tattered (adj.)

mid-14c., tatrid, "clad in slashed garments," from tatter (n.) or its Scandinavian source.

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Definitions of tattered from WordNet

tattered (adj.)
worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing;
the tattered flag
tied up in tattered brown paper
a man in a tattered shirt
a tattered barefoot boy
Synonyms: tatterdemalion
tattered (adj.)
ruined or disrupted;
my torn and tattered past
a tattered remnant of its former strength
Synonyms: shattered