tatter

  • 1 Tatter — ist der Name folgender Personen: Georg Ernst Tatter (Hofgärtner) (1689–1755), hannoveranischer Hofgärtner Georg Ernst Tatter (1757–1805), Hofmeister, britischer Diplomat und Freund von Caroline Schlegel Schelling Wilhelm Heinrich Adolf Tatter… …

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  • 2 tatter — (v.) mid 14c., clad in slashed garments, from O.N. toturr rag, cognate with O.E. tættec, tætteca rag, tatter, Low Ger. tater tatter. The noun is attested from c.1400 …

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  • 3 Tatter — Tat ter, n. One who makes tatting. Caulfield & S. (Doct. of Needlework). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 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 …

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  • 5 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] …

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  • 6 Tatter — Tatter(Tatterer)m alterTatter=alter,gebrechlicherMann.Seitdem19.Jh …

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  • 7 tatter — [tat′ər] n. [ME, prob. < ON töturr, rags, tatters, akin to Ger zotte, tuft < IE base * dā(i) , to cut out, divide > TIDE1] 1. a torn and hanging shred or piece, as of a garment 2. a separate shred or scrap; rag 3. [pl.] torn, ragged… …

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  • 8 tatter — I. Date: 14th century transitive verb to make ragged intransitive verb to become ragged II. noun Etymology: Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tǫturr tatter; akin to Old English tætteca rag, Old High German zotta matted… …

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  • 9 tatter — tatter1 /tat euhr/, n. 1. a torn piece hanging loose from the main part, as of a garment or flag. 2. a separate torn piece; shred. 3. tatters, torn or ragged clothing: dressed in rags and tatters. v.t. 4. to tear or wear to tatters. v.i. 5. to… …

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  • 10 tatter — tat•ter [[t]ˈtæt ər[/t]] n. v. tered, ter•ing. n. 1) a torn piece hanging loose from the main part, as of a garment or flag 2) a separate torn piece; shred 3) tatters, torn or ragged clothing 4) to tear or wear to tatters 5) to become ragged •… …

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  • 11 tatter —  cross, peevish ; old mistress is tedious tatter. Kent …

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  • 12 tatter — 1. noun a) A shred of torn cloth; an individual item of torn and ragged clothing. b) A person engaged in tatting. 2. verb To destroy …

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  • 13 tatter — Synonyms and related words: 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,… …

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  • 14 tatter — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. shred, scrap, piece, torn piece, rip, ribbon. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Torn and ragged clothing. Used in plural: rag1 (used in plural). See BETTER, PUT ON …

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  • 15 tatter — tat·ter || tætÉ™(r) n. torn shred of a garment; rag v. tear, be torn …

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  • 16 tatter — n 1. rag, shred, scrap, piece, bit. 2. tatters rags, castoffs, old clothes; scraps, shreds, patches, shreds and patches …

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  • 17 tatter — tat·ter …

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  • 18 tatter — I. /ˈtætə / (say tatuh) noun 1. a torn piece hanging loose from the main part, as of a garment, etc. 2. a separate torn piece. 3. (plural) torn or ragged clothing. –verb (t) 4. to tear or wear to tatters. –verb (i) 5. to become ragged. –phrase 6 …

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  • 19 tatter — n. (usu. in pl.) a rag; an irregularly torn piece of cloth or paper etc. Phrases and idioms: in tatters colloq. (of a negotiation, argument, etc.) ruined, demolished. Derivatives: tattery adj. Etymology: ME f. ON toumltrar rags: cf. Icel.… …

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  • 20 Georg Ernst Tatter — (* 1757 in Hannover; † 4. Apriljul./ 16. April 1805greg. in St. Petersburg) war ein britisch hannoveranischer Legationsrat und Gegenstand einer unerfüllten Liebe der Romantikermuse Caroline Schelling. Tatter war der älteste Sohn… …

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