- To scold or rail at; to rate; to tease; to torment; to banter.
- To break (ore) into lumps for sorting.
- To cut or dress roughly, as a grindstone.
- A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered piece of cloth; a shred; a tatter; a fragment.
- Hence, mean or tattered attire; worn-out dress.
- A shabby, beggarly fellow; a ragamuffin.
- A coarse kind of rock, somewhat cellular in texture.
- A ragged edge.
- A sail, or any piece of canvas.
- To become tattered.