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Tye vs Leg - What's the difference?

tye | leg |

As nouns the difference between tye and leg

is that tye is a third while leg is lake.




(en noun)
  • a knot; a tie
  • (Sussex) a patch of common land, often a village green.
  • (nautical) A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.
  • (mining) A trough for washing ores.
  • (Knight)


    * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. ยง 6. *: the events or actions, which the writer relates, must be connected together, by some bond or tye


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    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete)


    (en noun)
  • The lower limb of a human being or animal that extends from the groin to the ankle.
  • Dan won't be able to come to the party, since he broke his leg last week and is now on crutches.
  • (anatomy) The portion of the lower appendage of a human that extends from the knee to the ankle.
  • A part of garment, such as a pair of trousers/pants, that covers a leg.
  • The left leg of these jeans has a tear.
  • A stage of a journey, race etc.
  • After six days, we're finally in the last leg of our cross-country trip.
  • (nautical) A distance that a sailing vessel does without changing the sails from one side to the other.
  • (nautical) One side of a multiple-sided (often triangular) course in a sailing race.
  • (sports) A single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest.
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  • One of the two sides of a right triangle that is not the hypotenuse.
  • (geometry) One of the branches of a hyperbola or other curve which extend outward indefinitely.
  • A rod-like protrusion from an inanimate object, supporting it from underneath.
  • the legs of a chair or table
  • (usually used in plural) evidence, the ability of a thing or idea to stick around or persist
  • (UK, slang, archaic) A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg.
  • An extension of a steam boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; called also water leg.
  • In a grain elevator, the case containing the lower part of the belt which carries the buckets.
  • (cricket) A fielder whose position is on the outside, a little in rear of the batter.
  • Derived terms

    * a leg to stand on * foreleg * get one's leg over * hind leg * leg break * leg-breaker * leggy * leg it * legroom * legs eleven * legwork * make a leg * pull someone's leg * shake a leg * show a bit of leg * show a leg * stretch one's legs

    See also

    * ankle * arm * buttocks * calf * crus * elbow * foot * hip * joint * knee * lap * limb * shank * shin * thick * thigh * vertebra


  • To put a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.
  • To remove the legs from an animal carcass.
  • To build legs onto a platform or stage for support.
  • Derived terms

    * leg it


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