from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The sounding of the tattoo; also, a trick of beating a tattoo with the fingers.
- noun The art or practice of marking the body as described under tattoo, verb
- noun The pattern, or combination of patterns, so produced.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The act of
beatingout a rhythmon a drum
- noun The act of
markingthe skinwith a tattoo
- verb Present participle of
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I really admire your courage in tattooing a word chosen by someone else.
Tattoos 4 Toddlers is a new tattoo studio specializing in tattooing children!
Between the 1920s and the 1940s, the exact date depending on the area, a dramatic shift occurred in tattooing practice: the introduction of a new method of producing scars using bunches of needles instead of sharp-edged cutting tools.
Here too the critical variable in tattooing decisions seems consistently to have been common geographic place.
To interpret these transformations in tattooing practice, we need to look at the social context in which tinhlanga styles waxed and waned and also at the changing social complexion of the tattooed population.
The splints were sharp as needles, being indeed the needles used in tattooing, and on the end of the pole they were intended to be applied to Tiha's back in the same way that men apply ox-goads to oxen.
The splints were sharp as needles, being indeed the needles used in tattooing, and on the end of the pole they were intended to be applied to Tiha’s back in the same way that men apply ox-goads to oxen.
Modern tattooing, which is being done all around me at the convention by parlours offering state-of-the-art markings, is just a more hygienic hopefully and technological version of this ancient method.
Actually, I thought the tattooing might be a little excessive.
The process is called tattooing, and a person who has undergone it is said to be tattooed.