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  • verb nonstandard, dialectal Alternative spelling of gitting.

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Examples

  • These documents, the button and pages from a newspaper insert, were created by Agunah Inc. and GET (Getting Equitable Treatment), two organizations whose goal was to remedy the problem of agunot (literally, "chained wives"), women whose husbands refuse to grant them religious divorces, known as gittin (singular: get).

    Rivka Haut: Statement

  • An 'wuss - you betrayed us, an' the coloured folks an 'all, with yo' fine talk an 'promises, an' gittin 'us trapped an' all git kilt, 'cos high'n mighty John Brown ain't got the brains of a buzzard!

    THE NUMBERS

  • Plus, shopping malls were still pretty rare. what's the point of dressing to impress, if there's nowhere to go? hence, nomadic wenches took to the road, 'gittin' their kicks on route sixty-six', so to speak.

    American Graffiti

  • An 'wuss - you betrayed us, an' the coloured folks an 'all, with yo' fine talk an 'promises, an' gittin 'us trapped an' all git kilt, 'cos high'n mighty John Brown ain't got the brains of a buzzard!

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • An 'wuss - you betrayed us, an' the coloured folks an 'all, with yo' fine talk an 'promises, an' gittin 'us trapped an' all git kilt, 'cos high'n mighty John Brown ain't got the brains of a buzzard!

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • "Kingdom come, is yo 'gittin' ter de pint when yo 'kin see sich gwines-on an' not r'ar right spang up an '_sass_ dat' oman?"

    Peggy Stewart at School

  • "Now doan't yo 'go t' gittin 'all excited-laik," objected Eradicate

    Tom Swift and His Giant Cannon, or, the Longest Shots on Record

  • The choir was mightily tickled at the idea o 'gittin' shed o 'the old pest, and Sam Crawford went to him and told him he was on the right track and to go ahead, for the Babtists was undoubtedly correct, and if it wasn't for displeasin' his father and mother he'd jine 'em himself.

    Aunt Jane of Kentucky

  • Guess yer'd better be gittin 'up an' gittin 'pretty lively.

    Stories by American Authors, Volume 6

  • Grandma raised me, and I was jus 'gittin' big enough to handle that old peafowl-tail fly brush they used to keep the flies off the table when we were set free.

    Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Georgia Narratives, Part 3

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