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Tath \Tath\, n. [Prov. E.; of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. ta? dung, ta?a the grass of a manured pasture, te?ja to manure.

  1. Dung, or droppings of cattle. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

  2. The luxuriant grass growing about the droppings of cattle in a pasture. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]


Tath \Tath\, v. t. To manure (land) by pasturing cattle on it, or causing them to lie upon it. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]


Tath \Tath\, obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Ta, to take.


Etymology 1 n. 1 (context UK dialectal Scotland English) The dung of livestock left on a field to serve as manure or fertiliser. 2 (context UK dialectal Scotland English) A piece of ground dunged by livestock. 3 (context UK dialectal Scotland English) Strong grass growing around the dung of kine. Etymology 2

vb. (context UK dialectal Scotland English) To manure (land) by pasturing cattle on it, or causing them to lie upon it.

Usage examples of "tath".

All he could think of was the Tath army across the river, the dead king, the Rashin pretenders raising their hands again to a kingdom they had claimed once before in rebela kingdom won back from them in days not too long gone.

The only thing he could think of was Tath, and the honed blade he had just been handed to vanquish the Rashin clan.

Laeral stifled a yawn as she saw the morning sun climb past the windows, and turned to peer again at the flickering, shadowy edges of the shields Baerista had devised and Tath was struggling to control.