Definitions for: Tatter

[n] a small piece of cloth

Webster (1913) Definition: Tat"ter, n.
One who makes tatting. --Caulfield & S. (Doct. of

Tat"ter, n. [Icel. t["o]tur, t["o]ttur, pl. t["o]trar,
?["o]ttrar; cf. Norw. totra, pl. totror, LG. taltern tatters.
A rag, or a part torn and hanging; -- chiefly used in the

Tear a passion to tatters, to very rags. --Shak.

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.

Synonyms: rag, shred, tag, tag end

See Also: piece of cloth, piece of material, pine-tar rag

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