Skitty

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Skitty (Zoöl) A rail; as, the water rail (called also skitty cock, and skitty coot); the spotted crake (Porzana maruetta), and the moor hen.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n skitty The skit or water-rail, Rallus aquaticus, more fully called skitty-cock and skitty-coot.
    • n skitty The gallinule, Gallinula chloropus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Skittish

Usage

In literature:

You'll feel better soon as you get some skitties under your belt.
"The Martian Cabal" by Roman Frederick Starzl
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