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  • n. Alternative spelling of tatty. - potato

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See tatty.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Digging with gusto into the full Scottish breakfast of eggs, bacon, black pudding, white pudding, tattie scones and toast with homemade whisky marmalade, Rob greeted his father with a full mouth, a grunt and a gesture toward the frying pan.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • The careful tailoring only made her look queerly skinny, not so much a boy as some tattie bogle set out in old clothes to scare the crows.


  • There's a reason why I like tattie scones so much...

    Get off yer bike

  • Wi 'some Crawford's Tartan Shortbread an' some tattie scones as weel

    Leo McGuire's Song

  • Not a croft, not a tattie-plot, not a cow or a sheep or a pig or a goat!

    Drums of Autumn

  • Meg had tell'd him Sandy was a tattie merchant, an 'he'd been thinkin' Sandy had a big wey o 'doin', an 'sell'd tatties in shiploads an' so on.

    My Man Sandy

  • I wudna winder to see him some day wi 'Donal' yokit i 'the tattie-cairt wi' his heid ower the fore-end o't, an 'the hurdles o' him whaur his heid shud be.

    My Man Sandy

  • His e'en were starin 'fair afore him; he wudna kent his ain tattie cairt, I believe, he was that muckle taen up wi' his merchin '.

    My Man Sandy

  • I'll swag, if you tell him he's only an echteent pairt o 'the Toon Cooncil, he'll be dealin' wi 'anither tattie man gin neist mornin'.

    My Man Sandy

  • Syne Sandy an 'him got on to the crack aboot the tattie trade, an' you wudda thocht Sandy was genna tak 'him in for a pairtner, he had that muckle to tell him.

    My Man Sandy


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  • tatty

    March 15, 2011

  • Whatever the example means, it sounds great.

    November 26, 2009

  • a potato

    December 13, 2008