Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding in tatters; very ragged.

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Examples

  • Is that why I keep seeing ministers with outrageously split ends and tattery, witchy hair out and about?

    Witchy Hair

  • I didn't meet some girl with homs, her clothes all tattery and covered with burrs, her hair a thicket, her eyes ...

    Greenmantle

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