tammy

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

tammy

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -es

Definition of tammy (Entry 2 of 3)

: a strainer made of tammy cloth
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-es

Definition of tammy (Entry 3 of 3)

: to strain through a tammy

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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“Tammy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tammy. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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