Definitions of tabby
n. - A kind of waved silk, usually called watered silk, manufactured like taffeta, but thicker and stronger. The watering is given to it by calendering. 2
n. - A mixture of lime with shells, gravel, or stones, in equal proportions, with an equal proportion of water. When dry, this becomes as hard as rock. 2
n. - A brindled cat; hence, popularly, any cat. 2
n. - An old maid or gossip. 2
a. - Having a wavy or watered appearance; as, a tabby waistcoat. 2
a. - Brindled; diversified in color; as, a tabby cat. 2
v. t. - To water; to cause to look wavy, by the process of calendering; to calender; as, to tabby silk, mohair, ribbon, etc. 2
The word "tabby" uses 5 letters: A B B T Y.
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