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Teck (A)

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A detective. Every suspicious man is a “teck” in the eyes of a thief. Of course, the word is a contraction of [de]tec[tive].

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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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Teakettle Broth
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Tear (to rhyme with “fear”)
Tear Handkerchief (The)
Teaspoon (A)
Teazle (Lady)
Teazle (Sir Peter)
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