Tees


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Tees

 (tēz)
A river, about 115 km (70 mi) long, of northeast England flowing generally east to the North Sea.

Tees

(tiːz)
n
(Placename) a river in N England, rising in the N Pennines and flowing southeast and east to the North Sea at Middlesbrough. Length: 113 km (70 miles)

Tees

(tiz)

n.
a river in N England, flowing E along the boundary between Durham and Yorkshire to the North Sea. 70 mi. (113 km) long.
References in classic literature ?
``if you disdain not to grace by your acceptance a bugle which an English yeoman has once worn, this I will pray you to keep as a memorial of your gallant bearing and if ye have aught to do, and, as happeneth oft to a gallant knight, ye chance to be hard bested in any forest between Trent and Tees, wind three mots* upon the horn thus, Wa-sa-hoa!
Archibald was now preparing to drive off from the first tee. He did this with great care.
Archibald, mournful but not surprised, made his way to the second tee.
As Gossett was about to drive off from the seventh tee, a telegraph boy approached the little group.
Archibald approached the tee. Now there were moments when Archibald could drive quite decently.
TEE KITES of olden times, as well as the Swans, had the privilege of song.
Yes, there was a fellow driving off from a tee, and that other group upon the green were surely putting for the hole.
It was my idea to a tee. But I wouldn't have done it without asking you first, and seeing how you feel about it, I won't even ask you.
Thus, we learn the value of the coal we buy; we know to a tee the last penny of cost of every item of production, and we learn which firemen are the most wasteful, which firemen, out of stupidity or carelessness, get the least out of the coal they fire." The superintendent beamed again.
“Ter teer is not so plenty as in tee old war, Pumppo,” said the Major, who had been an attentive listener, amid clouds of smoke; “put ter lant is not mate as for ter teer to live on, put for Christians.”
"I must have some good, quiet soul that will let me just do what I like and go where I like, keep at home or stay away, without a word of reproach or complaint; for I can't do with being bothered." "Well," said I, "I know somebody that will suit you to a tee, if you don't care for money, and that's Hargrave's sister, Milicent." He desired to be introduced to her forthwith, for he said he had plenty of the needful himself, or should have when his old governor chose to quit the stage.
We are thus narrowed into tee, and, going through the alphabet, if necessary, as before, we arrive at the word 'tree,' as the sole possible reading.