Definitions

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  • proper n. The commander-in-chief of ancient Assyria.

Etymologies

Assyrian. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We had taratn jacket, pants, and scarf released now on top of that we have skirt and ties!! and more to come;) * Muism* [Tartan Buckle Skirt] (available in 5 colours) * Muism* [Lose Skinny Tie] _Tartan (available in 8 colours)

    Fashion World of SL

  • As a measure, perhaps, of how far things have gone away from those standards, Lord Forsyth tells me that he was rebuked and forced to apologise by the then head of the Civil Service, Sir Robin Butler, when, as Scottish Secretary, he included the term "Tartan Tax" in a Scottish Office press release.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Up here in Tartan Land our senior officers are even MORE important than those in England and Wales cause they get to have 5!! letters to abbreviate their association.

    Pizza Toppings « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Some quarters of the governing party aren't labelled the Tartan Tories for nothing after all.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • "The lowlander has inherited the hills, the Tartan is a shroud."

    Filmstalker: McAvoy would like a Highland Clearances film

  • The Kirking of the Tartan is a celebration of the heritage of the church and its connection to the British Isles.

    OnlineAthens: Top Headlines

  • A new artificial field called Tartan Turf drew more attention than the first-year coach.

    The Michigan Daily

  • In other words, what was needed was a kind of Tartan Barry Goldwater whose defeats would at least contain the kernel from which future victories might spring.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • He took a job with 3M, the company launching the new all-weather tracks "Tartan" as they were known then, but continued to write articles and books and became ever more familiar to the public as a stadium announcer for major events.

    The Guardian World News

  • 'Tartan' curriculum is a disaster as top school slumps to bottom of league table

    Extreme Wisdom

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