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tidy


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tidy  \Ti"dy\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  wren;  --  called  also  {tiddy}.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  The  tidy  for  her  notes  as  delicate  as  they  --Drayton. 
 
  Note:  This  name  is  probably  applied  also  to  other  small 
  singing  birds,  as  the  goldcrest. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tidy  \Ti"dy\,  a.  [Compar.  {Tidier};  superl.  {Tidiest}.]  [From 
  {Tide}  time,  season;  cf  D.  tijdig  timely,  G.  zeitig  Dan.  & 
  Sw  tidig.] 
  1.  Being  in  proper  time;  timely;  seasonable;  favorable;  as 
  tidy  weather.  [Obs.] 
 
  If  weather  be  fair  and  tidy.  --Tusser. 
 
  2.  Arranged  in  good  order  orderly;  appropriate;  neat;  kept 
  in  proper  and  becoming  neatness,  or  habitually  keeping 
  things  so  as  a  tidy  lass;  their  dress  is  tidy;  the 
  apartments  are  well  furnished  and  tidy. 
 
  A  tidy  man,  that  tened  [injured]  me  never  --Piers 
  Plowman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tidy  \Ti"dy\,  n.;  pl  {Tidies}. 
  1.  A  cover,  often  of  tatting,  drawn  work  or  other  ornamental 
  work  for  the  back  of  a  chair,  the  arms  of  a  sofa,  or  the 
  like 
 
  2.  A  child's  pinafore.  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Wright. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tidy  \Ti"dy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tidied};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Tidying}.] 
  To  put  in  proper  order  to  make  neat;  as  to  tidy  a  room  to 
  tidy  one's  dress. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tidy  \Ti"dy\,  v.  i. 
  To  make  things  tidy.  [Colloq.] 
 
  I  have  tidied  and  tidied  over  and  over  again 
  --Dickens. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tidy 
  adj  1:  marked  by  good  order  and  cleanliness  in  appearance  or 
  habits;  "a  tidy  person";  "a  tidy  house";  "a  tidy  mind" 
  [ant:  {untidy}] 
  2:  (used  of  hair)  neat  and  tidy;  "a  nicely  kempt  beard"  [syn:  {kempt}, 
  {trim}] 
  3:  large  in  amount  or  extent  or  degree;  "it  cost  a  considerable 
  amount";  "a  goodly  amount";  "received  a  hefty  bonus";  "a 
  respectable  sum";  "a  tidy  sum  of  money";  "a  sizable 
  fortune"  [syn:  {goodly},  {goodish},  {hefty},  {respectable}, 
  {sizable},  {sizeable}] 
  n  :  holds  odds  and  ends  (as  sewing  materials) 
  v  :  put  (things  or  places)  in  order  "Tidy  up  your  room!"  [syn: 
  {tidy  up},  {clean  up},  {neaten},  {straighten},  {straighten 
  out},  {square  away}] 




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