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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

tēcte

  1. vocative masculine singular of tēctus

ReferencesEdit

  • tecte in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tecte in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin tectus ‎(covered), the perfect passive participle of tegō ‎(I cover).

AdjectiveEdit

tecte

  1. covered, tect
    • circa 1440, Palladius [aut.], unknown tr., and M. Liddell [ed.], The Middle-English Translation of Palladius’ ‘De Re Rustica’ (1896; original Latin title: Opus Agriculturae; original Middle English title: Palladius on Husbondrie), vi:180⁽¹⁾ and viii:79⁽²⁾
      ⁽¹⁾ At Mayes eende a solar is to paue,
      And rather not, lest frostis hit enfecte;
      A double cours of boording first hit haue…
      With chaf or fern this boordis do be tecte.
      ⁽²⁾ The tuppe is chosun fair of altitude, ywombe side, & tecte in whitest wolle.

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