Thay vs Invade - What's the difference?

thay | invade |


As a noun thay

is corpse.

As a verb invade is

to move into.

thay

English

Etymology 1

Article

(head)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1861, author=Thomas Hughes, title=Tom Brown at Oxford, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="The chaps as catches the big fishes, sir," went on the keeper, getting confidential, "is thay cussed night-line poachers." }}

    Etymology 2

    Verb

    (head)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1868, author=Sophie May, title=Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="Good girlth don't thay tho," said sweet little Charlie rather shocked. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1903, author=Burt L. Standish, title=Frank Merriwell's Bravery, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Do you mean to thay I am no gentleman, thir?}}

    Etymology 3

    Pronoun

    (head)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1506, author=Alexander Barclay, title=The Ship of Fools, Volume 1, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Yet fynde I another sort almoste as bad as thay . }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1566, author=John Knox, title=The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6), chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=But potent is he against whome thei faught; for when thay wicked war in greatast securitie, then begane God to schaw his anger. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1838, author=William Makepeace Thackeray, title=Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Law bless us! there was four of us on this stairkes, four as nice young men as you ever see: Mr. Bruffy's young man, Mr. Dawkinses, Mr. Blewitt's, and me--and we knew what our masters was about as well as thay did theirselfs. }}

    invade

    English

    Verb

    (invad)
  • To move into.
  • Under some circumstances police are allowed to invade a person's privacy.
  • * Spenser
  • Which becomes a body, and doth then invade / The state of life, out of the grisly shade.
  • To enter by force in order to conquer.
  • Argentinian troops invaded the Falkland Islands in 1982.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=April 26 , author=Tasha Robinson , title=Film: Reviews: The Pirates! Band Of Misfits : , work=The Onion AV Club citation , page= , passage=When a typical gaffe has him invading the Beagle and trying to rob Charles Darwin (David Tennant), he learns that his beloved “parrot” Polly is actually a dodo bird. }}
  • To infest or overrun.
  • The picnic was invaded by ants.
  • To attack; to infringe; to encroach on; to violate.
  • The king invaded the rights of the people.