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titta, titty

 [Atlantic; cf. Brit. dial. North, Scots titty young girl, sister and Vai titi name given to a small girl whose name is unknown (Hancock 1971:548), Douala titi young girl (Todd 1975: 254)] n. an affectionate term of address used by all members of the household for a sister, daughter, aunt or grandmother: 1966 (Otterbein 121). And my brother used to say, "Titty, why you tapping you foot so?" (Fox Hill). cf. SISTER

Tags: noun, term of address

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Last update: 2011-09-07 01:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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