Definition for tattie (2 of 2)
noun, plural tat·ties.
Origin of tatty2
Examples from the Web for tattie
And once he let Tattie and me try to row, but I 'caught a crab' and dropped the oar.
"Mither, Rob's taken twa sups of milk to yae bite o' tattie," little Mary would say.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
"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.
British Dictionary definitions for tattie (1 of 2)
noun plural -ties
British Dictionary definitions for tattie (2 of 2)
adjective -tier or -tiest
Word Origin for tatty
Word Origin and History for tattie
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.