Definition of Tavas
1. tava [n] - See also: tava
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Literary usage of Tavas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Private Diary of Travels, Personal Services, and Public Events: During by Robert Thomas Wilson (1861)
"He assured me that he would represent to the Sultan what had passed, and demand for me his entire confidence. With General tavas I held a very frank ..."
2. Lexicon Cornu-britannicum: A Dictionary of the Ancient Celtic Language of by Robert Williams (1865)
"tavas re hir, too longue- tongued, a blab. Llwyd, 80. tavas nadar, (W. ... tavas re hir, mis den heb davas a gallas y dir, the old saying is a true saying, ..."
3. The Parochial History of Cornwall: Founded on the Manuscript Histories of Mr by Davies Gilbert (1838)
"Speak little, speak well, and well will be spoken again. Taw tavas. Be silent tongue.—To call one tavas tavas, Tongue Tongue, is as great a reproach as you ..."
4. Âryan Word-building by George Otis Holbrooke (1910)
"Sk. [s]tva, tvam, Zd. «lm = thou [standing there; ta-ava]; Sk. tavas; ... R. t[v]i thou; tvoy thy; Lith. tu thou; tavas-is that of thine. ..."
5. Western Field by Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.), California Game and Fish Protective Association (1905)
"J. tavas and T. Treadway having tied for second place. tavas won out In the shoot-off with 10 straight, an exceedingly good score for a beginner. ..."
6. Life in Ancient Egypt and Assyria by Gaston Maspero (1892)
"tavas-hasina was pretty, industrious, well educated, but poor ; her parents were only too happy to secure her future by a matrimonial sale. ..."
7. Life in Ancient Egypt and Assyria by Gaston Maspero (1892)
"tavas-hasina was pretty, industrious, well -educated, but poor; her parents were only too happy to secure her future by a matrimonial sale. ..."