American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The letter y.
- n. An object shaped like a Y.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See wie.
- n. The letter Y, or something resembling it.
- n. The name of the Latin script letter Y/y.
- n. A wye-shaped object: a wye-level, wye-connected. Especially a Y-shaped connection of three sections of track.
- n. poetic, obsolete A warrior or fighter.
- n. poetic, obsolete A hero; a man, person.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The letter Y.
- n. A kind of crotch. See Y, n. (a).
- n. the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet
- Old English wiga. (Wiktionary)
“The trains reversed direction on what American railroaders called a wye-Europeans called it a turning triangle-which allowed trains to back up to any one of ten offloading ramps, and the Russians were doing it with skill and aplomb.”
“I really just need the "wye" to be displayed in profile view, but if it part of the vertical structure so be it.”
“MABERRY: You were at the forefront of the against development by Imperial College at Wye, Kent, starting the web-site save-wye. org.”
“How bout you take your poisonous drivel and F off. wye”
“For my purposes, I prefer to call those words “Slandernyms”. wye says:”
“He has plenty to smile about while the rest of us have to eat the wreckage he helped create. wye”
“June 7, 2010 at 9:07 am wye ai nawt git dis in mai seriell?”
“Dunno wye – Ai haz maed dem in2 lols, so dey shud be biziblol naow!”
“Ai wanna be x stinkt – dass wye Ai yooze a ghud dee odrunt!”
“Ai haz bean der sebrul tiems – Puddy_tat yoost 2 lib dere an we got inbolbd wiv teh transport myoozeeum – dere iz a speshul fing at teh myoozeeum an dat iz wye Ai ser goin dis tiem.”
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3 letter words, not the girl band.
boggle and speed scrabble would not be half as fun without them.
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None of your "the" and "get" here. No, no. This is the place for auk and sty, and words of that ilk.
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