The Collaborative International Dictionary
Tye \Tye\, n.
A knot; a tie. [R.] See Tie.
(Naut.) 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.
Tye \Tye\, v. t. See Tie, the proper orthography.
Tye, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
Housing Units (2000): 582
Land area (2000): 4.664237 sq. miles (12.080317 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 4.664237 sq. miles (12.080317 sq. km)
FIPS code: 74132
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 32.453324 N, 99.866993 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 79563
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
n. 1 a knot; a tie 2 (context Sussex English) a patch of common land, often a village green. 3 (context nautical English) 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. 4 (context mining English) A trough for washing ores.
Tye may refer to:
- Tye, Texas
- Tiye or Tye (1398–1338 BC), queen of ancient Egypt
- A nautical term for a chain or rope used for hoisting or lowering a yard
Usage examples of "tye".
I stood in the doorway being searched for concealed ironmongery by Tye while she strolled and blew cigarette smoke towards the vast expanse of windows.
Mike was about six-two, both Yager and Tye still towered over him as they towered over pretty much everybody.
Yakov Kanter, Andras Kovacs, David Lee, Megan McEwen, Nari Mistry, Hasan Padamsee, Ronen Plesser, Massimo Poratti, Fred Sherry, Lars Straeter, Steven Strogatz, Andrew Strominger, Henry Tye, Cumrun Vafa, and Gabriele Veneziano.
Tye, two bulky goons called Al and Shelt who sat with knees apart and literally ate non-stop, peanuts, tiny savouries, crisps, popcorn.
But that lame Hag, still as abroad he strewHis wicked arrowes, gathered them againe,And to him brought, fresh battell to renew:Which he espying, cast her to restraineFrom yielding succour to that cursed Swaine,And her attaching, thought her hands to tye.
For he that Exhorteth, doth not deduce the consequences of what he adviseth to be done, and tye himselfe therein to the rigour of true reasoning.
I’ll be off there now, and when you comes, why dang me if I don’t have the toges and tyes ready for you!