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Tiʹger (A)

properly means “a gentleman’s attendant, and page a lady’s attendant; but the distinction is quite obsolete, and any servant in livery who rides out with his master or mistress is so called; also a boy in buttons attendant on a lady, like a page; a parasite.

“‘Yes,ʹ she cried gaily over the banisters, “my flacre and my tiger are waiting.”—A Fellow of Trinity, chap. xv.

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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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Ticket
Ticket of Leave (A)
Tickle the Public (To)
Tide-rode
Tide-waiters
Tidy
Tied
Tied House (A)
Tied-up
Tiffin (Indian)
Tiger (A)
Tiger-kill (A)
Tigers
Tigernach
Tight
Tigris [the Arrow]
Tike
Tilbert (Sir)
Tile
Tile Loose
Tile a Lodge