Tiffany

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tiffany United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Jewelers Tiffany & Co., based in New York, are responsible for making the Super Bowl trophy
    • n Tiffany A species of gause, or very silk. "The smoke of sulphur . . . is commonly used by women to whiten tiffanies ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The famous jewelry store Tiffany & Co. was established on September 18, 1837 in New York City. The amount of sales that were made the first day were $4.98
    • n tiffany A kind of thin silk; gauze.
    • n tiffany A kind of gauze muslin, resembling silk gauze.
    • n tiffany A portable flour-sieve made of tiffany.
    • tiffany Made of tiffany, or thin silk: as, a tiffany cloak; hence, transparent.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Cat was the name of Holly Golightly's pet cat in the film Breakfast at Tiffany's.
    • n Tiffany tif′a-ni a silk-like gauze
    • adj Tiffany made of tiffany, transparent
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. tiffenay,; cf. OF. tiffe, ornament, tiffer, to adjust, adorn. See Tiff to dress

Usage

In literature:

Michaelmas is now Middleman (Chapter III), and Tiffany is an old name for Epiphany.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Owen did not appear to know Mr. Tiffany, or to know of him when his name was mentioned.
"Down South" by Oliver Optic
Tiffany's was then located down Broadway, and among other things on exhibition in the window was a large, handsome silver punch bowl.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
The Tiffanys will go with us, but the Shepards have not yet accepted the invitation I gave them.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
Tiffany to send you something.
"Representative Plays by American Dramatists: 1856-1911: The New York Idea" by Langdon Mitchell
A gentle knock, and we open to find the doorway suffused by Tiffany.
"Peking Dust" by Ellen N. La Motte
Her father owned the biggest part of a silver mine, and they could have had Tiffany's whole stock of forks if they'd wanted them.
"The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Send Tiffany to seek her.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor" by Samuel James Arnold
Tiffany's exhibit has been admired and patronized, but is not quite within my range of subjects.
"Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878" by Various
Brilliana was speaking to Tiffany even as she entered the gallery.
"The Lady of Loyalty House" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
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In news:

Tiffany Johnson, a special-education teacher, got a large raise after earning the rating "highly effective" for two years in a row.
Moos promises better Cougar football/Tiffany Brown.
Loden, Dylan Sanders, Christine Citrano, Kristine Meek and Tiffany Doeringer.
A man pepper-sprays employees at the Tiffany & Co.
Wife of Dodger's catcher delivers baby on Wis. Tiffany Kenney's Medical Alert: Tuesday November 13.
The bride-to-be, Tiffany Noel McMillan of Boardman, is announcing her engagement to Michael John Pecchia, also of Boardman.
Tiffany Bragg, Ashley Harris, Sarah Hubbard and Kathy Weddle.
Clarkson physical therapy students Ijeoma Anyanwu, Kristin Bordeau, Valerie Hartle and Tiffany Larson recently showed preschoolers how to properly wash their hands at Building Blocks Day Care in Potsdam.
"We are citizens of heaven and we must put our hearts into all we do and breath with all passion that's within us," valedictorian Tiffany Lehman said.
The 33-year-old victim told cops that she had left her apartment near S. 15 pm and returned hours later to find that a diamond necklace, Tiffany bracelets, earrings, $7,000 and an iPad were gone.
That's what school officials said before firing Oxnard middle school teacher Stacie Halas, 31, for once being a porn star known as "Tiffany Six.".
However, an American Ceramics reviewer also saw in them the influence of ancient Egyptian jewelry and Tiffany glass.
Holly Golightly Battles "The Mean Reds" At Tiffany's.
I am writing about the comments that were made to your reporter, Tiffany Repecki, for the article in the Cape Coral Breeze dated March 31, 2012 at the groundbreaking at Cape Christian Fellowship.
After Lindsay Lohan was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman in a New York club, reports surfaced that Lohan was jealous that the woman, Tiffany Eve Mitchell, was talking to The Wanted's Max George.
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