(Tast"y) a. [Compar. Tastier ; superl. Tastiest.]
1. Having a good taste; applied to persons; as, a tasty woman. See Taste, n., 5.
2. Being in conformity to the principles of good taste; elegant; as, tasty furniture; a tasty dress.
(Tat) n. [Hind. tat.] Gunny cloth made from the fiber of the Corchorus olitorius, or jute. [India]
(Tat), n. [Hind. tatt.] (Zoöl.) A pony. [India]
(Ta*tau"pa) n. [From the native name.] (Zoöl.) A South American tinamou (Crypturus tataupa).
(Tatch) n. [F. tache spot. See Techy.] A spot or stain; also, a trick. [Obs.] Sir T. Elyot.
(Tath) obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Ta, to take.
(Tath), n. [Prov. E.; of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. ta dung, taa the grass of a manured pasture, teja to
manure. &radic58. Cf. Ted.]
1. Dung, or droppings of cattle. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
2. The luxuriant grass growing about the droppings of cattle in a pasture. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
(Tath), v. t. To manure (land) by pasturing cattle on it, or causing them to lie upon it. [Prov. Eng.
(Ta*tou") n. [Cf. Tatouay.] (Zoöl.) The giant armadillo (Priodontes gigas) of tropical South America.
It becomes nearly five feet long including the tail. It is noted for its burrowing powers, feeds largely upon
dead animals, and sometimes invades human graves.
(Tat"ou*ay) n. [Of Brazilian origin; cf. Pg. tatu, F. tatou.] (Zoöl.) An armadillo native of the
tropical parts of South America. It has about thirteen movable bands composed of small, nearly square,
scales. The head is long; the tail is round and tapered, and nearly destitute of scales; the claws of the
fore feet are very large. Called also tatouary, and broad-banded armadillo.
(Tat"ou*hou) n. [Cf. Tatouay.] (Zoöl.) The peba.
(Tatt) v. t. & i. To make (anything) by tatting; to work at tatting; as, tatted edging.
(||Tat"ta) n. [Hind. ai, tati.] A bamboo frame or trellis hung at a door or window of a house,
over which water is suffered to trickle, in order to moisten and cool the air as it enters. [India]
(Tat"ter) n. One who makes tatting. Caulfield & S.