Tyke

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tyke a young person of either sex "she writes books for children","they're just kids","`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
    • n tyke a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    • n Tyke a native of Yorkshire
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tyke a small child.
    • Tyke See 2d Tike.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tyke See tike.
    • n tyke Au obsolete form of ti ck.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tyke . See Tike.
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Usage

In literature:

I'm a rough tyke, an' aye was.
"The Guinea Stamp" by Annie S. Swan
Are Mr. Robinsons dogges turn'd tykes with a wanion?
"Discovery of Witches" by Thomas Potts
EZRA: Gone where, the tyke?
"Krindlesyke" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Haven't I told ye the man was bearded like a tyke?
"The Price" by Francis Lynde
But Keatings tykes all the ginger out o' 'em.
"Kitchener's Mob" by James Norman Hall
You was a wild tyke o' a laddie, I can tell ye.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond
I do believe the little tyke has torn my new dimity, clutching at it so.
"Joyce's Investments" by Fannie E. Newberry
Snookums is a sweet little tyke, isn't he?
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
He's a little tyke; that's what he is!
"The Curlytops and Their Playmates" by Howard R. Garis
As tired as a tyke o' langkail.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
You tyke the bread out of our mouths.
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
Wot do you tyke me for?
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Oh 'e's a grite little tyke, 'e is.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
We told the men before the little tykes came.
"Letters on an Elk Hunt" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
If 'e is a little better, it's enuff to make the Almighty tyke 'im, jest to 'ear you, miss.
"Audrey Craven" by May Sinclair
Gawblimey, why don't they tyke the ole ones!...
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Reckless as kids, those old tykes are.
"The Heart of Canyon Pass" by Thomas K. Holmes
But I had found him staunch as any tyke in time of need.
"My Lady Rotha" by Stanley J. Weyman
He's a rough tyke, but he's above this sort of thing, I take it.
"Starvecrow Farm" by Stanley J. Weyman
Nah, I don't tyke no money from you, J. F. R., stryke me Turnham Green, if I do!
"The Socialist" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In poetry:

But leukin' down, I saw the yirth
New howkit frae the aul' thorn dyke,
An' thocht this maun hae been the wark
O' Robin's moudie-huntin' tyke.
"The Greetin' Bairn" by Janet Hamilton
There was nae lockit yett, an' nae bow-wowin' tyke
To keep me frae stappin' inside o' the dyke;
It was juist when Aul' Johnnie was raisin' the saum—
The beuk it was ta'en in the quiet mornin' caum.
"The Ballad O' Mary Muiren" by Janet Hamilton
Weel, weel, be quate, for ony sake, I'll draw your wee chair in,
An' tie ye to the back, an' pit a cloot aneath your chin,
Gie ye the spoon into your han'—ye thrawn, ill-natured tyke!—
An' ye can try an' sup them, or dae wi' them what ye like.
"The Steerin' Wee Laddie" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Tykes make their way through the new alder tunnel at 'Pete's Playground' at Haines Headstart.
Tyke Frost, Caledonia County Fair.
Baseball player Charlie Furbush was just a tyke when he played for the Dodgers.
Tykes can explore the natural wonders of Michigan at Paradise Peninsula.
Little tykes are big business – a reality that hasn't escaped the franchising world.
Tyke Frost, Caledonia County Fair.
Go to main page News Terrorist tyke TSA pats down toddler in wheelchair (VIDEO).
Adele gave birth to a baby boy on Oct 19, but according to British authorities, she missed the 42-day cutoff date to legally register to the tyke.
The tyke, it seems, can answer with authority when asked what President Barack Obama does.
It's a skill this tyke has figured out at the tender age of four.
As soon as they got back, they rushed to volunteer to help victims, distributing supplies and taking photos with tykes.
Kid-Powered Ride Some tykes just have a need for speed.
Our sexpert tackles your bedroom conundrums about penis size, dyke tykes, and the receiving end of anal sex.
Dip into your recycling bin and craft cabinet for supplies, then have each tyke make a tom.
Little Tyke play house – $35.
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