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TIGR

abbreviation for
  1. Treasury Investment Growth Receipts: a bond denominated in dollars and linked to US treasury bonds, the yield on which is taxed in the UK as income when it is cashed or redeemedAlso called: Tiger
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Historical Examples of tigr

  • In the Tigr the country is not fertile, nor is it well populated.

    The Desert World

    Arthur Mangin

  • The Tigr goes with the land, and his master must protect him.

  • They were bringing back grain and salt, having taken out cotton to the different towns in the province of Tigr.

  • In other parts of Tigr, a black goat-skin, ornamented with cowries, is often substituted for this latter.

    Ten Thousand Wonderful Things

    Edmund Fillingham King

  • The community is divided into two classes, the Shumaglieh or “elders” and Tigr or “clients.”