The tyke asked the gov his favorite part about being governor.
But tyke had a poor listener that night, though he never knew it.
You're in Bermondsey, mister, an' if you tyke my advice you'll go 'ome an' sty 'ome.
Thus he speculated on the re-naming of the tyke, as he walked towards Grosvenor Square.
"And down't you tyke on so, Lidjer," said the husband, and they looked as if they were about to embrace.
If I tyke it I want to feel it is syme as my very own and do my dooty by it, pore thing!
Naow, I'll styke my reputation on somethin', you tyke it dahn word for word.
An' when the door opened an' the man wi' the wooden feet cam' in—preserve me, but he was a weary-lookin' tyke.
All the same, if that tyke hadn't jeered at me for parlour tricks!
"Well, if she can sit I'll tyke to bookkeeping," said my model.
c.1400, "cur, mongrel," from Old Norse tik "bitch," related to Middle Low German tike. Also applied in Middle English to a low-bred or lazy man. The meaning "child" is from 1902, though it was used in playful reproof from 1894.