texas

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See also: Texas and Texas'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the practice of naming cabins after US states, the state of Texas having been recently admitted to the Union.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛk.səs/
  • Rhymes: -ɛksəs
  • Hyphenation: tex‧as
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Noun[edit]

texas (plural texases)

  1. The topmost cabin deck on a steamboat.
    • 1866, New Albany Ledger, October 6 (describing the steamboat Robert E. Lee)
      She has sixty one staterooms in the main cabin, twenty four extra rooms in the texas for passengers, a nursery for servants and children, and a cabin adjoining the nursery in which are staterooms for fifty passengers.

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Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

texas

  1. present of texar

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

texās

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of texō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Texas.

Noun[edit]

texas

  1. (slang) crazy, wild.
    • 2017, Jean-Louis Adorsen, Høstmørke, adorsen (e-publ.), →ISBN.
      « [] Nå må jeg løpe, det er helt Texas her akkurat nå. [] »
      " [] Now I have to run, it is pretty wild over here right now. [] "

Usage notes[edit]

Often used in the phrase det var helt texas, meaning "it was totally/absolutely/completely crazy/wild".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Solomon, David (2015-10-20), “Y'all, Norwegians Use the Word 'Texas' as Slang to Mean 'Crazy'”, in Texas Monthly[1]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Texas.

Noun[edit]

texas

  1. (slang) crazy, wild.

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