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Tattoo (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Tattoo

A beat of the drum, of signal for soldiers to go to their quarters, and a direction to the sutlers to close the tap, anddtew nomore liquor for them; it is generally beat at nine in summer and eight in winter. The devil’s tattoo; beating with one’s foot against the ground, as done by persons in low spirits.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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