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tam

 (tăm)
n.
A tam-o'-shanter.

tam

(tæm)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) short for tam-o'-shanter

tam

(tæm)

n.
a tam-o'-shanter.
[1890–1900; by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tam - a woolen cap of Scottish origintam - a woolen cap of Scottish origin  
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
References in classic literature ?
Nothing like it has been seen on earth since trembling Tam O'Shanter saw the devil and the witches at their orgies that stormy night in "Alloway's auld haunted kirk.
Daylight, dis tam you mek one beeg meestake," French Louis said, straightening up and stepping down from the chairs.
True, Anne could not help a little pang when she contrasted her plain black tam and shapeless, tight-sleeved, homemade gray-cloth coat with Diana's jaunty fur cap and smart little jacket.
All the horses bred here, both tam and wild, are rather small-sized, though generally in goo condition; and they have lost so much strength, that the are unfit to be used in taking wild cattle with the lazo: i consequence, it is necessary to go to the great expense o importing fresh horses from the Plata.
I don't mean to say it would be the case in all villages, but it certainly was so in this one: the village boys were full as manly and honest, and certainly purer, than those in a higher rank; and Tam got more harm from his equals in his first fortnight at a private school, where he went when he was nine years old, than he had from his village friends from the day he left Charity's apron-strings.
Tams subjected the man to a campaign of harassment, stole from him and then finally forced his way into the man's home in the dead of night, attacked him and stole his medication.
SECAUCUS N J BASED R A B FOOD GROUP has reintroduced its popular Manischewitz Tam Tam crackers They are available in 8-ounce boxes in Original Garlic Everything Whole Grain Garden Herb Lightly Salted and No-Salt varieties Marnishcewitz had to temporarily half production of the crackers earlier this year when it installed new ovens causing Tam Tam to unavailable during the Passover season
The task force suggested that "a multifaceted approach to the problem is needed that will (a) provide a vehicle for resolving audit issues that affect multiple taxpayers in an industry, (b) give IRS personnel an alternative to the TAM as a vehicle for obtaining timely advice to aid them in case development, and (c) streamline existing procedures to encourage the more timely issuance of TAMs with taxpayer involvement.
But Tams, who met his second wife through a lonely hearts internet chatroom, was still married when he and Julie tied the knot.
Chairman Mr Gerald Tams believes Staffordshire companies will be forced into mergers and takeovers to compete on a world markets.
Deviating from previous rulings in which it had held that a gift of a limited partnership interest was a present interest for annual exclusion purposes,(3) TAM 9751003 held that the annual exclusion was not available.
In TAM 9721002, a buyer, which had purchased a target's stock in a transaction it had elected to treat as an asset acquisition, terminated employees whose severance rights had been established in preacquisition plans.