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tabby Tweet Definition of tabby Like Definition of tabby on Facebook
noun (-, tabbies)
  1. (uncountable) A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendering.
  2. (uncountable) A mixture of lime with shells, gravel, or stones, in equal proportions, with an equal proportion of water. When dry, this becomes as hard as rock.
  3. (countable) A brindled cat
  4. (countable)An old maid or gossip.
adjective 
  1. Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat.
  2. Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat.
     
Talbot Tweet Definition of Talbot Like Definition of Talbot on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English surname thought to be of Germanic origin
  2. An earldom in the British peerage
  3. A brand of English motor car
     
terrier Tweet Definition of terrier Like Definition of terrier on Facebook
noun 
  1. A dog from a group of small, lively breeds, originally bred for the hunt on furred prey or vermin which digs a layer or burrow in the ground, such as rabbit, fox and various mice.
     
Thoroughbred Tweet Definition of Thoroughbred Like Definition of Thoroughbred on Facebook
noun 
  1. any of a breed of horses, a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares, bred for racing
adjective 
  1. of, or relating to such a breed of horse
     
tumbler Tweet Definition of tumbler Like Definition of tumbler on Facebook
noun 
  1. One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat.
  2. A movable obstruction in a lock, consisting of a lever, latch, wheel, slide, or the like, which must be adjusted to a particular position by a key or other means before the bolt can be thrown in locking or unlocking.
  1. A piece attached to, or forming part of, the hammer of a gunlock, upon which the mainspring acts and in which are the notches for sear point to enter.
    1. A drinking glass, without a foot or stem; " so called because originally it had a pointed or convex base, and could not be set down with any liquor in it, thus compelling the drinker to finish his measure.
    2. A variety of the domestic pigeon remarkable for its habit of tumbling, or turning somersaults, during its flight.
     
Turk Tweet Definition of Turk Like Definition of Turk on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (colloquial): A person from Turkey.
  2. a member of any of the numerous ethnic groups whose majority have lived a nomadic life on the vast Eurasian steppe, speaking Turkic languages.
     

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