tartlet

[tahrt-lit]

Origin of tartlet

First recorded in 1375–1425, tartlet is from the late Middle English word tartlote. See tart2, -let
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Examples from the Web for tartlet

Historical Examples of tartlet

  • Tartlet was a bachelor, and aged about forty-five at the time we introduce him to our readers.

    Godfrey Morgan

    Jules Verne

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

    Godfrey Morgan

    Jules Verne

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

    Godfrey Morgan

    Jules Verne

  • "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


British Dictionary definitions for tartlet

tartlet

noun
  1. British an individual pastry case with a filling of fruit or other sweet or savoury mixture
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