Definition of Tartane
1. tartana [n -S] - See also: tartana
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tartane
Literary usage of Tartane
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Insurances by Balthazard-Marie Emerigon, Samuel Meredith (1850)
"A tartane went out of the port of Marseilles, and in car* to avoid tacking struck ... The crew hung on to the tartane and thus saved themselves. ..."
2. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"... т. п. to stutter, to hives, and eateth the bees. Ma m mer. Tartamudo. Tartana, sf a ercal l vessel called a tartane. See Gago. ..."
3. Curiosities of a Scots Charta Chest, 1600-1800: With the Travels and by Atholl Forbes, Alexander Dick (1897)
"En route for Italy—The Exchange at Marseilles—Voyage in a tartane—Robbed at Genoa—Shipwrecked —Don Carlos at Leghorn—Across the Campagna to Rome. ..."
4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"An eine and an hälfe of blue tartane to lyne his gowne. ... Now might you see the tartane brave, And plaids and plumage dance and wave. ..."