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Date: 1700-1800
Origin: teaz 'tee' (1600-1700) (mistaken as plural), probably from a Scandinavian language

tee

1 noun
     
Related topics: Golf
tee1 [countable]
1DSG a small object that you use in a game of golf to hold the ball above the ground before you hit it
2DSG the place where you first hit the ball towards each hole in a game of golf

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