Definition of Littling
1. a child [n -S] - See also: child
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Literary usage of Littling
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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"... and ho was a writer too much dependent upon social gossip, and too fond of be-littling people, to be believed without corroborative testimony. ..."
2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1855)
"She never became aware of the be-littling process to which the worldling submits in a slavish regard to conformity. So, more and more she interested the ..."
3. Retrospections of America, 1797-1811 by John Bernard, Laurence Hutton, Brander Matthews (1886)
"... two—'Pilgrim's Progress' and 'Robinson Crusoe;' don't see there's much genius in 'em; them are too littling' as Mr. Jefferson says, for a man to read. ..."
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