vehicle
  4. two or more draft animals that work together to pull something
  5. A group of young animals, especially of young ducks; a brood; a litter.
  6. Hence, a number of animals moving together.
  7. Two or more horses, oxen, or other beasts harnessed to the same vehicle for drawing, as to a coach, wagon, sled, or the like.
  8. A number of persons associated together in any work; a gang; especially, a number of persons selected to contend on one side in a match, or a series of matches, in a cricket, football, rowing, etc.
  9. A flock of wild ducks.
  10. 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.
  11. To engage in the occupation of driving a team of horses, cattle, or the like, as in conveying or hauling lumber, goods, etc.; to be a teamster.
  12. To convey or haul with a team; as, to team lumber.
  13. Two or more horses or other beasts in one harness; the animals, with their harness and the vehicle that they draw; often, a single animal in harness, and the vehicle; a brood of young, especially of ducks; a number of persons working or playing together, as in a game.
  14. A number of animals moving together or in order: two or more oxen or other animals harnessed to the same vehicle: a number of persons associated, as for the performance of a definite piece of work, or forming one of the parties or sides in a game, match, or the like; as, a team of football players, cricketers, oarsmen, etc.: in old Eng. law, a royalty or privilege granted by royal charter to a lord or a manor, for the having, restraining, and judging of bondmen and villeins, with their children, goods, chattels, etc.
  15. Two or more beasts of burden harnessed together.
  16. A set of workers or players.
  17. Teamster.
  18. Two or more horses, oxen or other beasts harnessed together for drawing; a number moving in a line; a company.
  19. To join together in a team; to work with a team.
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Usage examples for team

  1. To leave that powerful agency out is to haul the culture- wagon with a crippled team. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  2. Then you've got your own team of dogs. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  3. Do you think they would have let you or Muriel make that team? – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester
  4. The man who had driven me over was anxious to return at once, so I asked for a light spring- wagon and a team of mules. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  5. Some of the team of the St. Andrew's School, a well- known set of fellows at this sport and terribly hard to beat, were going to be visitors. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  6. The driver started the team but they slipped, plunged and fell heavily. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  7. You are a fine team! – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  8. With a good team, however, we made an average of about fifteen miles a day. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller
  9. As he started the team, an automobile came up, and he looked around as he drove on. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  10. What a team she would give him some day! – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  11. So I say to you, this money buy you a team, mak' you rich in this country. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  12. Then, this mo'nin', when I said " Get the team ready," you said " It is ready, suh," and showed me that you look ahead, see what ought to be done and do it without being told. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  13. Then we led the children up to where the man had got ashore with his team. – In the Early Days along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852 by Gilbert L. Cole
  14. I haven't been half- back on our team for nothing; so stand still." – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  15. He belonged to Michael's wagon- team and had been left behind. – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  16. He knew then that the box had come from the man whose team he had stopped a few days before. – A Hive of Busy Bees by Effie M. Williams
  17. He had seen Pollard's team, but he had not seen Pollard or his niece. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  18. Clint says that last year was their first at Claflin and that they didn't have any right to play on the team. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  19. May I go with the team? – Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss
  20. " Well, you do forget things," she resumed as he started the team. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
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