To better see all uses of the word
tartar
in
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
tartar -- as in: tartar on the teeth
Used In
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "Well, I’d been selling an article to take the tartar off the teeth—and it does take it off, too, and generly the enamel along with it—but I stayed about one night longer than I ought to, and was just in the act of sliding out when I ran across you on the trail this side of town, and you told me they were coming, and begged me to help you to get off.

  • There are no more uses of "tartar" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • It was the sort of romantic fustian we both barely tolerated, but she let it play; the hoofbeats of the Tartar kettledrums began thudding through the room.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She ask about hard water stains and I tell her cream of tartar.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading