Origin of Tet
Examples from the Web for tet
I was born in the year of the Tet offensive, my parents protestors, but we have learned few lessons from that conflict.U.S. Soldier Afghan Rampage Tears at Our National Soul, Says Former Marine|Benjamin Busch|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Taliban's spring offensive began with an assault in Kandahar this week akin to the 1968 Tet offensive in Vietnam.
The mirth came from imagining how he would twist the Tet Offensive, which was under way, into “progress.”
The idea of a tte--tet breakfast with him was not now quite so agreeable as it would have been to her formerly, but she went down.Helen|Maria Edgeworth
Then Tet and Dik, the half-grown boys, came trooping to see what was happening.
The amulet was the tet, which represented a portion of the body of Isis.The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians|E. A. Wallis Budge
Burl spoke—fortunately without arrogance—and Dik and Tet came timorously from their hiding-places.
I'll tet you ben dollars—I mean I'll bet you ten dollars you don't do it!Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for tet
Word Origin for Tet
Word Origin and History for tet
Vietnamese lunar new year, 1885. The North Vietnamese Tet Offensive in the U.S. Vietnam War began Jan. 30, 1968.