Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abbreviation of territory.
- An old spelling of tie.
- A termination of numerals—namely, in twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety, originally meaning ‘ten’ (twenty, ‘twain tens,’ thirty, ‘three tens,’ etc.).
- A suffix appearing in many abstract nouns taken or formed from the Latin, as in agility, anxiety, benignity, humanity, unity, etc. It is commonly preceded, as in these cases, by a stem-vowel i-(the termination -ity being so common as to be often used as an English formative); but in some words the original vowel has disappeared, as in bounty, loyalty, royalty, etc., or none existed in the Latin, as in liberty, poverty, etc. In some words the suffix is not recognized as such, as in
“When the public speaks about them they would most often use their nicknames (i.e. Ty is nickname for Tyler) or use the ‘team name’ or just simply using the word ‘Hero’”
“The only question I have for you Ty is what was 'worth it' for you - popsicle or blow?”
“Ty is on vacation too, visiting Minnesota with his lovely wife.”
“I know eloise resides in Arizona now but Ty is still on site in one of the adjacent homes.”
“Those of you who've been to Girlyman shows know how Ty is like one of those portraits that is always looking at you, right?”
“Ty is right that Ted T misunderstands the music publishing/licensing structure and so comes to a wrongheaded conclusion.”
“Ty is a warrior and a class act and we appreciate his contributions this past season.”
“Notes: Buffalo acquired a less expensive backup goalie in Ty Conklin from Columbus.”
“Ty is also a real good team player, a good locker room kid and is a gym rat.”
“The turnout for the event was impressive as the downstairs dining room was filled with the smell of perfume, the sound of music, and, of course, fresh cocktails built around a new spirit called Ty Ku Soju.”
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