Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A game: same as crisscross, 3.

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Examples

  • Attached to his own large room there was a small closet, in which sat the signing-clerk's clerk -- a lad of perhaps seventeen years of age, who spent the greatest part of his time in playing tit-tat-to by himself upon official blotting-paper.

    Can You Forgive Her?

  • That was easy enough, for home study was never dreamed of by most of them, and leisure hours in school were passed in marking "tit-tat-to" upon slates or eating apples under the friendly shelter of the desks.

    The Bacillus of Beauty A Romance of To-day

  • On a sheet mark a regular tit-tat-to diagram in black point.

    Games for Everybody

  • And while his wife drooped before his eyes and a cynical smile crept about the secretary's fine mouth, he caught up the sheet on which Steele had been playing tit-tat-to with the child, and glanced from the table to it and back again to the table on which the matches lay in the following device, the paper-weight answering for the dot:

    The Mayor's Wife

  • Attached to his own large room there was a small closet, in which sat the signing-clerk's clerk, -- a lad of perhaps seventeen years of age, who spent the greatest part of his time playing tit-tat-to by himself upon official blotting-paper.

    Can You Forgive Her?

  • Attached to his own large room there was a small closet, in which sat the signing-clerk’s clerk — a lad of perhaps seventeen years of age, who spent the greatest part of his time in playing tit-tat-to by himself upon official blotting-paper.

    Can you forgive her?

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