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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiffany - United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)Tiffany - United States artist who developed Tiffany glass (1848-1933)
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Tiphaine
References in classic literature ?
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.
The partnership will see the transfer of operational, merchandising and sales and marketing management for the Tiffany brand in the UAE from Damas Jewellery to Tiffany.
All year, Terrific Kids celebrated their special days in special ways, but Tiffany hoped her turn would never come.
Well, Louis Comfort Tiffany and his fabulous lamps which fetch mega money are one such flight of fancy.
Tiffany eventually ran away and sought the assistance of the Alliance for Children's Rights, which helped place her in a foster home.
Tiffany Aching is a young dairymaid living in rural chalk country, but she is also an exceptionally brave and clever girl with witch-like talents.
Tiffany is a 10th grade African American female student who performs well academically.
Today, Tiffany is well-known for its classic designs and its exclusive designers, Elsa Peretti, Paloma Picasso and Jean Schlumberger.
Tiffany architects and designers will preserve the building's original facade, creating a two-story entry rotunda of stone that opens to a modern and gracious interior with Macassar and walnut woods, custom furnishings, and brushed stainless steel showcases arrayed with exclusive TIFFANY & CO.
In announcing the news, Michael Christ, president of Tiffany & Co.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- Children and the young at heart are once again flocking to the corner of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue to peer into Tiffany & Co.
The new boutiques will offer renowned TIFFANY & CO.