noun, plural tabbies.
a cat with a striped or brindled coat.
a domestic cat, especially a female one.
a spiteful female gossip or tattler.
a watered silk fabric, or any other watered material, as moreen.
striped or brindled.
made of or resembling tabby.
verb (used with object), tabbied, tabbying.
to give a wavy or watered appearance to, as silk.
(in the southeastern U.S.) a building material composed of ground oyster shells, lime, and sand, mixed with salt water.
a fabric with a watered pattern, esp silk or taffeta
(esp of cats) brindled with dark stripes or wavy markings on a lighter background
having a wavy or striped pattern, particularly in colours of grey and brown
noun (pl) -bies
a tabby cat
any female domestic cat
(Brit, informal) a gossiping old woman
(Austral, slang) any girl or woman
goodness of God, the father of one whom the kings of Syria and Samaria in vain attempted to place on the throne of Ahaz (Isa. 7:6).
a Persian governor of Samaria, who joined others in the attempt to prevent the rebuilding of Jerusalem (Ezra 4:7).
noun, Music. 1. tabor. noun 1. a small drum formerly used to accompany oneself on a pipe or fife. verb (used without object) 2. to play upon or as if upon a tabor; drum. verb (used with object) 3. to strike or beat, as on a tabor. noun 1. (music) a small drum used esp […]
burning, a place in the wilderness of Paran, where the “fire of the Lord” consumed the murmuring Israelites (Num. 11:3; Deut. 9:22). It was also called Kibroth-hattaavah (q.v.).