Definition of Pettitoes

1. n. pl. The toes or feet of a pig, -- often used as food; sometimes, in contempt, the human feet.



Definition of Pettitoes

1. Noun. The toes or feet of a pig, often used as food. ¹

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Definition of Pettitoes

1. [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pettitoes

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pettifoggings
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pettiness
pettinesses
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pettishnesses
pettitoes (current term)
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petty bourgeoisie
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Literary usage of Pettitoes

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1. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"pettitoes. Boil them, the liver, and the heart, in a small quantity of water, very gently; then cut the meat fine, and simmer it with a little of the water ..."

2. The Universal Cook: And City and Country Housekeeper by Francis Collingwood, John Woollams (1792)
"Another Method to drefs Pig's pettitoes. ... an onion, and then put in your pettitoes. After they have boiled five minutes, take out the liver, lights, ..."

3. The Universal Cook: And City and Country Housekeeper by Francis Collingwood, John Woollams (1806)
"Another Method to dress Pig's pettitoes. PUT into a saucepan half a pint of water, a blade of mace, a little whole pepper, a bundle of sweet herbs, ..."

4. The Potiphar Papers by George William Curtis (1853)
"POTIPHAR TO MISS CAROLINE pettitoes. NEW YORK, April. MY DEAR CAROLINE,—Lent came so frightfully early this year, that I was very much afraid my new bonnet ..."

5. The Experienced English Housekeeper: For the Use and Ease of Ladies by Elizabeth Raffald (1786)
"... and a little grated nutmeg, put in your pettitoes, make it over the fire, but do not let it boil ..."

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