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Word of the Day 10/09/17 Tattersall

Tattersall (noun, adjective)
tattersall [tat-er-sawl, -suh l]


noun
1. a pattern of squares formed by colored crossbars on a solid-color, usually light background.
2. a fabric with this pattern.

adjective
3. having this pattern or made of such fabric: a tattersall vest.


Origin: First recorded in 1890-95; after Tattersall's, London horse market; such patterns were common on horse blankets

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