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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

(d. 1718), English pirate, widely known as ‘Blackbeard’ from his odd habit of tying up the ends of his long black beard with ribbons and curling them back over his ears. He was born in...

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teach

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

teach your grandmother to suck eggs: see grandmother.

you can't teach an old dog new tricks: see dog.

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

beach, beech, beseech, bleach, breach, breech, each, impeach, leach, leech, outreach, peach, pleach, preach, reach, screech, speech, teach

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teach

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

beach, beech, beseech, bleach, breach, breech, each, impeach, leach, leech, outreach, peach, pleach, preach, reach, screech, speech, teach

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teach

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 111 words.

To program a robot for a task. In teach-by-doing a robot is programmed by manually moving it, or a model

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teach

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 56 words.

don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs proverbial saying, early 18th century; a caution against offering advice to the wise

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teach

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 171 words.

[OE]

In Anglo-Saxon times to teach was at first ‘to present’ or ‘to point out’, although the idea of instructing

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Teach

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

(d. 1718), English pirate, widely known as ‘Blackbeard’ from his odd habit of tying up the ends of his long black beard with ribbons and curling them back over his ears. He was born in...

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teach <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 140 words.

1 (US) (also teech) teacher.

1947 I. Shulman Amboy Dukes 51: Hey Teach […] you're

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teach <i>noun</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

Abbreviation of ‘teacher’. 1958–. A. Hill ‘I always suspected it, Hill,’ Teach had called across the classroom (1976

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Teach, Edward

Converse D. Clowse.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime. 832 words.

Teach, Edward (1680–22 November 1718), seaman and pirate captain, known as “Blackbeard,” was born probably in Bristol, England. Investigators have been unable to confirm the date or place...

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