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Teaʹzle (Lady)


A lively, innocent country maiden, married to Sir Peter, who is old enough to be her father. Planted in the hotbed of London gaiety, she formed a liaison with Joseph Surface, but, being saved from disgrace, repented and reformed. (Sheridan: School for Scandal.) (See Townly.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Te Deum, etc.
Te Igitur
Teague (A)
Teakettle Broth
Tean or Teian Poet
Teanlay Night
Tear (to rhyme with “snare”)
Tear (to rhyme with “fear”)
Tear Handkerchief (The)
Teaspoon (A)
Teazle (Lady)
Teazle (Sir Peter)
Teck (A)
Teeth are Drawn (His)
Teeth of the Wind (In the)
Teetotum (A)
Teian Muse (The)