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n. Chiefly Southern US
Any of various skin diseases, such as eczema, psoriasis, or herpes, characterized by eruptions and itching.

[Middle English teter, from Old English; see der- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Pathology) a blister or pimple
2. (Pathology) informal any of various skin eruptions, such as eczema
[Old English teter; related to Old High German zitaroh, Sanskrit dadru, Late Latin derbita]


(ˈtɛt ər)

any of various eruptive skin diseases, as herpes or eczema.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English teter; akin to Old High German zittaroh tetter, ringworm]
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The TENDERER should have experience in doing similar nature of work Minimum of 2 years in last 5 years and TENDERER to submit satisfactory completion certificates from the Client/Employer in support on his tetter head failing which the information is liable to be treated as invalid.
Sheridan also authored a similar tetter that was inserted into church bulletins, and the Colorado Catholic Conference produced a "voter guide" encouraging voters to elect pro-voucher candidates in Douglas County.
In the past, Members of IREM would receive an email asking them to print, sign and scan a pre-written tetter and then send it to their Members of Congress.
possessions locally were Park, parts of Curdworth which the modern Vale Foolishly, Patroclus enters into a slanging match with Thersites, who crushes his opponent with the most scathing crescendo of curses: "Now the rotten diseases of the suff, the guts-griping ruptures, catarrhs, loads o'gravel in the back, lethargies, cold palsies, raw-eyes, dirt-rotten livers, wheezing lungs, bladders full of imposthume, sciaticas, limekilns I' th' palm, incurable bone ache and the rivelled fee-simple of the tetter, take and take again such preposterous discoveries
In 2014 the company announced that it has signed a Tetter of Intent on the project with Alaska-newcomer Gold Torrent, Inc.
And a most instant tetter bark'd about"--in other words, it stopped flowing.
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Tickets: Referee: NORWICH Ruddy, R Martin, Bassong, Barnett, Garrido, E Bennett, Tetter, Howson, Johnson, Hoolahan, Holt ARSENAL Mannone, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Santos, Arteta, Ramsey, Gervinho, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud TV: Live on ESPN 1, kick-off 5.
In Cyril Tourneur's The Atheist's Tragedy, D'Amville taunts Sebastian, "th' art the base corruption of my blood, / And like a tetter grow'st unto my flesh" (3.
So did it mine,/ And a most instant tetter bark'd about/ Most lazer-like with vile and loathsome crust/ All my smooth body" (I.
This "small tetter of itch" (585) links him to his older brother Grover, whose birthmark had fascinated Eugene as a child when the family lived in St.
snowboarders, including Shaun White, Danny Kass, Gretchen Bleiler, Lindsey Jacobellis, Kelly Clark, and Hannah Tetter, have benefited from the recently commercialized form of snowboarding.