Definition of Tilly

1. Proper noun. (diminutive=Matilda female given name). ¹



2. Proper noun. (surname from=Old French) ¹

3. Noun. (Ireland) A small gift given by a vendor to a purchaser, lagniappe. ¹

4. Noun. (Australia) Small open backed truck. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tilly

1. clayey [adj TILLIER, TILLIEST] - See also: clayey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tilly

tilleyite
tillier
tillies
tilliest
tilling
tillings
tillite
tillites
tillman
tillmen
tillodont
tillodontia
tillodonts
tillow
tills
tilly (current term)
tilmus
tilorone
tilt-barrier
tilt-shift
tilt-table test
tilt-top table
tilt-up
tilt-yard
tilt-yards
tilt angle
tilt at windmills
tilt barrier
tilt barriers

Literary usage of Tilly

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Castle tilly, Brabant, near Belgium, February 1559; d. Ingolstadt, Bavaria, 30 April 1632. He received a strict Jesuit education, but preferring ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Castle tilly, Brabant, near Belgium, February 1559; d. Ingolstadt, Bavaria, 30 April 1632. He received a strict Jesuit education, but preferring life in the ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"tilly Ann almost fell off the roof when she saw- Miss Rose, ... tilly Ann scrambled down from her lofty perch, and came to the assistance of her teacher; ..."

4. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"winter was, in the seventeenth century, a very uncommon thing, and tilly met ... tilly attacked the Bohemians, who had taken up a fortified position on the ..."

5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"tilly attacked the Bohemians, who had taken up a fortified position on the Weisse Berg, near Prague, and in a few hours the Bohemian army was nearly ..."

6. Scribners Monthly by Charles William Wason (1878)
"His smile was such a cordial one that tilly did not misinterpret it, ... tilly stood still looking ill at ease; and Joe stood still, also looking ill at ..."

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