/tat'euhr di mayl"yeuhn, -mal"-/, n.
1. a person in tattered clothing; a shabby person.
2. ragged; unkempt or dilapidated.
[1600-10; first written tatter-de-mallian and rhymed with Italian; see TATTER1; -de-mallian < ?]

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