from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See certie.


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  • “My certy, they had better mind their soundings, though!” said the old navy-man, with a stitch in his side and


  • "My certy, ye dinna let the grass grow under your feet," said the

    Tales from Many Sources Vol. V

  • ”—“You may say that, Sheriff, ” quoth Tom, —and then lingering a moment for Constable—“My certy, ” he added, scratching his head, “and I think it will be a grand season for our buiks too.

    Paras. 50-73

  • Ye'll get a certy-ficate iv sanity that ye'll be able to show with pride whin ye're let out iv Joliet.

    Mr. Dooley Says

  • No man can hold th 'office iv bow-sthringer iv our impeeryal domain without a certy-ficate fr'm Hadji.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • Kindygartin, an ''tis a good thing f'r Germany, because all a German knows is what some wan tells him, an' his grajation papers is a certy - ficate that he don't need to think anny more.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • My certy, if I was you I wouldn't miss it for the world -- just to let him know of his cheatry!

    The House with the Green Shutters

  • "My certy, ye dinna let the grass grow under your feet," said the Highlander; and he added, "If ye want to run errands, laddie, ye can come back again."

    Lob Lie-by-the-Fire: or The Luck of Lingborough

  • My certy! but he's the enemy o 'the haill race o' mankin '.

    Sir Gibbie

  • When I attempted to connect I got a Certificate Error saying the name on the certy did not match the name of the site I was connecting to. Software Product Guide


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