- (in philosophical Taoism) the virtue or power inherent in a person or thing existing in harmony with the Tao.
Origin of Te
< Chinese (Wade-Giles) te2, (pinyin) dé
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An' 'tes on'y when I'm a bit low-sperrity-like as I wants to go therr.
What I am a-lukin' forward to, though, 'tes a day in the country.
Tes, yes, there is far less of condescension in the offer than you suspect.A Day's Ride
Charles James Lever
An' 'im so sweet-spoken, tu, 'tes a pleasure to year 'im—Never says a word!A Bit O' Love (Fourth Series Plays)
"Ah, 'tes a grand thing to be a schullard," he said, admiringly.The Birthright
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- music (in tonic sol-fa) the syllable used for the seventh note or subtonic of any scale
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- The symbol for the elementtellurium
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- The symbol for tellurium.
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