10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUFTAFFETY»
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Criticism from the Heart
“Tuftaffety humorists,” according to the Norton, means “self-indulgent persons
who might be given to wearing lace.” According to this definition, the connotation
of the word “tuftaffety” suggests a greedy individual more concerned with good ...
The Library of American Biography
This abundance of good cheer had its natural effect in producing good-humor
and curing home-sickness, " none of our Tuftaffety humorists " (to borrow a
curious expression of the historian) desiring to return to England. A craving
stomach has ...
Eastward Ho!: Chapman, Jonson and Marston
Do you wear your coif with a London licket, your stammel petticoat with two
guards, the buffin gown with the tuftaffety cape, and the velvet lace. 20 I must be a
lady, and I will be a lady. I like some humours of the city dames well: to eat
George Chapman, Ben Jonson, R. W. Van Fossen, 1999
Memoirs of Sir Benjamin Rudyerd, Knt: Containing His ...
The orator made a neat tuftaffety oration, which was answered in a handsome
fustian speech by the Clarke of the Counsaile ; in the midst of which tuftaffota
oration the orator took tobacco, and being charged with it in the fustian answer, at
James Alexander Manning, 1841
Trick to catch the old one. The family of love. Your five ...
May we safely take the upper hand of any coached velvet cap, or tuftaffety jacket?
for they keep a vildu swaggering in coaches now-a-days; the highways are stopt
with them. CoACH. My life for yours, and bafile" 'em too, sir: why, they are the ...
Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Alexander Dyce, 1840
A New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and ...
A villouB kind of TUFTAFFETY, tuf-taf 'fe-te, / silk. Sleeveless his jerkin was : and
it had been velvet; hut it was now, so much ground was Sfon, become tuftajftty. —
Donne. I c n i;i>, tuf' ted, a. Adorned with a toft ; growing in a tuft or clusters.
An Universal Etymological English Dictionary;: Comprehending ...
TUFTAFFETY [from tufteJ witafety] 3 villous kind of Silk. TUF TA [O.'á a Cottage.
To TUG [De>toj;e>n, of Xeon, Sax. to draw] 10 pull and hale, to Ubvûr hard. A
TUG [tí/íu í, Sax. tua, feu(. of jttl) to pullj a Pull ; also a Waggon to carry Timl cr, &c.
Boyer's French Dictionary: Comprising All the Additions and ...
Tuftaffety, s. tripe de velours,/. Tufted, adj. touffu, velouté, huppé. Tu ft y, adj.
velouté, peluché, huppé. Tug, u. a. &L h. tirer, tirailler, travailler. Tug, s. effort, m.
peine./, fatigue./. Tugger, s. celui qui fait de grands efforts. Tuition, «. soin, m.
Abel Boyer, William Bentley Fowle, 1827
The Works of Thomas Middleton,
May we safely take the upper hand of any coached velvet cap, or tuftaffety jacket
? for they keep a vildu swaggering in coaches now-a-days ; the highways are
stopt with them. Coach. My life for yours, and baffleT 'em too, sir : why, they are
Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Thomas Dekker, 1840
Craven Derby: Or, The Lordship by Tenure, Includes The Ladye ...
... of which the swaddling clothes were made, was very fine ; and that a coronet
with the initials " L. G." were roughly worked in the front of the bib and tucker
which was under the robe, with tuftaffety of scarlet colour. On searching more
Deale, Henry Luttrell, 1833