|—n , pl -toos|
|1.||(formerly) a signal by drum or bugle ordering the military to return to their quarters|
|2.||a military display or pageant, usually at night|
|3.||any similar beating on a drum, etc|
|[C17: from Dutch taptoe, from the command tap toe! turn off the taps! from tap tap of a barrel + toe to shut]|
tattoo tat·too (tā-tōō')
n. pl. tat·toos
A permanent mark or design made on the skin by a process of pricking and ingraining an indelible pigment or by raising scars. v. tat·tooed, tat·too·ing, tat·toos
To mark the skin with a tattoo.
To form a tattoo on the skin.