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Definition of Tiffin

  • A lunch, or slight repast between breakfast and dinner; -- originally, a Provincial English word, but introduced into India, and brought back to England in a special sense.
  • a midday meal

How to use tiffin in a sentence. Tiffin pronunciation.

The hospitable bidding of the wealthiest civilian of Delhi to tiffin on the morrow brought him in touch with Alixe Delavigne's proposed victim once more.
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CHAPTER V. A DIPLOMATIC TIFFIN.
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And he gives a tiffin in my honor.
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A diplomatic tiffin, I will warrant!
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I fear I am late, even now, for tiffin," demurely replied the Swiss maiden, dropping for the first time in her life into the baleful arts of the other daughters of Eve.
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Miss Justine, I have a gentleman of some distinction to entertain to-day at tiffin.
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He had aged ten years since the pompous tiffin.
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And the old General rolled away for his family tiffin.
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Before they were seated at tiffin the wires bore away this dispatch, which astounded its recipient: "CAP.
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I will return here after tiffin.
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V.-A Diplomatic Tiffin BOOK II.
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It was a whim of Miss Onslow's that our midday meal should be tiffin; dinner being reserved until the work of the day was over, when-as the young lady sagely remarked-we could both spare time to do due justice to the meal.
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After tiffin I again went to work, and toiled steadily on until sunset, by which time I had reduced the depth by a further six inches, at the same time fatiguing myself to the point of exhaustion.
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It was now distant about ten and a half miles, so there was plenty of time for us to go below and get tiffin ere closing it.
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I am living in a boarding-house precisely under the deodars, and have "tiffin" with Mrs. Hauksbee every day when neither of us are having it anywhere else.
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It is the custom to stop at Solon for tiffin.
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We had just sat down to tiffin.
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The servants were to go on, with the ponies and lunch, to a village in the hills, four miles distant; and to get tiffin ready, by eleven o'clock.
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I very much fear some of the young rogues are at dice and brandy-pawnee before tiffin.
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He sate down accordingly to the family tiffin.
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Examples of Tiffin

Example #1
The delighted rascal mused: "I will surely have letters from her to-morrow, possibly even a telegram of her arrival.
Example #2
The two men separated, Hawke with the knowledge that one of Ram's men had already glided into the swarming household entourage of Hugh Johnstone's stately home, and the spy was on every movement of the strange interior, which defied the Delhi beaux.
Example #3
Major Alan Hawke had designedly breakfasted in the stately seclusion of his rooms, and as he came gravely sauntering into the Club ordinary, was at once beset by a friendly chorus, as he carelessly glanced over the morning letters which attested his progress toward the social zenith.
Example #4
He, however, gazed impatiently at the club-house door, where a neat pair of ponies awaited him, with servants deftly purveyed by the subtle Ram Lal.
Example #5
I have known him in past years.
Example #6
He has bidden me to a private interview.