Tattersall's Tat"ter*sall's, n. A famous horse market in London, established in 1766 by Richard Tattersall, also used as the headquarters of credit betting on English horse races; hence, a large horse market elsewhere. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • TATTERSALL'S —    a noted horse mart and haunt of racing men at Knightsbridge, London, established by Richard Tattersall (1724 1795), an auctioneer, who in 1766 obtained a 99 years lease from Lord Grosvenor of premises in Hyde Park Corner; the present premises… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Tattersall's — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tattersall — may refer to:* Tattersall s Limited, an Australian gambling firm, known for Tattslotto and other lotteries * Tattersalls, an English auctioneer of race horses * Roy Tattersall, an English cricketer of the 1950s * Walter Medley Tattersall, an… …   Wikipedia

  • tattersall — fabric with small and even check pattern, 1891, so called because it was similar to the traditional design of horse blankets, in ref. to Tattersall s, a famous London horse market and gambler s rendezvous, founded 1766 by Richard Tattersall (1724 …   Etymology dictionary

  • tattersall — [tat′ər sôl΄] n. [after Tattersall s, a London horse market and gamblers rendezvous, founded (1766) by Richard Tattersall] a checkered pattern of dark lines on a light background adj. having such a pattern …   English World dictionary

  • Tattersall — Tạt|ter|sall 〈m. 6; früher〉 Reitschule, in der Pferde auch verkauft werden [nach dem engl. Trainer Richard Tattersall, 1724 1795] * * * Tat|ter|sall [ tatɐzal , engl.: tætəsɔ:l ], der; s, s [nach engl. Tattersall s (horse market) = Londoner… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tattersall — Tat|ter|sall der; s, s <nach engl. Tattersall s (horse market), Londoner Pferdebörse u. Reitschule des engl. Stallmeisters R. Tattersall, 1724 1795>: 1. geschäftliches Unternehmen für reitsportliche Veranstaltungen. 2. Reitbahn, halle …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • tattersall — /ˈtætəsɔl/ (say tatuhsawl) noun 1. a fabric with brightly coloured crossbars in a plaid pattern. –adjective 2. made of this fabric: a tattersall vest. {from Tattersall s, London horse market, where brightly coloured blankets were used} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tattersall — noun Etymology: Tattersall s horse market, London, England Date: 1891 1. a pattern of colored lines forming squares of solid background 2. a fabric woven or printed in a tattersall pattern …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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