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.
- 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.
- To wash with the tye, as ore. Compare tye, n.
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