Tartle - definition of tartle by The Free Dictionary
tartle - From Scottish, to hesitate in recognizing a person or thing, as happens when you are introduced to someone whose name you cannot recall; so you say, "Pardon my tartle!"
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7) Grete Tartle
, Identitate europeam, Bucuresti: Cartea Romaneasca, 2006, p.
- Scottish: to hesitate when you are introducing someone whose name you can't quite remember.
(TAR-tul; Scottish; verb): to hesitate in recognizing a person or thing.