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tiffany

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noun tif·fa·ny \ˈti-fə-nē\

Definition of tiffany

plural tif·fa·nies

  1. 1 :  a sheer silk gauze formerly used for clothing and trimmings

  2. 2 :  a plain-woven open-mesh cotton fabric (as cheesecloth)



Origin of tiffany

perhaps from obsolete French tiphanie Epiphany, from Late Latin theophania, from Late Greek, ultimately from Greek theos god + phainein to show


First Known Use: 1601


Tiffany

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adjective Tif·fa·ny \ˈti-fə-nē\

Definition of Tiffany

  1. :  being glass or an article of glass made by or in the manner of Louis C. Tiffany; especially :  made of pieces of stained glass <a Tiffany-style lamp> <a Tiffany window>



1936

First Known Use of tiffany

1936


Tiffany

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biographical name Tif·fa·ny \ˈti-fə-nē\

Definition of Tiffany

  1. Charles Lewis 1812–1902 Am. jeweler




Tiffany

biographical name tif·fa·ny

Definition of Tiffany

  1. Louis Comfort 1848–1933 son of C.L. Am. painter & stained-glass artist




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