Definition of Tawnies

1. tawny [n] - See also: tawny



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tawnies

tawers
tawery
tawhid
tawie
tawier
tawiest
tawing
tawings
tawk
tawked
tawking
tawks
tawn
tawneys
tawnier
tawnies (current term)
tawniest
tawnily
tawniness
tawninesses
tawny
tawny-breasted tinamou
tawny-breasted tinamous
tawny-owl
tawny eagle
tawny owl
tawny owls
tawpie
tawpies
taws

Literary usage of Tawnies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Shropshire Folk-lore: A Sheaf of Gleanings by Georgina Frederica Jackson, Charlotte Sophia Burne (1883)
"Or: ' Tibberton tawnies, Cherrington chats, Adeney dogs and Buttery rats, Four bull-dogs ... tawnies ' arc dark-complexioned people : ' chats,' gossips. ..."

2. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"tawnies are explained in the next note. I sent the above to the local paper aforesaid, and its publication brought me the following letter. ..."

3. English Folk-rhymes: A Collection of Traditional Verses Relating to Places by G. F. Northall (1892)
"These rhymes are varied thus— Tibberton tawnies, Cherrington chats, Wall dogs and ... Tibberton tawnies, Cherrington chats, Adeney dogs and Buttery rats, ..."

4. English Folk-rhymes: A Collection of Traditional Verses Relating to Places by G. F. Northall (1892)
"These rhymes are varied thus— Tibberton tawnies, Cherrington chats, Wall dogs and ... Tibberton tawnies, Cherrington chats, Adeney dogs and Buttery rats, ..."

5. Collectionsby Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"... (which was then boyling over the Fire) upon him, whereby he was kill'd immediately. Another of the tawnies follow'd at the Heels of his [ 34 ] Brother, ..."

6. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"... (which was then boyling over the Fire) upon him, whereby he was kill'd immediately. Another of the tawnies follow'd at the Heels of his [ 34 ] Brother, ..."

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