Lexicographical Neighbors of Taggy
Literary usage of Taggy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1895)
"It was "communicated by the late Mrs. Brown that in her childhood the eight o'clock bell was popularly named 't' taggy bell', and she remembered old persons ..."
2. Pacific Reporter by West Publishing Company (1886)
"... of the wool is taggy and scabby, and if any portion of it should be found to be taggy and scabby, that defendants should forthwith notify plaintiffs, ..."
3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"... skilled in grading wool, known as "wool graders," for the purpose of ascertaining what portion, if any, of the wool is taggy and scabby—the examination ..."
4. West Coast Reporter: Containing All the Decisions as Fast as Filed, of the (1886)
"... for the purpose of ascertaining what portion, if any, of the wool is taggy and scabby, and if any portion of it should be found to be taggy and scabby, ..."
5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"taggy Bell. The curfew. So called near Penrith, where the custom of ringing the taggy is still kept up ..."
6. A List of Words and Phrases in Every-day Use by the Natives of Hetton-le by Francis Milnes Temple Palgrave (1896)
"taggy Bell. The curfew. So called near Penrith, where the custom of ringing the taggy is still kept up. ..."
7. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"I had a taggy in my kitchen at Ulverston. We find the French dim. as a suffix in Taggon ; cf. Marion from Mary, Alison from Alice, Gibbon from Gib = Gilbert ..."