noun, plural tat·ties.
Origin of tatty2
Examples from the Web for tattie
Historical Examples of tattie
And once he let Tattie and me try to row, but I 'caught a crab' and dropped the oar.
"She's been longing and yearning to seize the reins and drive the coach ever since she came," commented Tattie.
I know you go creeping into Tattie's bed when you think I'm asleep, and you daren't walk upstairs alone.
"Mr. Greenhalgh has tried, and says he can't hear of one anywhere," lamented Tattie.
"Mither, Rob's taken twa sups of milk to yae bite o' tattie," little Mary would say.The Underworld
James C. Welsh
noun plural -ties
adjective -tier or -tiest
Word Origin for tatty
1510s, "tangled or matted" (of hair), Scottish, probably related to Old English tættec "a rag" (see tatter). Sense of "tattered, ragged, shabby" first recorded 1933.