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Definition of TATTERS

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Tatter \Tat"ter\, n.
     One who makes tatting. --Caulfield & S. (Doct. of Needlework). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Tatter \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. [1913 Webster]

           Tear a passion to tatters, to very rags. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Tatter \Tat"ter\, v. t. [p. p. {Tattered}.] To rend or tear into rags; -- used chiefly in the past participle as an adjective. [1913 Webster]

           Where waved the tattered ensigns of Ragfair. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

80 Moby Thesaurus words for "tatter":
     ablate, abrade, barrel, beeline, bit, bits, bullet, butt, chip, chunk, clip, clipping, collop, crumb, cut, cutting, destroyed, dollop, end, erode, fly, fragment, fray, frazzle, fret, gob, gobbet, haste, hasten, highball, hunk, in disarray, in ruins, in shreds, in tatters, lump, modicum, moiety, morceau, morsel, nip, paring, particle, patch, piece, pieces, rags, rasher, rocket, rub off, ruined, scoop, scrap, scraps, shard, shattered, shaving, shiver, shred, shreds, slice, sliver, smithereen, snack, snatch, snick, snip, snippet, splinter, stitch, stump, tag, tatters, wear, wear away, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear ragged, weather


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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