Tittlebat

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tittlebat (Zoöl) The three-spined stickleback.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tittlebat Same as stickleback.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tittlebat the stickleback
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. titletitulus, a title.

Usage

In literature:

He was a Tittlebat Titmouse without the whiskers.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
With Portraits of Snap, Quirk, Gammon, and Tittlebat Titmouse, Esq.
"Helen and Arthur" by Caroline Lee Hentz
With Portraits of Snap, Quirk, Gammon, and Tittlebat Titmouse, Esq.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
What was the real difference between Count Do-'em-all and Mr. Tittlebat Titmouse?
"Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1." by Samuel Warren
What was there called the "tittlebat" is really that nest-building fish, the stickleback.
"Liberty In The Nineteenth Century" by Frederic May Holland
Its late member, Mr. Tittlebat Titmouse, it completely annihilated.
"Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 3." by Samuel Warren
Really I have been dreaming; or am I as great a fool as Tittlebat?
"Ten Thousand a-Year (Vol. 2)" by Samuel Warren
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