Definition of Pratted

1. pratt [v] - See also: pratt



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pratted

pratfalling
pratfalls
pratfell
pratic
pratie
praties
pratincole
pratincoles
prating
pratingly
pratings
pratiques
prats
pratt
pratted (current term)
prattery
pratting
prattle
prattled
prattlement
prattlements
prattler
prattlers
prattles
prattling
prattlingly
pratts
praty
prau

Literary usage of Pratted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"I pratted into the house. — Horsley : Jottings from Jail. Press (American sporting). When a man wins a bet, and instead of taking away his winnings he adds ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1879)
"... before I piped a slavey (servant) come out of a chat (house), so when she had got a little way up the double (turning), I pratted (went) in the house. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1879)
"... before I piped a slavey (servant) come out of a chat (house), so when she had got a little way up the double (turning), I pratted (went) in the house. ..."

4. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"I piped a slavey (servant) come out of a chat (house), so when she had got л little way up the double (turning), I pratted (went) in the house. ..."

5. A Dissertation on Miracles: Containing an Examination of the Principles by George Campbell, David Hume (1807)
"... on all the liberal and the useful arts, reasoned like men ; on the subject of religion, they pratted like children. The ISRAELITES, on the contrary, ..."

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