tee

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See also: Tee and teé

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English te, from Latin te (the name of the letter T).

Noun[edit]

tee (plural tees)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.
  2. Something shaped like the letter T. Found in compounds such as tee-shirt, tee-beam, tee-frame, tee-iron, tee-headed.
    angles and tees
  3. T-shirt
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English teen, from Old English tēon (to pull, tug, draw, drag, entice, allure, induce, lead, bring, rear, educate, attract, arrogate, bring forth, produce, restrain, betake oneself to, go, roam), from Proto-Germanic *teuhaną (to draw, lead, bring, pull, help), from Proto-Indo-European *dewk- (to pull, lead). Cognate with Eastern Frisian tja (to pull, draw), Low German teen (to draw, pull), German ziehen (to draw, pull, drag), Latin dūcō (draw, pull, lead) and Albanian nduk (to draw (out), pull up, pluck).

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To draw; lead.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To draw away; go; proceed.
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Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the 17th century with the form teaz.

Noun[edit]

tee (plural tees)

  1. (golf) A flat area of ground from which players hit their first shots on a golf hole.
  2. (golf, baseball) A usually wooden or plastic peg from which a ball is hit.
  3. (curling) The target area of a curling rink
  4. The mark at which players aim in quoits.
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tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past and past participle teed)

  1. (golf) To place a ball on a tee
    • 1909, Walter J. Travis, Practical Golf[1]:
      If at any hole a competitor play his first stroke from outside the limits of the teeing-ground, he shall count that stroke, tee a ball, and play his second stroke from within these limits.
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Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *tee. Cognate with Finnish tie.

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tee (genitive tee, partitive teed)

  1. road, way
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tee (genitive tee, partitive teed)

  1. tea
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tee

  1. Second-person singular imperative form of tegema.
  2. Present connegative form of tegema.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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  • Rhymes: -eː
  • IPA(key): [ˈteː]
  • Hyphenation: tee

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tee

  1. (uncountable) tea
  2. (countable) one cup of tea
  3. Any hot drink made by soaking dried (usually) or fresh leaves of plants in hot water
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  • IPA(key): [ˈteː]
  • Hyphenation: tee

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tee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.
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  • IPA(key): [ˈteː(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: tee

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tee

  1. Present indicative connegative form of tehdä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of tehdä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative connegative form of tehdä.

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tee

  1. to defecate