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tenty

or tent路ie

[ ten-tee ]
/ 藞t蓻n ti /
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adjective, tent路i路er, tent路i路est.Scot.
watchful; attentive.
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Origin of tenty

First recorded in 1545鈥55; tent3 + -y1
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How to use tenty in a sentence

  • Fower tenty lads were on the tap, hauldin' the line and mindin' for his signals.

    David Balfour, Second Part|Robert Louis Stevenson
  • I opened them wide, she astonished me so; and, as true as you live, she began to tickle them with a tenty-tointy brush.

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