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(?), n. (Zo\'94l.) The wren; -- called also tiddy. [Prov. Eng.]
[1913 Webster] The tidy for her notes as delicate as they. Drayton.
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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.]
[1913 Webster] If weather be fair and tidy. Tusser.
[1913 Webster] 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.
[1913 Webster] A tidy man, that tened [injured] me never. Piers Plowman.
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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.
[1913 Webster] 2. A child's pinafore. [Prov. Eng.] Wright.
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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.
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v. i. To make things tidy. [Colloq.]
[1913 Webster] I have tidied and tidied over and over again. Dickens.
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