Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To spot; stain; blemish.
  • To mark; characterize: only in the past participle.
  • noun In medicine: A natural patch or spot of different coloration on the skin; a freckle.
  • noun A local morbid discoloration of the skin; a symptomatic blotch.
  • noun A spot; mark.
  • noun A moral spot or stain; a blemish; defect; vice.
  • noun A characteristic; a habit; disposition.
  • noun Any one in a battery of sugar-pans; particularly, the smallest of the series, immediately over the fire, also called the striking-tache.
  • noun A Middle English variant of tass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Something used for taking hold or holding; a catch; a loop; a button.
  • noun obsolete A spot, stain, or blemish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A spot, stain, or blemish.
  • noun moustache

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

French tache spot. See techy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Shortening of English moustache, tash is altered to be similarly spelt to rhyming English words.

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