Origin of teethe
1375–1425; late Middle English tethen, derivative of teth teeth
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Examples from the Web for teethe
Some folkses hung de left hind foot of a mole on a string 'round deir babies necks to make 'em teethe easier.
Religions is to Doc jist like teethin' is to babies; they got to teethe, and seem like Doc's got to catch new religions.Kilo
Ellis Parker Butler
We used to use nine red ants tied in a sack round they neck to make 'em teethe easy and never had no trouble with 'em neither.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma
Some babies is jus' natchelly gwine to teethe easier dan others anyhow.
- (intr) to cut one's baby (deciduous) teeth
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Word Origin and History for teethe
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