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tye

noun \ˈtī\

Definition of tye

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  a small box (as for the storage of valuables)

  2. 2 British :  a launder for washing ores

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Origin and Etymology of tye

Middle English, casket, from Old English tēag, of unknown origin


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tye

transitive verb \"\

Definition of tye

-ed/-ing/-s

British

  1. :  to wash (ores) in a tye

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tye

noun \"\

Definition of tye

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  a piece of enclosed land

  2. 2 dialectal, England :  a large pasture or common

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Origin and Etymology of tye

Middle English, from Old English tēag, of unknown origin


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tye

noun \"\

Definition of tye

plural

-s

  1. :  a chain or rope one end of which passes through the mast or through a block and is made fast to the center of a yard, the other end being attached to a tackle by means of which a yard is hoisted or lowered

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Origin and Etymology of tye

Middle English, tie


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