tiffany

noun tif·fa·ny \ ˈti-fə-nē \

Definition of tiffany

plural tiffanies
1 : a sheer silk gauze formerly used for clothing and trimmings
2 : a plain-woven open-mesh cotton fabric (such as cheesecloth)

Origin and Etymology of tiffany

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


Tiffany

adjective Tif·fa·ny \ ˈti-fə-nē \

Definition of Tiffany

: 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

First Known Use of tiffany

1936


Tiffany

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

Definition of Tiffany

Charles Lewis 1812–1902 American jeweler

Tiffany

biographical name

Definition of Tiffany

Louis Comfort 1848–1933 son of Charles Lewis Tiffany American painter and stained-glass artist

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