Tabby

1 17thC term for silk taffeta with a changeable surface finish like shot silk. 2 A basic weave in which the warp thread is woven alternately over and under each weft thread.

tabby

  1. a cat with a gray or tawny coat mottled with black
  2. female cat

tabby

[n] - a cat with a gray or tawny coat mottled with black 2. [n] - female cat
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Tabby

• (a.) Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat. • (n.) A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendering. • (n.) A mixture of lime with shells, gravel, or stones, in equal proportions, with an equal proportion of water. When dry, ...
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tabby

noun a cat with a grey or tawny coat mottled with black
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Tabby

[cement] Tabby is a North American building material consisting of lime, sand, water, and crushed oyster shells. It is a vernacular building material found in the Southeastern Lowcountry. Tabby was used by English colonists in Charleston, in Beaufort County, and on the Sea Islands of coastal South Carolina, in coastal Georgia, and in northe...
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Tabby

Tab'by adjective 1. Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat. Pepys. 2. Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat. Tabby moth (Zoology) , the grease moth. See under Grease .
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Tabby

Tab'by noun ; plural Tabbies . [ French tabis (cf. Italian tabì , Spanish & Portuguese tabí , Late Latin attabi ), from Arabic 'attābī , properly the name of a quarter of Bagdad where it was made, the quarter being named from the prince...
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Tabby

Tab'by transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tabbied ; present participle & verbal noun Tabbying .] To water; to cause to look wavy, by the process of calendering; to calender; as, to tabby silk, mohair, ribbon, etc.
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Tabby

A coat pattern consisting of two or more colours in a striped pattern.
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Tabby

A plain weave construction in which one warp thread passes over and under a single weft thread. The threads of the warp and weft are of the same size and set with the same number per square inch thereby resulting in a balanced weave.
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Tabby

Coat pattern which is either striped or mackerel, blotched or classic, spotted, or ticked or agouti.
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tabby

Origin: F. Tabis (cf. It. Tabi, Sp. & Pg. Tabi, LL. Attabi), fr. Ar. 'attabi, properly the name of a quarter of Bagdad where it was made, the quarter being named from the prince Attab, great grandson of Omeyya. Cf. Tobine. ... 1. A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering...
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tabby

plain-woven silk taffeta fabric
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Tabby

Series of IR night vision devices [UK]
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Tabby

Tabby (or tabbinet) is a kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendaring.
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Tabby

Tabby is a type of concrete, being a mixture of lime with shells, gravel, or stones, in equal proportions, with an equal proportion of water.
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Tabby

Tabby is slang for a young woman or girl, especially an attractive one.
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tabby

type of dark-striped coat colouring found in both wild and domestic cats. One of the most common coat colours, the tabby pattern dates back to ... [1 related articles]
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