Definition of Tamworth

1. n. One of a long-established English breed of large pigs. They are red, often spotted with black, with a long snout and erect or forwardly pointed ears, and are valued as bacon producers.



Definition of Tamworth

1. a breed of pigs [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamworth

tampions
tampoe
tampoes
tamponade
tamponades
tamponage
tamponed
tamponing
tampoon
tampoons
tamps
tams
tamsulosin
tamworth (current term)
tamworths
tan
tan line
tan lines
tan shen
tan someone's hide
tana
tanacetol
tanadar
tanadars
tanager
tanagers
tanagra
tanagras

Literary usage of Tamworth

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1. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1920)
"CHAPTER LXXVIII THE tamworth The native home of the tamworth is the counties ... The name of the breed is taken from the town of tamworth, located partly in ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"Professor Long favors the theory that the tamworth was crossed with some white ... tamworth sow. English breeds, it was not given a separate class at the ..."

3. A Collection of Acts and Records of Parliament: With Reports of Cases by Henry Gwillim, Charles Ellis (1825)
"And she thereby granted to them all that her messuage with the appurtenances in tamworth, and a garden wherein the late vicars of the college of tamworth ..."

4. ...Productive Swine Husbandry by George E. Day (1913)
"THE tamworth BREED. Description—The tamworth ranks with the Large Yorkshire in size. ... The tamworth has a very light jowl, and a light neck and shoulder. ..."

5. A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815 by Spencer Walpole (1890)
"Since the passing of the Reform Act he had represented tamworth; the document, therefore, intended for a nation was nominally addressed to the electors of ..."

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