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  • noun Plural form of tetter.

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Examples

  • Celandine), because curing the skin disease known as tetters; and further, Blackbindweed.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Many had their faces consumed with red tetters; this, they thought, had come to them through touching Hanno.

    Salammbo

  • They have been usefully applied to the scald head and tetters of children.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • The White Bryony is botanically a cucumber, being of common growth at our roadsides, and often called the White Vine; it also bears the name of Tetterberry, from curing a disease of the skin known as tetters.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Old Mizaldus taught that "the fasting spittle of a whole and sound person both quite taketh away all scurviness, or redness of the face, ringworms, tetters, and all kinds [179] of pustules, by smearing or rubbing the infected place therewith; and likewise it clean puts away thereby all painful swelling by the means of any venomous thing as hornets, spiders, toads, and such like."

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • His face is of a leaden hue, his skin dirty, flabby, covered with tetters, and his thick tongue hangs down over his moist, livid lips; his mouth, always open and full of saliva, shows teeth going to decay.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • His face is of a leaden hue, his skin dirty, flabby, covered with tetters, and his thick tongue hangs down over his moist, livid lips; his mouth, always open and full of saliva, shows teeth going to decay.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • When a gal is so flustified at seeing you, and so tickled that she tetters right up and down, while her mother hunts heaven and earth for tit-bits to tickle your palate with -- quail on toast, mushrooms, sweet-breads, and the Lord knows what -- ain't that a sign they are willin '?

    Tracy Park

  • "Fayther says as how he wants Master Richard's horse to help tote some tetters* to tother field."

    Recollections of a Southern matron,

  • (anthrax) through the summer, and other affections, which are called “the putrefaction” (seps); also large ecthymata, and large tetters (herpetes) in many instances.

    Of The Epidemics

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