American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river, about 129 km (80 mi) long, of northern England flowing eastward to the North Sea.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See tine, tine, etc.
- n. A river in the county of Tyne and Wear in north east England. The city of Newcastle upon Tyne is found upon its northern bank and Gateshead is found upon its southern bank.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Obs. or Scot. To lose.
- v. obsolete To become lost; to perish.
- n. (Zoöl.) A prong or point of an antler.
- n. obsolete Anxiety; tine.
- n. a river in northern England that flows east to the North Sea
“Public transport users in Tyne and Wear may soon be able to use their mobile phone as a bus or train ticket. posted by bidlab at”
“Except that Newcastle upon Tyne is not a Labour council.”
“At Newcastle on Tyne, the small rivulet called the Tyne, once two or three feet deep, has been excavated for many miles and changed into a mighty river accommodating ships drawing thirty feet.”
“One of the most curious sights upon the Tyne is the fleet of hundreds of these black-sailed, black-hulled keels, bringing down at each tide their black cargoes for the ships at anchor in the deep water at Shields and other parts of the river below Newcastle.”
“Out of this smoke-cloud rose tall steeples; and it was discernible that the town stretched widely over an uneven surface, on the banks of the Tyne, which is navigable up hither ten miles from the sea for pretty large vessels.”
“Town' is Newcastle upon Tyne, which is a small city in the North”
“The scale of some, such as Tyne Cot, is almost overwhelming and it is hard to avoid shedding a tear or two.”
“Plus you still failed to break the No Go areas such as Tyne and Wear and Liverpool.”
“The 'Tyne' is the small priceless or vital object accidentally dropped on the floor (e.g. diamond tieclip, contact lans) and the 'wear' is the large immovable object (e.g. Welsh dreser, car-crusher) that it shelters under.”
“In the interval between the sailing of the "Tyne" and our departure we were not idle.”
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