Definition of Tiffany

1. Noun. United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933).

Exact synonyms: Louis Comfort Tiffany
Generic synonyms: Artist, Creative Person



Definition of Tiffany

1. n. A species of gause, or very silk.

Definition of Tiffany

1. Proper noun. A northern English surname. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames female given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

3. Noun. A kind of gauze, or very thin silk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tiffany

1. a thin, mesh fabric [n -NIES]

Medical Definition of Tiffany

1. A species of gause, or very silk. "The smoke of sulphur . . . Is commonly used by women to whiten tiffanies." (Sir T. Browne) Origin: OE. Tiffenay; cf. OF. Tiffe ornament, tiffer to adjust, adorn. See Tiff to dress. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiffany

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tierod
tierods
tiers
ties
tietac
tietack
tietacks
tietacs
tiettaite
tietze's syndrome
tiewig
tiewigs
tiff
tiffanies
tiffany (current term)
tiffed
tiffin
tiffined
tiffing
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tiffining
tiffins
tiffish
tiffs
tifo
tifosi
tifoso
tift
tifted

Literary usage of Tiffany

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1. A Sketch of the History of Attleborough: From Its Settlement to the Division by John Daggett, Amelia Daggett Shellfield (1894)
"tiffany. Three brothers of this name came to this country from England ut a very early period, and five generations of the family have resided in this town. ..."

2. Who's who in America by Albert Nelson Marquis (1899)
"15, 1812; sou of Comfort tiffany, a pioneer in the cotton goods Industry; ed. In local schools; In business at Killingly until 1837; in that year, ..."

3. Handbook on the Construction and Interpretation of the Laws by Henry Campbell Black (1911)
"tiffany on Persons and Domestic Relations. (2d Ed.) IS. ... tiffany on Banks and Banking. 37. Cooley on Municipal Corporations. 38. Burdick on Real Property ..."

4. Baltimore: Past and Present: With Biographical Sketches of Its by Brantz Mayer (1871)
"Among these OSMOND C. tiffany took prominent rank. He was born in Attleborough, Massachusetts, in 1794. He received his business training at Pawtucket, ..."

5. Men of Business by William Osborn Stoddard (1895)
"Mr. Comfort tiffany approved of his son's undertaking, and loaned the young adventurers ... Upon this capital they launched the firm of tiffany & Young, ..."

6. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the (1895)
"tiffany, Charles L. merchant, was born at Killingly, Conn., Feb. 15, 1812, of good New England stock, his ancestors on both sides being among the early ..."

7. Handbook of Admiralty Law by Robert Morton Hughes (1901)
"tiffany on Agency. tiffany on Banks and Banking. tiffany on Persons and Domestic Relations (2d Ed.). tiffany on Sales (2d Ed.). Vance on Insurance. ..."

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