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n. A tam o'shanter, a tall knit wool cap traditionally associated with Scotland.


n. a woolen cap of Scottish origin [syn: tam-o'-shanter, tammy]


TAM or Tam may refer to:

Tam (name)

Tam is a short form of Thomas (name) in Scots, a nickname and a surname. It may refer to: __NOTOC__

TAM (theatre)

'''TAM (Theater) ''' is a theatre in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Tam (women's hat)

The tam was a millinery design for women based on the tam o' shanter military cap and the beret. Sometimes it was also known as a tam cap or the traditional term tam o'shanter might also be used. It became popular in the early 1920s, when it followed the prevailing trends for closer-fitting hats that suited shorter hairstyles and for borrowing from men's fashion; other traditional men's hats that rose to popularity in women's fashion during this period included the top hat and bowler.

Usage examples of "tam".

Her brother Tam, who loved music, anything from Swan Lake -- he had given the earrings to Odette -- to aleatory concertos.

A wave of homesickness swept over him, making it hard to breathe for memories of Tam, and Egwene, and the Winespring Inn, and Bel Tine on the Green in happier days.

Since Loon Kow seemed absent, Tam chose the big swivel-chair on the far side of the desk.

Constat enim inter omnes nihil tam operose ab aliis esse perfectum, quod non horum elegantia commentariorum superetur: qui sunt editi, ne scientia tantarum rerum scriptoribus deesset, adeoque probantur omnium iudicio ut praerepta, non praebita, facultas scriptoribus videatur.

This man was Tam Sook, one of the most important figures in Chinatown.

Tam Sook stared incredulously at the evil leer which spread upon the countenance before him.

Get for cover was my order and call on Tam Sook in San Francisco, ten days later.

Tam Sook leaned back in his chair and began to inscribe Chinese characters upon a sheet of paper before him.

Tam Sook, the bland-faced Oriental who affected American garb, was seated at his accustomed desk.

For Tam Sook, despite his youth, was one of the most important figures in the Chinese quarter of San Francisco.

An intermediary between rival factions, Tam Sook could call upon any to do his bidding.

It was that fact that had enabled Tam Sook to gain his important position among the Chinese.

Tonight, Tam Sook had made arrangements for the gathering of Charles Kistelle and his crew of evildoers.

That, to Tam Sook, was a simple favor to a man with whom he had been friendly.

Here, in his San Francisco hideout, Tam Sook lived his self-important life and held all strangers in contempt.