Definition of Tattersalls

1. n. A famous horse market in London, established in 1766 by Richard Tattersall, also used as the headquarters of credit betting on English horse races; hence, a large horse market elsewhere.



Definition of Tattersalls

1. Noun. (British) A rendezvous at most British racecourses, provided by a company of auctioneers ¹

2. Noun. (plural of tattersall) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tattersalls

1. tattersall [n] - See also: tattersall

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Literary usage of Tattersalls

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1. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches: A Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1890)
"A perfect world in itself is the yard at tattersalls—a microcosm in which is reflected all that takes place in the larger universe of sport beyond its walls ..."

2. Sporting Reminiscences by Thomas Haydon (1898)
"Its functions were precisely similar to those of the English tattersalls, as far as the settlement of betting disputes and other like matters were concerned ..."

3. Trumps: A Novel by George William Curtis (1861)
"How very like he is to Viscount tattersalls. You've not been in England, I believe, ... You remember our particular friend Lord Viscount tattersalls ? ..."

4. Goodwin's Official Annual Turf Guide for ...Horse racing (1895)
"Yearlings, Racehorses in Training AND Thoroughbreds of all Descriptions SOLO BY PUBLIC AUCTION BY tattersalls (of New York), LIMITED AGENTS MESSRS. ..."

5. The Sporting Life and Other Trifles by Robert Lynd (1922)
"For three pounds you get a badge—a brown, green, yellow and white shield — that admits you to the grand stand, tattersalls and the paddock, and if you visit ..."

6. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson (1906)
"Read was a turf-commissioner and a member of tattersalls. If he had failed to pay the bets he would have been expelled from tattersalls, and have lost his ..."

7. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson (1906)
"Read was a turf-commissioner and a member of tattersalls. If he had failed to pay the bets he would have been expelled from tattersalls, and have lost his ..."

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