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tartar -- as in: tartar on the teeth
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Gone with the Wind
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  • She had the temper of a Tartar and the rages of a wild cat and, at such times, she did not seem to care what she said or how much it hurt.

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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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