Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of tatty. potatoes.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Scotland's "traditional meal of mince and tatties" is perfectly safe.

    Minced euromyth

  • All the European houses seem to have very deep verandas, large, lofty rooms, punkahs everywhere, windows without glass, brick floors, and jalousies and "tatties" (blinds made of grass or finely-split bamboo) to keep out the light and the flies.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • We relished our razor clams ( "spoots" in Scottish dialect) from Arisaig, cooked with the Spanish touch of chorizo; hand-dived Orkney scallops; roasted bone marrow with Devon snails and generously scattered Perthshire girolles; an unrecognizable circle of boned and rolled pig's head accompanied by roasted langoustine from Anstruther and a crunchy salad of shredded pig's ear; and the brilliantly conceived disk of foie-gras-cum-haggis, neeps and tatties.

    From Ships to Michelin Stars

  • Bit of brown sauce, some neeps and tatties, and haggis can be very tasty.

    Culinary Menace | My[confined]Space

  • Next year I am going to confine my plants to the back garden, well away from any nasty germy tatties.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Enough with the cute, get with the programme and develop libidos and a taste for neeps and tatties.

    Everything will be better next year!

  • Except by a band of wet, hungry, weary men who would gladly trade their mortal souls for a bowl of hot neeps and tatties and an invitation to bed down in your stable for the night.

    The Devil Wears Plaid

  • The vegetables were almost raw, the tatties still had their skins on and Duncan insisted on draining the curly kale water into a mug, adding a good pinch of pepper and drinking it.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • Stones needed to be lifted after the spring plowing, ditches cleared, walls mended, the raspberries picked, the tatties harvested.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • Joanne, peeling tatties for supper, was half listening in.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

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