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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English tatered, tatird, from Old Norse. Originally, it was derived from the noun, but it was later it reanalysed as a past participle (tatter +‎ -ed), whereafter the verb came into being. Compare tatter.

AdjectiveEdit

tattered (not comparable)

  1. rent in tatters, torn, hanging in rags; ragged
  2. dressed in tatters or rags; ragged
  3. (obsolete) dilapidated; showing gaps or breaks; jagged; broken

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VerbEdit

tattered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of tatter

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