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TI'DY, adjective [from tide, time, season.]

1. In its primary sense, seasonable; favorable; being in proper time; as weather fair and tidy

2. Neat; dressed with neat simplicity; as a tidy lass; the children are tidy; their dress is tidy; that is primarily, proper for the time or occasion.

3. Neat; being in good order. The apartments are well furnished and tidy