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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TATER

When they asked me if I was hurt, I says, 'He snapped my dern old leg like a 'tater.'

But pickin' 'tater bugs wouldn't be as bad as that, to my mind.

It would be nice an' hot, with thick gravy an' a tater or so.

And that a'n't out of the tater side, you can depend on that.

My head is tater on one side, but it's all right on t'other.

The size of Tater's lip appears considerably augmented; and he bleeds copiously at the mouth.

Dey take thirty tater punks, fifteen er twenty chickens, and five hams.

I had my head shot off at Bueny Visty, and the new one that growed on isn't nigh so good as the old one; it's tater on one side.

You don't swar me, fer I can't tell what minute the tater side'll begin to talk.

We have it from the best authority that he purposes going into the retail coal and tater line.

WORD ORIGIN

1759, colloquial pronunciation of potato.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TATER

base hit

nounhit allowing baseball player to advance
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