• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Tetty Testy; irritable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tetty Techy; peevish; irritable.
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In literature:

I kept this day as the anniversary of my Tetty's death, with prayer and tears in the morning.
"Life of Johnson" by James Boswell
Tetty, whatever were our faults and failings, we loved each other.
"In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays" by Augustine Birrell
There goes Toctor Ducker, Tettie Bucker.
"Dandelion Cottage" by Carroll Watson Rankin
Then Tetty and Tetsy had an innings.
"Curiosities of Puritan Nomenclature" by Charles W. Bardsley

In poetry:

La Madre or sol suo dí tardo traendo
Parla di me col tuo cenere muto,
Ma io deluse a voi le palme tendo
E sol da lunge i miei tetti saluto.
"In Morte Del Fratello Giovanni" by Ugo Foscolo

In news:

Photo by Becky Polaski Members of the St Marys Area High School 2011-12 gymnastics squad are: front row, from left, Jessica Tettis, Abby Wittman, Michaela Sorg, Mackenzie Neureiter and Allison Prokop.