tatterdemalion

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EtymologyEdit

The first part of the word is tatter; the origin of the second part is unclear. First attested circa 1608.

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tatterdemalion (comparative more tatterdemalion, superlative most tatterdemalion)

  1. Tattered.

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NounEdit

tatterdemalion (plural tatterdemalions)

  1. A person with tattered clothing.

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Last modified on 10 December 2013, at 18:21