|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|1.||Also called: teeing ground an area, often slightly elevated, from which the first stroke of a hole is made|
|2.||a support for a golf ball, usually a small wooden or plastic peg, used when teeing off or in long grass, etc|
|—vb (when intr, |
|3.||to position (the ball) ready for striking, on or as if on a tee|
|[C17 teaz, of unknown origin]|
teen.,vt. [Purdue] A carbon copy of an electronic transmission. "Oh, you're sending him the bits to that? Slap on a tee for me." From the Unix command `tee(1)', itself named after a pipe fitting (see plumbing). Can also mean `save one for me', as in "Tee a slice for me!" Also spelled `T'.