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Tift

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tift A fit of pettishness, or slight anger; a tiff. "After all your fatigue you seem as ready for a tift with me as if you had newly come from church."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tift A sniff; whiff; breath.
    • n tift A draught of liquor: same as tiff, 1.
    • tift Same as tiff.
    • n tift Same as tiff.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Norw. teft, a scent. See Tiff (n.)

Usage

In literature:

Captain Mayfield ran the steamer within a hundred yards of the shore by Tift's observatory.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
Now tak it out, and gie's a bonny spring; For I'm in tift to hear you play and sing.
"The Gentle Shepherd: A Pastoral Comedy" by Allan Ramsay
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In poetry:

Four and twanty siller bells
Wer a' tyed till his mane,
And yae tift o the norland wind,
They tinkled ane by ane.
"Lord Thomas And Fair Annet" by Andrew Lang

In news:

Tift Merritt returns to her roots.
Tift Merritt enjoys traveling alone.
Tift Merritt will visit the WNKU studio Wednesday afternoon before her show at the Taft Theatre that night.
Tift Merritt to headline free Carrboro concert.
Tift Merritt will play a free concert on the Carrboro Town Commons on Sept 21.
Tift Merritt, "See You on the Moon".
Tift Merritt shows her soulful, edgy side at WAMC.
Councilor, mayor in tift over study.
Tift Merritt's music is unhurried and reflective at the Birchmere.
A Tift County High School student has been arrested for allegedly threatening another student with a knife.
I Will Wait by Mumford and Sons HD2: Forget by La Havas, Lianne HD3: Mixtape by Tift Merritt.
Tift County drug bust .
The first two of this year's CASA playhouses are shown Friday on the lawn of the Tift County Courthouse.
Five-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter on tour for her 12th album, with opening act Tift Merritt.
The mailbox is located in the Recreation and Parks Department headquarters in Tift Park.
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