noun, plural tam·ises [tam-eez, -uh-siz] /ˈtæm iz, -ə sɪz/.
Origin of tamis
Examples from the Web for tamis
Whatever sticks to the tamis take off with a silver spoon and put into the dish.
Simmer them over the fire till tender, then rub through a sieve or tamis.
Rub them through a tamis, mix them with the broth; boil it for about half an hour.
They can now be strained through a hair sieve, but, still better, they can be squeezed dry in a tamis cloth.Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery|A. G. Payne
Rub it through a tamis, and season it with a little salt; it must not boil after being rubbed through.