Tail End Charlie Naval Naval slang name for the last ship in the line.
Takur India A Baron.
Taluqdar India A landlord. Also Talukhdar.
Tally NavalSlang word meaning Name; hence, Cap-tally (= cap-ribbon with ship's name on it), Death-tally (= identity disc). The word comes from the tally-stick used in checking cargo in the old days (hence the phrase "tallying the cargo"); these were wooden batons on which the checkers cut notches - just as early cricket scorers kept their sides' scores (whence the expression "notching the runs").
Tank India A pond.
Tat India A pony from the countryside.
Terai India Woods at the foot of mountains.
Tiffin India light meal served about 2pm.
Thugi India Ritual murder - sacrifice to Kali. Also Thuggee.
Tomasha India Row or riot.
Tonga India A horse-drawn cart.
Tope India Dome, usually one which is overgrown and surrounded by trees.
Touch and Go NavalAn expression commonly used to mean uncertainty. It is of maritime origin and refers to a ship touching the sea-bottom and then slipping off.