From the little square sheets rose an almost visible feeling, like smoke; the room was steeped in teddys guilt.
Blakes eyes met teddys, and he thought he saw the other boy nod at him.
teddys mother waved her handkerchief, to let her husband know that she had seen and understood.
In the next few minutes the quiet of the prairie was disturbed by teddys soft snores.
teddys profile, with turned-up nose and ruffled hair, was lowered to the branch he held in his hand, poking the ashes at his feet.
Her eyes were fixed despairingly on teddys back, and she looked more miserable than Blake himself, and as hopeless.
Guess Ill ring in some of teddys 97 trip on em to-morrow night.
teddys eyes narrowed; he thought of challenging her, but what was there to say?
They passed one or two ranch-houses and rode through miles of flat lime country, and teddys depression grew stronger.
pet form of masc. proper names Edward, Edmund, and Theodore; meaning "women's undergarment" (with lower-case t-) is recorded from 1924, of unknown origin, perhaps from some fancied resemblance to a teddy bear (q.v.), a theory that dates to 1929. In British slang phrase teddy boy (1954) it is short for Edward, from the preference of such youths for Edwardian styles (1901-10). Teddies (probably from Teddy Roosevelt) was one of the names given to U.S. troops in France in 1917.
A one-piece women's undergarment serving as both chemise and panties
[1924+; perhaps fr teddy bear]