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tartar -- as in: tartar on the teeth
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  • That was in the great days of Pablo when he scourged the country like a tartar and no fascist post was safe at night.
  • In a few armies since the Tartar’s first invasion of the West were men executed summarily for as little reason as they were under his command.

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  • 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

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