Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.
She promised to give us all a tamale supper tonight, you know.
In the middle of the street was a tamale stand surrounded by patrons.
The tamale is still a favorite dish, like tortillas and frijoles.
There she resumed her tamale in the intervals of conversation.
tamale stirred restlessly with head uplifted and ears pointed straight before up the steep bluff.
A hot 13 tamale, like that Mexican fruit which burns you if you bite into it!
tamale lifted his head and gazed inquiringly up the hill; but Bob was not observant of signs just then.
Bob turned and glanced the way tamale was looking; saw nothing, and settled down again on the small of his back.
Three rods were stuck into its head, upon each of which was spitted a tamale, or native pie.
1856, from American Spanish tamales, plural of tamal, from Nahuatl tamal, tamalli, a food made of Indian corn and meat.