2. Verb. (third-person singular of pitter) ¹
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Definition of Pitters
1. pitter [v] - See also: pitter
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitters
Literary usage of Pitters
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Game Fowl: For the Pit, Or the Spit. How to Mate, Feed, Breed, Handle by George Pickering Burnham (1877)
"It shall be the duty of the respective pitters to deliver their cocks fair on their feet on the outer mark or score, facing each other, and in a standing ..."
2. The California Fruits and how to Grow Them: A Manual of Methods which Have by Edward James Wickson (1921)
"Clingstone peaches are successfully handled with curved knives and spoon-shaped pitters in conjunction with ordinary fruit knives. ..."
3. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1906)
"Mine mules — of two kinds, known as pitters and surface mules—vary from 11 to 15^ ... The pitters must be long in body, heavy-boned, and have good weight. ..."
4. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1906)
"Mine mules — of two kinds, known as pitters and surface mules—vary from u to 15^ ... The pitters must be long in body, heavy-boned, and have good weight. ..."
5. Place Names of West Aberdeenshire by James Macdonald, Donald Mackinnon (1899)
"pitters Steps (Huntly). Stepping-stones in the Deveron near Domin. pitters may be a corruption of ..."
6. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1916)
"Godlike, inert, bleak and friable, porous like black earth, I sit- where quietly pitters the ruin of ten thousand years. ..."