tice

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

tice (plural tices)

  1. (cricket) A ball bowled to strike the ground about a bat's length in front of the wicket.

Etymology 2[edit]

Aphetic form of entice.

Verb[edit]

tice (third-person singular simple present tices, present participle ticing, simple past and past participle ticed)

  1. (obsolete) To entice.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tyce, aphetic from Old French atisier (to stir up). Compare English entice.

  • Source:Concise Scots Dictionary, Aberdeen University Press, 1985

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae tice (third-person singular simple present tices, present participle ticin, simple past ticet, past participle ticet)

  1. to coax, entice, wheedle

Walloon[edit]

Noun[edit]

tice m

  1. terce