tauted

[ tah-tid ]
/ ˈtɑ tɪd /

adjective Scot.

(especially of wood or hair) tangled or matted together.

Origin of tauted

1775–85; taut (variant of dial. tate small tuft of wool, hair, or grass) + -ed3
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