- a fabric of mixed fibers, constructed in plain weave and often heavily glazed, used in the manufacture of linings and undergarments.
Origin of tammy1
Examples from the Web for tammie
Historical Examples of tammie
Thus encouraged, Johnny opened the door, and in trotted Tammie hearty and hale.
Mither, exclaimed Johnny to his parent, thats Tammie at the door.
For guid sake, Tammie, haud your tongue; dinna deave the ladies.
I used to take them pieces when they were wee bairns—ye mind, Tammie?
Hout, Tammie, yere aye meat-hale, responded her brisker sister.
- a glazed woollen or mixed fabric, used for linings, undergarments, etc
Word Origin for tammy
- another word for tam-o'-shanter
- Also called: tammy cloth, tamis (esp formerly) a rough-textured woollen cloth used for straining sauces, soups, etc
- (tr) (esp formerly) to strain (sauce, soup, etc) through a tammy