Definition of Tawtie

1. tatty [adj TAWTIER, TAWTIEST] - See also: tatty



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tawtie

tawny-breasted tinamou
tawny-breasted tinamous
tawny-owl
tawny eagle
tawny owl
tawny owls
tawpie
tawpies
taws
tawse
tawsed
tawses
tawsing
tawt
tawted
tawtie (current term)
tawtier
tawtiest
tawting
tawts
tax
tax-
tax-deductible
tax-deferred
tax-exempt
tax-free
tax-increase
tax-sheltered
tax accounting
tax advantage

Literary usage of Tawtie

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1. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1882)
""Whaur can he hae gotten the siller, is what I say," observed tawtie Pate, ... Pate was a contraction of Paterson, and tawtie was the cognomen or " to-name ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"V. tawtie. TATTIES AND DAB. Potatoes and salt : one of the simplest and cheapest of meals. When the potatoes are laid on the table each person takes a ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"tawtie, TATIK, ». The vulgar name for a potato, S. Gl. l'icten. tawtie-BOGLE, ». A scarecrow, S. . ..."

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