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1. The letter t.
2. Something shaped like a T.
3. Informal A T-shirt.
4. Sports & Games A mark aimed at in certain games, such as curling or quoits.
to a tee
Perfectly; exactly: a plan that suits me to a tee.
1. A small peg with a concave top for holding a golf ball for an initial drive.
2. The designated area of each golf hole from which a player makes his or her first stroke.
3. A device used to stand a football on end for a kickoff.
4. A shaft with a concave top attached to a flat base, used to hold the ball in T-ball.
tr.v. teed, tee·ing, teesPhrasal Verb:
To place (a ball) on a tee. Often used with up.
1. To drive a golf ball from the tee.
2. Slang To start or begin: They teed off the fundraising campaign with a dinner.
3. Slang To make angry or disgusted: The impertinent remarks teed the speaker off.
[Back-formation from obsolete Scots teaz (taken as a pl.)]
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1. (Golf) golf to strike (the ball) from a tee, as when starting a hole
2. informal to begin; start
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|Verb||1.||tee off - strike a ball from the teeing ground at the start of a hole|
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
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