American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dialectal or vulgar form of potato.
- n. an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
- Representing an aphetic pronunciation of potato (Wiktionary)
- Shortening and alteration of potato. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“One played the fiddle, and then others would play the banjo, and we had what they called the tater bugs.”
“Although -- it's worth noting that "tater" is gaining heavily now.”
“A long line snaked past some vile-looking refried potato balls they called tater tots.”
“yes prolly a habit acquired from texting with a flip phone..and its cute. ha thanks for readin'...love the name tater”
“And we were talking earlier about this, myself and Bobby, him being a Shriver/Kennedy there's Irish blood there and me, somewhere in the back of your head there has to be a sense that as Irish people we faced a very brutal famine, which was not as people often describe as a tater blight.”
“tater" -- a quieter version of the high five -- as they leave after visiting his school.”
“About half of this good-sized patch was given over to the "'tater" crop; the remainder of the garden seemed -- to the casual glance -- merely a wilderness of weeds.”
“She didn't lak it dar so she run away and I found her hid out in our 'tater' ouse.”
“The little boys began to snicker and point at Tom as he was peeling and blowin 'his "tater" behind his desk.”
“I want to know, is dis your street?" asked the "tater" man.”
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Slang and plain words used to describe the great game of baseball.
All things potato. History, foodways and potato recipe names, cultivar or variety names, farming, production, diseases and pests, folklore.
random baseball terms with some baseball slang mixed in
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Martha Fae Stroud- from the Texas Panhandle.
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