- From Middle French teie, and its source, Latin tēca, thēca, from Ancient Greek θήκη ("covering, sheath"). (Wiktionary)
“There was another cheerful little bird, new to me also, which uttered an amusing phrase in two keys, something like _tee tay, tee tay, tee tay_, one note sustained high and long, followed by another given on”
“Cunningly, Mr. Wildes-who admits he had no idea what cannabis or hashish were during that first conversation over a cup of "tay" in the Lennon/Ono kitchen-suggested that cannabis resin might not be written into the law that kept convicted drug possessors out of the country.”
“Do you come and sit down on my knee here for a few minutes or so, and that'd warm me better than all the 'tay' in the world.”
“When we had finished supper and were drinking our "tay," Mrs. O'Shaughnessy told our fortunes with the tea-leaves.”
“tay" over which the three had been chatting, as is the way of our domestics at such times and places, -- she had reason to know the mistress of the house did not well approve of her, or of these frequent visitations.”
“i agree that zoe wasn't nearly as odious as I thought she would be. i guess there's "tay" in the truly obnoxious role. what's the deal with rodger? many things don't seem to fit with him / them. and zoe has shaved almost 10 years of her age. born in '62 not' 71”
“Exclusive Vacation Rental Properties throughout France. la carte de fidélité (lah kart deuh fee del ee tay) noun, feminine”
“Your gift when you help support this word journal. velléité (vay-lay-ee-tay) noun, feminine”
“The show features a disco ball, celebrity guests and Wendy's advice, along with some brash attitude: "You don't want to know where this wig was last night when I was par-tay-ing.”
“Afterward, to cement the manly camraderie, Mauro and I went back to the stable to share a gourd of mate (pronounced "mah-tay"), the twiggy-infused tea gauchos drink.”
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...from swerve of shore to bend of bay,...all's fair in vannesy...and in Finnegans Wake.
Other terms used or coined by Joyce may be found at inkhorn's list Joycean Vocab.
legal according to the dicker we use
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