Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete spelling of tiger.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.), obsolete A tiger.

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  • noun obsolete A tiger.

Etymologies

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From Middle English tigre, from Old English tīgras (pl.) and influenced by Old French tigre, both, from Latin tigris, from Ancient Greek τίγρις, possibly of Iranian origin.

Examples

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  • In the poem entitled "the Tyger" by William Blake this is how he spells tiger.

    November 18, 2008