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Definition of Tigerishness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Tigerishness
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1. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"For me, I am spending my time chiefly in loving the devil out of a—Yorkshire kitten! which I have adopted for its inexpressible charm of tigerishness ..."
2. My Diary in America in the Midst of War by George Augustus Sala (1865)
"They have done some desperate deeds in their time ; but their tigerishness, as in almost every other city in the Union, has been toned down by the War. ..."
3. Fraser's Magazine (1882)
"All this time there sat crouching on the ground below, and glaring at us with a sort of suppressed tigerishness in their dark eyes, about a score of ..."
4. Deacon Bradbury: A Novel by Edwin Asa Dix (1900)
"... in the open tin box, and his first act was to count it. Mr. Leavitt's addition proved correct. Charlie regarded the bills with a curious tigerishness. ..."