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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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  • What could he think, if the man behind that screen were not tex, and would shoot the second she came into range?

    Prairie Flowers James B. Hendryx
  • Fortunately, his desire to remain in the background was abetted by tex Lynch.

    Shoe-Bar Stratton Joseph Bushnell Ames
  • "It don't fit into the tune with a cuss," tex criticized jealously.

    Skyrider B. M. Bower
  • You jest turn your mouth on, don't you, tex, and go off and leave it?

    The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart
  • How it comes she's keepin' cases on tex—an' her married—is more'n I know.

    Prairie Flowers James B. Hendryx
  • 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)
  • tex soon afterward rode up and reported that Scotty would arrive in about an hour.

    Mason of Bar X Ranch Henry Bennett
  • And, then tex slipped down an' stepped slow to the Red King's head.

    Prairie Flowers James B. Hendryx
  • But tex groaned, gurgled a curse, and finally opened his eyes upon his rescuer, who sank back with a grunt of satisfaction.

    Bar-20 Days Clarence E. Mulford
  • What if the man behind that rough plank wall were not tex—her tex?

    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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