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tartlet

[tahrt-lit] /ˈtɑrt lɪt/
noun
1.
a small pie.
Origin of tartlet
late Middle English
1375-1425
First recorded in 1375-1425, tartlet is from the late Middle English word tartlote. See tart2, -let
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  • tartlet was a bachelor, and aged about forty-five at the time we introduce him to our readers.

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  • tartlet pitched and rolled in anticipation as violently as the captain of the Dream.

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  • He knelt down by tartlet; he unloosed the life-belt and rubbed him vigorously.

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  • But if the food itself was missing, what would you say then, tartlet?

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  • "I should say that nothing was not enough," said tartlet drily.

    Godfrey Morgan Jules Verne
  • There tartlet awaited him with his two-footed and four-footed flock.

    Godfrey Morgan Jules Verne
  • If tartlet complains, it is because he does not like mollusks!

    Godfrey Morgan Jules Verne
  • It was in this way that Godfrey and tartlet employed it during the morning.

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  • It should be said to his praise that Professor tartlet was a capital washer.

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  • Constantly and bitterly did tartlet complain—but how to satisfy the poor man?

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British Dictionary definitions for tartlet

tartlet

/ˈtɑːtlɪt/
noun
1.
(Brit) an individual pastry case with a filling of fruit or other sweet or savoury mixture
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