Definition of Petted
1. Verb. (past of pet) ¹
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Definition of Petted
1. pet [v] - See also: pet
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Literary usage of Petted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"Park, this pretty monkey, with a red chest and belly, and slim tail, was very timid, but it liked to be petted by the keeper, being somewhat distrustful of ..."
2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"He petted the old brutes of his barnyard and stables, and held to his old friends with hooks of steel, closing his eyes resolutely to everything about them ..."
3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... with nothing to do, plenty to eat, waited on by a body servant Kory-Kory, petted by a score of beauteous dusky damsels, and especially adored by the ..."
4. John Chinaman at Home: Sketches of Men, Manners and Things in China by Edward John Hardy (1906)
"The cry is not " Give me children or else I die," but " Give me a son or I cannot die in peace." Boys who can make offerings to dead parents are petted and ..."
5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Commodity, the bine of the world, The и oí -Id'lhat of itself is petted well. K. Johlt, ii, 2. .... petted ..."
6. Meliora (1868)
"petted DAUGHTERS AND SPOILT WIVES. It is seldom that a petted daughter becomes a spoilt wife, human affairs having that marvellous power of compensation, ..."
7. The Royal Academy Illustrated by Henry Lassalle, Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain). (1884)
"The duke sent for her, and when she arrived she was received with acclamations, her claims unanimously allowed, and she was petted and ..."