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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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