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Tart Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    tart adj
  1. tasting sour like a lemon [syn: lemony, lemonlike, sourish, tangy]
  2. harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark" [syn: sharp, sharp-worded] n
  3. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money [syn: prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street]
  4. a small open pie with a fruit filling
  5. pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust
Tart Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Tart \Tart\, n. [OE. tarte, F. tarte; perhaps originally the same word as tourte, LL. torta, fr. L. tortus, p. p. of torquere to twist, bend, wind, because tarts were originally made of a twisted shape. Cf. Torture, n.] A species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
Tart Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Tart \Tart\, a. [AS. teart. [root]6
  1. Cf. Tear, v. t.]
  2. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple.
  3. Fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart language; a tart rebuke. Why art thou tart, my brother? --Bunyan.

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  • Tart: A tart is a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry. though modern tarts are usually ...
  • Tart (film): Tart is a 2001 coming of age film starring Dominique Swain , Bijou Phillips , and Brad Renfro . Phillips and Renfro both starred in the ...
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  • Egg tart: The egg tart or egg custard tart (commonly romanized as dan ta) is a pastry commonly found in Hong Kong and other Asian countries, which ...
  • Custard tart: Custard tarts or flans p√Ętissier are a pastry consisting of an outer pastry crust filled with egg custard and baked. History ...

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