noun U.S. Nautical.
Origin of texas
Examples from the Web for texas
Contemporary Examples of texas
This is not making the 228,000 residents of Irving, Texas feel very relaxed.26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas
January 7, 2015
This “Sixth Migration” of massive human migration to Texas is the larger story of the book, and it is a significant story.
Texas has also started to become an engine of economic growth.
Even the legendary 1980s televisions show Dallas is back on the air, selling its twenty-first century brand of Texas bravado.
Parker tells of a new Texas struggling to deal with inequality.
Historical Examples of texas
Edward guessed, by his mother's face, that she did not wish he was in Texas.
Texas, as somber as a spade flush, draws Boggs into a corner.
For reasons onknown, but s'fficient, thar's Texas manooverin' to plug him.
Texas, feelin' like the common eye is on him, commences to grow restless.
Shore; he's jest showin' off at that, an' tryin' to impress Texas.
Mexican province, briefly an independent nation and now a U.S. state, from Spanish Texas, Tejas, earlier pronounced "ta-shas," originally an ethnic name, from Caddo (eastern Texas Indian tribe) taysha "friends, allies," written by the Spanish as a plural. Baseball Texas-leaguer is recorded from 1905.