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- adj. Covered or encumbered with litter.
- adj. Consisting of or constituting litter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Covered or encumbered with litter; consisting of or constituting litter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of litter; encumbered or covered with litter.
The subjoined will show the style of the "littery" footman, who, as a critic, "sumtimes gave kissis, sumtimes kix":
'littery' tastes and began writing an historical play!
This kind of flumry style comes, you see, of reading novvles, and cultivating littery purshuits in a small way.
Fitzroy Y-ll-wpl-sh is short of money, or that the sallybrated hauthor of the Y — — Papers is in peskewniary difficklties, or is fiteagued by his superhuman littery labors, or by his famly suckmstansies, or by any other pusnal matter: my maxim, dear B, is on these pints to be as quiet as posbile.
For shame, Barnet! what ninnis, what hartless raskles, you must beleave them to be, — in the fust plase, to fancy that you are a politticle genus; in the secknd, to let your politix interfear with their notiums about littery merits!
Us littery men I take to be like a pack of schoolboys — childish, greedy, envius, holding by our friends, and always ready to fight.
But the vices of the company went against the two littery men, and everybody excep them was for having up poor me.
Suffiz to say that the two littery genlmn behaved very well, and seamed to have good appytights; igspecially the little Irishman in the whig, who et, drunk, and talked as much as a duzn.
The three “littery people” got to drinking, and “swelling” around the cabin, striking attitudes and before long produced a greasy deck of cards and played euchre “at ten cents a corner—on trust.”
(Were he inclined-and he decidedly was not-he probably could have drawn several parallels between his passage through life and the careening of his unlikely little boats through the market's littery channels.)
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