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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tass tas (prov.) a hay-mow, a heap.
    • n Tass tas (obs.) a pouch.
    • n Tass tas a drinking-cup or its contents.
    • n Tass tas a piece of armour for the thigh.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

A demi-tasse of milk-and-mortality.
"The Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
Tell the waiter to bring a demi tasse and some other beans, and I will disclose to you the opus moderandi.
"Strictly Business" by O. Henry
They made a delightfully gay and intimate hour of it, and were still lingering over their demi-tasse when Yesler's name was mentioned.
"Ridgway of Montana" by William MacLeod Raine
A little tass of cherry-brandy!
"The Virginians" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The waiter poured a demi-tasse, and inquiringly lifted a lump of sugar in the silver tongs.
"Elusive Isabel" by Jacques Futrelle
Among her principal works are "La tasse de the," "Le lever du bebe," "Reading," "Mere et Enfant," and "Caresse Maternelle.
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
I had for him a tass of wine and a bit of cake.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
When you took her away from regular Chow and made her tackle something Casserole or En Tasse, she blew.
"Ade's Fables" by George Ade
Prale saw him stop the waiter and speak to him, and the waiter glared at him when he brought the demi-tasse.
"The Brand of Silence" by Harrington Strong
He was sipping his demi tasse, and had ceased to expect the man he wanted, when that man walked into the room.
"The Lion's Mouse" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Coffee may be served in demi-tasse at the table, or later in the drawing-room.
"The Etiquette of To-day" by Edith B. Ordway
Johann Adolph Tasse (Tassius) was born in 1585 and died at Hamburg in 1654.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
Obviously, then, Dameri Tass had come, an advisor from a benevolent and friendly people, to guide the world aright.
"Off Course" by Mack Reynolds (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
They were served in soup plates and the drawn butter in demi-tasses, but Hitty would have it no other way.
"Outside Inn" by Ethel M. Kelley
No photos at all as yet and all news releases have come from Tass.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Serve en tasse; sprinkle each portion with finely chopped parsley.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
Tenth course: Turkish or black coffee served demi-tasse.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
Alicia had forgotten the demi-tasse she held in her hand, as she sat there, looking at him fixedly.
"The Enemies of Women" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
After the meal you may bring me a demi-tasse.
"Running Sands" by Reginald Wright Kauffman
Liszt called it Le Triomphe funebre du Tasse, and its first performance was under Leopold Damrosch in New York in 1877.
"Franz Liszt" by James Huneker

In news:

A Chechen official said today that the bodies of four Western hostages whose severed heads were found Chechnya earlier this month had been discovered, the Itar-Tass news agency reported.
TARBORO — It was blowing fairly hard off the Crystal Coast last Saturday, but that didn't stop those hearty souls engaged in the annual Fall TASS King Mackerel Tournament at Atlantic Beach.
Palisade 's Tass Crow slips through a tackle attempt to pick up yardage during the third quarter of Friday's game against Moffat County at Stocker Stadium.
A biography of Boris Pasternak written by his son will be published soon in the Soviet Union, the news agency Tass said today.
The team of Dempsey Dupree and Rick Goines garnered top honors at the TASS 2012 John Cherry Rockfish Rodeo On the Tar on Saturday, sharing first place.
Ted likes the dirty banana because it showcases the island's local ingredients, St Lucia n rum, bananas, coconut and Ti Tasse, a rum- based coffee liqueur that is also produced in St Lucia .
TARBORO — The TASS Toys For Tots 2012 Fall Speckled Trout Tournament is Nov 17 to Dec 1.
TARBORO — Any time is a good time to join Tarboro Association of Saltwater Sportsman ( TASS ), but since the club is making local front page headline news lately, now would be a great time to jump on board.
Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, TASS delivers high-end engineering solutions to aircraft manufacturers, airlines, MRO services companies and leasing companies worldwide.
LMI Aerospace Inc Acquires TASS Inc.
TARBORO — The 2012 TASS (Tarboro Association of Saltwater Sportsman) Summer Trout Tournament at Manns Harbor was a huge fish catching success.
Tass Poll Lists Griffith Joyner No.
Florence Griffith Joyner of the United States, who won three gold medals in track and field at the Seoul Summer Olympics, has been named athlete of the year in a poll conducted by Tass, the Soviet press agency.
Kravchenko, First Deputy Chairman of the State Television and Radio Committee for the last three years, has been appointed head of the official press agency Tass, the agency said Friday.
A nuclear power plant caught fire in Lithuania today, but automatic safety systems put out the flames before radiation was released, the official Tass press agency reported.

In science:

Tass: Control of spatial ly patterned synchrony with multisite delayed feedback, Phys.
Synchronizability of networks with strongly delayed links: A universal classification