tux

tux

Shortened form of tuxedo. [informal]
[PJC]

Tux*e"do

,

Tux*e"do coat`

(?), n. 1. A kind of black jacket for semiformal evening dress made without tails, usually of black or dark blue color and having satin or grosgrain facing on the lapels; -- so named after a fashionable country club at Tuxedo Park, New York. [U. S.] [RHUD]
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

2. The complete semiformal evening suit, including the tuxedo jacket, matching trousers, and black bow tie, and usually including a cummerbund; -- the style of shirt worn with this suit varies, and the outfit may include a dickey. [RHUD]
[PJC]

Tu`yre"

(?), n. [F.; akin to tuyau a pipe; of Teutonic origin. Cf. Tweer, Tewel.] A nozzle, mouthpiece, or fixture through which the blast is delivered to the interior of a blast furnace, or to the fire of a forge.
[Corruptly written also tweer, and twier.]

[1913 Webster]

Tuyre arch, the embrasure, in the wall of a blast furnace through which the tuyre enters.
[1913 Webster]

 

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