(also tattersall check)
- A woolen fabric with a pattern of colored checks and intersecting lines, resembling a tartan.More example sentences
- And what you would have formerly thought of as sporty - tattersalls, gingham checks, and subtle plaids - now come in dressed-up versions.
- A subtle palette of brown and white accented with deep blue is the common thread that runs throughout the house - in dark wood furniture and tactile fabrics, such as mohair, linen, tattersall, and challis.
- We think that will continue, but the new additions will be stripes and tattersalls.
late 19th century: named after Tattersalls, an English firm of horse auctioneers (named after the horseman Richard Tattersall (1724–95)), by association with the traditional design of horse blankets.
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