tattersall

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noun tat·ter·sall \ˈta-tər-ˌsȯl, -səl\

Definition of tattersall

  1. 1 :  a pattern of colored lines forming squares of solid background

  2. 2 :  a fabric woven or printed in a tattersall pattern

Origin and Etymology of tattersall

Tattersall's horse market, London, England


First Known Use: 1891

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