Chitty

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chitty A short letter or note; a written message or memorandum; a certificate given to a servant; a pass, or the like.
    • Chitty A signed voucher or memorandum of a small debt, as for food and drinks at a club.
    • Chitty Childish; like a babe.
    • Chitty Full of chits or sprouts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chitty Full of chits or sprouts.
    • chitty Afflicted with warts or pimples.
    • chitty Childish; like a pert young girl.
    • n chitty See chit.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hind. chiṭṭī,

Usage

In literature:

I had been busy, more or less, with the pages of Blackstone and Chitty, and other text-books of the first year of legal study.
"Medical Essays" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
But he stuck to his Chitty and his Greenleaf and his Kent.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
HOW OVERTOP SEALED A CONTRACT IN A WAY UNKNOWN TO CHITTY.
"Round the Block" by John Bell Bouton
But when I got to Chitty, the girl's face would always get on the page and stick there.
"Heart's Desire" by Emerson Hough
Tom Tubbs sat reading Chitty as usual when Mr. Cameron came in from his trip up the river.
"Family Pride" by Mary J. Holmes
One Nash, butler to the Goldsmiths' Company, was present at the examination before Chitty on January 31, 1753.
"Historical Mysteries" by Andrew Lang
Henry John Chitty Harper.
"A History of the English Church in New Zealand" by Henry Thomas Purchas
The foundation-stone of Blackfriars Bridge was laid by Sir Thomas Chitty, Lord Mayor, on the 31st of October, 1760.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
My mother and sister saw us off at Euston, with old Sims curtseying in the background and Chitty saluting in military fashion.
"I Walked in Arden" by Jack Crawford
Chitty, in his Pleadings, never invented one so omnipotent.
"The Puddleford Papers," by H. H. Riley
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In poetry:

Then came pleas and rejoinders, rebutters, demurrers,
Such as Chitty would plough into Richard Roe's furrows; —
Cross questions, and very cross answers, to suit —
So the gist of the case was the point in dispute.
"Scire Facias" by John Gardiner Calkins Brainard

In news:

Chitty Bang Bang uses a dozen Look Solutions' fog generators to create the required atmospheric effects, each night at Broadway's Hilton Theatre.
Dothan's Chitty catches TD pass in Trojan win.
Darrell Chitty , Darrell Chitty Art and Design.
Master Photographer and Painter, Darrell Chitty , has a portfolio and resume most artists envy.
Quentin Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs' takes on ' Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' at the Prytania.
Ian Fleming's Chitty flies again.
Chitty Bang Bang car up for auction.
Romanelle Chitty , of Hempstead, died on Feb 17, 2011.
Classics Illustrated History Directed by: Ken Hughes ( Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ) Starring: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin, Frank Finlay, Nigel Stock.
He also made "The Trails of Oscar Wilde" and "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.".
Ian Fleming 's Chitty flies again.
Chitty (17), Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Apogee Stadium in Denton, TX.
Saturday's official opening of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney marks Stage Technologies' second rental in Australia in as many months.
On Belarus And 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'.
New musicals with WDS installations include Little Women, Sweet Charity, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mambo Kings, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (WDS supplied by PRG NJ).
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