Definition of Motty

1. a. Full of, or consisting of, motes.



Definition of Motty

1. Proper noun. A common nickname of someone with the surname Motson. ¹

2. Adjective. (Scotland) Full of, or consisting of, motes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Motty

1. containing motes [adj MOTTIER, MOTTIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Motty

mottled ducks
mottled enamel
mottled mallard
mottled mallards
mottler
mottlers
mottles
mottling
mottlings
motto
mottoed
mottoes
mottos
mottramite
motts
motty (current term)
motu
motu proprio
motu proprios
motuca
motucas
motukoreaite
motuporin
motus
motza
motzas
mou
mouch
mouchard
mouchards

Literary usage of Motty

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1845)
"Pierre had resided about a year at the village, and the intimacy between him and his friend motty continued unabated. He prided himself greatly on his skill ..."

2. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1856)
"... made tu all come to another part of the garden, where there were teat* or motty bank* for reclining. ..."

3. Theatrical Management in the West and South for Thirty Years by Solomon Smith (1868)
"The contract with Otto motty, the man that plays with cannon balls, ... As a compromise with motty, I proposed to pay him $750 for the three fourths of the ..."

4. The Masterpieces of Modern Drama ...: Abridged in Narrative with Dialogue of by John Alexander Pierce, Brander Matthews (1915)
"motty. As serious as I can be. Dor. Then, tell me, if he were in love with you, ... motty. Well, if I were in love with him, and he proposed to me, ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"motty, s6. (i) A mark to pitch at. Hal. Gloss. says,' When boys play at pitch and hustle, usually a small white stone or fragment of white earthenware. ..."

6. A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect by John Howard Nodal, George Milner (1875)
"72. MOT (N. Lane.), \ sb. a word. Fr. mot, the same word as Ita1. motty (S. Lane.), } motto. WAUGH. He couldn't bide a minute longer ..."

7. A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words by G. F. Northall (1896)
"motty, 80. (i) A mark to pitch at. Hal. Gloss, says, ' When boys play at pitch and hustle, usually a small white stone or fragment of white earthenware. ..."

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