American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An impure zinc oxide obtained as a sublimate from the flues of zinc-smelting furnaces and used as a polishing powder.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A nose gay; a posy.
- n. Impure zinc protoxid, collected from the chimneys of smelting-furnaces. It is said also to be found native in Persia. In the state of powder tutty is used for polishing, and in medicine to dust irritated surfaces.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) A yellow or brown amorphous substance obtained as a sublimation product in the flues of smelting furnaces of zinc, and consisting of a crude zinc oxide.
- French tutie; compare Spanish tutia, atutia, Latin tutia; all from Persian. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English tutie, from Old French, from Arabic tūtīyā, from Persian, from Sanskrit tuttham, blue vitriol, probably of Dravidian origin; akin to Kannada tutta. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“StEFaN: @tutty: acel serial se numeste battlestar galactica tutty: exista un fundal al site-lui cu o tipa imbracata in rosu si blonda si un tip imbracat la costum the jagan eye: iupii, mai un pic si incepe reaper!”
“When asked to display common ointments made from gourds, lead, sandalwood, and tutty, he could not do so.”
“Oh yeah, that tutty fruity bread and milk bread and bun bread...the list goes on.”
“Washed spodium (tutty?) mixed with grease, and not of a thinner consistence than dough, is to be carefully triturated, and moistened with the juice of unripe raisins; and having dried in the sun, moisten until it is of the consistence of an ointment.”
“It tasted so good, it was almost as awesome as the tutty-fruity laces you used to get at Woolworths!”
“They are treated on first appearance by the actual cautery, and, when practicable, by cutting off the joint; the drugs popularly applied are Tutiya (tutty) and verdigris.”
“Do have some tutty-frutty, Samantha, it has such a stylish sound to it, so different from good pork and beans and roast beef; I believe you would enjoy it dearly.”
“Upon the mantle-tree, for I am a pretty curious observer, stood a pot of lambative electuary, with a stick of liquorice, and near it a phial of rose-water, and powder of tutty.”
“Yet again my inner literary snob (she who read's Heat!) came over all tutty and huffy and successfully managed to keep me apart from a book that has had me using matchsticks to prop up my eyelids for the past two evenings, so gripping it is in a falling apart in the golden era of Hollywood kinda way ...”
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