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(a.) Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
(n.) See Tartarus.
(n.) A person of a keen, irritable temper.
(n.) A native or inhabitant of Tartary in Asia; a member of any one of numerous tribes, chiefly Moslem, of Turkish origin, inhabiting the Russian Europe; - written also, more correctly but less usually, Tatar.
(n.) A correction which often incrusts the teeth, consisting of salivary mucus, animal matter, and phosphate of lime.
(n.) A reddish crust or sediment in wine casks, consisting essentially of crude cream of tartar, and used in marking pure cream of tartar, tartaric acid, potassium carbonate, black flux, etc., and, in dyeing, as a mordant for woolen goods; - called also argol, wine stone, etc.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Tartar'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/t/tartar.html. 1828.