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Tater   /tˈeɪtər/   Listen

An edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland.  Synonyms: Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, white potato.

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"Tater" Quotes from Famous Books

... NOCKY SPRIGGINGS—of the sort as make the slums, 'Cos there ain't much chance for cleanness, or for comfort, when he comes. He's as 'appy in the dirt, gents, as a blowfly or a 'og; Or poor Paddy in his tater-patch alongside of ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, VOL. 103, November 26, 1892 • Various

... sweet tater vine, On sweet tater vine, On sweet tater vine. Big turkey gobbler come up behime And nip him off that ...
— Stubble • George Looms

... he said as he returned. "Now we have got iverything we need, and I can make soups and drinks for your honor, and boil myself a tater widout having to go hunting all over the house for the ...
— One of the 28th • G. A. Henty

... atter de intruss er he fambly, 'stidder trapesin' en trollopin' 'roun' ter all de frolics in de settlement. He tuck'n study dis in he min' twel bimeby he sot out 'termin' fer ter 'arn he own livelihoods, en den he up'n lay off a piece er groun' en plant 'im a tater-patch. ...
— Nights With Uncle Remus - Myths and Legends of the Old Plantation • Joel Chandler Harris

... glancing at some pots on the fire. "I cud do a bit of doughboy, an' that theer boggabri'll eat like tater-marrer along of the salt meat." He moved one of the black buckets from the blaze. "I likes to keep it jist on the sizzle," he said in explanation to himself; "hard bilin' makes it ...
— While the Billy Boils • Henry Lawson

Words linked to "Tater" :   white potato, white potato vine, french fries, home-fried potatoes, fries, mashed potato, solanaceous vegetable, baked potato, root vegetable, potato, chips, jacket, Solanum tuberosum, starches, french-fried potatoes, home fries, spud, Uruguay potato, Irish potato

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