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tat•too



Pronunciation: (ta-tOO'), [key]
n.,
pl. -toos.

1. a signal on a drum, bugle, or trumpet at night, for soldiers or sailors to go to their quarters.
2. a knocking or strong pulsation: My heart beat a tattoo on my ribs.
3. Brit.an outdoor military pageant or display.

tat•too



Pronunciation: (ta-tOO'), [key]
n., pl. -toos,
v., -tooed, -too•ing.


n.
1. the act or practice of marking the skin with indelible patterns, pictures, legends, etc., by making punctures in it and inserting pigments.
2. a pattern, picture, legend, etc., so made.

v.t.
1. to mark (the skin) with tattoos.
2. to put (tattoos) on the skin.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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