tiffin

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noun tif·fin \ˈti-fən\

Definition of tiffin

chiefly British

  1. :  a light midday meal :  luncheon

Origin and Etymology of tiffin

probably alteration of tiffing, gerund of obsolete English tiff to eat between meals


First Known Use: 1800


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