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tawney

[taw-nee] /ˈtɔ ni/
adjective, tawnier, tawniest, noun
1.

Tawney

[taw-nee, tey-] /ˈtɔ ni, ˈteɪ-/
noun
1.
Richard Henry, 1880–1962, English historian, born in Calcutta.
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Tawney

/ˈtɔːnɪ/
noun
1.
R(ichard) H(enry). 1880–1962, British economic historian, born in India. His chief works are The Acquisitive Society (1920), Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (1926), and Equality (1931)

tawny

/ˈtɔːnɪ/
noun
1.
  1. a light brown to brownish-orange colour
  2. (as adjective): tawny port
Derived Forms
tawniness, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Old French tané, from taner to tan1
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