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  • English Word Tab Definition A loop for pulling or lifting something.
  • English Word Tab Definition A border of lace or other material, worn on the inner front edge of ladies' bonnets.
  • English Word Tab Definition A loose pendent part of a lady's garment; esp., one of a series of pendent squares forming an edge or border.
  • English Word Tabacco Definition Tobacco.
  • English Word Tabanus Definition A genus of blood sucking flies, including the horseflies.
  • English Word Tabard Definition A sort of tunic or mantle formerly worn for protection from the weather. When worn over the armor it was commonly emblazoned with the arms of the wearer, and from this the name was given to the garment adopted for heralds.
  • English Word Tabarder Definition One who wears a tabard.
  • English Word Tabarder Definition A scholar on the foundation of Queen's College, Oxford, England, whose original dress was a tabard.
  • English Word Tabaret Definition A stout silk having satin stripes, -- used for furniture.
  • English Word Tabasheer Definition A concretion in the joints of the bamboo, which consists largely or chiefly of pure silica. It is highly valued in the East Indies as a medicine for the cure of bilious vomitings, bloody flux, piles, and various other diseases.
  • English Word Tabbied Definition of Tabby
  • English Word Tabbies Definition of Tabby
  • English Word Tabbinet Definition A fabric like poplin, with a watered surface.
  • English Word Tabby Definition To water; to cause to look wavy, by the process of calendering; to calender; as, to tabby silk, mohair, ribbon, etc.
  • English Word Tabby Definition Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat.
  • English Word Tabby Definition A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendering.
  • English Word Tabby Definition A mixture of lime with shells, gravel, or stones, in equal proportions, with an equal proportion of water. When dry, this becomes as hard as rock.
  • English Word Tabby Definition A brindled cat; hence, popularly, any cat.
  • English Word Tabby Definition An old maid or gossip.
  • English Word Tabby Definition Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat.
  • English Word Tabbying Definition of Tabby
  • English Word Tabefaction Definition A wasting away; a gradual losing of flesh by disease.
  • English Word Tabefied Definition of Tabefy
  • English Word Tabefy Definition To cause to waste gradually, to emaciate.
  • English Word Tabefying Definition of Tabefy
  • English Word Tabellion Definition A secretary or notary under the Roman empire; also, a similar officer in France during the old monarchy.
  • English Word Taber Definition Same as Tabor.
  • English Word Taberd Definition See Tabard.
  • English Word Tabernacle Definition A tryptich for sacred imagery.
  • English Word Tabernacle Definition Hence, a work of art of sacred subject, having a partially architectural character, as a solid frame resting on a bracket, or the like.