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tam

 (tăm)
n.
A tam-o'-shanter.
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tam

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

(tæm)

n.
a tam-o'-shanter.
[1890–1900; by shortening]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tam - a woolen cap of Scottish origintam - a woolen cap of Scottish origin  
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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References in classic literature ?
"Woully wou," says he, "pully wou," says he -- "Cot tam!"
His had softened during the many generations since the day his last wild ancestor was tamed by a cave-dweller or river man.
The exuberant power in the religious satires and the narrative 'Tam o' Shanter' is undeniable, but they belong to a lower order of work.
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.
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."
He was anxious to make it clear he had nothing to do with what he called the "tam piz ness" of the morning.
Daylight, dis tam you mek one beeg meestake," French Louis said, straightening up and stepping down from the chairs.
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 conclusions in the ruling and the two TAMs should be considered.