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  1. tiler(def 2).


  1. John,1790–1862, 10th president of the U.S. 1841–45.
  2. Moses Coit [koit] /kɔɪt/, 1835–1900, U.S. historian and educator.
  3. Royall,1757–1826, U.S. writer, judge, and playwright.
  4. Wat [wot] /wɒt/or Walter,died 1381, English rebel: leader of the peasants' revolt of 1381.
  5. a city in E Texas.
  6. a male given name.
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  • Her neighbors declared that she was the "main stake" in the "Tyler fence."

  • Father Tyler and the boys were at the lot feeding and milking.

  • This was, it seems, the first time Tyler had ever left New England.

    The Contrast

    Royall Tyler

  • He held on easily with his right hand while Bentley and Tyler swayed dizzily.

    The Mind Master

    Arthur J. Burks

  • Tyler gasped, staring at Bentley as though for a moment he thought him crazy.

    The Mind Master

    Arthur J. Burks

British Dictionary definitions for tyler


  1. John. 1790–1862, US statesman; tenth president of the US (1841–45)
  2. Wat (wɒt). died 1381, English leader of the Peasants' Revolt (1381)
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Word Origin and History for tyler


surname, 12c., literally "tile-maker."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper