Definitions starting with T

ID #5192


/tayiy/ [cf. TIE UP, TARTY] adj. 1. (of fruit) tart, astringent; causing the mouth to pucker: Sea grapes too tie-y. They tie up your mout' (San Sal.).

2. (of sausages, etc.) sharp; salty.

3. (of the mouth) puckered (from eating tart fruit): My mout' feel tie-y (Eleu.).

Tags: adjective, food

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Last update: 2011-09-07 01:16
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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