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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of kittle.


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  • Pronounced to rhyme with "shall" only the vowel must be very much prolonged. kittled = tickled. myek = make. gairdle cake = girdle cake, i.e. a cake baked on a griddle.

    The Shanty Book, Part I, Sailor Shanties

  • And she tarried a space of time, and felt him and kittled him, and would have drawn him to her intent.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 5

  • Got an imola kittled lambreta just as fast as a TS1 and can be a bit trouser filling ovr 80mph

    Army Rumour Service

  • Girl Guides are agitating and demonstrating with their parents' blessing, although it's debatable what use their stick-whittling skills will be once they're kittled into a four-hour stand-off by police. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Episcopalians and Methodists, and fools and fiddlers, and Papists and pie-bakers, and doctors and drugsters; by the shop-folk, that sell trash and trumpery at three prices — and so up got the bonny new Well, and down fell the honest auld town of Saint Ronan’s, where blithe decent folk had been heartsome eneugh for mony a day before ony o’ them were born, or ony sic vapouring fancies kittled in their cracked brains.”

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Willie the best fiddler that ever kittled thairm with horse-hair.’


  • Little Benjie seemed somewhat dismayed at my appearance; but, calculating on my placability, and remembering, perhaps, that the ill-used Solomon was no palfrey of mine, he speedily affected great glee, and almost in one breath assured the itinerants that I was 'a grand gentleman, and had plenty of money, and was very kind to poor folk; 'and informed me that this was' Willie Steenson -- Wandering Willie the best fiddler that ever kittled thairm with horse-hair. '


  • a little kittle left her, an 'the big-kittled gal was jest pestered with beaux.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times

  • The bleat of sheep, till Ruth’s voice kittled your ear?



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