Origin of tyke1
Definition for tike (2 of 2)
Origin of tyke2
Examples from the Web for tike
If I could only tike them an' you too, swop me bob, I should be 'appy.'
Carol, the Tike, was arrayed as a pumpkin, a row of yellow leaves standing above a bunch of green ones.The Liberty Girl|Rena I. Halsey
And Dirk, he says: ‘Tike the “doctor’s” coal hammer and smash in a bottom plank.The Castaways|Harry Collingwood
The fireman—'e's a real 'andsome man—I can tike to that sort myself.Sue, A Little Heroine|L. T. Meade
Tike my word, there ain't no good in teetotalism; it finds yer aht in the end, an' it's found you aht.'
British Dictionary definitions for tike (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for tike (2 of 2)
Word Origin for tyke
Word Origin and History for tike
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.