Word:

Tabby

Tab´by
n.1.A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendering.
2.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.
3.A brindled cat; hence, popularly, any cat.
4.An old maid or gossip.
a.1.Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat.
2.Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat.
Tabby moth
(Zool.) the grease moth. See under Grease.
v. t.1.To water; to cause to look wavy, by the process of calendering; to calender; as, to tabby silk, mohair, ribbon, etc.
[imp. & p. p. Tabbied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tabbying .]
Noun1.tabby - a cat with a gray or tawny coat mottled with black
Synonyms: tabby cat
2.tabby - female cat
Synonyms: queen
Adj.1.tabby - having a gray or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
Cheshire cat, Chinchilla cat, Maltese cat, a tale-bearing animal, alley cat, banded, barred, blue cat, brinded, brindle, brindled, busybody, calico cat, cat, feline, gib, gib-cat, gossip, gossip columnist, gossiper, gossipmonger, grimalkin, house cat, kit, kitling, kitten, kitty, kitty-cat, listed, maiden lady, marbled, marbleized, mouser, newsmonger, newspaperman, old maid, puss, pussy, pussycat, quidnunc, reporter, rumormonger, scandalmonger, silver cat, spinstress, streaked, streaky, striatal, striate, striated, strigate, strigose, striolate, striped, stripy, tabby cat, talebearer, taleteller, tattler, tattletale, telltale, tiger cat, tittle-tattler, tom, tomcat, tortoise-shell cat, veined, watered, yenta
Translate Tabby to German
Browse
Tab
tab key
tab-separated values
Tabacco
Tabanidae
Tabanus
Tabard
Tabarder
Tabaret
tabasco
tabasco pepper
tabasco plant
Tabasco sauce
Tabasheer
Tabbinet
tabbouleh
-- Tabby --
tabby cat
Tabby moth
Tabefaction
Tabefy
Tabellio
Tabellion
Taber
Taberd
Tabernacle
Tabernacle work
Tabernacles
Tabernacular
Tabernaemontana
Tabernaemontana divaricate
Tabes
tabes dorsalis
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home