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Mitty

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mitty The stormy petrel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mitty The small stormy petrel, Procellaria pelagica. Montagu.
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Usage

In literature:

The Major read the letter aloud to his wife while she sat knitting by the fireside, with Mitty holding the ball of yarn on a footstool at her feet.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
Her mother died when Mittie was a baby, and she was taken into the "big house" and brought up with the white children.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
My Mamma was Mittie Johnson, and she died de year 'fore de war ended.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
Matters reached a climax one night when, after some close financing, Joe Ridder took Mittie to the Skating Rink.
"Miss Mink's Soldier and Other Stories" by Alice Hegan Rice
Kimo, karo, pito, garo, Kimo, bolly mitty kimo.
"The Furnace of Gold" by Philip Verrill Mighels
There is trouble wherever Mittie goes.
"The Lilac Lady" by Ruth Alberta Brown
On an upturned watering-piggin alongside Mittie May's stall in the stable back of the house, Jeff sat and just naturally gloomed.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
Mittie (Mary) Tyler was the daughter of dear old Dr. Tyler across the street.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Yes'm, Miss Mitty, I'se a-comin'!
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
Still your own MITTIE.
"The Sign of Silence" by William Le Queux
Den I comes to Hill County and marries Mittie Cahee in 1916.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Only I don't know as I can play this game as pretty as you do, Mittie May.
"The Wooing of Calvin Parks" by Laura E. Richards
Miss Mitty was fifteen years her junior, and she fell in love with Antony as a woman might.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
We are seated alphabetically, and I sit with Mary Reznor and Anna with Mittie Smith.
"Village Life in America 1852-1872" by Caroline Cowles Richards
These were translated by Jean de Mitty from a cipher manuscript in the public library at Grenoble.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
My Farver 'e've sent in a happlication to the K'mitty, and Teacher 'e sez 'e kin reckermend me, an' Mr. and Mrs.
"Puppets at Large" by F. Anstey
It was all chronicled on Mitty's faithful heart, but nowhere else.
"Diana Tempest, Volume I (of 3)" by Mary Cholmondeley
Mitty was bound up with all the little meagre happiness of his childhood.
"Diana Tempest, Volume II (of 3)" by Mary Cholmondeley
Mitty was watching from the nursery window.
"Diana Tempest, Volume III (of 3)" by Mary Cholmondeley
The first travelers pointed out by Hattie as trudging these alien roads were Lisa, Yetta, and Mittie, as has been shown.
"Emmy Lou's Road to Grace" by George Madden Martin
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In news:

"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty " is headed to Paramount, with Jim Carrey playing the Danny Kaye role and Steven Spielberg directing.
Junior quarterback Keller Chryst threw for 338 yards and two touchdowns for Palo Alto on Friday night, but the Vikings came up an extra point short in their home opener with a 28-27 loss to Archbishop Mitty.
She was born in Cottonwood, Ala. On June 21, 1930 to the late Charlie and Mittie Cunningham Brown.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty .
Ben Stiller, " Walter Mitty, " and a Sunday in New York.
The first act of Aaron Gordon's final season at Archbishop Mitty began Friday night with, as expected, a lot of soaring above the rim.
Archbishop Mitty 3, King 0.
Archbishop Mitty's Aaron Gordon won't sign with a college until April.
Archbishop Mitty started slowly in its Central Coast Section Division II girls volleyball final Saturday, but once it got rolling, the outcome wasn't in doubt.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
Ms Mittie Mildred Cain, 73, of 481 Helltown Road, died Sunday, Dec 9, 2012.
Calipari also had his eye on Aaron Gordon, a talented small forward playing for Archbishop Mitty of San Jose, California .
Archbishop Mitty shuts out Los Gatos for title.
It came down to defense and a goal scored by one of the top players in the league as Archbishop Mitty held on to beat Los Gatos 1-0 to claim the Central Coast Section field hockey championship at Cupertino High School on Saturday.
Ben Stiller took a break from filming "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" to talk about one of the pic's stars, who just happens to be this year's AFI lifetime honoree.
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