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Meaning of TATTER

Pronunciation:  'tatur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small piece of cloth
 

TATTER is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: rag, shred, tag, tag end
 
 See Also: piece of cloth, piece of material, pine-tar rag

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tat"ter\, n.
    One who makes tatting. --Caulfield & S. (Doct. of
    Needlework).
    
    
  2. \Tat"ter\, n. [Icel. t["o]tur, t["o]ttur, pl. t["o]trar,
    ?["o]ttrar; cf. Norw. totra, pl. totror, LG. taltern tatters.
    [root]240.]
    A rag, or a part torn and hanging; -- chiefly used in the
    plural.
    
          Tear a passion to tatters, to very rags. --Shak.
    
    
  3. \Tat"ter\, v. t. [p. p. {Tattered}.]
    To rend or tear into rags; -- used chiefly in the past
    participle as an adjective.
    
          Where waved the tattered ensigns of Ragfair. --Pope.
    
    
 

 

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