Origin of tatterdemalion
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Historical Examples of tatterdemalion
Look at that tatterdemalion, and think how came he by such notions.'Gerald Fitzgerald
Charles James Lever
There, at the corner near the learned Club-house, halts the tatterdemalion.
Towards the tatterdemalion the policeman now advances quickly.
The tatterdemalion is quicker still; fled like a guilty thought.
With a stern glance Stonor kept the tatterdemalion crowd at bay.The Woman from Outside
- a person dressed in ragged clothes
- (as modifier)a tatterdemalion dress