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Tex.

1.
2.

Ritter

[rit-er] /ˈrɪt ər/
noun
1.
Joseph Elmer, 1891–1967, U.S. cardinal.
2.
Woodward Maurice ("Tex") 1907–74, U.S. country-and-western singer, composer, and film actor.
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  • 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 Hall Caine
  • It's just as tex said that day way up on top of Antelope Butte.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • And, then tex slipped down an' stepped slow to the Red King's head.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • What if the man behind that rough plank wall were not tex—her tex?

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • The girl held out her hand: "Good-bye, tex—till day after tomorrow."

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • Oh, tex, it's you who can't see—I do love you—like a sister.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • Then, tex saddled the mare, and led both horses through the gate.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • I've got more'n what tex has, anyhow—an' there's plenty more where I git mine.

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
  • Marry her, tex—an' take her out of this damn neck of the woods!

    Prairie Flowers

    James B. Hendryx
British Dictionary definitions for tex

tex

noun
1.
a unit of weight used to measure the density of yarns. It is equal to 1 gram per 1000 metres
Word Origin
C20: from French, from textiletextile

Tex.

abbreviation
1.
Texan
2.
Texas
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Word Origin and History for tex

Tex

nickname for a Texan, by 1903, from Texas.

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