[ tach ]
/ tætʃ /
a buckle; clasp.
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Origin of tache
1400–50; late Middle English <Middle French <Germanic. See tack1
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British Dictionary definitions for tache (1 of 2)
/ (tæʃ, tɑːʃ) /
archaic a buckle, clasp, or hook
Word Origin for tache
C17: from Old French, of Germanic origin; compare tack 1
British Dictionary definitions for tache (2 of 2)
/ (tæʃ) /
informal short for moustache
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Medical definitions for tache
[ tăsh, täsh ]
A circumscribed discoloration of the skin or mucous membrane, as a freckle.
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