wye

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wye the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wye A kind of crotch. See Y n..
    • Wye The letter Y.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wye See wie.
    • n wye The letter Y, or something resembling it.
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Usage

In literature:

Now, however, under the able management of the late Mr. Allaway's sons, the Works yield 600 boxes, sent off by the Wye.
"Iron Making in the Olden Times as instanced in the Ancient Mines, Forges, and Furnaces of The Forest of Dean" by H. G. Nicholls
Above Lydbrook, on the Wye, fire-coal was to be sold at 8s.
"The Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account" by H. G. Nicholls
Lord Clifford lived in a fine old castle situated in the valley of the Wye, in a most romantic and beautiful situation.
"Richard I" by Jacob Abbott
It may originally have been Wye.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
Most of us is what's known as conservative, all for the big families and the old wyes.
"The Dust Flower" by Basil King
They chose for a site the mouth of the river Wye, which empties into Matchedash Bay.
"Old Quebec" by Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan
Three Wye Rivers on the chart, a Wye Landing, and a famous old Wye Oak.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Madame wouldn't trust her own wye of pronouncing the languidge.
"Rosemary in Search of a Father" by C. N. Williamson
The castle occupies a splendid site on the summit of a cliff above the Wye, and covers about 3 acres.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
By the most curious of coincidences he will reappear at Bournemouth, or Bristol, or in the Wye Valley.
"Cynthia's Chauffeur" by Louis Tracy
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In poetry:

Though sorrow was mark'd in his eye,
This trial he manfully bore;
Then pass'd o'er the bridge of the WYE,
To return to his PERSFIELD no more.
"The Banks Of Wye - Book II" by Robert Bloomfield
Here ivy'd fragments, lowering, throw
Broad shadows on the poor below,
Who, while they rest, and when they die,
Sleep on the rock-built shores of WYE.
"The Banks Of Wye - Book IV" by Robert Bloomfield
From Kymin's crag, with fragments strewed; From Skirid, bleak and high;
From Penalt's shaggy solitude;
From Wyndcliff, desolate and rude,
That frowns o'er mazy Wye.
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
She turned to the strange phantom-man, But she only saw the sky,
And the clouds on the lonely mountains' van,
And the Clydden-Shoots, that rushing ran,
To meet the waves of Wye.
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
The mountains of Monmouth invite thee;
The WYE, O how beautiful here!
This woodbine, thine own,
Hath the cottage o'ergrown,
O what foreign shore can delight thee,
And where is the current so clear?
"The Banks Of Wye - Book II" by Robert Bloomfield
--Lo, where Rhodri and Owain await thee!--The foe
Slips nearing in silence: one flash--and one blow!
And the ripple that passes wafts down to the Wye
The last prayer of Llywelyn, the nation's last sigh.
"The Dirge Of Llywelyn" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

She & Him, American Music Club & Wye Oak.
Wye Oak is not a band that stays in place for long.
Wye Oak visits Fallon.
It's amazing the amount of sound that Wye Oak creates on stage.
The Very Best, Wye Oak and Two Michael Jackson Remixes.
Learn quot the perfect world quot drift scenario with Wye s Drift Indicator.
Wye /Delta In Perspective.
WYES-TV hires former Alabama Public Television executive Allan Pizzato as GM.
Christopher Weigl (WYE'-guhl) was on his way to class Thursday when he was struck by a truck.
If ever there was a pivotal decade for the city, it was NEW ORLEANS IN THE '50s WYES' newest one-hour local documentary premiered on Wednesday, November 16, 2011.
Outreach begins when our programming ends — increasing the community's awareness of what WYES has to offer.
Photo Gallery WYES Private Beer Sampling .
WYES Max Zander Award Dinner.
The 4th annual Wild West Shootout is taking place at the Big Sky Kartway, out by the wye, tonight and Saturday night starting at 7p.
Photo Gallery WYES hosts Santa Shop at Harrison Marketplace.
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