Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a knot
  • n. a patch of common land, often a village green.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A knot; a tie.
  • n. A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.
  • n. A trough for washing ores.
  • transitive v. See tie, the proper orthography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete or archaic spelling of tie.
  • To wash with the tye, as ore. Compare tye, n.
  • n. An obsolete or archaic spelling of tie.
  • n. Nautical, the part of a topsail-halyard which passes through a block or sheave-hole at the masthead, and is attached to the yard.
  • n. In mining, a kind of narrow buddle used with a quick current of water for roughly washing tin or lead ore.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Between Kingscote and West Hoathly, a short distance to the south-west of East Grinstead, is another "tye" -- Gravetye, a tudor mansion in a deep hollow, the home of Mr. William Robinson, the author of _The English

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  • I got the cutest dress... it is pretty bold for me, kind of tye-dye looking... and it's the style of a town gown.

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  • Got my leaflet today … I see I can get copies of it in audio, large tye braille english welsh french polish bengali chinese urdu arabic punjabi somli and gujarati but no other euro lanuague or mexian or spanish … .. hell there isnt even an option for chav .. for shame .. on May 6, 2009 at 12: 19 pm SUPD

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  • Says Johnson a Woman has such power between the Ages of twenty five and forty five, that She may tye a Man to a post and whip him if She will.

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  • Down here in alabama I tye a pink producer it works very well for my friends and I.

    flys for sunfish, cappies and bass

  • Here in bama I tye deer hair frogs and poppers for bass, but when the gills aren't hitting top water I go to a pink producer, the gills love it sometimes bass will hit it too.

    Fly Fishing for Panfish and Bass

  • One tip, as you are practicing your cast, put your wallet in your armpit, if it falls out you have too much arm movement. also take some string tye it around the butt of your rod behind the reel loop it around your wrist, this will train you to not roll your wrist as you cast. roger

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  • Fetch 'em in along the yard and make fast to the tye!

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  • Call out your representitive every time tye pull this crap!

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  • Some trends like tye dying emerged in the 1960s, followed by a more current and ongoing trend of message t-shirts, which started in the UK in the late 80s, and the more recent all over prints.

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