Tye (?), n.

1.

A knot; a tie.

[R.] See Tie.

2. Naut.

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.

3. Mining

A trough for washing ores.

Knight.

 

© Webster 1913.


Tye, v. t.

See Tie, the proper orthography.

 

© Webster 1913.

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