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Examples from the Web for tig
Tig watching his daughter, bound and gagged but still conscious, burnt to a crisp in front of him.Why ‘Sons of Anarchy’s’ Controversial Season Premiere Twist Was a Mistake
September 11, 2013
Female comedians like Sarah Silverman, Wanda Sykes, and Tig Notaro were held up by the media on How to Tell a Rape Joke.Daniel Tosh, ‘Two Broke Girls,’ and The Oatmeal: The Year of the Rape Joke
December 17, 2012
Believing he was retaliating for the hit against Clay, Tig (Kim Coates) killed the daughter of black gang leader Damon Pope.‘Homeland,’ ‘Revenge,’ ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and More: Where We Left Off
Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez
September 10, 2012
Then she ran away and would not play "I spy" or "Tig" any more.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
I told him,” replied he, “that there was too much Tig and Tirry in it!Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
Hesther Lynch Piozzi
The tig- and homin- denote the simple action, or the simple object.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man
Robert Gordon Latham
"We must hurry, Tig," Nell said, glancing uneasily toward the west.
"You were very quick this time, Tig," she said with an approving smile.
Word Origin and History for tig
child's game, 1816, variant of tag (n.2).
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