Archive for November 29th, 2009

TYKE. n.s.

TYKE. n.s. [See TIKE.] Tyke in Scottish still denotes a
dog, or one as contemptible and vile as a dog, and from
thence perhaps comes teague.
Base tyke, call’st thou me host? now,
By this hand, I swear I scorn the term. Shakespeare.