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tye (plural tyes)
- A knot; a tie.
- (Britain) A patch of common land, often a village green.
- (nautical) A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.
- (mining) A trough for washing ores.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. § 6.
- the events or actions, which the writer relates, must be connected together, by some bond or tye
- Obsolete form of tie.
- plural of