Definition of Gotten

1. Verb. (context: now mostly North America Irish Northern British ) (past participle of get) ¹

2. Adjective. (context: mostly in combination) obtained, acquired ¹

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Definition of Gotten

1. get [v] - See also: get

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gotten

gothing up
goths up
gotten (current term)
gotten dressed
gotten drunk
gotten high
gotten it
gotten laid
gotten off on
gotten on
gotten out
gotten over
gotten the axe
gotten to
gotten up

Literary usage of Gotten

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"gotten, bankrupt, while Insolvent and within four months before the filing of the petition in bankruptcy against him, pay to his father, John F. gotten, ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"gotten—contd. 1818 As the weather has boon dry, hay has been gotten early, and without being wot.—Id., Oct. 14. 182 He hastened to appear at the place of ..."

3. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"For few sic feasts you've gotten ; . . . For W. Nicol. But by that health, I've got a share o't, Friend of the poet t PS Twa o* them were gotten When Johny ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"6rf., which he might otherwise have gotten for the same." But as it does not appear by any-allegation on the record, that the other intended partners would ..."

5. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1843)
"... and sea-soldiers, for whom he had gotten arms, at the most seven hundred, ... where also the Athenians had gotten up before, marched together with the ..."

6. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"But sir William Waller, who was a right good chooser of advantages, liked not that ground; relying as much upon his horse, who had gotten credit and courage ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"It is very nicely gotten up, written with care, as nicely as a billet-doux between ... Mr. Pendleton: "I do not know that they are extravagantly gotten up, ..."

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