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Meaning of TETTER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tet"ter\, n. [OE. teter, AS. teter, tetr; akin to G.
    zitter, zittermal, OHG. zittaroch, Skr. dadru, dadruka, a
    sort of skin disease. [root]63, 240.] (Med.)
    A vesicular disease of the skin; herpes. See {Herpes}.
    
    {Honeycomb tetter} (Med.), favus.
    
    {Moist tetter} (Med.), eczema.
    
    {Scaly tetter} (Med.), psoriasis.
    
    {Tetter berry} (Bot.), the white bryony.
    
    
  2. \Tet"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tettered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Tettering}.]
    To affect with tetter. --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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