Tirrit

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tirrit A word from the vocabulary of Mrs. Quickly, the hostess in Shakespeare's Henry IV., probably meaning terror.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tirrit Terror; affright: a fanciful word put by Shakspere into the mouth of Mrs. Quickly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tirrit tir′it (Shak.) Mrs Quickly's word for terror.
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Usage

In literature:

Well, o' all th' tirrits and to-do's as e'er you heard on!
"A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales" by Amelie Rives
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