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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of tyke.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of tyke (mongrel dog)
  • n. A boorish person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tick. See 2d tick.
  • n. A dog; a cur.
  • n. A countryman or clown; a boorish, clumsy, or eccentric person; -- also spelled tyke.
  • n. a small child; -- variant of tyke.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete or dialectal form of tick.
  • n. A cur-dog; hence, in contempt, a low, snarling fellow.
  • n. A countryman or clown; a boor; a churl; a fellow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
  • n. a young person of either sex

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