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[tey] /teɪ/
preposition, Scot.
to. Unabridged
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  • An' for a' that he's the laddie that's here tae show the heathen—thae puir, sinfu' heathen, mind ye—how tae find grace.

    Burned Bridges Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Annie's deein', Drumsheugh, an' Tammas is like tae brak his hert.

  • Yer mither kens fine what she's aboot, an' ye needna fash yer heids tae come cryin' tae me.

    The Making of Mary Jean Forsyth
  • I've enough troubles of me ain, an' I'm no goin' tae do anither body's coorting.

    Captain Calamity Rolf Bennett
  • Div ye think that if Mr Dunshunner was ony way mixed up wi' that gang, I wad be here this day tae second him?

  • I mean that she's wishfu' tae marry the skeeper, an' he's no wishfu' tae be marrit.

    Captain Calamity Rolf Bennett
  • Ye see, Mr. Ericson, I cud see as muckle o' ye almost, the tae way as the tither.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for tae


preposition, adverb
a Scot word for to1


a Scot word for too


a Scot word for toe
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