Tatta

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tatta 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tatta Same as daddy.
    • n tatta Same as tatty.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hind. , tātī,

Usage

In literature:

Then she marched to the door, and said, 'Tatta, tatta; Timpey go tatta.
"Saved at Sea" by Mrs. O.F. Walton
Camp near Tatta, four miles from the Indus, January 1st, 1839.
"Campaign of the Indus" by T.W.E. Holdsworth
We stopt all the 29th, and met another caravan, that had been robbed within two days journey of Tatta.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume IX." by Robert Kerr
Below Cutchi Gandava the valley of the Indus is narrow for about a hundred miles, but about Tatta it expands and a vast delta is formed.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia" by George Rawlinson
The largest of these lakes, called Tatta, is salt, and its superficial extent varies with the season.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
I simply pressed the little silver stud on my belt, the Krupp-Tatta popped obediently out of the holster into my open hand.
"Lone Star Planet" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
They both elude their pursuers and join a caravan which is on its way to Tatta.
"The Radicalism of Shelley and Its Sources" by Daniel J. MacDonald
We embarked in the evening in the boat, with a crew of six stout Kalmuck rowers and a Tatta pilot.
"Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c." by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
Artistic pottery is made at Hyderabad, Karachi, Tatta and Hala, and also at Multan and Lahore in the Punjab.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
It was chiefly written by Maulava Ahmad, of Tatta, but Abu-l Fazl and others assisted.
"Akbar" by P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer
Tatta was the old capital of Sind.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Cable television pionner John L Tatta died of cancer Feb 3 on Long Island.
Tatta worked with Charles Dolan to build Cablevision into one of the nation's leading providers.
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