- totter + -y (Wiktionary)
“Poor lamb, poor little lamb,' says Aunt Abby, standin 'over her, all kind of tottery, and tryin' to bathe her head with camphor.”
“At a market, tottery old men and women were searching in the garbage thrown in the mud for rotten potatoes, beans, and vegetables, while little children clustered like flies around a festering mass of fruit, thrusting their arms to the shoulders into the liquid corruption, and drawing forth morsels but partially decayed, which they devoured on the spot.”
“His walk was actually tottery as he came down the port side of the cabin.”
“Men who had witnessed his advent, noted that he was weak and tottery, and that he staggered over to a heap of cabin-logs and sat down.”
“But before ten days were gone even the woman Ipsukuk exhausted her provisions, and went home weak and tottery.”
“But before ten days were gone, even the woman Ipsukuk exhausted her provisions, and went home weak and tottery.”
“Levine, 67, who has been plagued with health woes for the last few years and looked physically tottery at the curtain call, has resumed active duty this fall both at the Met and at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, where he is music director.”
“I found him first, a little withered, dried-up old fellow, wrinkled-faced and bleary-eyed and tottery.”
“Though souls may rush together, if body cannot endure body, happiness is reared on sand and the structure will be ever unstable and tottery.”
“Then, an Argus rejuvenated, albeit lame of both legs and tottery, he turned his back on the perilous west and limped into the sun-arising, re-birthing east ....”
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