tenty

adjective
\ ˈten-tē How to pronounce tenty (audio) \
variants: or less commonly tentie

Definition of tenty

Scotland

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Examples of tenty in a Sentence

I warn ye now, ye best be tenty.

First Known Use of tenty

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tenty

tent entry 3

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