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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of beating out a rhythm on a drum
  • n. The act of marking the skin with a tattoo
  • v. Present participle of tattoo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sounding of the tattoo; also, a trick of beating a tattoo with the fingers.
  • n. The art or practice of marking the body as described under tattoo, verb
  • n. The pattern, or combination of patterns, so produced.

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