Definition of texas
: a structure on the awning deck of a steamer that contains the officers' cabins and has the pilothouse in front or on top
Origin and Etymology of texas
Texas, state of U.S.; from the naming of cabins on Mississippi steamboats after states, the officers' cabins being the largest
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
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Definition of Texas for English Language Learners
: state of the U.S.
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Definition of Texas for Students
state S U.S.; capital, Austin
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