To Connolly and Morris, Bulger was a te, or top-echelon informant, the highest designation in the Bureau for a snitch.
The other two are da—meaning father—and te—an alternate spelling of ti.
My feelings for Nice are a bit like what is sometimes written on Mexican cakes for Valentine's Day: te amo y te odio.
The symbol for the element tellurium.
The symbol for tellurium.
A metalloid element that occurs as either a brittle, shiny, silvery-white crystal or a gray or brown powder. Small amounts of tellurium are used to improve the alloys of various metals. Atomic number 52; atomic weight 127.60; melting point 449.5°C; boiling point 989.8°C; specific gravity 6.24; valence 2, 4, 6. See Periodic Table.