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- v. Present participle of tittup.
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"Flâneuse" is plotted on unsignalled time-shifts, landing the reader in Victorian times, the female torso breathlessly squeezed into "stays stiff as armour", "tittuping" through London in shoes like stilts, dragging mud-caked skirts and derided as a street-walker.
So when she noticed a female figure tittuping up the path between the vegetables, Kitty was ready to greet the visitor with her best smile and curtsey.
They go tittuping gaily past long straggling columns, passing the time of day cheerily to friends, and momentarily halting to deliver some ironical knock to acquaintances on the subject of their transport, or their sections of fours, or something of the sort.
Jezebel was tittuping along behind, thinking only of her next feed.
Seen from the nearer point of view, the tittuping horseman seemed curiously out of harmony with his environment.
Along this trail, visible to the buckboarders as a black speck tittuping against the reddening background of the west, galloped a solitary horseman, urging his mount in a way to make Frisbie, getting his glimpse from the hilltop of extended views, call Ford's attention.
It helps that he appears in ever more outlandish costumes, designed by Lotte Collett, which at one point involve him tittuping across the stage inside a willow-pattern vase.