noun (1)
\ ˈtash \
plural -s

Definition of tache

 (Entry 1 of 3)

chiefly Scottish
\ " \

Definition of tache (Entry 2 of 3)

chiefly Scottish
: to stain, blemish, or tarnish especially with respect to character and reputation


noun (2)
\ ˈtach \
variants: or less commonly tach \ " \
plural taches

Definition of tache (Entry 3 of 3)

: buckle, clasp couple the curtains together with the taches — Exodus 26:6 (Authorized Version)

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History and Etymology for tache

Noun (1)

Middle English teche, tache, from Middle French, stain, spot, of Germanic origin; akin to Old Saxon tēkan sign

Transitive verb

Middle English tassen, tatchen, from Middle French tacher, from Old French techier, tachier, from teche, tache stain, spot

Noun (2)

Middle English, from Middle French tache nail, fastening, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch tac pointed instrument, sharp point

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“Tache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tache. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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