Definition of Kittly
1. ticklish [adj KITTLIER, KITTLIEST] - See also: ticklish
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Literary usage of Kittly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records of the Court of New Castle on Delaware by New Castle (Del.). Court, Colonial Society of Pennsylvania (1904)
"... ordered, that for the worke that has ben made by humphry kittly & Joseph Burn- ham Mr Molls Servant sence their Contract That what shall bee earned ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1898)
"Maister kittly he asked right out: " What do that mean, sir ? " I held my tongue ; allers best when 'ee don't know what's meant, 'ee learns a deal more if ..."
3. Folk Lore of East Yorkshire by John Nicholson (1890)
"... kittly." ending by tickling the child under the chin. Or each part of the face is touched while saying the rhyme:— " Knock at door, (brow) Peep in, ..."
4. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"Let us not play at kittly- benders. There is a solid bottom everywhere. We read that the traveller asked the boy if the swamp before him had a hard bottom. ..."
5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"Boys try to set a trap ' kittly.' Kitty. Policeman's lock-up. (General.) Also, a short straw, about 6 in. long, filled with powder, and used by miners in ..."