Tee v. t. [imp. & p. p. Teed p. pr. & vb. n. Teeing.] Golf To place (the ball) on a tee; also called to tee up.
Tee n. (a) The mark aimed at in curling and in quoits. (b) The nodule of earth, or a short peg stuck into the ground, from which the ball is struck at the beginning of play for each hole in golf.
1. A short piece of pipe having a lateral outlet, used to connect a line of pipe with a pipe at a right angle with the line; -- so called because it resembles the letter T in shape.
2. The letter T, t; also, something shaped like, or resembling in form, the letter T.
n 1: the starting place for each hole on a golf course; "they
were waiting on the first tee" [syn: teeing ground]
2: support holding a football on end and above the ground
preparatory to the kickoff [syn: football tee]
3: a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the
ground [syn: golf tee]
v 1: place on a tee; "tee golf balls" [syn: tee up]
2: connect with a tee; "tee two pipes"