TEE

tee, golf tee

(noun) a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground

tee, football tee

(noun) support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff

tee, teeing ground

(noun) the starting place for each hole on a golf course; “they were waiting on the first tee”

tee

(verb) connect with a tee; “tee two pipes”

tee, tee up

(verb) place on a tee; “tee golf balls”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Proper noun

Tee

An Ogoni language spoken in Nigeria.

Etymology 2

Proper noun

Tee

A Chinese surname.

Anagrams

• EET

Etymology 1

Noun

tee (plural tees)

The name of the Latin-script letter T.

Something shaped like the letter T.

Hyponyms: tee-shirt, tee-beam, tee-frame, tee-iron, tee-headed

(clothing) T-shirt.

Etymology 2

Verb

tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past tow or teed, past participle town or teed)

(transitive, obsolete) To draw; lead.

(intransitive, obsolete) To draw away; go; proceed.

Etymology 3

Noun

tee (plural tees)

(golf) A flat area of ground from which players hit their first shots on a golf hole.

(golf, baseball) A usually wooden or plastic peg from which a ball is hit.

(curling) The target area of a curling rink

The mark at which players aim in quoits.

Verb

tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past and past participle teed)

(golf) To place a ball on a tee

Synonyms

• tee up

Etymology 4

Noun

tee (plural tees)

A finial resembling an umbrella, crowning a dagoba in Indochinese countries.

Anagrams

• EET

Source: Wiktionary


Tee, n. Etym: [Cf. Icel. tja to show, mark.] (a) The mark aimed at in curling and in quoits. (b) The nodule of earth from which the ball is struck in golf.

Tee, n.

Definition: A short piece of pipe having a lateral outlet, used to connect a line of pipe with a pipe at a right angle with the line; -- so called because it resembles the letter T in shape.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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