Associations to the word «Tabby»


TABBY, noun. (uncountable) A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendering.
TABBY, noun. (uncountable) A mixture of lime with shells, gravel, or stones, in equal proportions, with an equal proportion of water. When dry, this becomes as hard as rock.
TABBY, noun. (countable) A brindled cat.
TABBY, noun. (countable) (archaic) An old maid or gossip.
TABBY, adjective. Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat.
TABBY, adjective. Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat.
TABBY, proper noun. A diminutive of the   female given name Tabitha.

Dictionary definition

TABBY, noun. A cat with a grey or tawny coat mottled with black.
TABBY, noun. Female cat.
TABBY, adjective. Having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats.

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