from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See thack, thatch.


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  • The Formula 1 contract is very, very stringent and my lawyers were telling me yeh change karna hai, yeh theek nahi hai This has to be changed, this is not right and Jaiprakash Gaur told me, 'Just sign the contract.

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  • Dywel shifted his weight from one foot to the other, hands clasped behind him, as though he were wishing himself anywhere but here, and after a moment he said, his voice sounding slightly embarrassed, “Always better for a man to theek vengeance than to grieve.”

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  • This blue bird brand is a guess i have to take each time, aaya toh theek hai - something like that...this time it fluffed beautifully

    Whole wheat pita bread

  • Agar Sonia Gandhi ko nahin ban-neka hai PM, to theek hai naa yaar, Manmohan Singh is the best choice.

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  • Thanks to (theek), who came through with this little beauty: sudo ssh - L 25: smtp. 25 well. com - l doctorow Works like a charm!

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  • Hector's, the lassies wi 'their shoon in their hands, were walkin' easier barefit and savin 'shoe leather, and a young Embro' leddy, wi 'a hooped skirt wi' the braidin 'like theek rope on a stack, and high-heeled shoon, looked disdainfu' at them.

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  • This epic-in-little, as tremendous an invention as exists in verse, is from the _Minstrelsy_: 'as written down from tradition by a lady' (C. Kirkpatrick Sharpe). corbies = _crows_ fail-dyke = _wall of turf_ hause-bane = _breast-bone_ theek = _thatch_

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  • I rose to theek the stable, O! I keust my coat an 'plied away

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  • Suma-theek was sitting on a rock, smoking and watching Jim.

    Still Jim


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