Monday, January 24, 2011

Unusual Words Defined: A - Z (Part T)

A continuation of the series.

transitive verb
: to address familiarly

Origin of TUTOYER
French, to address with the familiar pronoun tu thou, from Middle French, from tu thou (from Latin) + toi thee, from Latin te (accusative of tu)
First Known Use: 1697

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