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  • proper n. A short form of Tyrone, Tyler, Tyson, Tyron, and other male given names beginning with "Ty".

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of territory.
  • An old spelling of tie.
  • A termination of numerals—namely, in twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety, originally meaning ‘ten’ (twenty, ‘twain tens,’ thirty, ‘three tens,’ etc.).
  • A suffix appearing in many abstract nouns taken or formed from the Latin, as in agility, anxiety, benignity, humanity, unity, etc.

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