T

Tabasco sauce (trademarked; use “bottled hot pepper sauce”)
tabbouleh
tablecloth
table d’hôte
tableful
table runner
table saw
tablescape
table setting (n)
table skirt
tablespoon
tabletop
table topper
tableware
table wine
tack cloth
tack rag
tack stitch (n)
tack-stitch (v)
ta-da
taekwondo
tai chi
tailor
tailor’s chalk
tailor’s hem
takeout (n)
take out (v)
take-out (adj)
taper
taproot
tarragon
tart (baked dish in a pastry shell, a pie; see “torte”)
tartar sauce
tassel
tasseled
taste buds
T-bar
T-beam
T-bolt
tea bag
teacup
tea-dyeing
tea garden
teahouse
teakettle
tea light (n)
tea-light (adj)
tea party
teapot
tearoom
tea set
teaspoon
tea-stain (v)
tea-stained
tea towel
teenager
Teflon (trademarked; use “nonstick”)
tenpenny nail
termite-proof
terra-cotta (n, adj)
terra firma tile
terrarium
terrine (food)
terry cloth (n, adj)
tête-à-tête
Thousand Island dressing
3-D
throwdown (n)
thumbtack
tic-tac-toe
tieback
tie-in (n, adj)
tie-rod (n)
tile beam
tilework
till (do not use in place of “until” in recipe copy)
time-consuming (adj)
timeline
time-out
time-saver (n)
time-saving (adj)
timeworn
to-do list
toe-kick
toggle bolt
toile
tongue and groove (n)
tongue-and-groove (adj)
toolbox
topcoat (overcoat)
top coat (paint)
top-dress
topdressing
topsoil
topstitch (n, v)
torchère
torte (a cake made with several eggs; plural is tortes; see “tart”)
totable
touch-tone
townhome
townhouse
toymaker
trade-off (n)
tranquillity
transferware
trapdoor
tray ceiling
tree house
treetop
tree topper
treillage
trellis, trellises
triangle-square (quilting)
trilevel
triple sec
trompe l’oeil
Trombe wall
try square
T-shirt
T-square
Tudor
tureen (bowl)
turfgrass
turkey work
turnover
turtleneck
tussie-mussies
tuteur
24/7
tweet (to make a chirping sound; to post a message to the Twitter online message service)
twill
twin bed
twofold (adj, adv)
two-ply (not 2-ply)
two-story
tying
type 1 diabetes
type 2 diabetes
tzatziki
T-zone

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