from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A corruption of atomy.


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  • Tim did a similar song-otomy a bit later when he realized that even in the solitude of the car it would still sing.

    badger Diary Entry

  • "Ay, you may well ask whether that old dried-up _otomy_, who ought to grin in a glass case for folks to stare at, be kith and kin of such a bang-up cove as your fancy man, Luke," said Turpin, laughing -- "but i 'faith he is."



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  • Means skeleton.

    "I hear she's grown a mere otomy." - Swift

    April 19, 2011