noun (1)
tam·​my | \ ˈtamē\
plural -es

Definition of tammy

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a plain-woven often glazed cloth of fine worsted or woolen and cotton formerly used for dresses, curtains, and linings


noun (2)
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plural -es

Definition of tammy (Entry 2 of 3)

: a strainer made of tammy cloth
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Definition of tammy (Entry 3 of 3)

: to strain through a tammy

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History and Etymology for tammy

Noun (1)

probably by shortening and alteration from obsolete English tamin estamin, from obsolete French estamine

Noun (2)

probably by shortening and alteration from tamis

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