Tyke

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps a derogatory nickname from Old Norse tík, 'bitch, female dog' (compare English tyke, Icelandic tík). Perhaps less likely from Old Norse þýzkr, 'of one's nation' or an Old English cognate (compare German deutsch, Swedish tysk).

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Tyke

  1. A dialect, also known as Yorkshire, spoken in the county of Yorkshire.

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Noun[edit]

Tyke (plural Tykes)

  1. (Britain, informal) a Yorkshireman or Yorkshirewoman; a Yorkshire person
  2. (slang, soccer) someone connected with Barnsley Football Club, as a fan, player, coach, etc.

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