Tiff
Tiff Tiff, n. [Originally, a sniff, sniffing; cf. Icel. ?efr a smell, ?efa to sniff, Norw. tev a drawing in of the breath, teva to sniff, smell, dial. Sw. t["u]v smell, scent, taste.] 1. Liquor; especially, a small draught of liquor. ``Sipping his tiff of brandy punch.'' --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. A fit of anger or peevishness; a slight altercation or contention. See {Tift}. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tiff — Tiff, v. t. [OE. tiffen, OF. tiffer, tifer, to bedizen; cf. D. tippen to clip the points or ends of the hair, E. tip, n.] To deck out; to dress. [Obs.] A. Tucker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tiff — Tiff, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tiffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tiffing}.] To be in a pet. [1913 Webster] She tiffed with Tim, she ran from Ralph. Landor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • tiff — tiff1 [tif] n. [< ?] 1. a slight fit of anger or bad humor; huff; pet 2. a slight quarrel; spat vi. to be in or have a tiff tiff2 [tif] n. [< ?] Now Rare 1. liquor; esp., weak liquor …   English World dictionary

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  • tiff — index bicker, brawl Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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