AskDefine | Define tassie

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English

Etymology

From tasse, of the same meaning, from tassah, a bowl or basin.

Pronunciation

  • ˈtæsi
  • Rhymes with: -æsi

Noun

  1. A cup or goblet for drinking wine.
  2. A decorative ring or plug at the end of the barrel of a pen.
  3. A small tart or miniature pie.

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

Tassie may refer to:
  • James Tassie (1735-1799), Scottish gem engraver and modeller
  • William Tassie (1777-1860), Scottish gem engraver and modeller, nephew of James
  • Tassie or Tazzie is used as a shortened version of the name of the Australian state of Tasmania
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