Tabby



noun, plural tabbies.
1.
a cat with a striped or brindled coat.
2.
a domestic cat, especially a female one.
3.
a spinster.
4.
a spiteful female gossip or tattler.
5.
plain weave.
6.
a watered silk fabric, or any other watered material, as moreen.
adjective
7.
striped or brindled.
8.
made of or resembling tabby.
verb (used with object), tabbied, tabbying.
9.
to give a wavy or watered appearance to, as silk.
noun
1.
(in the southeastern U.S.) a building material composed of ground oyster shells, lime, and sand, mixed with salt water.
noun
1.
a fabric with a watered pattern, esp silk or taffeta
adjective
1.
(esp of cats) brindled with dark stripes or wavy markings on a lighter background
2.
having a wavy or striped pattern, particularly in colours of grey and brown
noun (pl) -bies
3.
a tabby cat
4.
any female domestic cat
5.
(Brit, informal) a gossiping old woman
6.
(Austral, slang) any girl or woman
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