Tiffing
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]


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  • tiffing — tiffˈing noun 1. Sipping 2. (also tiffˈin; esp as used by the British Raj in colonial India) lunch, a light meal • • • Main Entry: ↑tiff …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Tiffed — 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

  • Tiffin — Tif fin, n. [Properly, tiffing a quaffing, a drinking. See {Tiff}, n.] A lunch, or slight repast between breakfast and dinner; originally, a Provincial English word, but introduced into India, and brought back to England in a special sense. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tiffin — noun Etymology: probably alteration of tiffing, gerund of obsolete English tiff to eat between meals Date: 1800 chiefly British a light midday meal ; luncheon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tiffin — For other uses, see Tiffin (disambiguation). Part of a series on Meals …   Wikipedia

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  • tiffin — /tif in/, Brit. Informal. n. 1. lunch. v.i. 2. to eat lunch. v.t. 3. to provide lunch for; serve lunch to. [1775 85; var. of *tiffing, equiv. to tiff (obs.) to sip, drink + ING1] * * * ▪ Ohio, United States …   Universalium

  • Tiffin — servido en un dabba …   Wikipedia Español

  • tiffin — noun dated or Indian a snack or light meal. Origin C19: appar. from dialect tiffing sipping , of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

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