Definition of Matties
1. mattie [n] - See also: mattie
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Literary usage of Matties
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions by Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1899)
"I have noticed speak of these matties as fish that have never spawned; but surely fish which have spawned, and have had time to get fat again, would also be ..."
2. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"The herring is known as fry or sil, matties, fulls or full- herring, ... The matties are the finest condition of the fish, when all the food goes to form ..."
3. Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, and House of Lords by Scotland Court of Session, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Scotland Parliament. House of Lords (1898)
"In these circumstances the defender was entitled, before taking delivery, to inspect the matties, first, to satisfy himself that the matties tendered to him ..."
4. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1887)
"From my window, overlooking the P.irk, 1 saw them going through one of the big gates: oh. so many matties ,md matties arid Susies and Jennies and Roberts ..."