Definition of Tawney

1. Noun. English economist remembered for his studies of the development of capitalism (1880-1962).

Exact synonyms: Richard Henry Tawney
Generic synonyms: Economic Expert, Economist



Definition of Tawney

1. tawny [n -NEYS] - See also: tawny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tawney

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Taussig
Taussig-Bing disease
Taussig-Bing syndrome
Tausug
Tautoga
Tautoga onitis
Tautogolabrus
Tautogolabrus adspersus
Tavastian
Tavastians
Tavros
Tawara
Tawara's node
Tawe
Tawney
Taxaceae
Taxales
Taxidea
Taxidea taxus
Taxodiaceae
Taxodium
Taxodium ascendens
Taxodium distichum
Taxodium mucronatum
Taxol
Taxophytina
Taxopsida
Taxus
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Literary usage of Tawney

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1842)
"THERE dwelt two cata in our town, In a garret loll so gay ; The name of the one was tawney TOM, Of the other, TABBY GRAY. For years had they together lived ..."

2. The Knickerbocker. by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1842)
"tawney TOM AND TABBY GRAY. THERE dwelt two cats in our town, In a garret loft so gay ; The name of the one was tawney TOM, Of the other, TABBY GRAY. ..."

3. Readings on American Federal Government by Paul Samuel Reinsch (1909)
"This matter is discussed in the following speech of Mr. JA tawney. ... tawney said: Mr. Chairman: This bill carries appropriations for the expenses of the ..."

4. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"tawney RACHEL; OR, THE FORTUNE TELLER : WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF DREAMS, OMENS, AND CONJURERS- tawney RACHEL was the wife of poaching Giles. ..."

5. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1830)
"tawney RACHEL was the wife of poaching Giles. There seemed to be a conspiracy in Giles's whole family to maintain themselves by tricks and pilfering. ..."

6. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1830)
"tawney RACHEL was the wife of poaching Giles. There seemed to be a conspiracy in Giles's whole family to maintain themselves by tricks and pilfering. ..."

7. Catalogue of Sanskrit and Pali Books in the British Museum by Ernst Anton Max Haas, Cecil Bendall, Lionel David Barnett, British Museum Department of Oriental Printed Books and Manuscripts (1908)
"pp. 114. OJEO [Rangoon, 1899.] 8°. 14098. ccc. 16X4.) tawney ... Compiled by С. Н. tawney ... and FW Thomas. 1903. 8°. 14096. ccc. 8. See KALIDASA. ..."

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