texas

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See also: Texas

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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Verb[edit]

texas

  1. present of texar

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

texās

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of texō

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Adjective[edit]

  1. (slang) crazy, wild.

Usage notes[edit]

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

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