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    " tatties," hung up wet to keep tents cool

    Hi!

    What is the exact meaning of the following sentences? The problematic words and sentences are printed in bold. The passage is from a texts describing life of Asian people. ca. 120 years ago.

    The Camel-thorn, a little shiny leguminous plant, well known in India as jawasa, and used in making rough" tatties," hung up wet to keep tents cool.

    I dont know whether taties are hung up, or Camel-thorn. Furthermore, is tatties a kind of food?
    Thanks very much.

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    Re: " tatties," hung up wet to keep tents cool

    It's the tatties that are hung up. You'll find out more about tatties here.

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