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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ti·dy /ˈtaɪdi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ti·dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tidied p. pr. & vb. n. Tidying.] To put in proper order; to make neat; as, to tidy a room; to tidy one's dress.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ti·dy, v. i. To make things tidy. [Colloq.]
    I have tidied and tidied over and over again.   --Dickens.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ti·dy n. Zool. The wren; -- called also tiddy. [Prov. Eng.]
    The tidy for her notes as delicate as they.   --Drayton.
 Note:This name is probably applied also to other small singing birds, as the goldcrest.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ti·dy, a. [Compar. Tidier superl. Tidiest.]
 1. Being in proper time; timely; seasonable; favorable; as, tidy weather. [Obs.]
    If weather be fair and tidy.   --Tusser.
 2. Arranged in good order; orderly; appropriate; neat; kept in proper and becoming neatness, or habitually keeping things so; as, a tidy lass; their dress is tidy; the apartments are well furnished and tidy.
    A tidy man, that tened [injured] me never.   --Piers Plowman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ti·dy, n.; pl. Tidies
 1. A cover, often of tatting, drawn work, or other ornamental work, for the back of a chair, the arms of a sofa, or the like.
 2. A child's pinafore. [Prov. Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: marked by good order and cleanliness in appearance or
             habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind"
             [ant: untidy]
      2: (used of hair) neat and tidy; "a nicely kempt beard" [syn: kempt,
      3: large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable
         amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a
         respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable
         fortune" [syn: goodly, goodish, hefty, respectable,
          sizable, sizeable]
      n : receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
      v : put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!" [syn:
          tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten
          out, square away]
      [also: tidied, tidiest, tidier]