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tif·fa·ny

 (tĭf′ə-nē)
n. pl. tif·fa·nies
A thin, transparent gauze of silk or cotton muslin.

[Probably from obsolete French tiphanie, Epiphany, from Old French, from Late Latin theophania; see theophany.]

tiffany

(ˈtɪfənɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Textiles) a sheer fine gauzy fabric
[C17: (in the sense: a fine dress worn on Twelfth Night): from Old French tifanie, from ecclesiastical Latin theophania Epiphany; see theophany]

Tiffany

(ˈtɪfənɪ)
n
(Biography) Louis Comfort. 1848–1933, US glass-maker and Art-Nouveau craftsman, best known for creating the Favrile style of stained glass

Tiffany

(ˈtifənɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Breeds) another name for Chantilly2

tif•fa•ny

(ˈtɪf ə ni)

n., pl. -nies.
a sheer, mesh fabric constructed in plain weave.
[1595–1605; of uncertain orig.]

Tif•fa•ny

(ˈtɪf ə ni)

n.
1. Charles Lewis, 1812–1902, U.S. jeweler.
2. his son Louis Comfort, 1848–1933, U.S. painter and decorator, esp. of glass.
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Noun1.tiffany - United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)Tiffany - United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)
Translations
Tiphaine
References in classic literature ?
Bela Tiffany; and I rejoiced at the oddity of the name, because it gave his image and character a sort of individuality in my conception.
Tiffany informed me that it had long since been removed, and was supposed to be hidden in some out-of-the-way corner of the New England Museum.
Archer writing out the menus on Tiffany's thickest gilt-edged bristol, while Mrs.
They made, in fact, a masked battery behind the decorous office blinds, and there lay in wait as simply excited as children until at last the stem of the luckless Wetterhorn appeared, beating and rolling at quarter speed over the recently reconstructed pinnacles of Tiffany's.
During this event we were told the story of the legendary Tiffany Setting, introduced in 1886 by founder Charles Lewis Tiffany.
REVELLERS at a sports bar in Cannock were stunned when chart-topper Tiffany jumped up on stage to sing her biggest hit.
"Tiffany is among the world's most important houses of luxury, and fragrances are an important expression of the brand," said Frederic Cumenal, chief executive officer of Tiffany & Co.
LIGHTING COMPANY DALE TIFFANY HAS TEAMED UP WITH FOXCONN TECHNOLOGY GROUP, A global leader in LED technology, to distribute portable lamps, fixtures and outdoor lighting that include Fox-Conn's exclusive LED bulb.
TIFFANY Stanley is rooting all the way for Irish model Nadia Forde to be crowned Queen of the Jungle.
It's the Tiffany Blue Box--and yes, the term "Tiffany Blue Box" is trademarked, too.
WHAT better day to celebrate the opening of a new Tiffany and Co.