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tye

noun \ ˈtī \

Definition of tye

plural -s
1 obsolete : a small box (as for the storage of valuables)
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


2

tye

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of tye

-ed/-ing/-s
British
: to wash (ores) in a tye

3

tye

noun \ " \

Definition of tye

plural -s
1 obsolete : a piece of enclosed land
2 dialectal, England : a large pasture or common

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
: 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

Origin and Etymology of tye

Middle English, tie


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