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The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

tayste /tayst/ n. Two bits; also as taste. Syn. crumb, quarter. See nybble.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

crumb quarter tayste (Or tayste /tayst/) Silly suggested term for two binary digits. The term "quarter" has also been suggested, referring to the US 25-cent coin. This was once equal in value to two of the eight "bits" - pie-slice-shaped "pieces of eight" - into which Spanish silver crowns were cut to make change. [Jargon File] (2007-05-31)