• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tye (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.
    • Tye A knot; a tie.
    • Tye (Mining) A trough for washing ores.
    • v. t Tye See Tie, the proper orthography.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tye An obsolete or archaic spelling of tie.
    • n tye An obsolete or archaic spelling of tie.
    • n tye Nautical, the part of a topsail-halyard which passes through a block or sheave-hole at the masthead, and is attached to the yard.
    • n tye In mining, a kind of narrow buddle used with a quick current of water for roughly washing tin or lead ore.
    • tye To wash with the tye, as ore. Compare tye, n.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Tye to wash ore in a tye
    • n Tye a narrow buddle or inclined hutch for washing ore
    • n Tye an old form of tie: a runner of thick rope or chain, which forms part of the purchase used for hoisting the topsail and top-gallant yards
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In literature:

Fetch 'em in along the yard and make fast to the tye!
"The Mutiny of the Elsinore" by Jack London
It is not a place to Tye to.
"Punchinello, Vol. 2, No. 27, October 1, 1870" by Various
Why tye I about thy wrist, JULIA, this my silken twist?
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, April 11, 1891" by Various
I was livin' at Marse Tye Elder's when de gate fell on Marse Alec, and he was crippled and lamed up from dat time on 'til he died.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
You must tye down the Corks, and set the bottles in sand five or six weeks, and then drink it.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
Charlie Tye recalls vividly when the Yankees passed through and graphically related the following incident.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
CHRISTOPHER TYE, 1550, one, No.
"A Practical Discourse on Some Principles of Hymn-Singing" by Robert Bridges
Sir Thomas Tye rose from his seat on the Bench.
"The King's Daughters" by Emily Sarah Holt
In an old map I have seen one place now called "Tye" written "Dei.
"Notes and Queries, Number 75, April 5, 1851" by Various
Themselves to know, the social tye to own, And learn they were not made to live alone!
"Translations of German Poetry in American Magazines 1741-1810" by Edward Ziegler Davis
No, my man; but lower a whip at once for the sail burton, and you can lower the tops'l tye as well.
"Crown and Anchor" by John Conroy Hutcheson
The block spliced into the topsail-tye; it is large and flat, and sometimes double.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
If there's not room for all, they must ride and tye.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
The Race-course, Telscombe Tye, the Devil's Dyke, and Thunders Barrow are repeated weekly.
"A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses" by J. S. Rarey
Tye, its meaning as used in Sussex, 395.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Shoe-tye, name for a traveller, 545.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
A pigs-tye, of course.
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
Tye Brothers, 320 Jermyn Street.
"John Dene of Toronto" by Herbert Jenkins
Down with that heart, down suddenly, down with it, Down with that disobedience; tye that tongue up.
"Beaumont & Fletcher's Works (3 of 10): The Loyal Subject" by Francis Beaumont
The best way is to cast them off from the tye, and lay them across, between the tye and the mast.
"The Seaman's Friend" by Richard Henry Dana

In poetry:

Then binding strait his conquer'd foe
Fast with an iron chain,
He tyes him to his horse's tail,
And leads him o'er the plain.
"Valentine and Ursine" by Anonymous British
Whither alasse then shall I goe, ay me,
When as Despaire all hopes outgoe, ay me:
If to the Forrest Cupid hies,
And my poore soule to his law tyes, ay me.
"14 (Song 2)" by Mary Wroth
VII. 'Twill be the chastest, sweetest, tye
That round two hearts was ever twin'd;
Than friendship 'twill be warmer still,
Than passion 'twill be more refin'd.
"Vive le Platonique!" by Sydney Owenson
Saint Valentine, that art full high aloft,
Thus singen smalle fowles for thy sake:
Now welcome Summer with tye sunne soft,
That hast this winter`s weathers overshake.
"Roundel" by Geoffrey Chaucer
But more then Sun's faire light
Your beames doe seeme to me,
Whose sweetest lookes doe tye, and yet make free:
Why should you then so spight
Poore me? as to destroy
The only pleasure that I taste of joy?
"42 (Song 6)" by Mary Wroth
Shine then, O dearest lights
With favour and with love
And let no cause, your cause of frownings move:
But as the soules delights,
So blesse my then blesst eyes,
Which unto you their true affection tyes.
"42 (Song 6)" by Mary Wroth

In news:

The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero,' by Larry Tye .
Tye provides cultural history of Superman.
In his new book Superman, Larry Tye has written a cultural biography of the Man of Steel, covering the many movie and TV adaptations and the unresolved legal battles between heirs of the creator, Jerry Siegel, who died in 1996, and DC Comics.
RIPLEY — Breat Tye and Chris Marsalis will participate in the Feb 28 runoff for mayor of Ripley.
After affidavit ballots were counted yesterday and the election certified, Tye had 262 votes to 244 for Marsalis.
WKYC Chris Tye is replacing Mark Nolan as the co-anchor of WKYC Channel 3's morning newscast.
Evening news anchor Chris Tye will be making a major adjustment in the sleep-cycle department WKYC Channel 3 announced today that Tye will be replacing Mark Nolan as the station's morning anchor.
Wakeboard park proposed for Monroe's Lake Tye .
Melissa Rycroft and Tye Strickland celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Azure Luxury Pool Melissa showed off her killer body while relaxing in the sun.
Tye Tribbett offers a rare combination of hair metal cheese and gospel arranging.
Former Bachelor Contestant Melissa Rycroft Gets Hitched To Tye Strickland.
A year after being rejected on national television by Bachelor Jason Mesnick, Melissa Rycroft marries her longtime boyfriend, Tye Strickland.
Parents are Tye and Melissa Ray.
Third Annual Michael Tye Scholarship Award.
After mixing the gin and olive juice, Carlson-Tye fills the shaker about three-quarters full with ice, then gives a fevered 28-second shake.

In science:

Tye, Classification of Closed-fermionic-string Models, Phys.
Closed String Tachyons in Non-supersymmetric Heterotic Theories
Tye, “Closer towards inflation in string theory,” [arXiv:hep-th/0312020]. J. P.
An index for the Dirac operator on D3 branes with background fluxes
Tye, A Relation Between Tree Amplitudes of Closed and Open Strings, Nucl.
Simple superamplitudes in higher dimensions
Henry Tye, “Brane inflation: String theory viewed from the cosmos,” Lect.
On the Unlikeliness of Multi-Field Inflation: Bounded Random Potentials and our Vacuum
Tye, “Closer towards inflation in string theory,” Phys.
On the Unlikeliness of Multi-Field Inflation: Bounded Random Potentials and our Vacuum
Tye, “A Global View on The Search for de-Sitter Vacua in (type IIA) String Theory,” arXiv:1112.3338 [hep-th].
On the Unlikeliness of Multi-Field Inflation: Bounded Random Potentials and our Vacuum
Tye, “The Cosmological Constant Problem and Inflation in the String Landscape,” Int. J.
On the Unlikeliness of Multi-Field Inflation: Bounded Random Potentials and our Vacuum
For other tyes of maps and percolation models a slightly weaker form of independence holds (see Section 4.3).
Percolations on random maps I: half-plane models
Tye, “Brane interaction as the origin of inflation,” arXiv:hep-th/0203163.
Real-time D-brane condensation
Tye, “Cosmic string production towards the end of brane inflation,” Phys.
Real-time D-brane condensation
Henry Tye, “Brane inflation: String theory viewed from the cosmos,” arXiv:hep-th/0610221.
Primordial Non-Gaussianities from Inflation Models
Henry Tye, “Brane inflation: String theory viewed from the cosmos,” Lect.
Primordial Fluctuations in String Cosmology
Abstract: This review is dedicated to the amazing Kawai-Lewellen-Tye relations, connecting perturbative gravity and gauge theories at tree level.
Perturbative Gravity and Gauge Theory Relations -- A Review
Mc = 1.48 GeV and the Buchm¨uller-Tye charmonium wave functions at the origin tabulated in ref. .
Color-octet quarkonia production II
These colorsinglet distributions are based upon the bottom quark mass value Mb = 4.88 GeV and the Buchm¨uller-Tye bottomonia wavefunctions at the origin tabulated in ref .
Color-octet quarkonia production II