Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of gitty (the narrow passage between rows of terraced houses or a fenced or hedged pathway linking two areas of a village).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In coal-mining, a short slit or heading along which the empties, horses, or men travel.

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Examples

  • Neither of them expected to meet like this but as they walk down the jitty, he already has the expectation or the excitement of sexual arousal.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • In daylight the jitty could be viewed as another route home for Naomi from the postbox, but most of her friends insisted that she wouldn't use it at night.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • He had also issued the description of a lone man seen running out of the jitty onto the pavement straight across Ansley Common Road.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • She was seen looking up and down the road beside the postbox and then very purposefully walking into the dark entrance of the jitty.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • Bayliss and I walked back up the street, stopping to have a few words with a local shopkeeper before turning down the jitty towards The Rec.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • I had no problem with her identification of Naomi, but the distance called into question the way she described Naomi walking purposefully down the jitty.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • She paused at the entrance to an unlit alleyway - the locals call it a jitty - which runs behind houses and leads to the recreation ground where her body was found.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • With no reason to be afraid of him, she walks down the jitty.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • According to the witness, Naomi stopped for a second or two and then walked down the jitty into the darkness.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • By now her walking pace had become much faster, not running but hurried ... then saw her look down the jitty.

    The Jigsaw Man

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