Dittay

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dittay dit′ā (Scots law) an indictment, charge.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. ditté—L. dictātum. Cf. Ditty, Dictate.

Usage

In literature:

It was one of the articles of dittay between us.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
The Indictment or 'dittay' against Sprot, on August 12, 1608, is a public document, but not an honest one.
"James VI and the Gowrie Mystery" by Andrew Lang
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