Definition of Tiffin

1. Noun. A midday meal.

Exact synonyms: Dejeuner, Lunch, Luncheon
Generic synonyms: Meal, Repast
Specialized synonyms: Business Lunch
Derivative terms: Lunch, Lunch



Definition of Tiffin

1. n. A lunch, or slight repast between breakfast and dinner; -- originally, a Provincial English word, but introduced into India, and brought back to England in a special sense.

Definition of Tiffin

1. Noun. A light midday meal or snack; luncheon ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tiffin

1. to lunch [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: lunch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiffin

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

Literary usage of Tiffin

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"tiffin, Ohio, city, county-seat of Seneca County, on the Sandusky River and on the ... In the vicinity of tiffin are deposits of clay and glass- sand. ..."

2. History of Seneca County: From the Close of the Revolutionary War to July by William Lang (1880)
"IT IS SAID that Governor tiffin, of Chillicothe, was a particular friend of Mr. Josiah Hedges, at the time the latter laid out and platted tiffin, ..."

3. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"tiffin SLY tiffin Engraven. JACKSON SLY . 9. Examination of the Warden.—From Hogarth JACKSON LXXIX.—FLEET MARRIAGES. ..."

4. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1903)
"Williard, GP, tiffin. Zahm, Bertha, Fostoria. SHELBY COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY. EA Yates President. DR Silver Vicepresident. JW Costolo Secretary and Treasurer ..."

5. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1903)
"TO EDWARD tiffin. January 30, 1808. ... returns the enclosed to Mr. tiffin with his thanks for the communication. He cannot foresee what shape Burr's ..."

6. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"TO EDWARD tiffin. January 30, 1808. Thomas Jefferson returns the enclosed to Mr. tiffin with his thanks for the communication. He cannot foresee what shape ..."

7. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh, Richard Holland Johnston (1905)
"TO EDWARD tiffin. January 30, 1808. Thomas Jefferson returns the enclosed to Mr. tiffin with his thanks for the communication. He cannot foresee what shape ..."

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