Definition of Tawted
1. tawt [v] - See also: tawt
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Literary usage of Tawted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"... tawted, adj. 1. Matted, disordered by being twisted, or as it were baked together ; a term often applied to the hair, when it has been long uncombed, ..."
2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Tauted, tawted [matted, uncombed]. Wi'tauted ket, an'hairy hips ; . ... Nae tawted tyke, tho' e'er sae ..."
3. The Complete Works of Robert Burns (self-interpreting) by Robert Burns (1886)
"tawted, or tau'tie, matted together (spoken of hair and wool). Nae tawted tyke, tho' e'er so duddy. Teen, provocation, vexation. ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"К por,—his puir tongue's hingin' out,—his fieu' a' smeared \vi' slaver,— is hide rouch and tawted, wi' a' the hair stannin' on end like the ..."