Definition of Thairms

1. thairm [n] - See also: thairm



Thairms Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Thairms Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thairms

thabilitho
thabilithos
thack
thacked
thacking
thacks
thadeuite
thae
thagi
thagis
thagomizer
thagomizers
thaim
thair
thairm
thairms (current term)
thalam-
thalamectomy
thalamencephalic
thalamencephalon
thalami
thalamic
thalamic fasciculus
thalamic gustatory nucleus
thalamic nuclei
thalamic syndrome
thalamic tenia
thalamiflorous
thalamo-
thalamocoele

Literary usage of Thairms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Psalms: Frae Hebrew Intil Scottis by Peter Hately Waddell (1882)
"... on the thairms, till gie the singer breath or he steer*d again. ... like till the Spanish gittern : 2, ony sang-gear wi' pipes or thairms, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1821)
"The faded eyes of the old fiddler waxed brighter and brighter as he witnessed the effects of the inspiration which he poured from his thairms among the ..."

3. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"thairms, the strings of a violin, harp, or other instrument for which wire is not used, called in England cat-gut. The word is derived from the German, ..."

4. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"... gut or Intestinal canal ; a fiddle-string]. while I kittle hair on thairms The Jolly Beggars. ... And o'er the thairms be tryin : . . The Ordination. 7. ..."

5. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"And o'er the thairms be trying. Thane, an earl or baron. Bums: The Ordination. All hail, Macbeth! thou shalt be Thane of Cawdor. Shakspeare: Macbeth. ..."

6. The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs of Scotland Subsequent to Burns by Charles Rogers (1882)
""Dear lassie," he cried, " I am smit wi' your charms, Consent but to marry me now, I'm as good as ever laid hair upon thairms, An' I'll cheer baith the ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Thairms

Search for Thairms on Dictionary.com!Search for Thairms on Thesaurus.com!Search for Thairms on Google!Search for Thairms on Wikipedia!

Search