TYE

Etymology

Noun

tye (plural tyes)

A knot; a tie.

(British) A patch of common land, often a village green.

(nautical) A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.

(mining) A trough for washing ores.

Verb

tye (third-person singular simple present tyes, present participle tyeing, simple past and past participle tyed)

Obsolete form of tie.

Anagrams

• -ety, ety, tey, yet

Proper noun

Tye (plural Tyes)

A surname.

Statistics

• According to the 2010 United States Census, Tye is the 8756th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3746 individuals. Tye is most common among White (71.76%) and Black/African American (20.93%) individuals.

Anagrams

• -ety, ety, tey, yet

Source: Wiktionary


Tye, n.

1. A knot; a tie. [R.] See Tie.

2. (Naut.)

Definition: A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.

3. (Mining)

Definition: A trough for washing ores. Knight.

Tye, v. t.

Definition: See Tie, the proper orthography.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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