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1) try. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: tried (trd), tryˇing, tries (trz)1. To make an effort to do or accomplish (something); attempt: tried to ski. 2. To taste, sample, or otherwise test...

2) try. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. A trying to do or make something: attempt, crack, effort, endeavor, essay, go, offer, stab, trial. Informal : shot. Slang : take. Archaic : assay. See TRY. 2....

3) try and. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...For generations, commentators have criticized try and, as in I ll try and see her tomorrow, preferring try to in such constructions. Both have been in constant use...

4) try out. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...See try....

5) § 290. try and. 3. Word Choice. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...The phrase try and is commonly used as a substitute for try to, as in Could you try and make less noise? A number of grammarians have labeled the construction incorrect....

6) XIV. I try to go to the War for the Third and Last Time. Riis, Jacob A. 1901. The Making of an American.
...lay us out cold in his paper when he gets the chance. 19 He referred to my old-country habit of raising the hat in salutation instead of merely nodding or touching...

7) Try'anon. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Daughter of the fairy king who lived on the island of Oleron. "She was as white as lily in May," and married Sir Launfal, King Arthur s steward, whom she carried...

8) Try'gon. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...was the matter, was accidentally struck with his son s arrow, pointed with the bone of a trygon, and died. 1 "The lord of Ithaca Struck by the poisonous trygon s...

9) 267. Song-Jamie, Come Try Me. Burns, Robert. 1909-14. Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics
...Chorus.—Jamie, come try me, Jamie, come try me, If thou would win my love, Jamie, come try me. IF thou should ask my love, 5 Could I deny thee? If thou would win...

10) try. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...See ENDEAVOR. 1...

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