tammy

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Origin uncertain; compare obsolete French tamise (but if there was borrowing, it is unclear in which direction).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tammy (countable and uncountable, plural tammies)

  1. A kind of woolen, or woolen and cotton, cloth, often highly glazed, used for curtains, sieves, strainers, etc.

Etymology 2[edit]

From French tamis, assimilated to Etymology 1, above.

Noun[edit]

tammy (plural tammies)

  1. (now rare) Alternative form of tamis (culinary strainer)

Verb[edit]

tammy (third-person singular simple present tammies, present participle tammying, simple past and past participle tammied)

  1. (cooking, transitive) To strain through a tammy.

Etymology 3[edit]

Short for tammy shanter.

Noun[edit]

tammy (plural tammies)

  1. A tam o’shanter hat.