- Joseph Elmer,1891–1967, U.S. cardinal.
- Woodward MauriceTex, 1907–74, U.S. country-and-western singer, composer, and film actor.
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Examples from the Web for tex
Now to understand them words perfect you have got to divide the tex.Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 5.
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
"Don't be trying to knock me down with your tex'es," said Thomas, shouldering his besom.The Manxman
It's just as Tex said that day way up on top of Antelope Butte.
What if the man behind that rough plank wall were not Tex—her Tex?
The girl held out her hand: "Good-bye, Tex—till day after tomorrow."
- a unit of weight used to measure the density of yarns. It is equal to 1 gram per 1000 metres
C20: from French, from textile textile
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Word Origin and History for tex
nickname for a Texan, by 1903, from Texas.
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