Tammy
Tammy Tam"my, n.; pl. {Tammies}. 1. A kind of woolen, or woolen and cotton, cloth, often highly glazed, -- used for curtains, sieves, strainers, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. A sieve, or strainer, made of this material; a tamis. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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