tuffet


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Synonyms for tuffet

a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person

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Caroline Fishpool led an activity day at Stirley Community Farm which involved making tuffets from wool from her own sheep.
Le commentaire metalinguistique signale par l'utilisation du verbe call (as Renee insists on calling it) renforce la valeur de connotation autonymique du terme tuffet. On remarque en effet que celui-ci est encadre par des guillemets, qui indiquent, certes, que la narratrice rapporte et reprend l'expression utilisee par Renee, mais qui montrent egalement qu'elle s'en distancie, ce qui fait dire a Josette Rey-Debove que la connotation autonymique tient a la fois de la <<mimesis>> et de la <<distanciation>> (Rey-Debove 1997 [1978]:265-266).
"If one is on your tuffet, you should be careful not to sit on it."
It appears Ms Moffatt has not only sat on the tuffet but eaten it as well."
Then i noticed that it sat above one that begins: "little Miss Muffet/arose from her tuffet/to box with the old kangaroo..." and diagonally opposite another that kicks off: "lickle Miss Julie/Kotch pon ar stoolie,/an nyam wan ripe bombay..." all, it turns out, are international (american, australian and Jamaican respectively) variations on the rhyme about little Miss Muffet sitting on her tuffet and eating her curds and whey - which might not make a whole lot more sense but at least sounds familiar to an english adult ear.every one of these verses, incidentally, has been illustrated by someone different.
We all know that "Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey" but the kids don't know that to make cheese, milk has to be separated into curds which are the lumpy bits and whey which is the liquid bit.We make cheese with the curds!
Some longer examples: shift the letters of CHEER seven positions forward, and the result is JOLLY; shift the letters of STEEDS just one position forward, and TUFFET results; and the longest example Dmitri offered, shift ABJURER thirteen positions forward, and NOWHERE is the result.
Jonny Tuffet kept his place in the Firhill goal and was soon called into action.
These from Tom Aitchison of Annan: Auld Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard To get her wee dug a bone When she got there The cupboard was bare So she applied for a crisis loan Wee Senga Moffat sat ona tuffet Eating her deep-fried Mars Along came a Weegie Who said:'Will ye feed me?' She replied:'Gaun kiss my a...
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Host Chris Tarrant asked the contestants to put four words - whey, tuffet, spider and curd - in the order they appear in Little Miss Muffet.
It might even be a tuffet, the newest and most whimsical finishing touch this season.
This was her version: "Little Miss Muffet, sat on her tuffet, eating the kerb away." They do say amazing things!
She sat on a tuffet. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 1 3 3 1 2 8 4 4 8 2 3 4.
Little Ms Muffet sat on a tuffet, eating her fairtrade tofu.